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New York Times, Friday, March 17, 1967

Author: Joseph LaFauci
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,425
Across Down
1. Tell about. : DESCRIBE
9. Transport. : HAUL
13. Keeping within limits. : CONTAINING
15. Caen's river. : ORNE
16. Approval. : ACCEPTANCE
17. Beyond. : PAST
18. Steps for scaling a fence. : STILE
19. Cupola. : DOME
21. Furrow. : RUT
22. Nucleus. : CORE
23. Donnybrook. : FAIR
25. Trap. : SNARE
27. Circle segment. : ARC
28. River into the Rhone. : SAONE
29. Provide feast food. : CATER
30. Informing against: Scot. : DELATING
32. Rotating piece. : CAM
33. Mineral containing aluminum. : EDENITE
34. Designating the "in" thing. : POPULAR
38. Hibernian exclamation. : OCH
39. Power; effectiveness. : LEVERAGE
40. Container. : FLASK
43. Established. : BASED
44. Surrounded by. : MID
45. Wild party. : REVEL
46. Chinese port. : AMOY
47. Wee bit. : MITE
48. Santa ___. : ANA
49. Mademoiselle. : ELLE
51. Philippine island. : PANAY
52. Clever strategem. : COUP
54. Repeat an initial sound. : ALLITERATE
57. Pisa's river. : ARNO
58. Fertilized, botanically speaking. : POLLINATED
59. Beauty salon items. : SETS
60. Skilled. : TALENTED
1. Applied remedies to. : DOCTORED
2. Surround. : ENCIRCLE
3. Commemorative pillar. : STELE
4. Garment. : CAPE
5. Slower: Mus. abbr. : RIT
6. ___ word. : INA
7. Obligatory. : BINDING
8. Claque's demand. : ENCORE
9. Short air trip. : HOP
10. Biblical mountain. : ARARAT
11. Lacking confidence. : UNSURE
12. Missive. : LETTER
13. Waterfall. : CASCADE
14. Emerald. : GEM
20. Avoided. : ESCAPED
23. Confidence. : FAITH
24. Tops. : AONE
26. Belgian city. : NAMUR
28. Contend stubbornly. : STICKLE
31. ___ for news. : ANOSE
32. Small flock. : COVEY
34. Coin. : PESO
35. Compress into thin plates. : LAMINATE
36. Worked at rabble-rousing. : AGITATED
37. Showing signs of sorrow. : REDEYED
39. Thin scale. : LAMELLA
40. Brawl. : FRACAS
41. Poe poem. : LENORE
42. Get going!, old style. : AVAUNT
43. Vote. : BALLOT
47. Broadway role. : MARAT
50. Drink (up). : LAP
51. Famous Quaker. : PENN
53. Not neg. : POS
55. Badly. : ILL
56. Four-in-hand. : TIE

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

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