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New York Times, Tuesday, August 5, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,297
Across
1. Cartoonist. : CAPP
5. Cavity: Suffix. : CELE
9. Take ___. : AHINT
14. Money for Loren. : LIRA
15. Biblical name. : ADAM
16. Columbus's birthplace. : GENOA
17. Source of indigo. : ANIL
18. Hard word. : JAWBREAKER
20. Advice for a lady. : WEEPNOMORE
22. Talbot. : LYLE
23. Silent movie fare. : SERIAL
24. Liver: Fr. : FOIE
26. Ball or biscuit. : TEA
28. Undecided. : INDOUBT
33. Place in position. : MOUNT
37. Time for night's dream. : MIDSUMMER
39. Part of A.E.S. : ADLAI
40. Front: Prefix. : PRE
41. Greenish blue. : CAPRI
42. Poet. : SONNETEER
44. Upbeat, in music. : ARSIS
45. More peevish. : CROSSER
46. Perched. : SAT
48. Waste allowance. : TRET
50. ___-pas? : NESTCE
55. Poetic trees. : ASPS
59. Advantage. : AHEADSTART
61. Yukon capital. : WHITEHORSE
63. Brightly colored fish. : OPAH
64. Red dye. : EOSIN
65. U.N. member. : USSR
66. Split. : RIVE
67. Precious ones. : DEARS
68. Colors. : REDS
69. River to North Sea. : YSER
Down
1. Hammer parts. : CLAWS
2. Eldest daughter, in France. : AINEE
3. Inquisitive one. : PRIER
4. Feelers. : PALPI
5. Coax. : CAJOLE
6. Red-coated cheese. : EDAM
7. ___ Moses. : LAWOF
8. Does needlework. : EMBROIDERS
9. Mature. : AGE
10. Reconcile. : HEAL
11. Black. : INKY
12. Seasonal time. : NOEL
13. Biblical weed. : TARE
19. Guidelines of a sort. : REINS
21. Most smart. : NATTIEST
25. Trains. : EDUCATES
27. Electrical quantity. : AMPEREHOUR
29. Bradley. : OMAR
30. Refs' cousins. : UMPS
31. Half a disease. : BERI
32. Speaker. : TRIS
33. Gender: Abbr. : MASC
34. Perfume. : ODOR
35. Of a bone: Prefix. : ULNO
36. Ling and Shan. : NANS
38. Pique. : IRE
43. Abraham's father. : TERAH
47. One of the astronauts. : ANDERS
49. Succinct. : TERSE
51. Yarn. : STORY
52. Floor or table cover. : TAPIS
53. Ask earnestly. : CRAVE
54. Heavens. : ETHER
55. Impressed. : AWED
56. Oxford. : SHOE
57. Province in Tuscany. : PISA
58. Calaboose. : STIR
60. Rated, as property: Abbr. : ASSD
62. Abstract being. : ENS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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