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New York Times, Wednesday, July 16, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,277
Across
1. L.A. footballers. : RAMS
5. Authorize. : CLEAR
10. Exclamation. : ALAS
14. Soviet range. : ALAI
15. Abode. : AERIE
16. Disgrace. : SOIL
17. Matching tools of a sort. : HAMMERANDSICKLE
20. Mode of travel. : SEAPLANE
21. Clamorous. : NOISY
22. Highway sign. : EATS
23. Early Briton. : PICT
25. Fire ___. : ALARMS
28. Precise persons. : PURISTS
31. Part. : ROLE
32. Proofreading mark. : CARET
33. Inlet. : RIA
35. Treating in a way. : COLDSHOULDERING
39. Compass point. : SSE
40. Noblemen. : EARLS
41. Broadway playwright. : INGE
42. Covers of a sort. : EYELIDS
44. "Gunsmoke" player. : ARNESS
46. Associate. : ALLY
47. Eager. : AGOG
48. Pool-ball shot. : MASSE
51. School of philosophy. : IDEALISM
55. Togetherness, in a way. : INTERDEPENDENCE
58. Umpire's cry. : FOUL
59. Beginning. : ONSET
60. Think, old style. : TROW
61. Electric ___. : FANS
62. Abounds. : TEEMS
63. New-math words. : SETS
Down
1. Stadium sounds. : RAHS
2. Winglike parts. : ALAE
3. Family member. : MAMA
4. Acted fatuously. : SIMPERED
5. Weight units. : CARATS
6. Tends. : LEANS
7. Water bird. : ERNE
8. Foreign ___. : AID
9. Thing in law. : RES
10. Scarves. : ASCOTS
11. Norse god. : LOKI
12. Bothers. : AILS
13. Weaver's reed. : SLEY
18. Ancient land. : ELAM
19. Abet. : INCITE
23. Eddies. : PURLS
24. Exacerbated. : IRED
25. Spark streams. : ARCS
26. Kind of change. : LOOSE
27. Passage. : ALLEY
28. Newman and Pry. : PAULS
29. Threefold. : TRINE
30. Spills the beans. : SINGS
32. Threadlike. : CORDY
34. Periods. : AGES
36. Hawker. : SELLER
37. Weather forecast. : HAIL
38. Hair style. : RINGLETS
43. Atelier equipment. : EASELS
44. Instruments. : AGENTS
45. Tobacco, for one. : ROAD
47. Revoke, legally. : ADEEM
48. Arouse resentment. : MIFF
49. Indonesian ox. : ANOA
50. Bewilder. : STUN
51. ___ dixit. : IPSE
52. Concerning. : INRE
53. Lauder, for one. : SCOT
54. Gulls. : MEWS
56. Dowry. : DOT
57. Chemical suffix. : ENE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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