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New York Times, Friday, March 24, 1967

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,432
Across
1. Quipsters. : WITS
5. Roman goddess. : DIANA
10. Chief cook, bottlewasher, etc. : MAMA
14. Biblical giant. : ANAK
15. Hidden. : UNDERCOVER
17. Black. : INKY
18. Disease. : RHEUMATISM
19. Digit. : TOE
20. Harlow. : JEAN
21. TV program. : TODAY
22. Dairy feature. : CHURN
24. But: Ger. : ABER
26. Talent. : FLAIR
28. Pastime. : DIVERSION
33. Go over again. : REREAD
35. Egg drinks. : NOGS
36. FDR agency. : NRA
37. Terminated. : OVER
38. Port of Guam. : AGANA
40. Ruler. : TSAR
41. ___-Gothic. : NEO
42. Whiteness. : SNOW
43. Put ___ two together. : TWOAND
45. Turned aside. : DEFLECTED
48. Crosspieces. : RUNGS
49. Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
50. Prize. : AWARD
52. English author. : MILNE
55. One of an active trio. : SKIP
56. Make a choice. : OPT
59. Aeronautics device for pilot training. : ORIENTATOR
62. Pacific sea. : SULU
63. German region. : PALATINATE
64. Harrow's rival. : ETON
65. Fasten. : SEAL
66. French painter. : DEGAS
67. "___ were marching . . . " : ASWE
Down
1. Be at hand. : WAIT
2. ___ time. : INNO
3. Tend to. : TAKECAREOF
4. Firmament. : SKY
5. Great name in art. : DURER
6. Under control. : INHAND
7. Arabian gulf. : ADEN
8. Modern: Ger. : NEU
9. Branch. : ARM
10. Cars. : MOTORS
11. Greedy. : AVID
12. Zane Grey locale. : MESA
13. Part of U.S.A. : ARMY
16. Provides food. : CATERS
20. Swiss-French mountain range. : JURA
23. Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
24. Bath's river. : AVON
25. Much-repeated Biblical word. : BEGAT
26. Leaflike part. : FROND
27. Social affair. : LEVEE
29. Stand ___ of. : INAWE
30. All the details. : INSANDOUTS
31. Anthropoid. : ORANG
32. Salves. : NARDS
34. Social affair. : DANCE
39. ___ town. : GOTO
40. Long trip. : TOUR
42. Sitting, as a statue. : SEDENT
44. Cloak. : WRAP
46. Hereditary. : LINEAL
47. Sioux. : DAKOTA
51. Messages. : WIRES
52. Does cleaning work. : MOPS
53. Dies ___. : IRAE
54. Girl's name. : LILA
55. Kind of party. : STAG
57. Work on the farm. : PLOW
58. Melody. : TUNE
60. Thrice a day: Lat. abbr. : TID
61. Chemical suffix. : ANE
62. The Red or the Black. : SEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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