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New York Times, Thursday, August 21, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,313
Across Down
1. Tourist site in '70. : OSAKA
6. Musical note. : AFLAT
11. Sparks. : NED
14. Arrested. : RANIN
15. ___ better. : GOONE
16. Eggs: Lat. : OVA
17. Cliff-hanger's vacation spot. : GRANDCANYON
19. Namely: Abbr. : VIZ
20. Start of a letter to Mr. Boone. : DEARDAN
21. Measure. : PACE
22. Ordinary: Abbr. : AVG
25. Chip. : SPALL
26. Agreements. : PACTS
27. Protective cover, for short. : TARP
29. Long time. : AGE
30. Vamp. : BARA
31. Fish. : TROLL
33. Guarantee. : ASSURANCE
37. Tester. : ASSAYER
39. Kind of lot. : USEDCAR
40. Japanese symbol. : RISINGSUN
42. Former Premier of Japan. : SAITO
43. Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
44. Compass reading. : NNE
46. Brief moments: Abbr. : SECS
47. Flat sections. : PANES
49. In a tricky way. : SLYLY
51. Haggard title. : SHE
52. Abbreviation for incoming mail. : RECD
53. Leader. : HEADMAN
55. Loot on the Spanish Main. : ORO
56. Picturesque Eastern city. : LANCASTERPA
60. Headlight word. : DIM
61. Streaked. : LINEY
62. Spa. : EVIAN
63. Poker word. : SEE
64. Nails. : BRADS
65. Showing edges. : SEAMY
1. Group: Abbr. : ORG
2. Island off Italy: Abbr. : SAR
3. Prefix for gram. : ANA
4. Sort. : KIND
5. South American sight. : ANDES
6. Seaweed products. : AGARAGARS
7. Handles gently. : FONDLES
8. Like Nathan Hale. : LOYAL
9. Shortly. : ANON
10. A scholar's arrival time. : TEN
11. Motel sign. : NOVACANCIES
12. Throw out. : EVICT
13. Confuses : DAZES
18. ___-pie. : CAPA
21. Stops, in Madrid. : PARADAS
22. Essence. : ATTAR
23. Actress Diane. : VARSI
24. Figure on a tax report. : GROSSINCOME
26. Trims. : PARES
28. Clad like a Scot. : PLAIDED
30. Street sight. : BUS
32. Author of "The Tastemakers." : LYNES
34. Vacation boons. : SUNNYDAYS
35. Snare. : CATCH
36. Uneven. : EROSE
38. Vanity. : EGO
41. Opened in a way. : UNLACED
45. New England sights. : ELMS
47. Incites. : PRODS
48. Nest. : AERIE
49. Medicinal plant. : SENNA
50. Contemporary of Thackeray. : YATES
53. Broadway show. : HAIR
54. Crystallized snow. : NEVE
56. Law degree. : LLB
57. Inlet. : RIA
58. Girl's nickname. : PAM
59. ___ day now. : ANY

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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