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New York Times, Monday, January 23, 1967

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,372
Across
1. Intent. : RAPT
5. Weapon of the pampas. : BOLA
9. Wilderness. : WASTE
14. Placid. : EVEN
15. At a distance. : AFAR
16. Writer Lafcadio. : HEARN
17. Shiner. : BOOTBLACK
19. Retired. : INBED
20. German article. : EIN
21. Friend. : ALLY
22. Fur-bearing animals. : STOATS
23. Flint glass. : CRYSTAL
25. Mingle. : BLEND
26. High degree. : PHD
27. Game. : POOL
28. Choler. : IRE
31. Star in Cetus. : MIRA
34. Flashes. : SCINTILLAS
37. Harsh. : ACERB
39. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
40. Greek dialect. : EOLIC
41. Dull. : LACKLUSTRE
44. Untrue report. : TALE
45. Banking abbreviation. : INT
46. Prayers. : AVES
47. Language: Abbr. : LAT
49. Well-known award. : OSCAR
51. Side by side. : ABREAST
55. Bowling term. : STRIKE
57. Scary word. : SHOO
58. Compete (with). : VIE
59. Call ___. : AHALT
60. Housekeeper for seven. : SNOWWHITE
62. Palace in Florence. : PITTI
63. Shaft. : POLE
64. Oriental heroine. : OLAN
65. Keep ___ on. : ANEYE
66. Filled with dread. : AWED
67. Cautious. : WARY
Down
1. Early violin. : REBEC
2. To have: Fr. : AVOIR
3. Showy perennial. : PEONY
4. Destructive force. : TNT
5. Poetry. : BALLADS
6. ___ things! : OFALL
7. Like a cobweb. : LACY
8. Type of boat. : ARK
9. Fib. : WHITELIE
10. Where John the Baptist baptized. : AENON
11. Mexican plant. : SABADILLA
12. Waste allowance. : TRET
13. Gridiron men. : ENDS
18. Tub. : BATH
22. Pigeonhole. : SLOT
24. Flash of light. : SPARK
25. Mistake: Slang. : BONER
27. Relatives of splits. : PINTS
29. Kind of fence. : RAIL
30. Verb suffix. : ESCE
31. African country. : MALI
32. "Yes, ___." : ICAN
33. Office of a clergyman. : RECTORATE
35. Worker in book binding. : CASER
36. Girl's name. : LOTTE
38. Order of dress. : BLACKTIE
42. Grapes: Lat. : UVAE
43. Nudged. : ELBOWED
48. In a line. : AROW
50. Filled with sediment. : SILTY
51. Burn ___ in one's pocket. : AHOLE
52. City in Spain. : AVILA
53. Hindu guitar. : SITAR
54. Small: Colloq. : TEENY
55. Grape juice, in pharmacy. : SAPA
56. Flimsy. : THIN
57. English novelist and scientist. : SNOW
60. Belgian town. : SPA
61. Way of doing. : HOW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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