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New York Times, Thursday, March 30, 1967

Author:
William Landis
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,438
Across
1. Restraint. : CURB
5. Silver: Sp. : PLATA
10. Toll road. : PIKE
14. Great Barrier Island, N. Z. : OTEA
15. Sew rapidly. : RUNUP
16. Have ___ (have pull). : ANIN
17. Cookbook entry. : RUSSIANDRESSING
20. To's companion. : FRO
21. Participate. : SITIN
22. Absolute. : UTTER
23. Divest of ornament. : UNDRESS
25. ___ qua non. : SINE
27. Cinnabar. : ORE
28. Keeps away. : HOLDSOFF
32. College man, for short. : GRAD
35. Concealment. : COVER
36. Scot's negative. : NAE
37. Passenger. : RIDER
39. Harriman. : AVE
40. Plant of the lily family. : YUCCA
42. Flying saucer? : UFO
43. To love: Fr. : AIMER
45. Forecaster. : SEER
46. Usually lucky one. : BEGINNER
48. Home: Abbr. : RES
50. Therefore: Fr. : DONC
51. Sea birds. : PETRELS
55. Storage place. : SHELF
58. "You may ___ horse to water . . . " : LEADA
60. Balderdash. : ROT
61. Decamp. : TAKEFRENCHLEAVE
64. Stettin's river. : ODER
65. ___ do with. : HADTO
66. On the briny. : ASEA
67. Stuffs. : WADS
68. Commencement. : ONSET
69. Duration. : TERM
Down
1. Ionian island. : CORFU
2. Traffic hazard. : UTURN
3. Repair the lawn. : RESOD
4. Degrees. : BAS
5. Commend. : PRAISE
6. Broadway VIP's. : LUNTS
7. "The King ___." : ANDI
8. Relinquishes. : TURNSOVER
9. "Is man an ___ or an angel?" : APE
10. Culinary mixtures. : PASTES
11. Letter: Abbr. : INIT
12. The lowing herd. : KINE
13. MIT graduate. : ENGR
18. Elbe tributary. : ISER
19. Miscellaneous. : SUNDRY
24. Cycled. : RODE
26. ___ de France. : ILE
28. Remain suspended. : HOVER
29. Ever. : ONCE
30. Front on. : FACE
31. Trepidation. : FEAR
32. Larva. : GRUB
33. Widespread. : RIFE
34. ___'s life. : ADOG
35. Confessed: Slang. : CAMECLEAN
38. Printed. : RANOFF
41. Initials in the headlines. : USSR
44. Tabard, for one. : INN
47. Shiftless ones. : IDLERS
48. Aglow. : REDHOT
49. And others, for short. : ETAL
51. Agreement: Fr. : PACTE
52. Remove completely. : ERASE
53. Term of endearment. : LOVER
54. Source of power. : STEAM
55. Put away. : STOW
56. ___ heart (cared). : HADA
57. Supplemented (with "out"). : EKED
59. Destinations. : ENDS
62. Greek letter. : RHO
63. Break bread. : EAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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