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New York Times, Tuesday, January 31, 1967

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,380
Across
1. Libya's neighbor. : CHAD
5. Rascal. : SCAMP
10. Went away: Slang. : BLEW
14. Man's name. : LEVI
15. Tooth. : MOLAR
16. Proportion. : RATE
17. Bay ___. : AREA
18. Publish. : ISSUE
19. Of grandparents. : AVAL
20. Usual. : NORMAL
22. Bridge maneuver. : OVERCALL
24. Poetry. : ODES
26. Give out. : EMIT
27. Relative. : GRANDSON
31. Not go for. : PASSUP
35. Oodles. : LOADS
36. Teasers. : PESTS
38. Cuckoo. : ANI
39. Not theirs. : OURS
40. Guinea hens. : FOWLS
41. Piece of jewelry. : CLIP
42. Kyushu peak. : ASO
43. Songbird. : VIREO
44. Dull finish. : MATTE
45. Bowler's target. : TENPIN
47. Turned around. : REVERSED
49. Shorten sail. : REEF
51. Carnelian. : SARD
52. Passages to and from. : ACCESSES
56. Law expert. : LEGIST
60. One of the Ericssons. : LEIF
61. Night sound. : SNORE
63. Jewish month. : ADAR
64. Not for. : ANTI
65. Acclaim. : ECLAT
66. Arizona city. : MESA
67. River of myth. : STYX
68. Drips. : SEEPS
69. Pleasant. : EASY
Down
1. MacGregor, for instance. : CLAN
2. Man of the hour. : HERO
3. Assert. : AVER
4. Suit. : DIAMONDS
5. Old-time pop ballad. : SMILES
6. Kind of lettuce. : COS
7. Moreover. : ALSO
8. Lilac. : MAUVE
9. Arrogates. : PREEMPTS
10. Parts of plants. : BRACTS
11. Kilauea product. : LAVA
12. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
13. Partner of good. : WELL
21. Tots (up). : ADDS
23. Inlets. : RIAS
25. Deep sleep. : SOPOR
27. Crow (over). : GLOAT
28. Stir. : ROUSE
29. Baseball name. : AARON
30. Later. : NEWER
32. Saves (with "away"). : SALTS
33. Get together. : UNITE
34. Spoke (up). : PIPED
37. Wild plums. : SLOES
40. Bridge maneuvers. : FINESSES
41. Bridge. : CARDGAME
43. Competes. : VIES
44. Lake: Poet. : MERE
46. Part of a word. : PREFIX
48. Attendants. : VALETS
50. Barrier. : FENCE
52. Oh, dear! : ALAS
53. Copper. : CENT
54. Home town. : CITY
55. Fish. : SOLE
57. Notion. : IDEA
58. Back talk. : SASS
59. Old-time dog's name. : TRAY
62. Medium's signal. : RAP

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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