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New York Times, Wednesday, July 23, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,284
Across
1. ___ Ababa. : ADDIS
6. Hope: Latin. : SPES
10. Baseball team. : METS
14. French battle site. : MARNE
15. Dance. : HULA
16. Settled. : ALIT
17. Yesterday's child. : ADULT
18. Young's destination. : UTAH
19. New Guinea river. : RAMU
20. Affluent men. : NABOBS
22. Unreal. : IMAGINED
24. ___ hand. : CAPIN
26. Peter out. : RUNDRY
27. Free. : ATNOCOST
30. Constellation. : ARA
31. Greek letter. : CHI
32. Renown. : KUDOS
34. Papal name. : URBAN
38. Distant, in a way. : COLD
40. Brazilian people. : TUPIS
42. ___-da-fé. : AUTO
43. Wine and dine. : TREAT
45. Cereal plant disease. : ERGOT
47. I do. : YES
48. Bark. : YAP
50. Kohl. : ANTIMONY
52. Awkward step. : HOBBLE
55. This: Fr. : CETTE
56. Weather condition. : OVERCAST
58. Dismissed. : OUSTED
62. Horse. : MARE
63. Muse. : CLIO
65. Song and movie title. : LAURA
66. Volcano. : ETNA
67. Conveyance. : HACK
68. Biblical father. : ABRAM
69. Fume. : REEK
70. Montand. : YVES
71. Winchester. : RIFLE
Down
1. Make ___ of. : AMAN
2. Art style. : DADA
3. Cudgel. : DRUB
4. ___ parentis. : INLOCO
5. Delay. : SETBACK
6. Son of Ra. : SHU
7. Utilize. : PUTINTOPRACTICE
8. Bible country. : ELAM
9. Wasteland. : SAHARA
10. Kind of sauce. : MARINARA
11. Antelope. : ELAND
12. Culinary aid. : TIMER
13. House area. : STUDY
21. Declaim, informally. : SPOUT
23. Hindu pundit. : GURU
25. Owing. : ISDUE
27. Ledger entry: Abbr. : ACCT
28. Nike's cousin. : THOR
29. Green shade. : NILE
33. Hasso. : SIGNE
35. Betel leaf. : BUYO
36. Sun disk. : ATEN
37. Inquisitive. : NOSY
39. Early time. : DAYBREAK
41. Under, in Italy. : SOTTO
44. Soft mineral. : TALC
46. Nominal. : TITULAR
49. Excellent: Slang. : PEACHY
51. Ore range. : MESABI
52. Baseball thrill. : HOMER
53. Shaped in a way. : OVATE
54. City on the Aar. : BERNE
57. European. : SLAV
59. Sward. : TURF
60. Epochal. : ERAL
61. Baronet's wife. : DAME
64. Approves. : OKS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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