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New York Times, Friday, May 12, 1967

Author: Diana Sessions
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,481
Across Down
1. Whirring sound. : BIRR
5. Notched bar on a machine. : RATCH
10. ___ lift. : SKI
13. Ancient concert halls. : ODEA
14. School: Fr. : ECOLE
15. Whirl. : SPIN
16. Discussion. : TALK
17. English clerical wear. : SHOVELHATS
19. Vamoose! : CHEESEIT
21. Mark the way for. : LEADTO
22. Square dance. : HOEDOWN
23. Post. : STAKE
24. Adjective suffix. : OUS
25. Vexed. : HARROWED
28. Ludicrous: Slang. : AWFUL
31. Sculptor of Albert Memorial fame. : FOLEY
32. Siouan Indian. : OTO
33. TV's Huntley. : CHET
34. Chatter. : PRATE
35. Kingdom of Western Asia. : IRAN
36. Period of time. : EON
37. Radiance. : GLORY
38. Tarsus. : ANKLE
39. Maine city on Penobscot Bay. : ROCKLAND
41. Hospital workers, for short. : RNS
42. Legislate. : ENACT
43. Pecan sheller's tool. : NUTPICK
47. Dawn of day. : AURORA
49. Thin, gauzelike fabric. : GOSSAMER
50. Hothouse equipment. : FLOWERPOTS
52. Part of a pedestal. : DADO
53. Greensward. : LAWN
54. Recipient of a gift. : DONEE
55. First Governor of Alaska. : EGAN
56. Periods of time: Abbr. : YRS
57. Diversion. : SPORT
58. Dried up. : SERE
1. Unskillful piece of work. : BOTCH
2. Where the Clearwater Mountains are. : IDAHO
3. Historic signature. : RELEE
4. Scraped away. : RAKEDOUT
5. Mends again. : RESEWS
6. Region of Sumatra. : ACHIN
7. Sound a horn. : TOOT
8. Many centuries ago. : CLV
9. Part of a harrow. : HEELTREE
10. Preliminary drudgery. : SPADEWORK
11. Eartha of the stage. : KITT
12. ___ many words. : INSO
15. Military cap. : SHAKO
18. Suspicious: Slang. : LEARY
20. "I am the captain of my ___." : SOUL
23. Piquant. : SALTY
25. Accumulate. : HOARD
26. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
27. Performed. : DONE
28. Maple tree genus. : ACER
29. Owl's cry. : WHOO
30. Enclosed lands. : FENCEROWS
31. Feigned position: Colloq. : FRONT
34. Bills. : PLACARDS
35. Frankly: Slang. : INSPADES
37. Dazzling light. : GLARE
38. Termites. : ANTS
40. Recognized. : KNOWN
41. Winter apple. : RUSSET
43. Observer. : NOTER
44. Likeness. : IMAGE
45. Wood. : CEDAR
46. Norwegian coin. : KRONE
47. ___ in the ointment. : AFLY
48. Adjective suffix. : ULAR
49. ___ further (stop). : GONO
51. Kind of art. : POP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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