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New York Times, Monday, October 9, 1967

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
1. Diplomacy. : TACT
5. Near East ketch. : SAIC
9. Dukes. : PEERS
14. Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
15. Dipper constellation. : URSA
16. Bayou. : INLET
17. River bank: Lat. : RIPA
18. Duplicate. : CARBONCOPY
20. Remunerative discovery. : PAYDIRT
22. Nigerian city. : EDE
23. Boon companion. : PAL
24. Verse with hidden meaning. : RUNE
25. Dishonor: Colloq. : BLACKEYE
27. Glossy. : SLICK
29. Sea swell. : BILLOW
30. Colossal. : HUGE
31. Gear tooth. : COG
32. Under control. : INHAND
36. Suffix on verbs. : ETH
37. Type of cross. : MALTESE
39. ___ culpa. : MEA
40. Body from outer space. : METEOR
42. Petition. : ASK
43. Duck. : TEAL
44. Jacket facings. : LAPELS
46. Filmy clouds. : CIRRI
47. Pupil's need. : COPYBOOK
50. Stage name. : MUNI
51. Egg: Prefix. : OVO
52. Cyclades island. : IOS
53. Imitator. : COPYCAT
56. Part of a gas range. : PILOTLIGHT
59. Tall story. : TALE
60. Joint. : ANKLE
61. Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
62. Girl's name. : INGA
63. Big roles. : LEADS
64. Sailors' saint. : ELMO
65. Dutch river. : MAAS
Down
1. Hatch cover, for short. : TARP
2. The Orient. : ASIA
3. Important legal claim. : COPYRIGHT
4. Malign. : TRADUCE
5. Andean city. : SUCRE
6. Smell ___. : ARAT
7. Asian republic: Abbr. : ISR
8. American writer. : CABELL
9. Fruit of a tree. : PINECONE
10. Ref. book. : ENC
11. Decamp. : ELOPE
12. Compensate. : REPAY
13. Forte of 8 Down. : STYLE
19. Harem dweller. : ODALISK
21. Write, in a way. : INK
25. Bluster. : BIGTALK
26. Kilowatt-hour: Abbr. : KWH
27. Ark passenger. : SHEM
28. Sitar's cousin. : LUTE
29. Where 5 Down is: Abbr. : BOL
31. Suburbanites' group. : CARPOOL
33. U.S.A. artifacts. : AMERICANA
34. At hand. : NEAR
35. Salvador. : DALI
37. Biblical people. : MOABITES
38. Feminine suffix. : ESS
41. English isle. : ELY
43. Dickens character. : TINYTIM
45. Rose-colored dyestuff. : EOSINE
46. Trophy. : CUP
47. Hard resin. : COPAL
48. Sheeplike. : OVINE
49. Dance. : POLKA
50. Slogan. : MOTTO
53. Confidant. : CHUM
54. Sea moss. : ALGA
55. Parties. : TEAS
57. Experienced. : OLD
58. Dame. : GAL

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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