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New York Times, Tuesday, July 8, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,269
Across Down
1. Try: Colloq. : STAB
5. Advantage. : STEAD
10. Pacific island group. : FIJI
14. Mariner's cry. : AHOY
15. House. : LODGE
16. Asian kingdom. : LAOS
17. Spasm. : PANG
18. Nautical term. : ABEAM
19. Robes. : ALBS
20. Pink. : SWEETWILLIAM
23. Furnace. : OAST
24. Accept eagerly. : JUMPAT
28. First name in Washington. : SPIRO
31. West African region. : RIODEORO
33. Ping-___. : PONG
34. Bubble. : SEETHE
36. Indian weight. : SER
37. Swarm. : HIVE
38. A predecessor of 28 Across. : ALBEN
39. Punjab people. : JATS
40. Inhabitant: Suffix. : ESE
41. Records. : ALBUMS
42. Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
43. Ornaments. : ROSETTES
45. Bring together. : AMASS
46. Catch. : ENTRAP
47. Movie name. : LADD
49. High climbers. : STEEPLEJACKS
55. Island. : CUBA
58. Tire pattern. : TREAD
59. Zenith. : NOON
60. Incite. : ABET
61. Resin. : ELEMI
62. German three. : DREI
63. Austrian city on Danube. : LINZ
64. Meal: Fr. : REPAS
65. Sharp cry. : YELP
1. Undermines. : SAPS
2. Soften. : THAW
3. Tops. : AONE
4. Exclamation. : BYGEORGE
5. Salads. : SLAWS
6. Book of the Apocrypha. : TOBIT
7. Noble: Ger. : EDEL
8. Arab headband. : AGAL
9. Bottles of a kind. : DEMIJOHNS
10. Blaze: Fr. : FLAMME
11. Adjective suffix. : IAL
12. Duty. : JOB
13. Edition: Abbr. : ISS
21. Road, in China. : TAO
22. River of France. : AUDE
25. Spanish inn. : POSADA
26. Mountain crests. : ARETES
27. Museum pieces. : TORSOS
28. Range. : SPHERE
29. Venom. : POISON
30. Endue. : INVEST
31. Kind of puzzle. : REBUS
32. Entry. : ITEM
34. Niter. : SALTPETER
35. Hamburg's river. : ELBE
39. Swell! : JIMDANDY
41. Rat-___. : ATAT
44. Artificial. : ERSATZ
45. Staff officer: Abbr. : ADJ
47. Wool cloth. : LLAMA
48. Form or Latin word for building. : AEDIS
50. Gardner. : ERLE
51. A kind of show. : PEEP
52. Prepare, as fruit. : CORE
53. Australian cuckoo. : KOEL
54. Small piece. : SNIP
55. State: Abbr. : CAL
56. Where: Lat. : UBI
57. Gentle or Big. : BEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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