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New York Times, Tuesday, July 29, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,290
Across
1
European basin. : SAAR
5
Cucumber. : PEPO
9
Biblical kingdom. : MOAB
13
Plankton. : ALGA
14
Shortening. : LARD
15
Part of Africa. : CONGO
16
Stumped. : NONPLUSED
18
Straight: Prefix. : ORTHO
19
Before. : ERE
20
Bronze and golden. : AGES
21
Evangelist. : GRAHAM
22
Sweep of a scythe. : SWATH
24
Not dense. : SPARSE
26
Bloke. : CHAP
28
Rolls up. : AMASSES
31
Balanced. : SYMMETRICAL
35
Apply. : PUT
36
Savvy remark. : ISEE
37
Black bird. : ANI
38
Rail bird. : SORA
39
Yankees' Stottlemyre. : MEL
40
Blooey. : OUTOFKILTER
44
Lavish. : PROFUSE
46
Old name for Tokyo. : YEDO
47
Foolish. : DOTISH
49
Produce. : YIELD
52
State in India. : BARODA
54
Italian river. : ARNO
56
Man's name. : IRA
58
Cremona name. : AMATI
59
Member of the wedding. : GROOMSMAN
61
Covered with hoarfrost. : RIMED
62
Mine tunnel. : ADIT
63
Latin abbreviation. : IBID
64
Carry burdens. : BEAR
65
Famous Ernie. : PYLE
66
"Riding on a ___." : PONY
Down
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Sensible. : SANE
2
Then: Fr. : ALORS
3
Capital name. : AGNEW
4
Whack. : RAP
5
Stovepipe. : PLUGHAT
6
Quiet. : EASE
7
One of the media. : PRESS
8
Bizarre. : ODD
9
Bog. : MORASS
10
Immediately. : ONTHESPOT
11
Eastern title. : AGHA
12
Lush period. : BOOM
15
Part of a ranch. : CORRAL
17
Machine tool. : LATHE
21
Portuguese navigator. : GAMA
23
Pinnacle. : ACME
25
Still. : PACIFY
27
Babbles. : PRATES
29
River to the Seine. : EURE
30
Luminary. : STAR
31
Short for a boob. : SIMP
32
Belgian river. : YSER
33
TV rerun. : MELODRAMA
34
Wife of Athamas. : INO
38
Wild plum. : SLOE
40
Excelled. : OUTDID
41
Government agency: Abbr. : USIA
42
Ruling principle. : KEYNOTE
43
Tongue. : IDIOM
45
Six-___. : FOOTER
48
Thomas or Oliver. : HARDY
50
Place for worthless things. : LIMBO
51
Channel. : DRAIN
52
Carping remark. : BARB
53
Chère ___. : AMIE
55
Vex. : ROIL
57
Griffith. : ANDY
59
Passage. : GAP
60
Taste. : SIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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