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New York Times, Saturday, July 26, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Across Down
1. Crossing sign. : STOP
5. Type of lift for a winter sport. : UPSKI
10. French miss: Abbr. : MLLE
14. Throw. : HURL
15. Out. : NOTIN
16. Certain votes. : AYES
17. "Cogito, ___ sum." : ERGO
18. Strongholds. : FORTRESSES
20. No special place. : ANYWHERE
22. Kind of kick in football. : ONSIDE
23. Modify. : ADAPT
25. ___ Plaines. : DES
26. Imitator. : MIMER
30. Sharp pain. : STAB
32. Old word for a post. : STOB
35. Newsroom man. : EDITOR
37. Spatial infinity. : OLAM
39. Repent. : RUE
40. Certain transactions. : RESALES
42. Prevailing outlook. : CLIMATE
44. Abbreviation on a business letter. : ENC
45. Treas. or Agric. : DEPT
47. Wood louse. : SLATER
48. Suffix for thermo. : STAT
50. Durocher and others. : LEOS
52. Armadillos. : APARS
53. Certain carriers: Abbr. : RRS
55. Character in "Ring" operas. : WOTAN
57. "Perils of Pauline," for instance. : SERIAL
60. Protein in egg whites. : LYSOZYME
65. Leading figures. : PRINCIPALS
67. Eye: Fr. : OEIL
68. Arrow poison. : INEE
69. Coffee ___? : ORTEA
70. Maiden. : LASS
71. Russian press agency. : TASS
72. Wanting. : NEEDY
73. Commedia dell'___. : ARTE
1. Stadium. : SHEA
2. Left or U. : TURN
3. Carousal. : ORGY
4. Move strongly, with "through." : PLOW
5. Hungry. : UNFED
6. ___ a church . . . : POORAS
7. Prefix for mycin : STREPTO
8. Carson. : KIT
9. Japanese case. : INRO
10. The common people. : MASSES
11. Aristophanes heroine. : LYSISTRATA
12. Tune, in Scotland. : LEED
13. Essential being. : ESSE
19. Goal. : END
21. Stassen. : HAROLD
24. Mineral. : TALC
26. Pools. : MERES
27. A kind of card, for short. : IDENT
28. Goes wrong. : MISCARRIES
29. Greek letter. : ETA
31. French dances. : BALS
33. Exterior. : OUTER
34. Drinks. : BEERS
36. Dance. : REEL
38. City in Italia. : MILANO
41. Gush forth. : SPEW
43. Driver's help. : MAP
46. Tardy. : TOOLATE
49. Sets of three. : TRINES
51. Designed. : STYLED
54. Military group: Abbr. : SAC
56. Analyze. : ASSAY
57. Barbecue item. : SPIT
58. Girl's name. : ERNA
59. Pride member. : LION
61. Dreyfus defender. : ZOLA
62. Leap ___. : YEAR
63. Become blurred. : MIST
64. In addition. : ELSE
66. Nova Scotia's Grand ___. : PRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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