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New York Times, Saturday, August 30, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,322
Across Down
1. After Cicero's "O." : TEMPORA
8. Kind of bridge. : AUCTION
15. Thinks productively. : IDEATES
16. Crumbly. : FRIABLE
17. Walks. : CONSTITUTIONALS
19. Plant disease. : SMUT
20. Disappeared. : GONE
21. Foch and others. : NINAS
22. Be speedy. : RUN
24. Rood. : CROSS
26. Exultant song. : PAEAN
29. Old swimming hole. : POND
30. Small shark. : TOPE
34. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
35. Ours, in Paris. : ANOUS
37. Bean. : SOY
38. Electronic brain. : DIGITALCOMPUTER
41. Games in a sweep. : ALL
42. Novelist Glasgow. : ELLEN
43. Flavorsome herb. : ANISE
44. Look of sorts. : LEER
46. Uppity habits. : AIRS
47. Critical military times. : DDAYS
48. American geologic period. : ERIAN
50. View. : SEE
51. Take to the ice. : SKATE
54. Distant: Prefix. : TELE
56. Cold, cold sea. : ROSS
60. Thoughtlessness. : INCONSIDERATION
63. Undrinkable cocktail. : MOLOTOV
64. City in Cyprus. : NICOSIA
65. Had a midnight snack. : ATELATE
66. Diamond city. : ANTWERP
1. Nervous movements. : TICS
2. Esau. : EDOM
3. Waiter's offering. : MENU
4. Deli treat. : PASTRAMI
5. Giant among Giants. : OTT
6. Rule. : REIGN
7. Concerning. : ASTO
8. Hot times in summer. : AFTERNOONS
9. Swiss canton. : URI
10. Twigs for grafting. : CIONS
11. Celtic lord. : TANIST
12. Borneo sea Dyak. : IBAN
13. Spanish jar. : OLLA
14. Monster loch. : NESS
18. Insouciant. : UNCONCERNED
23. Weld together. : UNITE
25. African timber tree. : ODUM
26. Piano part. : PEDAL
27. Like an old crone. : ANILE
28. Nester on crags. : EAGLE
29. Giving temporary relief. : PALLIATIVE
31. Port of old Rome. : OSTIA
32. Lyric expression. : POESY
33. Journeys in court circuit. : EYRES
36. Black suit. : SPADE
39. Kirghiz range. : ALAI
40. Menace for sunbathers. : UNDERTOW
45. Adapt for new devices. : RETOOL
49. ___ car. : RENTA
50. Canarylike bird. : SERIN
51. Igneous rock. : SIMA
52. Granny or square. : KNOT
53. Philippine hardwood. : ACLE
55. Siberian river. : LENA
57. Compiegne's river. : OISE
58. Evening: Fr. : SOIR
59. Sudden break. : SNAP
61. Drunkard. : SOT
62. Behave. : ACT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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