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New York Times, Wednesday, March 29, 1967

Author: Joseph LaFauci
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,437
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1. State of affairs, often pretty. : PASS
5. Part of a tire. : SIDEWALL
13. Formerly. : ONCE
14. Exercise of mastery. : DOMINATION
16. Pre-eminent. : STAR
17. Indiscretion. : IMPRUDENCE
18. "Tea For Two," for one. : SONG
19. Certain fishermen. : EELERS
20. Egyptian weight. : KAT
21. Subordinate. : UNDER
23. Tree trunk. : BOLE
24. Famous Carrie. : CATT
25. Aida's "O Patria ___." : MIA
26. University near Atlanta, Ga. : EMORY
28. A must with lox. : BAGEL
29. Term in cuisine. : ALAMODE
31. Move back. : RECEDE
32. Large number. : MANY
33. Poetic verb form. : DOTH
34. Burst of speed. : SPRINT
37. Make amends to. : REDRESS
40. Vogue. : TREND
41. Name plate over a shop front. : FACIA
42. ___ loss. : ATA
44. Sent back: Abbr. : RETD
45. Nothing: Sp. : NADA
46. Chinese official's residence. : YAMEN
48. Give ___ try. : ITA
49. Ventilating. : AIRING
51. City: Colloq. : BURG
52. Essential things. : DESIDERATA
54. Seed covering. : ARIL
55. Released. : EXTRICATED
56. Going-going-gone affair. : SALE
57. Vacillated. : TEETERED
58. Hastened. : HIED
1. Play ___. : POSSUM
2. Cather character. : ANTONIA
3. Front page news. : SCANDAL
4. Twilled fabric. : SERGE
5. VIP. : SOMEBODY
6. Beseech. : IMPLORE
7. Ominously. : DIRELY
8. Habituate: Var. : ENURE
9. Mucho money. : WADS
10. Consumed. : ATE
11. Bond. : LINKAGE
12. Stationed. : LOCATED
14. German article. : DIE
15. Irritate. : NETTLE
22. Order back. : REMAND
24. Secure storage place. : CACHE
27. Where Helena is: Abbr. : MONT
28. Reveal unintentionally. : BETRAY
30. Have half ___ to. : AMIND
31. Italian name for Greek island. : RODI
33. Poured (wine) into a new bottle. : DECANTED
34. Advance. : STRIDE
35. Alleged motive. : PRETEXT
36. Experience anew. : RETASTE
37. Shine. : RADIATE
38. Japanese military caste. : SAMURAI
39. Unfruitful. : STERILE
41. Memorable opera star. : FARRAR
43. Used artful means. : ANGLED
45. Family member. : NIECE
47. Dismay. : ABASH
49. Mine entrance. : ADIT
50. Son of Jacob. : GAD
53. Wrath. : IRE

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

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