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New York Times, Saturday, September 6, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B F J Q U X }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,329
Across
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Mountain. : OSSA
5
"I haven't seen you in ___." : ANAGE
10
Free-style singing. : SCAT
14
Speed ratio. : MACH
15
Word on a bill, with "please." : REMIT
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Situation. : CASE
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Necktie holder. : ADAMSAPPLE
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___ boy! : ATTA
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Freshen. : RENEW
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Suffix with Japan or Malt. : ESE
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Derby locale. : EPSOM
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Give a ___. : DAMN
25
Soldier from Brisbane. : ANZAC
27
Plant. : SOW
30
Arena star. : MATADOR
32
Lab animal. : RAT
35
Gloaming. : TWILIGHT
37
Large Indian tribe. : NAVAHO
39
Time ___ half. : ANDA
40
Persian fairies. : PERIS
42
Make revisions. : EDIT
43
Malenkov. : GEORGI
45
Victims of the ballpoint era. : INKWELLS
47
English king: Abbr. : EDW
48
Heir. : LEGATEE
50
Cathedral town. : ELY
51
Authority. : SAYSO
53
Cheese. : EDAM
55
Salad ingredient. : ASPIC
57
Thrice, in Italy. : TER
59
Compete. : RIVAL
63
Activist. : DOER
64
Transportation medium. : SHANKSMARE
66
Med. subject. : ANAT
67
Kenyans. : MASAI
68
Words of one headed for St. Ives. : IMET
69
G. & S. character. : KOKO
70
Little fish. : SMELT
71
Men of account: Abbr. : CPAS
Down
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Sharif. : OMAR
2
Marquis. : SADE
3
Analyze. : SCAN
4
Former Persian Shah. : AHMED
5
Parseghian. : ARA
6
Ancient relative of LSD. : NEPENTHE
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Elec. units. : AMPS
8
Peak in Jordan. : GILEAD
9
After printemps. : ETE
10
___ Flow. : SCAPA
11
String stunt. : CATSCRADLE
12
Anent. : ASTO
13
Two oxen or nine men. : TEAM
18
Pundit. : SWAMI
22
Pound. : EZRA
24
Noisy birds. : MAGPIES
26
Word for some aircarriers. : NONSKED
27
Scene of action. : STAGE
28
Confessed. : OWNED
29
Hairline. : WIDOWSPEAK
31
Heart chambers. : ATRIA
33
"Not worth ___ of beans." : AHILL
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Companion of hotsy. : TOTSY
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Household god. : LAR
38
Neckline. : VEE
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Subjective. : INTERNAL
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Sugar: Prefix. : GLYC
46
Lasts. : WEARS
49
New York. : GOTHAM
52
___ ground missile. : AIRTO
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Take off. : MIMIC
55
Aleutian island. : ADAK
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Sound: Prefix. : SONO
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Life of ___. : EASE
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Silent-film role. : VAMP
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Space. : AREA
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Voided tennis shots. : LETS
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Science degrees: Abbr. : SMS
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Do-it-yourself gear. : KIT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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