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New York Times, Friday, March 31, 1967

Author: George Laczko
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,439
Across Down
1. Swells, British style. : TOFFS
6. Ball team. : PHILS
11. Decorator's fabric. : FAILLE
12. Slacken. : EASEOFF
15. Make fit for cultivation. : RECLAIM
16. Covered with more fluff. : LINTIER
17. Boat. : ARK
18. Piece of furniture. : TEACART
20. Prefix with politics or physics. : GEO
21. Invalid. : NULL
23. Catches. : SNAGS
24. Connectives. : ANDS
25. Pellucid. : CLEAR
27. Old commerical allowance. : TRET
28. Units of verse. : FEET
29. Skipper butterfly. : HESPERID
31. Birds of the gull family: Var. : YAGERS
33. Secular. : LAIC
34. Hokum. : BLAH
35. Certain marine colonies. : CORALS
38. Suitable for stacking, as goods. : TIERABLE
42. Island off Donegal county. : ARAN
43. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
45. Join up. : ENROL
46. Make fast. : BIND
47. One side of a coin. : TAILS
49. One of a convivial trio. : SONG
50. Ship's diary. : LOG
51. Kind of store. : TOYSHOP
53. Home of an odalisk. : ODA
54. Lift up. : ELEVATE
56. Where Guayaquil is. : ECUADOR
58. Angels. : SERAPHS
59. Members of the S.A.C. : AIRMEN
60. Weather word. : SLEET
61. Sorrow: Poet. : DOLOR
1. Football players. : TACKLES
2. Motorist's need. : OIL
3. Living quarters. : FLAT
4. Emulates Superman. : FLIES
5. Of words and their meanings. : SEMANTIC
6. Furry coat. : PELAGE
7. Coiffure. : HAIRSTYLE
8. One meaning of "ain't." : ISNT
9. Tennis term. : LET
10. Well-groomed. : SOIGNEE
11. Symbol of old-school discipline. : FERULE
13. Sewing machine part. : FEEDER
14. Decorates a cake. : FROSTS
15. Ponderosa, for one. : RANCH
19. King or queen. : CARD
22. Reindeer-raising region. : LAPLAND
24. Shawls. : AFGHANS
26. In the flesh. : REAL
30. ___ occasion (meet an emergency). : RISETOTHE
32. River into the Rhine. : AARE
34. Business form. : BILLHEAD
35. Supports for suspension bridges. : CABLES
36. Starling's cousin. : ORIOLE
37. Guardians of the forest. : RANGERS
38. Siamese. : TAIS
39. Heated shelter for raising chicks. : BROODER
40. American writer. : LONDON
41. English composer. : ELGAR
44. Most merry. : GAYEST
48. One of the "ologies." : SOCIO
51. Binding. : TAPE
52. Knitting term. : PURL
55. Lace, for short. : VAL
57. I love: Lat. : AMO

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

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