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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
Across
1. Subdue. : CAPTURE
8. Oberammergau play. : PASSION
15. Attainment. : ARRIVAL
16. Goddess of fertility. : ASTARTE
17. Salt-water bird. : SEADUCK
18. Place apart. : ISOLATE
19. Hot foods. : TAMALES
20. Removed. : DELETED
21. 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
29. 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
57. 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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