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New York Times, Tuesday, July 22, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { H J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,283
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1. Preparing peaches. : STONING
8. Gracious. : AFFABLE
15. Upset. : TIPOVER
16. Army food packet. : DRATION
17. Exalt. : ELEVATE
18. Fine wine. : VINTAGE
19. Showed an old movie. : RERAN
20. Algonquian Indian. : CREE
22. Takes advantage of. : USES
23. Pitching statistics: abbr. : ERAS
24. Inlets. : FIORDS
26. Weight units. : CARATS
28. Threshold. : LIMEN
33. Sense of superiority. : ARROGANCE
36. Occupied. : INUSE
37. Station, in Paris. : POSTE
38. Western bean. : PINTO
39. New York theater. : ALVIN
40. Much ado. : COMMOTION
44. Fix a pillow. : REPAD
45. Veterans of a sort. : ALUMNI
46. Look upon favorably. : ADMIRE
48. Sheik, for one. : ARAB
52. City near Leghorn. : PISA
56. Footless animal. : APOD
57. Mink piece. : STOLE
58. Arouse. : INFLAME
60. Tallinn's country. : ESTONIA
62. Betrayer. : TRAITOR
63. Request more goods. : REORDER
64. Constellation on equator. : SEXTANS
65. Spring and fall. : SEASONS
1. Metric measure. : STERE
2. Lodge doorkeeper. : TILER
3. ___ buffa. : OPERA
4. Modern Acadia. : NOVASCOTIA
5. Grand duke of Muscovy. : IVAN
6. See-through material. : NET
7. Urn of verse. : GRECIAN
8. Opposite. : ADVERSE
9. Cooked in a way. : FRIED
10. Cooling device. : FAN
11. Largest of Near Islands. : ATTU
12. Leaning. : BIAS
13. Booth. : LOGE
14. Chemical suffixes. : ENES
21. Military group: Abbr. : ROTC
24. Church title. : FRA
25. Kind of sweater. : SLIPON
27. Things to be done. : AGENDA
29. Avant-garde people. : INITIATORS
30. Memorable actor. : MUNI
31. ___ perpetua, motto of Idaho. : ESTO
32. Gaseous element. : NEON
33. On ___ with. : APAR
34. Characterization. : ROLE
35. Invitation request: Abbr. : RSVP
40. Mobile homes. : CAMPERS
41. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
42. Bases for whodunits. : MURDERS
43. ___ Curie. : MME
47. Legendary friend. : DAMON
49. Musical work. : RONDO
50. Strange. : ALIEN
51. Tolerates. : BEARS
52. Places in competition. : PITS
53. Concerning. : INRE
54. Port in Tunisia. : SFAX
55. Came to rest. : ALIT
57. Greek colonnade. : STOA
59. ___ glance. : ATA
61. Ascertain. : SEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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