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New York Times, Friday, December 29, 1967

Author:
Dorothea Bauer
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Secure. : SAFE
5. Part of Florida. : KEYS
9. Concerning. : ASFOR
14. Get well. : HEAL
15. Robert ___. : ELEE
16. Bellini opera. : NORMA
17. Nearly identical. : ASLIKEASTWOPEAS
20. Fleur de ___. : LIS
21. Girl's name. : ANN
22. Cling (to). : ADHERE
23. Traveled laboriously. : TREKKED
25. Three: Ger. : DREI
26. Apprehension. : FEAR
27. Goal. : AIM
28. Slightly open. : AJAR
32. Note, in music. : SHARP
34. Recipe direction. : SCALD
36. Wagner role. : EVA
37. Modern fabric. : DACRONPOLYESTER
40. Noun suffix. : ADE
41. Parts of gunlocks. : SEARS
42. Billiard stroke. : MASSE
43. Meringue confection. : KISS
45. Fish-eating bird. : ERN
46. Become gentle. : MELT
47. Schools of whales. : PODS
49. VIP at a party. : CATERER
52. Like stars. : ASTRAL
55. Stout's cousin. : ALE
56. Jacob's grandson. : ERI
57. Makes a deal. : STRIKESABARGAIN
61. Incensed. : IRATE
62. Family member. : BABY
63. Singing brothers. : AMES
64. Tree. : ASPEN
65. Partner of means. : WAYS
66. Latin "to be." : ESSE
Down
1. Word in the Commandments. : SHALT
2. The Norse gods. : AESIR
3. Halloween sights. : FALSEFACES
4. New Havenite. : ELI
5. Finer honed. : KEENER
6. African antelope. : ELAND
7. One answer. : YES
8. Hairdo. : SET
9. Positive electrode. : ANODE
10. First name in films. : SOPHIA
11. Unfettered. : FREE
12. Actor Sharif. : OMAR
13. Tear down: Var. : RASE
18. New Zealand parrots. : KAKAPOS
19. Cordially. : WARMLY
24. Author of "Mary, Mary." : KERR
25. Tunes in a program. : DIALS
27. Kind of squash. : ACORN
29. Weather map features. : JETSTREAMS
30. Fifth and others: Abbr. : AVES
31. Uncommon. : RARE
32. State: Abbr. : SDAK
33. "___ but known!" : HADI
34. Sight from the quay. : SPARS
35. Goddess of agriculture. : DEMETER
38. Pine leaf. : NEEDLE
39. Store event. : SALE
44. Elf. : SPRITE
46. People of Kuala Lumpur. : MALAYS
48. Of certain wood. : OAKEN
49. Driver of a kind. : CABBY
50. Indians. : ERIES
51. Wash out. : RINSE
52. Global area. : ASIA
53. Ships: Abbr. : STRS
54. Golf hazard. : TRAP
58. Helmsman's direction. : SBW
59. Narrow shoe size. : AAA
60. Go: Scot. : GAE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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