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New York Times, Tuesday, September 23, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,346

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Tick's partner. : TOCK
5. Boat-shaped: Prefix : SCAPH
10. Strain. : TRY
13. Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
14. Salk's conquest. : POLIO
15. Cross. : ROOD
17. U.N. employe. : TRANSLATOR
19. African fox. : ASSE
20. Serpent of Vedic myth. : AHI
21. Salad item. : OIL
22. Relative, familiarly. : UNC
24. Native of: Suffix. : ITE
25. Girl's name. : LORAINE
27. Flamenco land. : SPAIN
29. Hallow. : BLESS
31. Mindanao native. : ILLANO
34. Recordings. : TAPES
37. Laurels of U.S. : COWPLANTS
39. Freudian word. : EGO
40. Brawl. : MELEE
41. Article. : THE
42. Aeschylus tragedy. : EUMENIDES
45. Soil deposit. : LOESS
47. Whale, for one. : MAMMAL
48. Metal. : STEEL
50. Actor Buddy. : EBSEN
52. Causing trouble. : HARMING
56. Chum. : PAL
58. Truth, to Chinese. : TAO
59. Japanese park. : ASO
60. Born. : NEE
61. Door sign. : EXIT
63. Transport of sorts. : GRAVYTRAIN
66. Bone. : ULNA
67. Ant. : EMMET
68. Princess. : ANNE
69. Necktie hazard at breakfast. : EGG
70. Refuse. : SAYNO
71. Hanger-on. : PEST
Down
1. Complete. : TOTAL
2. Serum: Prefix. : ORRHO
3. "___ de Lune." : CLAIR
4. Murray. : KEN
5. Thin flexible strip. : SPLINE
6. Fused. : COALESCED
7. High, in music. : ALT
8. Devoted. : PIOUS
9. Sailors' dance. : HORNPIPE
10. ___-la-la. : TRA
11. La Manchan's steed. : ROSINANTE
12. Rockne contemporary. : YOST
16. Sandra. : DEE
18. Clays. : SOILS
23. Phone. : CALL
26. Burrows. : ABE
28. Pier union: Abbr. : ILA
30. Does a shoe job. : SOLES
32. Certain degrees. : NTHS
33. Chemical suffixes. : OSES
34. Abound. : TEEM
35. ___ Caliente. : AGUA
36. Thumping. : POMMELING
38. Connecticut city. : WESTHAVEN
40. Dashboard readings. : MILEAGES
43. Envoy's H.Q. : EMB
44. Noted cartoonist. : NAST
45. Dormouse. : LEROT
46. Salamander of Europe. : OLM
49. ___ look at. : EASYTO
51. Opera. : NORMA
53. Pointless. : INANE
54. German refusals. : NEINS
55. Civet's relative. : GENET
56. Frenchman's few. : PEU
57. Auto part. : AXLE
62. Child's game. : TAG
64. One of the Little Women. : AMY
65. Smart blow. : RAP

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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