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New York Times, Monday, July 7, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,268
Across
1. Greek letter. : BETA
5. Burned out. : SERE
9. Intense zeal. : FLAME
14. Great. : EPIC
15. Up until. : ASOF
16. Geneva's lake. : LEMAN
17. Elevator of a sort. : THECOSTOFLIVING
20. Ladies' quarters. : HAREMS
21. 0.3048 meter. : FOOT
22. Important exec. : DIR
23. "Life With Father" man. : DAY
24. N. Y. subway line. : IRT
25. Time units: Abbr. : SECS
26. Outcast. : LEPER
29. Properly pitched. : INTUNE
31. Thoroughfares: Abbr. : AVES
32. Kind of wheel. : COG
33. Key figure in a child's game. : SEEKER
37. Méditerranée, for one. : MER
38. Forest god. : PAN
39. Charge. : FEE
40. Gardening aid. : HOE
41. Comparison shopper. : PRICER
43. Musical notes. : FAS
44. Jargon. : CANT
45. Matched. : PAIRED
47. Feeling. : SENSE
48. Creole fried cake. : CALA
51. ___ for apples. : BOB
52. Game pieces. : MEN
53. Suffix denoting action. : URE
54. Go bad. : SOUR
55. ___ y Gasset, Spanish writer. : ORTEGA
59. Certain fighters. : REVOLUTIONARIES
62. Metric measure. : STERE
63. Girl's name. : ELLA
64. Fighting equipment. : ARMS
65. Fished. : EELED
66. Scout's good objective. : DEED
67. For fear that. : LEST
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1. One of the Little Women. : BETH
2. Old Hebrew measure. : EPHA
3. Stratum. : TIER
4. Agrees. : ACCEDES
5. Impudent. : SASSY
6. New York time: Abbr. : EST
7. Shingles or tiles. : ROOFING
8. Exertion. : EFFORT
9. Dart. : FLIT
10. Third book of O. T. : LEV
11. Organic compound. : AMIDE
12. Violent. : MANIC
13. Railroad men: Abbr. : ENGRS
18. Persian name. : OMAR
19. Water lilies. : LOTUSES
25. Grasp. : SEE
26. Nightingale symbol. : LAMP
27. Continuously. : EVER
28. Fairy. : PERI
29. Noun suffix. : ION
30. Society page word. : NEE
32. Large deer. : CARIBOU
34. Genghis or Aga. : KHAN
35. Ages. : EONS
36. Network. : RETE
38. Climbing plant. : PEA
39. Transitory style. : FAD
42. Auditing initials. : CPA
43. Feverish. : FEBRILE
44. Pre-dialing phone girl. : CENTRAL
46. Set a travel course. : ROUTED
47. Fluids. : SERA
48. Hex. : CURSE
49. Narrow crest. : ARETE
50. Flat. : LEVEL
52. Simple organism. : MONAD
54. Vehicle. : SLED
56. Island country. : EIRE
57. Stones. : GEMS
58. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
60. State: Abbr. : ORE
61. Cheer. : OLE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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