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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
1. Site of the Quirinal. : ROME
5. Moroccan port. : RABAT
10. Turnpike feature. : TOLL
14. Seed coat. : ARIL
15. Girl's name. : ADELA
16. Indian. : ERIE
17. Certain worker. : JACKOFALLTRADES
20. According to. : ALA
21. Up and ___. : ATIT
22. Images. : ICONS
23. Customer. : USER
24. Waiter's offering. : MENU
26. 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
1. Eastern title. : RAJA
2. Exam. : ORAL
3. Isinglass. : MICA
4. Leather. : ELK
5. Jack ___ (roof piece). : RAFTER
6. Robin ___. : ADAIR
7. Haberdashery item. : BELT
8. That's ___. : ALL
9. 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
57. Garland. : LEI

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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