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New York Times, Thursday, July 24, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,285
Across
1. Expert on dog reflexes. : PAVLOV
7. Marked with a sweeping stroke. : SLASHED
14. "Do ___ Waltz?" : IHEARA
15. Printed chintzes. : PINTADOS
17. Open footwear. : SANDAL
18. Asian people. : ANNAMESE
19. German composer. : ABT
20. Word before bolt or clap. : THUNDER
22. Game pieces. : MEN
23. Tend. : LEAN
24. Finally. : ATLAST
26. Former diva. : ALDA
29. French explorer. : LASALLE
32. Sky sight. : MARS
33. Dear: Ger. : LIEB
34. Early sword. : ESTOC
38. Guinness. : ALEC
39. Tally. : ADDUP
41. Only. : SOLE
42. Movie marquee word. : TODAY
44. Lighten. : EASE
45. Soviet city. : OREL
46. U. S. humorist. : LARDNER
48. Trim. : NEAT
49. See 23 Down. : MILANO
52. Costae. : RIBS
54. Uncle, in Scotland. : EME
55. Translucent opal. : GIRASOL
58. Not talking. : MUM
61. Pioneer reformers. : APOSTLES
63. People of Africa. : DAMARA
65. Habitués. : DENIZENS
66. Peaceful. : IRENIC
67. Not now. : LATERON
68. Color. : CERISE
Down
1. Tourist city. : PISA
2. Ishmael's skipper. : AHAB
3. Orifice. : VENT
4. That's a good ___. : LAD
5. Sound forth. : ORATE
6. Odin's home. : VALHALLA
7. Encompass. : SPAN
8. Swedish Nightingale. : LIND
9. Toughen. : ANNEAL
10. Frighten. : STARTLE
11. Emoter. : HAM
12. Swelling. : EDEMA
13. Rx. directions. : DOSES
16. Directed. : SENT
21. Independently. : UNAIDED
23. Italian landmark. : LASCALA
25. Classwork. : LESSONS
26. Amo, amas, ___. : AMAT
27. French composer. : LALO
28. Scott. : DRED
30. City on the Meuse. : SEDAN
31. Vituperative ones. : ABUSERS
35. Sped. : TORE
36. Olive genus. : OLEA
37. Certain European. : CELT
40. From time to time. : PERIODIC
43. River from Tibet to Shanghai. : YANGTZE
47. Irritating one. : ROILER
49. Western lake. : MEAD
50. Actuate. : IMPEL
51. Girl's name. : LEONA
53. Proclaim loudly. : BLARE
56. Neighbor of Virginia City. : RENO
57. Relative of an org. : ASSN
58. Peanut: Sp. : MANI
59. Modern author. : URIS
60. Spice. : MACE
62. Meet. : SIT
64. Debussy's "La ___." : MER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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