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New York Times, Monday, September 8, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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1. Young oyster. : SPAT
5. Blue ___. : LAWS
9. Prussian family. : HESSE
14. Famous beach. : COPA
15. Famous nom de plume. : ELIA
16. Walking ___. : ONAIR
17. Shaky container. : APPLECART
19. Simian. : ORANG
20. Soften. : RELENT
21. Some billboards. : EYESORES
23. Asian river. : INDUS
25. Scold. : RAIL
26. Organisms. : BACTERIA
29. Of a tissue. : TELAR
32. Suffix with pay. : OLA
33. Dingles. : DELLS
35. Push back. : REPEL
37. Fish. : LING
39. Mechanical part. : ROTOR
41. Peace symbol. : DOVE
42. Functioned. : ACTED
44. Soupy. : SALES
46. Former object of worship. : SUN
47. Chemical compound. : ESTER
49. Went back. : REVERTED
51. Chalices. : AMAS
53. Check. : DETER
54. Unseemly. : IMPROPER
58. Erase. : RUBOFF
61. ___ badge. : MERIT
62. One of the media. : NEWSPAPER
64. Literary form. : PROSE
65. American Indian. : OTOE
66. Quaker pronoun. : THEE
67. Cinched, with "up." : SEWED
68. Grass. : REED
69. Slippery. : EELY
1. Precipice. : SCAR
2. Paul or Leo. : POPE
3. Job seekers. : APPLICANTS
4. Flair. : TALENT
5. Platform personality. : LECTURER
6. State: Abbr. : ALA
7. Footing for a circus act. : WIRE
8. Silenus. : SATYR
9. Poet Riley, for one. : HOOSIER
10. Signed up. : ENROLLED
11. European region. : SAAR
12. Math term. : SINE
13. Work units. : ERGS
18. Over. : ENDED
22. Erode. : EAT
24. Storage places. : SILOS
26. Weapon of the pampas. : BOLA
27. Old Vincennes girl. : ALICE
28. Church area. : ALTAR
30. Rhetorical device. : APOSTROPHE
31. Broadway show. : REVUE
34. Repaired shoes. : SOLED
36. Impart. : LEND
38. ___ out of. : GETARISE
40. Went into a gear. : REVERSED
43. Lowered. : DEMOTED
45. Arrangement. : SETUP
48. Criticize: Informal. : RAP
50. Discount. : REBATE
52. Title. : SENOR
54. Mischievous ones. : IMPS
55. French parent. : MERE
56. Stem. : PROW
57. Network. : RETE
59. Grope. : FEEL
60. Norse god. : FREY
63. Trouble. : WOE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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