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New York Times, Saturday, August 2, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,294
Across
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Exclamation. : GOSH
5
Yarn. : WEFT
9
Locks up. : JAILS
14
Entr'___. : ACTE
15
Clamor. : ROAR
16
Develop. : ENSUE
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Misdoubt. : FEAR
18
Hex. : INDIANSIGN
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Ultra. : FAROUT
22
Being, in France. : ETRE
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Arranged. : SET
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Mechanical device. : ENGINE
25
River of England. : OUSE
27
Grade B friends. : ACQUAINTANCES
33
La ___, Bolivia. : PAZ
35
Competent. : UPTO
36
Hole ___. : INONE
37
Resembling. : ALIKE
39
Stir. : ADO
41
Assuage. : SALVE
42
Skid Row types. : WINOS
43
Where Basra is. : IRAQ
45
Impaired: Prefix. : DYS
46
Summer evening sights. : LIGHTNINGBUGS
50
Social V.I.P. : LION
51
Adolescents. : YOUTHS
54
Depot: Abbr. : STA
57
Whether ___. : ORNO
59
"Yes, ___!" : SIRREE
60
Menu item. : HAMANDEGGS
63
Fowler. : GENE
64
Magnetic tape coating. : OXIDE
65
Robt. ___. : ELEE
66
Intersperse. : LARD
67
Smartened, with "up." : WISED
68
Certain voters: Abbr. : DEMS
69
Tortoise. : EMYS
Down
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Boo-boo. : GAFFE
2
Pacific. : OCEAN
3
Daydreaming. : STARGAZING
4
Epic. : HEROIC
5
Describe in a way. : WRITEUP
6
Long time. : EON
7
Achromatize. : FADE
8
Newt or eft. : TRITON
9
Indescribable thing. : JENESAISQUOI
10
Solution: Abbr. : ANS
11
Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
12
Alpine sled. : LUGE
13
Consigned. : SENT
19
In ___. : ARUT
21
Fully accepted. : UNQUESTIONED
26
Formerly Castrogiovanni. : ENNA
28
___ loss. : ATA
29
Antiseptic. : IODIN
30
___ Guards. : COLDSTREAM
31
A sin. : ENVY
32
Views. : SEES
33
Machine part. : PAWL
34
Et ___. : ALII
38
Eye makeup in the East. : KOHL
40
Assn. : ORG
44
Depths. : ABYSSES
47
Department of France. : NORD
48
Words for a friend. : INNEED
49
Sound like a brook. : GURGLE
52
American patriot. : HENRY
53
Bird food. : SEEDS
54
Entertainment. : SHOW
55
Part of the street scene. : TAXI
56
Pals, in Paree. : AMIS
58
Amorous look. : OGLE
61
Soft drink. : ADE
62
Precious stone. : GEM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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