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New York Times, Saturday, August 9, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { B G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,301
Across
1. Organization: Abbr. : ASSN
5. Exclamation. : OHOH
9. Some iron. : SCRAP
14. Actress Janice. : RULE
15. Impose. : LEVY
16. Woolly beast. : LLAMA
17. Night sound. : MEOW
18. Obscure. : DEEP
19. Rowed. : OARED
20. Scents. : ODORS
22. Machine tool. : DROPPRESS
24. Second performance. : REPEAT
26. Iranian river. : ATREK
27. Adheres, in British dialect. : CLITCHES
29. Pet: Abbr. : FAV
32. Without deflection. : UNDIVERTED
35. Forte of some horses. : MILE
36. Assume. : SUPPOSE
37. Importers' concerns. : TARIFFS
39. Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
40. Moneyed man. : CAPITALIST
42. Gov't agency. : SSS
43. Part of a space vehicle. : NOSECONE
44. Midwest Indian. : HURON
45. Relax. : RESTUP
49. Certain hospital workers. : RESIDENTS
53. Russian stockade. : ETAPE
54. Mideasterner. : IRANI
55. Racetrack staple. : OATS
57. Wine pitcher. : OLPE
58. Winds, in Spain. : AIRES
59. Member of a church group: Abbr. : UNIT
60. ___-do-well. : NEER
61. Not the ___ bit. : LEAST
62. Evening in Naples. : SERA
63. Goes wrong. : ERRS
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1. Suit of sorts. : ARMOR
2. Shoe material. : SUEDE
3. Sailboat. : SLOOP
4. Quest of a cooking buff. : NEWRECIPE
5. "___ Man and the Sea." : OLD
6. Notice. : HEED
7. Emote. : OVERACT
8. Assumed. : HYPOTHETIC
9. Ski routes. : SLOPES
10. Companion to Lewis. : CLARK
11. Like whooping cranes. : RARE
12. Singing brothers. : AMES
13. Space-age platforms. : PADS
21. Burst of fire. : SALVO
23. Carnivore. : PREDATOR
25. Possible hockey outcome. : TIESCORE
28. Showing perfidy. : TREASONOUS
29. Popular name for a French poodle. : FIFI
30. Landon and others. : ALFS
31. Weskit. : VEST
32. "Sweet are the ___ of . . . " : USES
33. Sisters. : NUNS
34. Gov't. units. : DPTS
35. Significant event. : MILESTONE
38. Eastern title. : RANEE
41. Petroleum derivative. : PENTANE
43. Certain camp dweller. : NUDIST
44. Pianist Earl. : HINES
46. Old German coin. : TALER
47. ___ Peninsula. : UPPER
48. Noblemen. : PEERS
49. Coin of Iran. : RIAL
50. Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
51. Feminine name. : SARA
52. To-do. : STIR
56. Railway stop: Abbr. : STA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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