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New York Times, Monday, June 12, 1967

Author:
Rachel F. Baker
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Rachel F. Baker has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,512
Across
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Steinbeck character. : JOAD
5
Scolded. : CHID
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___ de foie gras. : PATE
13
Advocate. : URGE
14
Harness part. : HAME
15
Name of a sort. : ALIAS
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Small planet. : MARS
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"___ and the Man." : ARMS
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Golf club. : WEDGE
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Candid. : PLAINSPOKEN
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Before. : ERE
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Hearsay. : RUMOR
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Back-combed: Colloq. : TEASED
27
"Paper" animal. : TIGER
30
Hurt. : ACHED
32
Response, in the affirmative. : IDO
33
See 39 Down. : STELLA
36
Greek god. : ZEUS
40
Be patient. : FORBEAR
42
Disheveled. : UNKEMPT
44
Run away. : FLEE
45
Catcher: Colloq. : NABBER
47
Give ___ whirl. : ITA
48
Great Florentine. : DANTE
50
American capitalist. : ASTOR
52
Devise. : SCHEME
55
Admit. : LETIN
58
Historical period. : ERA
59
Bright ideas. : BRAINSTORMS
64
Flat. : LEVEL
66
Hindu writing. : VEDA
67
Tweed. : WOOL
68
Generous. : LARGE
69
Always. : EVER
70
"This ___ sudden!" : ISSO
71
Small casks. : KEGS
72
Vermillions. : REDS
73
Cozy place. : NEST
Down
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Checkers move. : JUMP
2
Spoken. : ORAL
3
City on the Jumna. : AGRA
4
Want. : DESIRE
5
Gorge. : CHASM
6
Marx brother. : HARPO
7
Wrong. : IMMORAL
8
Secretary. : DESK
9
Nebraska Indian. : PAWNEE
10
Quaff. : ALE
11
High-low phenomena. : TIDES
12
Tidal bore. : EAGRE
16
Plant part. : SEED
21
Watch over. : NURSE
22
Colorless hydrocarbon. : ETHANE
26
Cutting tool. : ADZE
27
Squabble. : TIFF
28
Darling. : IDOL
29
Skirt part. : GORE
31
Social group. : CLUB
34
Sixpence: Brit. : TANNER
35
He was: Lat. : ERAT
37
Give forth. : EMIT
38
As many as. : UPTO
39
Twinkler. : STAR
41
Venerable ___, 8th-century historian. : BEDE
43
Snake. : KRAIT
46
Have faith. : BELIEVE
49
Saunters. : AMBLES
51
Obstruct, in a way. : SNOWIN
52
Market. : SELL
53
Rasping sound. : CREAK
54
French port. : HAVRE
56
Stopped. : ENDED
57
Boris and others. : TSARS
60
Declare. : AVER
61
Color. : ROSE
62
Rock garden plant. : MOSS
63
Keyway. : SLOT
65
Guy, good or bad. : EGG

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

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