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New York Times, Wednesday, June 14, 1967

Author:
Wells Gemberling
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,514
Across
1. Furnish protection for. : COVER
6. Hail or farewell. : AVE
9. Timetables, for short. : SKEDS
14. Aromatic herb. : ANISE
15. Buddy. : PAL
16. Gay city. : PAREE
17. Movie scenes. : SHOTS
18. Antiquity: Archaic. : ELD
19. As ___ (generally). : ARULE
20. Mah-jongg piece. : TILE
21. Twist. : SLEW
23. Score after deuce. : ADIN
24. Laundryman's question. : STARCH
27. Unstable. : ERRATIC
29. Covered with grime. : SOOTY
31. Medicinal substance. : EMETIC
33. Unconditional: Abbr. : ABS
36. Formulator of an economic law. : GRESHAM
38. Gambler's note. : IOU
39. Line of light. : RAY
40. One of the leagues: Abbr. : NAT
41. Shoshonean. : UTE
42. Begone! : OUT
43. Sea bird. : ERN
44. "Dinner ___." : ATEIGHT
46. Skaters' assn. : NSA
47. Rabbit-sized rodent. : AGOUTI
49. Layer. : SHEET
51. Seems. : APPEARS
53. Busman. : DRIVER
57. ___ D., high degree. : LITT
58. French pronoun. : NOUS
60. Have a bank account. : SAVE
61. Member of an Eastern church. : UNIAT
63. Day, in Spain. : DIA
64. Items usually of wood or candy. : CANES
65. Name in 1847 novel. : BECKY
66. Language: Abbr. : ENG
67. Concerning. : ANENT
68. One of the Fords. : EDSEL
69. U.S. satellite. : OGO
70. Nuisances. : PESTS
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1. Uses the first stone. : CASTS
2. Make a play in cricket. : ONHIT
3. Stringed instrument. : VIOLA
4. Chemical compounds. : ESTERS
5. Things, in law. : RES
6. Tarzan's friends. : APES
7. Neighbors of hills. : VALLEYS
8. Senior. : ELDER
9. Belgian town. : SPA
10. Type of self-defense. : KARATE
11. Learning. : ERUDITION
12. Exceptionally pleasant. : DELICIOUS
13. Experienced. : SEEN
22. Encircled. : WREATHED
25. Related by birth. : COGNATE
26. Type of ode. : HORATIAN
28. Electrical instrument. : AMMETER
30. Head: Fr. : TETE
32. ___ wide swath. : CUTA
33. Length times width. : AREA
34. Traded. : BARGAINED
35. The first three Gospels. : SYNOPTICS
37. Founder of Capetian dynasty. : HUGH
45. Publishing. : ISSUING
48. Capacity for understanding. : UPTAKE
50. French aromatic tea. : TISANE
52. Horse show. : RODEO
54. Wind indicators. : VANES
55. Happening. : EVENT
56. Musical notations : RESTS
57. Machine oil. : LUBE
59. Palm tree. : SAGO
62. Knob: Prefix. : TYL
64. Outdo. : CAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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