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New York Times, Tuesday, July 1, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.62, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 338 (avg 1.88)
Open Squares: 42, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,262
Across
1. Music style. : JAZZ
5. Short-story writer. : POE
8. Fish. : SHAD
12. Boating term. : ALEE
13. Step of a sort. : RUNG
15. Sundae ingredient. : SIRUP
17. Stain in a way. : MARBLEIZE
19. Expel. : EJECT
20. Rails. : SORAS
21. Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
23. Collections of anecdotes. : ANAS
24. Aphoristic. : AXIOMATICAL
27. Mats. ___ and Sats. : WEDS
30. Owing. : DUE
31. "Never ___ of money spent." : ASK
32. Tool. : AXE
33. Timid one. : SISSY
35. Appear. : SEEM
38. Locale of yore. : CAMELOT
40. Punished. : AMERCED
43. Ancient unit of weight. : MINA
44. Follow: Lat. : SEQUI
46. Locale in Iraq. : HAI
47. Egg: Prefix. : OVI
49. In a ___. : RUT
50. Body of water. : POND
51. Users of crops. : EQUESTRIANS
55. Benumb. : STUN
56. Barnyard sound. : MAA
57. Emotional signs. : TEARS
60. Marx. : CHICO
62. Youth. : STRIPLING
65. Bishop's headdress. : MITER
66. Ukrainian city. : KIEV
67. Grimace. : MOUE
68. Give up. : CEDE
69. Iowa college. : COE
70. Where supplies are kept: Abbr. : STGE
Down
1. Preserve. : JAM
2. Word of regret. : ALAS
3. Thermometer reading. : ZERO
4. Zoo inhabitants. : ZEBRAS
5. Military post. : PRESIDIO
6. French reply. : OUI
7. Organic substances. : ENZYMES
8. Direction. : SSE
9. Certain criminal. : HIJACKER
10. Sports area. : ARENA
11. Of a titled person. : DUCAL
14. City near Leipzig. : GERA
16. Measures: Abbr. : PTS
18. Permissive. : LAX
22. Train stop: Abbr. : STA
25. Dismisses. : OUSTS
26. Japanese immigrant. : ISSEI
27. Service branch. : WAC
28. Students' moment of truth. : EXAM
29. Prefix for tasse. : DEMI
33. Drudge. : SLAVE
34. Indian of Mexico. : YAQUI
36. Imitate. : ECHO
37. Inferior. : MEAN
39. Proclaimed. : ENOUNCED
41. Changeable. : MUTATIVE
42. Performed. : DID
45. Unpredictable. : ERRATIC
48. Theory. : ISM
50. Bible book. : PSALMS
51. Body of principles. : ETHIC
52. Wholly. : QUITE
53. Burden. : TASK
54. Fiber knot. : NEP
55. Graduate degree. : SCM
58. Disturbance. : RIOT
59. Cozy. : SNUG
61. Western state: Abbr. : ORE
63. Early car. : REO
64. Horse driver's command. : GEE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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