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New York Times, Wednesday, August 13, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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1. Tijuana ___. : BRASS
6. River of China. : LEI
9. After: Fr. : APRES
14. ___ lunch. : OUTTO
15. Fleming. : IAN
16. Ranch rope. : RIATA
17. Obtain relief. : GETOUTFROMUNDER
20. Attacked. : HADAT
21. Adorn. : ATTIRE
22. Pronoun. : SHE
24. City of Texas. : AUSTIN
27. Tops. : AONE
28. Nit-picking scholar. : PEDANT
30. British Navy girl. : WREN
32. Book leaves: Abbr. : FOS
33. Nobleman. : EARL
34. Stage in cell division. : DIASTER
36. Flag. : DROOP
38. Doer: Suffix. : IST
39. Bread ends. : HEELS
42. Certain court. : PROBATE
44. A year. : LEAP
45. Nigerian people. : ARO
47. Lake in Ireland. : ERNE
48. Run out on. : DESERT
50. Ring arbiters: Abbr. : REFS
52. Cold-weather gear. : EARLAP
54. Ship initials. : USS
55. Girl's name. : AMANDA
57. Have, in Paris. : AVOIR
59. Somehow. : BYHOOKORBYCROOK
64. ___ say. : IDARE
65. Grande or Rita. : RIO
66. Kentucky's Chandler. : HAPPY
67. Whales. : CETES
68. Keep out. : BAR
69. Golfing name. : SNEAD
1. Become sunk in. : BOG
2. Wish you hadn't. : RUE
3. Pronto. : ATTHEDROPOFAHAT
4. Columned walk. : STOA
5. French Legion locale. : SOUDAN
6. Heel layers. : LIFTS
7. One of a pair. : EAR
8. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
9. In ___. : ARUT
10. Historic ship. : PINTA
11. Cold-war weapon. : RADIOFREEEUROPE
12. Forever, in Rome. : ETERNO
13. Raiment for ranees. : SAREES
18. High-strung. : TAUT
19. Features of horses. : MANES
22. Expedited. : SPED
23. Take evidence. : HEAR
25. Dancer of the early 60's. : TWISTER
26. Upset. : IRATE
29. Indonesian island. : ALOR
31. Degree. : NTH
34. Moon goddess. : DIANA
35. Fish. : EELS
37. U. S. writer. : POE
40. Porsena. : LARS
41. Certain cities: Abbr. : SPTS
43. Crack. : BREAK
45. Language used in Jordan. : ARABIC
46. ___ Gourmont, French writer. : REMYDE
48. Jones. : DAVY
49. Noteworthy times. : EPOCHS
51. Noise of a kind. : SNORE
53. ___ of love. : LABOR
56. Performs. : DOES
58. Shah's land. : IRAN
60. Globe. : ORB
61. Inlet. : RIA
62. W.W. II agency. : OPA
63. 16th-century English dramatist. : KYD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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