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New York Times, Thursday, August 28, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,320
Across
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Slip. : LAPSE
6
Draped garment. : SARI
10
Genitive or ablative. : CASE
14
Florida city. : OCALA
15
Consumer. : USER
16
West of Sask. : ALTA
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Tyrants. : NEROS
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Robt. E. Lee, for one. : RIVERBOAT
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Odds and ends. : ETCETERAS
22
Gladden. : ELATE
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Equitable. : EVEN
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Frank. : WIENER
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Cocktail. : ROBROY
28
Devotee. : FAN
29
Happened. : BECAME
30
Casino game. : BACCARAT
35
Opening lines, for short. : INTRO
36
No point, in tennis. : LET
37
Greeting. : ALOHA
38
Evening sight. : MOONRISE
40
Long-missing jurist. : CRATER
41
Assent. : NOD
42
Transportation for Holmes. : HANSOM
43
Wrench. : SPRAIN
47
Drink flavor. : COLA
48
Adjust. : ALIGN
49
Munchausen's forte. : TALLTALES
54
Circus area. : MENAGERIE
56
Incongruity. : IRONY
57
Woody fiber. : BAST
58
French husband. : MARI
59
Dress material. : ORLON
60
Fits to ___. : ATEE
61
Between once and a. : UPON
62
___ pros. : NOLLE
Down
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Word for a Ranger. : LONE
2
Prefix for an acid. : ACET
3
Paris area. : PARC
4
Blackthorn. : SLOE
5
Time to put on finery. : EASTERMORNING
6
Carriage. : SURREY
7
Type of flu. : ASIAN
8
Accelerates, for short. : REVS
9
Choler. : IRE
10
Mooring line. : CABLE
11
Float ___. : ALOAN
12
Assert. : STATE
13
Peter or Jack Sprat. : EATER
19
An encore of sorts. : REINCARNATION
21
Cry of revelry. : EVOE
24
World War II corps. : WAC
25
Nevada city. : RENO
26
Eight: Lat. : OCTO
27
Storage place. : BARN
28
Superfluity. : FAT
29
Barbados native. : BIM
30
Occasional bonnet occupant. : BEE
31
Too bad! : ALAS
32
Prefix for gravure. : ROTO
33
Attention-getting word. : AHEM
34
Seafarer. : TAR
36
Psychedelic drug. : LSD
39
Noun suffix. : ION
40
Summon. : CALL
42
___ one. : HOLEIN
43
Card game. : SAMBA
44
Fold. : PLEAT
45
Hair tint. : RINSE
46
Type size. : AGATE
47
African city. : CAIRO
49
Snare. : TRAP
50
Gaelic exclamation. : ARRO
51
Take it easy. : LOLL
52
Chemical compound. : ENOL
53
Since, in Scotland. : SYNE
55
Large bird. : EMU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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