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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
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
Down
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, 6 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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