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New York Times, Monday, August 25, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,317
Across
1. Cordage material. : HEMP
5. Cabals. : PLOTS
10. Does schoolwork. : ADDS
14. Adjective ending. : ULAR
15. Porch of Oahu. : LANAI
16. Fume. : REEK
17. Departed. : GONE
18. Mediterranean land. : EGYPT
19. Jai ___. : ALAI
20. Tobacco containers. : SNUFFBOXES
22. Cribs. : BINS
23. Brew. : ALE
24. Worthless trifle. : FIG
25. Humane org. : SPCA
27. Sits on. : SQUELCHES
33. Xanthippe. : SHREW
34. Expedite. : HURRY
35. Musical syllable. : TRA
36. Olympian. : ARES
37. River in upstate New York. : TIOGA
38. Tunisian seaport. : SFAX
39. Part of the street scene. : BUS
40. Pâtisserie item. : TORTE
41. Hesitate. : PAUSE
42. Missing ones. : ABSENTEES
44. Have sway. : RULE
45. Carney. : ART
46. Tittle. : JOT
47. Wheedles. : BEGS
49. Equivocating. : ONTHEFENCE
56. Field. : AREA
57. Oarsman. : ROWER
58. Become fixed. : ROOT
59. Fuzz. : LINT
60. Dagger's predecessor. : CLOAK
61. Italian numeral. : NOVE
62. City on the Moselle. : METZ
63. Wines and dines. : HOSTS
64. ___ out. : EKES
Down
1. Embraces. : HUGS
2. North Carolina college. : ELON
3. By hand: Prefix. : MANU
4. Introduces. : PREFACES
5. U.S.M.A. man. : PLEBE
6. Rupanco or Puyehue. : LAGO
7. Gem stone. : ONYX
8. Record. : TAPE
9. Presides. : SITS
10. ___ numeral. : ARABIC
11. Enjoyable. : DELIGHTFUL
12. Cooperstown name. : DEAN
13. Sun Valley gear. : SKIS
21. Weak point. : FLAW
24. Outfield chance. : FLY
25. Garden plant. : SHRUB
26. Salesman of a sort. : PRESSAGENT
27. Cambridge or Devon. : SHIRE
28. Cite. : QUOTE
29. Presses strongly. : URGES
30. Pitching statistic: Abbr. : ERA
31. Wipe out. : ERASE
32. ___-Gotha. : SAXE
33. West Indies island. : SABA
37. Add. : TOT
38. Table wine. : SAUTERNE
40. Explosive. : TNT
41. Campus man. : PROF
43. Synthetic. : ERSATZ
46. Yanks. : JERKS
47. Emollient. : BALM
48. Buffalo's waterfront. : ERIE
49. Musical group: Abbr. : ORCH
50. ___ contendere. : NOLO
51. Braces. : TWOS
52. Calor. : HEAT
53. Recess. : NOOK
54. Inlet. : COVE
55. Vous ___. : ETES

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

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