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New York Times, Wednesday, May 24, 1967

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,493
Across
1. Not fancy. : FACT
5. Inspires fear. : AWES
9. "With ___ in My Heart." : ASONG
14. Virgil's "love." : AMOR
15. One of the fields. : LEFT
16. Spanish city (with "La"). : LINEA
17. Mailbox attachment. : NAMEPLATE
19. Regale. : TREAT
20. Outdoor. : OPENAIR
21. Break (a law, rule, etc.). : VIOLATE
23. Ointments. : NARDS
24. The "Sage of Concord." : EMERSON
26. Compass point. : ESE
28. Hungarian girl's name. : ANA
29. Golden calf. : IDOL
32. Ones remaining in office: Colloq. : HOLDOVERS
36. River through Idaho. : SNAKE
37. Initials of 1945. : UNO
38. Disagree. : FALLOUT
40. Shade tree. : LIN
41. Flout. : SCOFF
43. Compass cases on shipboard. : BINNACLES
45. Olive-brown parrot. : KAKA
46. Term of endearment. : HON
47. Cabinet Department: Abbr. : AGR
48. Talented. : ENDOWED
51. Major scale. : GAMUT
55. French explorer. : CARTIER
57. Windflower. : ANEMONE
59. Grandson of Mohammed. : HASAN
60. Farthest from the center. : OUTERMOST
62. Came up. : AROSE
63. "And so much bad in the best ___ . . . " : OFUS
64. Robt. ___. : ELEE
65. Patron saint of France. : DENYS
66. May 14th heroines. : MOMS
67. Rodents. : RATS
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1. Maniple. : FANON
2. Territory of NE Brazil. : AMAPA
3. Man on the way up. : COMER
4. Turned (toward). : TRENDED
5. "___ Need is You." : ALLI
6. "Lafayette, ___ here!" : WEARE
7. Triton. : EFT
8. Memorable name in U.N. : STEVENSON
9. Certain singing voices. : ALTOS
10. Cut of meat. : SIRLOIN
11. Everybody. : ONEANDALL
12. Wonderful: Slang. : NEAT
13. Portal. : GATE
18. Come to an end. : PASSOFF
22. A Gershwin. : IRA
25. Nautical cord. : MARLINE
27. Little ___. : EVA
30. Steinbeck character. : OKIE
31. Camera part. : LENS
32. Seed covering. : HUSK
33. Small weight, in Lisbon. : ONCA
34. Spectators. : LOOKERSON
35. Free scope. : ELBOWROOM
36. Overwhelm. : STAGGER
39. Girl's name. : UNA
42. Illusory image. : FANTASY
44. Student at exam time. : CRAMMER
46. Tillage implement. : HOE
49. Eats. : DINES
50. See 1 Across. : DATUM
52. Money: Slang. : MOOLA
53. Not decided. : UNSET
54. Heads: Fr. : TETES
55. Lake in Africa. : CHAD
56. Swiss river. : AARE
58. Suffix with loud or soft. : NESS
61. Sight in the sky. : UFO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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