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New York Times, Saturday, July 5, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { B F G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 52, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,266
Across
1. Banner maker. : ROSS
5. The 29th. : IOWA
9. "The ___ heard . . . " : SHOT
10. U.S. President. : ADAMS
15. The 39th: Abbr. : NDAK
16. Passport item. : VISA
17. Permitted. : LICIT
18. Arnaz. : DESI
19. Deficient. : POOR
20. Mountain ridge. : ARETE
21. Poets' land. : ERIN
22. Canadian prov. : SASK
24. Weather abbreviation. : TEMP
26. Name for a radioman. : SPARKS
28. Sideshow rhetoric. : SPIELS
31. City of Crete. : CANEA
32. Kind of boom. : SONIC
33. Kind of lot. : ODD
34. Group organized in 1890. : DAR
35. In need of practice. : RUSTY
38. ___ bagatelle. : AMERE
40. "One ___ . . . " : NATION
42. ___ of well-being. : ASENSE
43. Steak order. : RARE
44. The 30th: Abbr. : WISC
45. Prefix with circle or colon. : SEMI
48. Credit of a kind. : KUDOS
50. Ancient kingdom. : ELAM
54. ___ grind. : DRIP
55. Call up. : EVOKE
56. Andrews. : DANA
57. Wife of Henry VIII. : ANNE
58. Confederate name. : RELEE
59. The 48th: Abbr. : ARIZ
60. The 34th: Abbr. : KANS
61. U.S. inventor. : YALE
Down
1. Hostess's letters. : RSVP
2. The 17th. : OHIO
3. Passable. : SOSO
4. July 4 sight. : STARSANDSTRIPES
5. Calendar time. : INDEPENDENCEDAY
6. River to the Baltic. : ODER
7. "How ___ to know?" : WASI
8. Similar. : AKIN
10. The 49th. : ALASKA
11. Daggers. : DIRKS
12. Golfer's thrill. : ACE
13. Baseball gear. : MITTS
14. Declivities. : STEEPS
23. Common verb. : ARE
25. Mine: It. : MIO
26. Despise. : SCORN
27. Italian city. : PADUA
29. Contemptible ones. : LIARS
30. Pebble, in England. : SCREE
36. Aunt: Sp. : TIA
37. New ___. : YORKER
38. "___ it." : ASISEE
39. ___ amis. : MES
41. Frenchman's new. : NEUVE
42. Roused. : AWOKE
45. The 40th: Abbr. : SDAK
46. Girl's name. : ERNA
47. The 32nd: Abbr. : MINN
49. Monetary unit: Abbr. : DOL
51. Pasternak character. : LARA
52. Dye shrub. : ANIL
53. Cloverleaf crossings, to some. : MAZE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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