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New York Times, Friday, August 22, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,314
Across Down
1. Hibernated. : SLEPT
6. Thomas. : SETH
10. Lump. : MASS
14. Electrician. : WIRER
15. Miscellany. : OLIO
16. Abbreviation in a date book. : APPT
17. Mideasterner. : IRANI
18. Like some skiers' feet. : NUMB
19. Undeniable. : TRUE
20. Cactus. : MESCAL
22. Extended. : LONGTERM
24. Branch of physics: Abbr. : ELEC
26. At least as much. : NOLESS
27. Watercraft. : SAILBOAT
31. Ingot. : BAR
32. Seagoing initials. : USN
33. Part of Vietnam. : ANNAM
35. Nature. : SORT
38. Delicacy, to some. : PICKLEDPIGSFEET
42. Miss. : FAIL
43. Long time. : YEARS
44. Audience. : EAR
45. Surpass. : TOP
47. Minor. : SMALLFRY
49. L. P., for one. : RECORD
52. Personal: Prefix. : IDIO
53. Time of day. : HIGHNOON
55. Bespatter. : SPLASH
59. Heavenly spirit: Fr. : ANGE
60. Row. : TIER
62. Western horse. : PINTO
63. "This ___ me." : ISON
64. Lioness. : ELSA
65. Common suffixes. : ETTES
66. Camera part. : LENS
67. Kind of story. : MYTH
68. Irritates. : RASPS
1. Brave the Channel. : SWIM
2. Money in Genoa. : LIRE
3. Times. : ERAS
4. Narrow flag. : PENCEL
5. Feeler. : TRIALBALLOON
6. Heir. : SON
7. Jewish month. : ELUL
8. Master of Flavius. : TIMON
9. Pal around with. : HOBNOB
10. ___ fact. : MATTEROF
11. "___ moi le . . . " : APRES
12. Cowboy gear. : SPURS
13. Check. : STEM
21. Sierra ___. : LEONE
23. Quest for a prince. : GLASSSLIPPER
25. Penuche. : CANDY
27. Eat. : SUP
28. Supposedly. : ASIF
29. Quechua. : INCA
30. Condensed files. : TAPES
34. Popular resort. : MIAMI
36. Shorten, as a sail. : REEF
37. A kind of drop. : TEAR
39. Cuisines. : KITCHENS
40. Alumni. : GRADS
41. Afflict. : TRY
46. For the nonce. : PROTEM
48. Novel heroine. : LOLITA
49. Washer cycle. : RINSE
50. Incite. : EGGON
51. Mat. : DOILY
53. ___ Columbia. : HAIL
54. Group of fitted objects. : NEST
56. Insects. : ANTS
57. Short distance. : STEP
58. Bronc. : HOSS
61. Cheer. : RAH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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