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OFFICERS OF THE DAY

New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 1966

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 16, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,147
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1. Regard as proper. : ACCEPT
7. Adopted. : TOOKUP
13. Congressional clique. : BLOC
17. Wind ___. : SOCK
21. Beachcomber. : LOAFER
22. Elixirs. : ARCANA
23. Prefix with stat or photo. : AERO
24. Blip, in radar. : ECHO
25. Article of furniture. : CAPTAINSCHAIR
27. Pack mule. : SHAVETAIL
29. Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
30. French composer. : DUKAS
31. Early Norse gods. : VANIR
33. Verdi's "___ Tu?" : ERI
34. Assigns. : CEDES
35. Miscreant. : FELON
36. Philip and Charles. : PRINCES
40. Noun suffixes. : ALS
43. Nonesuch: Slang. : ONER
44. Clayey deposits. : MARLS
45. Let slip by. : LOSE
46. Ear: Prefix. : OTO
47. Choose (to). : SEEFIT
49. Pickled food. : SOUSE
50. French author. : CAMUS
51. Balderdash. : ROT
52. Deep pink. : CORAL
53. Mossback. : COLONELBLIMP
56. Partner of polish. : SPIT
57. Important workers: Abbr. : ENGRS
58. Split ___. : HAIRS
59. Attenuated. : RARE
60. Restored. : WHOLE
61. Macclesfield items. : TIES
62. Yes, ___! : SIREE
63. Bartletts. : PEARS
65. In partnership with. : PAIRED
66. ___ jiffy. : INA
67. Representative concept. : GENERALIDEA
69. Arum plant. : CALLA
70. Blamed. : CENSURED
72. Adjective suffix. : EAN
73. Leg bones. : PATELLAS
76. Knightly bouts. : TILTS
77. Marauded, in a way. : PRIVATEERED
81. ___ tight. : SIT
82. Women's throws. : SCARFS
84. Worthy charity, for one. : CAUSE
85. Words of approval. : AMENS
86. Fee-faw-fum. : OGRE
87. Abominates. : HATES
88. Certain homework. : MATH
89. Alla ___, in music. : BREVE
90. Burnt: Fr. : BRULE
91. Irish islands. : ARAN
92. Professional organizations. : MAJORLEAGUES
95. "For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
96. Hebrew measure. : KOR
97. Gulf off Gallipoli. : SAROS
98. Lounges. : IDLES
99. Creator of Uncle Toby. : STERNE
100. Wood. : ELM
101. Route: Abbr. : ITIN
102. Carnivore. : STOAT
103. Jacob's bride. : LEAH
105. "___ Rosenkavalier." : DER
106. Concurs. : ASSENTS
108. Looks to be. : SEEMS
109. British TV. : TELLY
110. Month: Abbr. : MAR
111. Gloria ___ (doxology). : PATRI
112. Color. : KHAKI
113. Colorful mineral. : OPAL
117. Malingered. : SOLDIERED
121. Available for use. : ATONESSERVICE
124. Of anger: Lat. : IRAE
125. Neighbor of Alta. : SASK
126. Cylindrical. : TERETE
127. Corpus Christi's river. : NUECES
128. Timely benefit. : BOON
129. Drive away. : SHOO
130. "The king ___ . . . " : ISDEAD
131. Portrayers of Rodolpho. : TENORS
1. Small dog of Mexico. : ALCO
2. Army blouse. : COAT
3. Inverness. : CAPE
4. Amphibians. : EFTS
5. Plant. : PEA
6. Spear, in myth. : TRIDENT
7. Gen. ___ Bliss. : TASKER
8. Whales. : ORCAS
9. Baron in 105 Across. : OCHS
10. Kipling python. : KAA
11. Cosmos. : UNIVERSE
12. Correspond to. : PARALLEL
13. Sink. : BASIN
14. Glassware oven. : LEHR
15. Hour, in Italy. : ORA
16. Whitewashes. : COVERSUP
17. Type of sleeve. : SETIN
18. Goose: It. : OCA
19. Greek letter. : CHI
20. "___ Nidre." : KOL
26. Type of painting. : NUDE
28. American Indians. : ERIES
32. Digits: Abbr. : NOS
34. Helices. : COILS
35. Italic deities. : FAUNS
36. French apple. : POMME
37. Small group of followers. : CORPORALSGUARD
38. Place de l'___, Paris. : ETOILE
39. Like the Old Soak. : SOTTED
40. Yogi. : ASCETIC
41. Like Samba. : LEONINE
42. Disciplinarian of a sort. : SERGEANTATARMS
44. Society island. : MOOREA
45. Hideouts. : LAIRS
48. Old English coins: Abbr. : FARS
49. Cuter, in a way. : SLIER
50. A.R.C.'s Barton. : CLARA
53. Backbones. : CHINES
54. Propelled a shell. : OARED
55. Bank's relative. : BRAE
56. Pitchman's accomplice. : SHILL
60. Like corduroy. : WALED
62. Works of a Spanish painter. : SERTS
63. River in Italy. : PIAVE
64. Girl's name. : EDNA
65. Canapé spreads. : PATES
67. Unbridgable gaps. : GULFS
68. Flowery necklaces. : LEIS
69. Meats, in Monterrey. : CARNES
71. Temptress. : SIREN
73. Annoy: Colloq. : PEEVE
74. Carrier. : AIRLINE
75. Pro footballer. : STEELER
77. Muscovy ducks. : PATOS
78. Where Essen is. : RUHR
79. Butt. : TARGET
80. Flightless birds. : EMEUS
82. ___ leg (hustle). : SHAKEA
83. Religious songs. : CAROLS
84. Box canyon of the Southwest. : CAJON
86. Caen's river. : ORNE
88. Roger of baseball. : MARIS
89. Ruby spinel. : BALAS
90. Deep-sea: Prefix. : BATHY
92. Resting place. : MATTRESS
93. Intelligentsia. : LITERATI
94. Ancient Semites. : EDOMITES
97. Where Horeb is. : SINAI
99. Prominent. : SALIENT
102. Jet ___. : SET
103. Took a flat. : LEASED
104. Members of a famed order. : ELKS
107. German port. : EMDEN
108. Russian opera. : SADKO
109. Greek letter. : THETA
111. Piece of eight. : PESO
112. Hemline site. : KNEE
113. Brick structure. : OVEN
114. Azores island. : PICO
115. Tree genus. : ACER
116. Excluding. : LESS
117. Brother. : SIB
118. Coronado's quest. : ORO
119. Tai Buddhist. : LAO
120. Cheer. : RAH
122. Military supplies: Abbr. : ORD
123. Bitter herb. : RUE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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