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New York Times, Thursday, September 4, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,327
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1. Dorsal surfaces. : NOTA
5. Parcel out. : ALLOT
10. Six tricks, in bridge. : BOOK
14. Part of a fairy tale intro. : UPON
15. French soldier. : POILU
16. Wash. : LAVE
17. Hops' friend. : MALT
18. Trained pigeon. : HOMER
19. Algerian porrt. : ORAN
20. Victor's reward. : BLUERIBBON
22. Nordic city. : OSLO
23. Certain one in waiting. : LADY
24. Flower plot. : BED
26. Can't stand. : ABHORS
29. Had fun in the pool. : SPLASHED
34. Crinkly fabric. : CREPE
35. Scorn. : FLOUT
36. Sky altar. : ARA
37. Zestless. : TAME
38. Trumpet. : BLARE
39. Inkspot. : BLOT
40. Stowe heroine. : EVA
41. Blue-___ special. : PLATE
42. By a nose. : CLOSE
43. Slump. : DOLDRUMS
45. Drenched. : DOUSED
46. Scan. : EYE
47. Nothing more. : MERE
48. Knife: Slang. : SHIV
51. Implement for frustrating writers. : BLUEPENCIL
57. Hara-___. : KIRI
58. Heart link. : AORTA
59. Spanish jar. : OLLA
60. Seed covering. : ARIL
61. Corona. : CIGAR
62. Short-story writer. : SAKI
63. Hardy heroine. : TESS
64. Prepared to be dubbed. : KNELT
65. Nestling. : EYAS
1. Insensitive. : NUMB
2. Chameleonlike stone. : OPAL
3. Tropical balsam. : TOLU
4. Western play animal. : ANTELOPE
5. Plant insects. : APHIDS
6. Clumsy fellow. : LOOBY
7. Branch. : LIMB
8. Spread. : OLEO
9. React to the cold. : TURNBLUE
10. Blue ___. : BLOODS
11. Rowboat adjuncts. : OARS
12. Racetrack. : OVAL
13. Gambling game. : KENO
21. Hard to find. : RARE
25. Erode. : EAT
26. Took steps. : ACTED
27. First nighter's cheer. : BRAVO
28. Of blood. : HEMAL
29. Name for a thin man. : SLATS
30. Meditate. : PORE
31. Headwear of a sort. : HALOS
32. Uneven. : EROSE
33. Old-fashioned. : DATED
35. Humbug. : FLAM
38. Salmon variety. : BLUEBACK
39. Puritan. : BLUENOSE
41. Be a quidnunc. : PRY
42. Heart. : CORE
44. Annoys. : DEVILS
45. Take off. : DEPART
47. Gold or copper. : METAL
48. Card game. : SKAT
49. Engage. : HIRE
50. Eye part. : IRIS
52. Cut of meat. : LOIN
53. Strong desire. : URGE
54. "Great Pacificator." : CLAY
55. Chase. : ILKA
56. Medieval poems. : LAIS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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