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New York Times, Monday, June 23, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,254
Across
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Site of the Quirinal. : ROME
5
Moroccan port. : RABAT
10
Turnpike feature. : TOLL
14
Seed coat. : ARIL
15
Girl's name. : ADELA
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Indian. : ERIE
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Certain worker. : JACKOFALLTRADES
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According to. : ALA
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Up and ___. : ATIT
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Images. : ICONS
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Customer. : USER
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Waiter's offering. : MENU
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Intent one. : STARER
29
Bonanza. : JACKPOT
32
Instruments. : HORNS
33
Pacific naval base of W. W. II. : MANUS
34
Shred. : RAG
36
Intimidates. : AWES
37
Buddhist shrines. : TOPES
38
Night spot. : CAFE
39
Longing. : YEN
40
Divas' highlights. : ARIAS
41
Barbecue spot. : PATIO
42
Jack-o'-___. : LANTERN
44
Breakfast dish. : CEREAL
45
Small: Suffix. : ETTE
46
German's your. : IHRE
47
Fiber plant. : ABACA
50
Electrical hookup. : GRID
51
Some railroads. : ELS
54
Indian turnip. : JACKINTHEPULPIT
58
Pay up. : ANTE
59
Shiraz resident. : IRANI
60
O'Casey milieu. : EIRE
61
Interpret. : READ
62
"Phalarope" author. : PATEN
63
Part of a Sammy Davis title. : ICAN
Down
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Eastern title. : RAJA
2
Exam. : ORAL
3
Isinglass. : MICA
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Leather. : ELK
5
Jack ___ (roof piece). : RAFTER
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Robin ___. : ADAIR
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Haberdashery item. : BELT
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That's ___. : ALL
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Do fancywork. : TAT
10
Piece of china. : TEACUP
11
Church calendar. : ORDO
12
Mortgage. : LIEN
13
Between little and least. : LESS
18
Havens. : OASES
19
Sports places. : RINKS
23
Containers. : URNS
24
Lion features. : MANES
25
Old shields. : ECUS
26
Deacon's vehicle. : SHAY
27
Symbol of defeat. : TOWEL
28
Colosseum area. : ARENA
29
Black lacquer. : JAPAN
30
Sound off. : ORATE
31
Haitian rum. : TAFIA
33
Watered silk. : MOIRE
35
Earth science: Abbr. : GEOL
37
Allowance for waste. : TRET
38
Protection. : CARE
40
Biblical warrior. : ATTAI
41
Hidden away. : PERDU
43
Long-___ turtle. : NECKED
44
Pay one's share. : CHIPIN
46
Dunne. : IRENE
47
Gates ___. : AJAR
48
Harmful agent. : BANE
49
Proceedings. : ACTA
50
Mountain pass. : GHAT
51
On a grand scale. : EPIC
52
Signore's money. : LIRA
53
British gun. : STEN
55
Small drink. : NIP
56
Musical syllable. : TRA
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Garland. : LEI

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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