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New York Times, Friday, September 12, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,335

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Brag. : CROW
5. Merchantmen. : SHIPS
10. Conqueror of sorts. : LOVE
14. Chinese poet. : LIPO
15. ___ tenens. : LOCUM
16. Egyptian goddess. : APET
17. Bridal number. : OPROMISEME
19. Figures. : DATA
20. Dashing young man. : GAYDOG
21. Antifreeze. : ALCOHOL
23. New Zealand aborigine. : MAORI
26. Skipper's journal. : LOG
27. Caster. : CRUET
30. Memorable. : UNFADABLE
35. Cornucopia. : HORN
36. Have ___ in. : ASHARE
37. Faroe whirlwinds. : OES
38. Whitney. : ELI
39. Band instrument. : ALTOSAX
40. Petrol. : GAS
41. Drink : ALE
42. Insult. : SLAPAT
43. Ancient city of Iran. : SUSA
44. City workers. : POLICEMEN
46. Impetuous. : HASTY
47. A Rover boy. : TOM
48. Gannet. : SOLAN
50. Beethoven works. : SONATAS
54. Old-time comic. : ENDMAN
58. Beach toy. : PAIL
59. Danger zone in W. W. I. : NOMANSLAND
62. Gudrun's husband. : ATLI
63. Draw up. : DRAFT
64. Trieste wine measure. : ORNA
65. Asian evergreen. : THEA
66. An ___ the ground. : EARTO
67. Hardwood tree. : TEAK
Down
1. Clumsy shoe. : CLOG
2. River bank. : RIPA
3. Grand Ole ___. : OPRY
4. Forest workers. : WOODMEN
5. County in Ireland. : SLIGO
6. O. T. book: Abbr. : HOS
7. Sherbet. : ICE
8. Catamount. : PUMA
9. Suspect. : SMELLARAT
10. Largest lake in Europe. : LADOGA
11. Colorful fish. : OPAH
12. Prohibit. : VETO
13. Common Latin abbreviation. : ETAL
18. Castle's defense. : MOAT
22. Old book of Scriptures. : CODEX
24. Hero of Persian legend. : RUSTAM
25. " . . . ___ that St. Nicholas soon . . . " : INHOPES
27. Common. : CHEAP
28. Jacob Abbott's juvenile hero. : ROLLO
29. Archangel. : URIEL
31. Town in south Italy. : FASANO
32. Spurious. : BOGUS
33. Minimal. : LEAST
34. Literary piece. : ESSAY
36. German folk dance. : ALLEMANDE
39. English track. : ASCOT
43. Little Leaguers' field. : SANDLOT
45. Where Milano is. : ITALIA
46. A Katzenjammer. : HANS
49. Musical direction. : LENTO
50. Dispute. : SPAT
51. Pledge. : OATH
52. Historic river. : NILE
53. Marsh bird. : SORA
55. Horse. : MARE
56. Teacher of fiction. : ANNA
57. State: Abbr. : NDAK
60. Spoil. : MAR
61. Nautical term. : AFT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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