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New York Times, Monday, September 29, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,352
Across
1. Resting. : ABED
5. Malayan fishing boat. : NADIR
10. Play. : ROMP
14. Labyrinth. : MAZE
15. Equally. : ALIKE
16. Lake. : ERIE
17. Same: Lat. : IDEM
18. Creepers. : VINES
19. Heflin and others. : VANS
20. Representative. : DELEGATE
22. Spotted cat. : OCELOT
24. Cheer. : RAH
25. Dash. : ELAN
26. Range of perception. : HORIZON
30. Keep. : DUNGEON
34. Speak at length. : ORATE
35. Send forth. : EMIT
37. At ___. : EASE
38. Henpeck. : NAG
39. Marble. : AGATE
40. Proverb. : SAW
41. Table item. : OLEO
43. Defense org. : NATO
44. Military tactic. : SIEGE
46. Soldier in 1778. : REDCOAT
48. Snake. : RATTLER
50. Distant: Prefix. : TELE
51. "Mockingbird" author. : LEE
52. Atlantic islands. : CANARY
55. Freight, e.g. : SHIPMENT
60. Bug-eyed. : AGOG
61. Lawgiver. : SOLON
63. Flowered plant. : IXIA
64. City farther west than L. A. : RENO
65. Idiotic. : INANE
66. Enthusiasm. : ZEAL
67. Paradise. : EDEN
68. Dressmaker. : SEWER
69. Common Latin verb. : ESSE
Down
1. During. : AMID
2. Directed. : BADE
3. Biblical juniper tree. : EZEL
4. Fault. : DEMERIT
5. Kind of blanket. : NAVAHO
6. Settled. : ALIT
7. Eat. : DINE
8. Man's nickname. : IKE
9. Faithful. : RESOLUTE
10. Hamlet's mission. : REVENGE
11. Exam. : ORAL
12. Japanese cape. : MINO
13. Hanger-on. : PEST
21. Look. : GAZE
23. Container. : CAN
25. Newspaper man. : EDITOR
26. Integrity. : HONOR
27. Papal cape. : ORALE
28. Stormed. : RAGED
29. Deny. : NEGATE
31. Stand. : EASEL
32. River to the Missouri. : OSAGE
33. More strange. : NEWER
36. Doily. : MAT
39. Couch therapy. : ANALYSIS
42. Geometric figure. : OCTAGON
44. "Take a Giant ___." : STEP
45. Detail. : ITEMIZE
47. Poetic word. : OER
49. Telescope device. : ALINER
52. Custody. : CARE
53. Like good wine. : AGED
54. Share for the Hubbard dog. : NONE
55. Cabbage salad. : SLAW
56. Sharpen. : HONE
57. Letters. : EXES
58. Island off Sumatra. : NIAS
59. Account. : TALE
62. Undivided. : ONE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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