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New York Times, Sunday, May 7, 1967

Author:
Bert Beaman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 563 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,476
Across
1. Collars. : GRABS
6. Certain libations. : ALES
10. Bison's feature. : MANE
14. Look for carefully. : COMB
18. Sat again. : REMET
19. Western city. : SALEM
21. Make ___. : AHIT
22. 1922 role. : ABIE
23. Of birds. : AVINE
24. Oriental dish. : PILAU
25. See 86 Across. : KATHARINA
27. Rows. : MELEES
29. Family ___. : CIRCLE
31. Fumigating gear. : AERATOR
32. Kind of canine. : SLEDDOG
34. Division. : SCHISM
36. Prisoners. : LIFERS
37. Stern. : ISAAC
39. Discusses (with "over"). : HASHES
41. Talks: Abbr. : SERS
42. ___ Monceau. : PARC
45. Cocoon dweller. : PUPA
47. Treats. : DAINTIES
49. Honshu bay. : OSAKA
51. Burst of cheers. : SALVO
53. Varieties. : FORMS
54. Engine speed: Abbr. : RPM
57. Ticker tape initials. : ITT
58. Weights: Abbr. : LBS
60. ___ Fail. : LIA
61. Pawl, for one. : TRIP
62. Dumas ___. : PERE
63. Help. : SUCCOR
65. Solve, for one. : VERB
66. Of all: Scot. : AVA
67. College course: Abbr. : ECON
68. Source of long-playing musical. : THETAMINGOFTHESHREW
73. Roebuck. : DEER
74. Leather: Abbr. : MOR
75. Contemporary author. : URIS
76. Comparison. : SIMILE
78. In the last month: Abbr. : ULTO
79. Edge. : BRIM
81. Pro ___. : TEM
82. Dublin nickname. : DEV
83. Archdeacon's title: Abbr. : VEN
84. Bridge terms. : BYS
85. Dashing young man. : BLADE
86. Poor. : NEEDY
88. German statesman. : EBERT
90. Garrisoned post. : PRESIDIO
92. Slips on. : DONS
94. He: It. : ESSO
95. Upolu port. : APIA
97. Rare people. : SAINTS
99. Dividing walls: Biol. : SEPTA
101. Stop. : ARREST
103. U.S. novelist. : NATHAN
105. Fruit workers. : SORTERS
109. Actor's aim. : STARDOM
111. Fabrics. : TOILES
113. Arrive. : TURNUP
114. See 68 Across. : PETRUCHIO
116. Tom, Dick and Harry. : NAMES
118. Bird. : EIDER
119. The Egyptian. : CLEO
120. Coconut fiber. : COIR
121. Significant. : GREAT
122. Know the ___. : SCORE
123. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
124. Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
125. O'Neill role. : YANK
126. Compendious. : TERSE
Down
1. Weights. : GRAMS
2. Delight (in). : REVEL
3. "Walked on ___ or so . . . " : AMILE
4. See 20 Down. : BENEDICK
5. Palfreys. : STEEDS
6. Ophidian. : ASP
7. Secular. : LAIC
8. N.Y. island. : ELLIS
9. Inquiry. : SEARCH
10. Stopgap. : MAKESHIFT
11. Eureka! : AHA
12. Girl of song. : NITA
13. Waters. : ETHEL
14. Decanters. : CARAFES
15. ___ dictum. : OBITER
16. Children. : MINORS
17. Speculators of a sort. : BEARS
20. Expression from Cicero, 49 B.C. : MUCHADOABOUTNOTHING
26. Appears. : ARISES
28. Castile. : SOAP
30. Mona ___. : LISA
33. German mathematician. : GAUSS
35. Jewish candelabra. : MENORAHS
38. Acct. : CPA
40. Endeavor. : STRIVE
42. Petits ___. : POIS
43. With good insight. : ASTUTELY
44. Mechanical devices. : RATCHETS
46. A Dulles. : ALLEN
48. Blind alley. : IMPASSE
50. Oodles. : ALOT
52. State: Abbr. : VIRG
54. Admits. : RECEIVES
55. Sneak thieves. : PROWLERS
56. See 116 Across. : MEN
59. Prickly shrub. : BRAMBLE
62. Wave, for short. : PERM
64. Food fish. : CERO
65. Bluish green. : VIRIDIAN
69. State of confusion. : MORASS
70. ___ will. : FREE
71. Regulated. : TIMED
72. Skep. : HIVE
73. Name. : DUB
77. Inner: Prefix. : ENTO
80. Go-betweens. : MEDIATORS
82. CGS units. : DYNES
85. ___ Lac, river of Cambodia. : BRASDU
87. Parties in London. : DOS
89. See 20 Down. : BEATRICE
90. Clown. : PIERROT
91. Dividing term. : INTO
93. Notice. : SPOT
95. Soviet groups. : ARTELS
96. Babbles. : PRATES
98. Pay. : SALARY
100. Most genuine. : TRUEST
101. Initials from 1866. : ASPCA
102. Clock stroke: It. : TOCCO
104. Valley of Argolis. : NEMEA
106. Biblical town. : ENDOR
107. Sorry ones. : RUERS
108. Berlin's river. : SPREE
110. Elec. units. : MHOS
112. Connery. : SEAN
115. Sundial sign. : III
117. Wall St. term. : STK

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

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