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New York Times, Thursday, May 18, 1967

Author: Betty Leary
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,487
Across Down
1. Catching ailment. : FLU
4. City on the Rhine. : BASLE
9. Grief: Poet. : DOLOR
14. Japanese coin. : RIN
15. Popular poet. : RILEY
16. Shade of green. : OLIVE
17. Poorly cooked. : UNDERDONE
19. S-curves. : OGEES
20. The same: Lat. : IDEM
21. Possessive pronoun. : ITS
22. Begone! : AVAUNT
23. People of Phoenicia. : TYRIANS
25. Cinnabar. : ORE
26. Small eel: Dial. : SNIG
27. Catch up to. : OVERTAKE
32. Clan symbol. : TOTEM
34. Arabian trouble spot. : ADEN
35. O.T. book: Abbr. : OBAD
36. "___ For All Seasons." : AMAN
37. Coquette. : FLIRT
38. Overextended. : LONG
39. Seat or bench: Fr. : BANC
40. Maid. : LASS
41. Resort on Lake Geneva. : VEVEY
42. Play with too great restraint. : UNDERACT
44. Not well-done. : RARE
45. Boat. : ARK
46. Altar shelf. : RETABLE
49. Fencing position. : QUARTE
53. Hill, in South Africa. : KOP
54. Black: Fr. : NOIR
55. Overturn. : UPSET
56. Enter into or upon. : UNDERTAKE
58. Make reparation. : ATONE
59. Large net. : SEINE
60. Acknowledgment: Abbr. : REC
61. Philanthropist. : DONOR
62. Wagnerian role. : SENTA
63. Summer time: Abbr. : DST
1. Dates. : FRUIT
2. Famous nickname of 1927. : LINDY
3. Perceive clearly. : UNDERSTAND
4. Chilly sound. : BRR
5. Befriending. : AIDING
6. Where the money goes. : SLOTS
7. Monocle. : LENS
8. Look. : EYE
9. Redecorate. : DOOVER
10. Girl's name. : OLGA
11. In ___ of. : LIEU
12. Kitchen equipment. : OVEN
13. Be tranquil. : REST
18. Lofty place or thing. : EMINENCE
22. Negative verbal contraction. : ARENT
24. Goal. : AIM
25. Passes above: Poet. : OVERS
27. Type of poet. : ODIST
28. Forebearing. : TOLERANT
29. Honest. : ABOVEBOARD
30. "Citizen ___." : KANE
31. Irritable. : EDGY
32. Forbidden. : TABU
33. Part of Arabia. : OMAN
34. Alas and ___! : ALACK
37. Brief blaze. : FLARE
41. Large tank. : VAT
43. Cat or terrier. : RATTER
44. Feel remorse. : REPENT
46. French sculptor. : RODIN
47. Pleasures. : LIKES
48. Upright. : ERECT
49. Campus area, for short. : QUAD
50. Occupied with. : UPTO
51. "Unto us ___ is born." : ASON
52. Major at Little Big Horn, 1876. : RENO
53. Joint. : KNEE
56. Seagoing initials. : USS
57. Govt. agency. : REA

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

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