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New York Times, Saturday, December 16, 1967

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
David Steinberg notes:

Original solution grid had JANE/JUGER at 32-Across/32-Down; corrected this to LANE/LUGER.

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G
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B
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,699
Across
1
Shackles. : GYVES
6
T. Williams hero. : STAN
10
With the bow: Mus. : ARCO
14
Nantes's river. : LOIRE
15
Slope. : CANT
16
Feline sound. : MEOW
17
Business statement. : AUDIT
18
Alert: Slang. : ONTHEBALL
20
Rules for school attire. : DRESSCODE
22
Young one. : LAD
23
Inner: Prefix. : ESO
24
Gay gathering. : FETE
25
TV star. : LASSIE
28
Spare. : TIRE
30
Chief support. : MAINSTAY
32
Rural way. : LANE
33
Being: Lat. : ESSE
34
Alas! : AHME
35
Camper's item. : PUPTENT
37
Future socialites. : SUBDEBS
39
Type of arch. : OGEE
40
Inch or foot. : UNIT
42
Lemur: Var. : LORI
43
Jester, old style. : MERRYMAN
45
Graceful girl. : PERI
46
Housing unit. : PREFAB
47
Defect. : FLAW
49
Flooring of a kind. : OAK
52
Pussy's foot. : PAW
53
Great philosopher. : ARISTOTLE
55
National shrine. : ARLINGTON
58
Harangue. : ORATE
59
Exploit. : FEAT
60
Tedious. : LONG
61
"And if ___ we must." : WECAN
62
Senator from Indiana. : BAYH
63
Come ___ one's own. : INTO
64
French possessive. : NOTRE
Down
1
Clearing. : GLADE
2
Letter sign-off. : YOURS
3
TV technique. : VIDEOTAPEREPLAY
4
Sister of Ares. : ERIS
5
Liberates. : SETSFREE
6
Dart. : SCOOT
7
Trailers having pairs of axles. : TANDEMS
8
Prefix with cede or date. : ANTE
9
To the ___ degree. : NTH
10
Bunker, for one. : AMBASSADOR
11
Takes to task. : READSTHERIOTACT
12
High pass in a mountain range. : COL
13
Bird. : OWL
19
Verve. : ELAN
21
Letter. : CEE
25
Stead. : LIEU
26
Metrical feet: Lat. : IAMBI
27
Orbs. : EYES
29
Type of church group. : INTERFAITH
31
Helper: Abbr. : ASST
32
Make of gun. : LUGER
33
Heating device. : ETNA
35
Splendor. : POMP
36
Unfeeling. : NUMB
38
Went on the lam. : BLEWTOWN
41
Leading. : INFRONT
44
Gape. : YAWN
45
Dance step: Fr. : PAS
48
Jargon. : LINGO
50
Holy table. : ALTAR
51
N. H. city. : KEENE
53
Weighs ___ (is heavy). : ATON
54
Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
55
Type of airport: Abbr. : AFB
56
Govt. agency. : REA
57
The, in Italia. : GLI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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