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New York Times, Monday, October 23, 1967

Author: Thomas W. Schier
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Thomas W. Schier has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,645
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1. Exclamations. : OHOS
5. Game appurtenance. : GLOVE
10. Slip ___ (make an error). : ACOG
14. Cleave. : RIVE
15. Freebooter. : ROVER
16. Type of star. : NOVA
17. Well-known Charlie. : CHAN
18. Exhausted. : OVERDRIVEN
20. Retain, as a nightclub act. : HOLDOVER
22. Passionate. : ARDENT
23. Exaggerate. : OVERDO
25. Sequence: Abbr. : SER
26. Push along. : SHOVE
29. Scene of popular sport. : SURF
31. 64 Down, for one. : ASSN
34. Secret. : COVERT
36. Norse name. : ERIC
38. Ear: Prefix. : OTO
39. Extend upon. : OVERLAP
41. Everywhere. : ALLOVER
43. For every. : PER
44. Votes for. : YEAS
46. Men in the van. : MOVERS
47. Roguish. : ARCH
49. Suffix with duck or dump. : LING
51. Famous French writer. : VERNE
52. Completed: Poet. : OER
54. Lodger. : ROOMER
56. Fish dish. : CAVIAR
59. Business expense. : OVERHEAD
63. Excelled and surpassed. : OVERTOPPED
65. Completed. : OVER
66. Evening, in Roma. : SERA
67. Cubic meter. : STERE
68. Dodecanese island. : LERO
69. Sibilant sound. : TSST
70. Strands of wool. : YARNS
71. Kind of coffee. : DRIP
1. Mus. troupe. : ORCH
2. Sound of surprise. : HIHO
3. Elliptical. : OVAL
4. Dispatch across the sea. : SENDOVER
5. Cluster of trees. : GROVE
6. Amorists. : LOVERS
7. Delayed. : OVERDUE
8. Poetic composition: Abbr. : VER
9. Earth goddess. : ERDA
10. Have ___ (surmise). : ANIDEA
11. Carpets. : COVERSOVER
12. Baker. : OVEN
13. Hero of Thomas Wolfe novels. : GANT
19. Means of transportation: Abbr. : RRS
21. Too much. : OVERLY
24. Occasional: Scot. : ORRA
26. Bee's pollen brush: Zool. : SCOPA
27. Wait close by. : HOVER
28. Protects completely. : OVERCOVERS
30. Patina. : FILM
32. Inexorable. : STERN
33. Scandinavian. : NORSE
35. Chinese coin. : TAEL
37. Forage plant. : CLOVER
40. Poker holding. : PAIR
42. Value too highly, old style. : OVERHOLD
45. Busybody. : SNOOPER
48. ___ law (legatee): Scot. : HEIRAT
50. Administer laws. : GOVERN
53. House pest. : RAT
55. Ancient Asians. : MEDES
56. Charge. : COST
57. Prayers. : AVES
58. Blushing. : ROSY
60. By any chance. : EVER
61. Flying prefix. : AERI
62. Gutta. : DROP
64. School group. : PTA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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