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New York Times, Monday, August 4, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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1. Wake-robin. : ARUM
5. Light carriages. : TRAPS
10. Furrow. : PLOW
14. Bob. : HOPE
15. Man of easy life. : RILEY
16. Wrinkle. : RUGA
17. Biblical king. : AMON
18. Inventors' fortes. : IDEAS
19. Foretoken. : OMEN
20. First-aid item. : BANDAGE
22. Desisted. : STOPPED
24. Work unit. : ERG
25. Look after. : SEETO
26. Most bushed. : WEARIEST
30. Handle badly. : MISUSE
34. 30, to some. : OLD
35. Talk foolishly. : DROOL
37. Waterway. : CANAL
38. "Come into the garden, ___." : MAUD
40. Marsh birds. : SORAS
42. Feel inclined. : LIKE
43. Attorney-___. : ATLAW
45. Call for a flip. : TAILS
47. Sleuth, for short. : TEC
48. Totted up a profit. : NETTED
50. He's the ___. : GREATEST
52. Sidestep. : ELUDE
54. Prefix for corn. : UNI
55. Foster parent, at times. : ADOPTER
58. Workshop. : ATELIER
62. Spanish painter. : GOYA
63. Of course: Slang. : NATCH
65. " . . . volume of forgotten ___." : LORE
66. Russian city. : OREL
67. Love, in Livorno. : AMORE
68. Volcano. : ETNA
69. Virus's cousin. : GERM
70. Did carpentry. : SAWED
71. Wood file. : RASP
1. Melville character. : AHAB
2. Lazio's capital. : ROMA
3. Fairy-tale word. : UPON
4. Seamstress, at times. : MENDER
5. Initiates. : TRIGGERS
6. Revere took one. : RIDE
7. Drink. : ALE
8. Nursery-rhyme vegetables. : PEASE
9. Network. : SYSTEM
10. Knee-on-handkerchief routine. : PROPOSAL
11. Piece of sugar. : LUMP
12. S-shaped curve. : OGEE
13. Fairy equipment. : WAND
21. Dull. : ARID
23. Producing: Suffix. : OTIC
25. Place for unneeded furniture. : STORAGE
26. Eve was the first. : WOMAN
27. Make proud. : ELATE
28. Movie classification. : ADULT
29. Colly. : SOOT
31. Weld. : UNITE
32. Ends. : SAKES
33. Opt. : ELECT
36. Criminals' hangout. : LAIR
39. Oasis scenery. : DATEPALM
41. Did detective work. : SLEUTHED
44. Part of a shoe. : WELT
46. Sound. : SANE
49. Spanish landladies. : DUENAS
51. Helmsman's charge. : TILLER
53. Soap opera, e.g. : DRAMA
55. Eager. : AGOG
56. French illustrator. : DORE
57. Hearing of a deed in court. : OYER
58. State in Brazil. : ACRE
59. Greek letter. : IOTA
60. Sea birds. : ERNS
61. Garner. : REAP
64. Kind of head or boat. : TOW

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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