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New York Times, Friday, November 3, 1967

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,656
Across
1. Decree. : FIAT
5. Diner's choice. : CAFES
10. Well-known stadium. : SHEA
14. Flat plinth. : ORLO
15. Role in "Swan Lake." : ODILE
16. Food: Colloq. : EATS
17. Aromatic oil. : BALM
18. Help. : MINISTERTO
20. Resolve. : SETTLEON
22. Shorten. : TAKEUP
23. Parka parts. : HOODS
24. Old S.A. money. : REIS
25. Musical direction. : ATEMPO
27. Really turn it on. : CUTLOOSE
31. Permit. : LET
32. Faint. : SWOON
34. Extra fine. : SUPER
35. Line of a kind. : AXIS
37. Of coins: Abbr. : NUMIS
39. Water bird. : TERN
40. White House name. : MAMIE
42. Suffix with photo or phylo. : GENIC
44. Sweetbread: Fr. : RIS
45. Type of stand. : ONENIGHT
47. Pour off, as wine. : DECANT
49. Insect. : GNAT
50. Psalmist's word. : SELAH
51. Mod travelers. : JETSET
54. Delay: Colloq. : STALLOFF
57. Payroll mover. : ARMOREDCAR
59. Beguile. : LURE
60. Prominent Alaskan. : EGAN
61. Clock part. : ALARM
62. Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
63. Protracted. : LONG
64. Vases: Fr. : URNES
65. Exploit. : FEAT
Down
1. Certain pockets. : FOBS
2. Dies ___. : IRAE
3. Invariably. : ALLTHETIME
4. Drum. : TOMTOM
5. Status loss. : COMEDOWN
6. Parting word. : ADIOS
7. Native of Helsinki. : FINN
8. Yale. : ELI
9. Term in poetics. : SESTET
10. Pursues. : SEEKSOUT
11. Jack rabbit. : HARE
12. Caesar's reproach. : ETTU
13. Very wet. : ASOP
19. Common alternative. : TAILS
21. Trims (off). : LOPS
24. Quarrel: Colloq. : RUNIN
25. Cottonwood. : ALAMO
26. Austin, for one. : TEXAN
27. One of Santa's reindeer. : COMET
28. Theater. : OPERAHOUSE
29. Canary's cousin. : SERIN
30. Herr's name. : ERNST
33. Cipher. : OUGHT
36. Monotonous. : SINGSONG
38. Pistols, swords, etc. : SIDEARMS
41. Unit: Ger. : EINER
43. Cubicle. : CELL
46. Cake, in French cookery. : GATEAU
48. "The ___ the Wild." : CALLOF
50. Look. : STARE
51. Slayer of Sisera. : JAEL
52. Hence. : ERGO
53. Washington operative. : TMAN
54. Look at closely. : SCAN
55. Norse goddess. : FRIA
56. Word with song or slug. : FEST
58. Businessman: Abbr. : DLR

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

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