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New York Times, Thursday, September 11, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 357 (avg 1.91)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,334
Across Down
1. Attention-getter. : PST
4. Pâtisserie items. : BABAS
9. ___ California. : BAJA
13. City on the Avon. : BATH
14. Straighten. : ALINE
15. Seaport of Scotland. : OBAN
16. Use: Lat. : UTOR
17. Louisianian. : CAJUN
18. Greek letter. : ZETA
19. Brief run. : STREAK
21. Conventional. : ORTHODOX
23. N.Y.C. feature. : TIMESSQUARE
25. Town in Rumania. : TITU
26. Sonorans. : YAQUIS
31. Counterbalance. : EQUIPOISE
36. Slow learner. : DUNCE
37. Coal refuse. : CULM
38. Flower part. : PETAL
40. Central meaning. : IDEA
41. Cave ___. : CANEM
43. Hispanic performers. : TOREADORS
45. Stationery item. : ERASER
47. Covering, for short. : TARP
48. Before the American Revolution. : DAUGHTERSOF
54. Flirt. : COQUETTE
58. To-do. : HOOPLA
59. Half mask: Fr. : LOUP
60. Be contingent, with "on." : HINGE
62. Forsake. : QUIT
63. Pinza. : EZIO
64. King Arthur's foster father. : ECTOR
65. Mongoose. : URVA
66. The Perfect Fool. : WYNN
67. Grating. : RASPY
68. Pronoun. : ONE
1. Famed soprano. : PATTI
2. Weather word. : STORM
3. ___ two is six. : THREETIMES
4. Catcher. : BACKSTOP
5. In the manner of. : ALA
6. Jewel. : BIJOU
7. Frog genus. : ANURA
8. Guard. : SENTRY
9. Guy: Slang. : BOZO
10. Not up. : ABED
11. Aircraft carrier acronym. : JATO
12. Have ___ to grind. : ANAX
13. Very weak bridge hand. : BUST
20. ___ of water. : ASIP
22. Director. : HEAD
24. Undisturbed. : QUIET
27. In kind. : QUIDPROQUO
28. Bring to naught. : UNDO
29. Champagne bucket. : ICER
30. Red and white. : SEAS
31. Behold! : ECCE
32. Four times a year: Abbr. : QUAR
33. Forearm bone. : ULNA
34. Pou ___ (vantage point). : STO
35. Ground. : EARTH
39. Tough. : LEATHERY
42. Ancient Persian. : MEDE
44. Mars: Prefix. : AREO
46. Indeed. : RATHER
49. City on the Mohawk. : UTICA
50. Chaps. : GENTS
51. Reject. : SPURN
52. Popular garnish. : OLIVE
53. ___ morgana. : FATA
54. Ball of yarn. : CLEW
55. Leaking. : OOZY
56. Family member (very rare). : QUIN
57. Preposition. : UPON
61. Party. : GOP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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