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New York Times, Tuesday, February 28, 1967

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,408
Across
1. Railroad abbreviation. : STA
4. Greek letter. : CHI
7. Home of the "Shrew." : PADUA
12. Middle East monarch. : HUSSEIN
14. Kind of salesman. : PEDDLER
16. Brightest star in Scorpio. : ANTARES
17. One without assets. : HAVENOT
18. Michelangelo masterpiece. : PIETA
19. Rousseau romance. : EMILE
21. ___ how! : AND
22. Light tan. : ECRU
23. The very last. : TAILEND
25. Basis of operations, from Archimedes' "where I may stand." : POUSTO
27. Henry VIII's family name. : TUDOR
31. Relative of dols. : CTS
34. Cavern: Poet. : GROT
35. Architectural feature. : CUPOLA
36. Town of German legend. : HAMELIN
38. Consider likely. : DARESAY
39. Missing links. : APEMEN
40. Disgruntled: Colloq. : SORE
41. Abstract being: Lat. : ENS
42. Phoebe bird. : PEWIT
43. Asian goat. : ANGORA
45. Diamond argument. : RHUBARB
47. Information. : DATA
51. Washington agcy. : AID
54. The end. : OMEGA
55. Author Runyon. : DAMON
56. Put under oath. : SWEARIN
58. Washington State football team. : COUGARS
60. Pompadour base. : HAIRPAD
61. Alliance of a kind. : ENTENTE
62. Well-groomed. : SLEEK
63. Surprised exclamation. : SAY
64. Patriotic group. : SAR
Down
1. Adapt or adjust. : SHAPE
2. Blouse. : TUNIC
3. Daisy's cousin. : ASTER
4. Wax: Lat. : CERA
5. Hurry. : HIE
6. At the proper time. : INSEASON
7. Portraitist of Washington. : PEALE
8. Soldier of fortune. : ADVENTURER
9. Presidential monogram. : DDE
10. Radial bone. : ULNA
11. Measureless time. : AEON
13. Became alert. : SATUP
14. Fictional detective Vance. : PHILO
15. Inactive: Abbr. : RTD
20. Type of glove. : MITT
23. Italian cathedral city. : TURIN
24. Cat's-paw. : DUPE
26. Founder of Georgia. : OGLETHORPE
28. Draught. : DOSE
29. Pearl Buck heroine. : OLAN
30. Devilfish. : RAYS
31. Man, sometimes old. : CHAP
32. Record. : TAPE
33. Sawbill. : SMEW
35. Mediterranean evergreen. : CAROB
37. Arabian title. : EMIR
38. Sporting event. : DOGRACES
40. Stump. : SNAG
43. Evening: Ger. : ABEND
44. Words of wisdom. : ADAGE
46. Eskimo craft. : UMIAK
48. "Ah, but ___ reach . . . " : AMANS
49. Cake: Sp. : TORTA
50. Genus of geese. : ANSER
51. Pale color. : ASH
52. "___ a King in Babylon . . . " : IWAS
53. Satan, Scottish style. : DEIL
55. Obedience. : DUTY
57. Common verb. : ARE
59. Three ___ match. : ONA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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