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New York Times, Saturday, August 23, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,315
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1. Jejune. : ARID
5. Times of day: Abbr. : AFTS
9. Figure in Hindu myth. : RAMA
13. Like George Apley. : LATE
14. Ralph: Fr. : RAOUL
16. ___ a dream. : ASIN
17. ___, 1 vote. : IMAN
18. Algonquian Indian. : MIAMI
19. Pierce slightly. : PINK
20. Wire measure. : MIL
21. Secondary. : BYE
22. Hair style for yesterday's girl. : PIGTAIL
24. Baudouin's offspring. : BELGIANHEIR
27. Born. : NEE
28. Figured out. : EDUCED
29. W.W. I initials. : AEF
31. Rushed. : TORE
34. Fresh. : NEW
35. U.S. poet. : MILLAY
38. ___ sixpence. : IVEGOT
40. Made of certain wood. : ALDERN
41. Clotheshorses, in a way. : MODELS
42. "Le Coq ___." : DOR
44. Cote mothers. : EWES
45. View. : SEE
46. Modern serais. : MOTELS
48. Following: Abbr. : SEQ
50. Plymouth Rock in Dublin. : IRISHSETTER
55. The "Angelic Doctor." : AQUINAS
57. Tip. : END
58. Coin of Norway. : ORE
59. Division of a Gaelic poem. : DUAN
60. Passé. : STALE
62. Half a prison. : SING
63. Give ear. : HARK
64. "___ Angels." : HELLS
65. Inter ___. : ALIA
66. Rubber trees. : ULES
67. Urban problem. : RIOT
68. Strip. : PEEL
1. Out on ___. : ALIMB
2. Fiber. : RAMIE
3. Darn ___. : ITALL
4. Scout unit. : DEN
5. Kin in the WAC's. : ARMYAUNTS
6. Highly colored pottery. : FAIENCE
7. ___ tee. : TOA
8. Dug out a drain. : SUMPED
9. Engrossed. : RAPT
10. Mao took a jet. : ASIANFLEW
11. Early type of bullet. : MINIE
12. Joint. : ANKLE
15. Year of Nero's first marriage. : LIII
21. Bridge word. : BID
23. Chalice. : GRAIL
25. Bangtail. : GEEGEE
26. Cut. : HEW
30. Dean of a group. : ELDEST
31. Man's nickname. : TIM
32. Egg: Prefix. : OVO
33. Conventional Muscovite. : REDSQUARE
35. Hoax. : MARESNEST
36. Common verb. : ARE
37. Japanese money: Abbr. : YNS
39. Liquid fat. : OLEIN
42. Spanish numeral. : DOS
43. Shakespearean dupe. : OTHELLO
46. Title. : MISTER
47. Went first. : LED
48. Hindu holy man. : SADHU
49. On a par. : EQUAL
51. Outbreak. : RASH
52. Fiber cloth. : TOILE
53. Ford. : ERNIE
54. Princely. : REGAL
56. Fluids. : INKS
61. Eastern name. : ALI
62. Fall guy. : SAP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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