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New York Times, Wednesday, August 20, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,312
Across
1. Like a Dali watch. : LIMP
5. Emulates a glutton. : CRAMS
10. "Spartacus" author. : FAST
14. Jewish month. : ADAR
15. Kind of theater, for short. : LEGIT
16. Pale. : ASHY
17. Call to Fido. : HERE
18. "Bombs bursting ___." : INAIR
19. Writer of light verse. : LEAR
20. Newscasting name. : REASONER
22. Wine left after leakage. : ULLAGE
24. Muscle. : THEW
25. Sequel to "Typee." : OMOO
26. Mind. : BRAINS
29. Sino-Soviet trouble site. : DAMANSKY
33. A Beatle. : RINGO
34. Dealt. : METED
35. Scotsman's to. : TAE
36. Old man, in Berlin. : ALTE
37. Like some excuses. : LAMER
38. Dear, in Roma. : CARA
39. Neckline. : VEE
40. Famous Athenian. : SOLON
41. Crosscut saw. : BRIAR
42. Cores. : ESSENCES
44. Nobles. : COUNTS
45. Korean troops. : ROKS
46. Dance. : PROM
47. Headpieces. : STRAWS
50. Modern folk singer. : JOANBAEZ
54. Trials. : WOES
55. Metroliner. : TRAIN
57. Miner's prize. : LODE
58. Boleyn. : ANNE
59. Girl's name. : ELISE
60. Sicilian town. : ENNA
61. Does a field job. : TEDS
62. North and South. : POLES
63. Fasten. : SEAL
Down
1. Famed lion. : LAHR
2. Notion in Nimes. : IDEE
3. South American rodent. : MARA
4. Importance. : PRESTIGE
5. Gradual changes, in biology. : CLINES
6. Freshen. : RENEW
7. Pulitzer historian (1934). : AGAR
8. Early date. : MII
9. Lute player. : STRUMMER
10. Attack. : FALLON
11. On the deck. : ASEA
12. Field flies, in batting practice. : SHAG
13. Spare, in London. : TYRE
21. ___, not again! : OHNO
23. Burden. : LOAD
25. Of a certain grain. : OATEN
26. Atlanta man. : BRAVE
27. Gets one's goat. : RILES
28. Contributes in a way. : ANTES
29. Populace. : DEMOS
30. Sully. : STAIN
31. Gold unit. : KARAT
32. Lean and leap. : YEARS
34. Some people. : MALES
37. A type of march. : LOCKSTEP
38. Disintegrates. : CRUMBLES
40. TV ailment. : SNOW
41. Godsend. : BOON
43. Removes. : ERASES
44. Birds. : CRANES
46. Composure. : POISE
47. Bash. : SWAT
48. Mood. : TONE
49. Rip. : REND
50. A kind of bird. : JAIL
51. Tops. : AONE
52. Millay. : EDNA
53. Passion. : ZEAL
56. Postal abbreviation. : RLO

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

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