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New York Times, Thursday, September 18, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 101, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,341

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Subdue. : CAPTURE
8
Oberammergau play. : PASSION
15
Attainment. : ARRIVAL
16
Goddess of fertility. : ASTARTE
17
Salt-water bird. : SEADUCK
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Place apart. : ISOLATE
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Hot foods. : TAMALES
20
Removed. : DELETED
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Beat it. : LAM
22
Linen. : NAPERY
23
Warm up. : THAW
26
Gusset, for one. : INSET
30
Daydreaming. : ROMANCING
32
Orchestrate. : SCORE
37
Superior. : ABOVE
38
Periodical, for short. : MAG
39
Latin. : ROMAN
40
Saunter. : MOSEY
41
Ecology. : BIONOMICS
43
Author of "Now We Are Six." : MILNE
44
To ___. : ATEE
45
Blue-flowered European herb. : BORAGE
50
Banking abbreviation. : PCT
52
Sustenance. : ALIMENT
54
More in need of a diet. : STOUTER
58
Rice dish. : RISOTTO
59
Survive. : OUTLIVE
60
Texas oil town. : OVERTON
61
Not weary. : UNTIRED
62
Wise counselors. : NESTORS
63
Manuscript advisers. : READERS
Down
1
Playbill listing. : CAST
2
Vicinity. : AREA
3
Hyde Park sight. : PRAM
4
Burst of feeling. : TIDALWAVE
5
Part of the palate. : UVULA
6
Acid in certain grapes. : RACEMIC
7
Men of an order. : ELKS
8
Remunerated. : PAID
9
Compliance. : ASSENT
10
Atrium wear. : STOLA
11
Dried orchid tubers. : SALEP
12
Incensed. : IRATE
13
Fur. : OTTER
14
Wanting. : NEEDY
23
Mine car. : TRAM
24
Rod rider. : HOBO
25
Book after Joel. : AMOS
27
Rain clouds. : NIMBI
28
Slow one. : SNAIL
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Urge. : EGGON
31
French marshal. : NEY
32
Sign of a hit. : SRO
33
Feather star. : COMATULID
34
Neglect. : OMIT
35
Contest. : RACE
36
Otherwise: Scot. : ENSE
42
Planet. : NEPTUNE
43
Friend of Odysseus. : MENTOR
45
English title. : BARON
46
Shade of green. : OLIVE
47
Gets up. : RISES
48
Lifeless, old style. : AMORT
49
___ the point. : GETTO
51
Chorister's vestment. : COTTA
53
Heavy weights. : TONS
54
Cream used for dressing. : SOUR
55
Shock reducer for a car. : TIRE
56
" . . . well, hardly ___." : EVER
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Colors. : REDS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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