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THE GOLDEN TOUCH

New York Times, Sunday, February 12, 1967

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 563 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,392
Across Down
1. Year in Abélard's day. : MCIV
5. Cowhand. : ROPER
10. Office instrument. : DATER
15. Asian gulf. : SIAM
19. Ear: Prefix. : AURI
20. Convex molding. : OVOLO
21. Cremona craftsman. : AMATI
22. African land. : TOGO
23. Cod-fishing region. : GRANDBANKS
25. Retirement. : WITHDRAWAL
27. British entertainment. : TELLY
28. Leguminous plant. : SENNA
30. Preclude. : DEBAR
31. Forms concepts. : IDEATES
34. ___ off. : HITIT
35. Cézanne. : PAUL
36. Settles. : LODGES
37. Clergyman. : CANON
38. Laureate of 1850. : TENNYSON
42. Look sullen. : LOWER
43. Redeeming quality. : SAVINGGRACE
45. Sooner than. : ERE
46. Duck genus. : ANAS
47. ___ regni. : ANNO
48. Leeds's river. : AIRE
49. Girl's name. : ALIX
50. Three times: Lat. : TER
51. In the main. : PRINCIPALLY
55. Barbusse novel, 1916. : LEFEU
56. Wilting. : DROOPY
58. Type of metal. : MONEL
59. Hazards. : PERILS
60. Big blows. : STORMS
61. Drawing room. : SALON
62. Guiding genius: Colloq. : BRAINS
63. Gay affair. : FIESTA
64. German philosopher. : HEGEL
65. Mars. : PLANET
66. Everything: Ger. : ALLES
67. Courtroom testimony. : DEPOSITIONS
69. Wood. : ELM
72. Currency units: Abbr. : DOLS
73. Document: Abbr. : CERT
74. Take heed (of), old style. : RECK
75. Spanish fabric. : CREA
76. Pronoun. : ONE
77. Curbed. : HELDINCHECK
81. TV interval. : BREAK
82. Laocoön's undoing. : SERPENTS
84. Inspirit. : ELATE
85. La ___, Wisc. : CROSSE
86. Utah resort. : ALTA
87. Stage name. : EVANS
88. Confuse. : FLUSTER
89. Punjab city. : SIMLA
91. African antelope. : ELAND
92. Man's name. : ALOIS
93. Mixed. : COMPOUNDED
95. Explain, in a way. : ACCOUNTFOR
100. Gallic friend. : AMIE
101. Queen: Sp. : REINA
102. Appointed. : NAMED
103. Conjectural: Colloq. : IFFY
104. Tchaikovsky's name. : PETR
105. Archfiend. : SATAN
106. Shift. : DRESS
107. Amphibians. : EFTS
1. Newsstand item. : MAG
2. Bad guy. : CUR
3. Wrath: Lat. : IRA
4. Wines. : VINTAGES
5. California oaks. : ROBLES
6. Some stadiums. : OVALS
7. Nag. : PONY
8. Shoe leather. : ELK
9. Italian composer. : ROSSINI
10. Break of day. : DAWNING
11. ___ of money. : AMINT
12. Cheerio! : TATA
13. Verb suffix of yore. : ETH
14. Disposal. : RIDDANCE
15. Unwaveringly. : STABLY
16. Indian. : IOWA
17. Seaweed substance. : AGAR
18. Particle: Abbr. : MOL
24. Inhibit. : DETER
26. Join the old grads. : REUNE
29. Town near London. : ETON
31. ___ ease. : ILLAT
32. Fictional outlaw. : DOONE
33. Noted physicist. : EDWARDTELLER
34. Devastation. : HAVOC
35. 1909 headliner. : PEARY
37. Shrewd. : CANNY
38. Vibrato. : TRILL
39. Egotism. : SELFINTEREST
40. Windows. : ORIELS
41. Link. : NEXUS
43. Bits. : SNIPS
44. Physician, circa 175. : GALEN
47. Bouquet. : AROMA
49. Sort of nest. : AERIE
51. Some cities. : PORTS
52. Insect stage. : IMAGO
53. Chopin and others. : POLES
54. Lizard. : ANOLI
55. Relies (on). : LEANS
57. Eglantines. : ROSES
59. Dido. : PRANK
60. Italian author. : SILONE
61. Numerical prefix. : SEPTI
62. Urban area. : BLOCK
63. Portuguese folk songs. : FADOS
64. Rounds up. : HERDS
65. A coin. : PIECE
67. River feature. : DELTA
68. Commercial allowances. : TRETS
70. Let a flat. : LEASE
71. God. : MAKER
73. Fabled creatures. : CENTAURS
75. Railroad item. : CROSSTIE
77. Opposite of 12 Down. : HELLO
78. Westerner. : NEVADAN
79. Unified group. : CLAN
80. ___ foot. : HANDAND
81. Shaggy animal. : BRUIN
83. Coddle. : PAMPER
85. Cumuli. : CLOUDS
87. Helen's cousin. : ELENA
88. Cracked ice. : FLOES
89. About. : SOME
90. Reproduction: Abbr. : IMIT
91. Work on copy. : EDIT
92. Summit. : ACME
93. Surpass. : CAP
94. Educ. group. : NEA
96. Hardtop. : CAR
97. Mus. abbr. : FFF
98. Frequently. : OFT
99. Transit lines: Abbr. : RYS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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