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New York Times, Thursday, June 29, 1967

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,529
Across
1. Wicker basket used in jai alai. : CESTA
6. Well-known hat designer. : DACHE
11. British duke. : PHILIP
12. Fairy tale creature. : OGRESS
14. Peak of the Cascades. : RAINIER
15. Appears out of nowhere. : LOOMSUP
17. Prepare for action. : ARM
18. Indian village. : PUEBLO
20. Small armadillo. : PEBA
21. Glacé. : ICED
23. Spurious. : PSEUDO
25. Wooden peg. : NOG
26. Roman deities. : LARES
28. Newspaper feature. : MAP
29. Oyster product. : NACRE
31. Plant of the lily family. : SEAONION
33. Take offense. : RESENT
34. Giving leave to depart. : DIMISSORY
36. Military display: Sp. : PARADA
39. One holding honorary rank. : TITULARY
43. Chicago air terminal. : OHARE
44. Reservoir structure. : DAM
45. New Caledonia capital, old style. : NUMEA
46. Seoul soldier. : ROK
47. Empires. : REALMS
50. Fortress ditch. : MOAT
51. Allowance for waste. : TRET
53. Quite probable. : LIKELY
55. Diminutive suffix. : ULE
56. Undertakes. : ASSUMES
58. Gulches. : RAVINES
60. Name meaning happy victory. : EUNICE
61. Items on a sports program. : EVENTS
62. Slacks. : PANTS
63. Escritoires. : DESKS
Down
1. Idle fancy. : CHIMERA
2. German article. : EIN
3. Garment. : SLIP
4. Traffic jam. : TIEUP
5. ___ le déluge. : APRESMOI
6. Put on one's best bib and tucker. : DOLLUP
7. Do ___ turn. : AGOOD
8. ___-Magnon. : CRO
9. Fiber plant. : HEMP
10. Perfume. : ESSENCE
11. The three Fates of Roman myth. : PARCAE
13. Induce to commit perjury. : SUBORN
14. Tracks. : RAILS
16. Bermuda island. : PAGET
19. Magic ladder of old tale. : BEANSTALK
22. East Indian cedar. : DEODAR
24. Enough to win, in baseball. : ONERUN
27. Duke of baseball. : SNIDER
30. Refuge. : ASYLUM
32. "___ Yankee Doodle dandy . . . " : IMA
33. Bosh! : ROT
35. Boiled slowly. : SIMMERED
36. Gate: Lat. : PORTA
37. "O for ___ with wings!" : AHORSE
38. Unearths. : RAKESUP
40. Sums. : AMOUNTS
41. Former Spanish coins. : REALES
42. New York county in Finger Lakes region. : YATES
44. Platforms. : DAISES
48. Choose. : ELECT
49. Drudge. : SLAVE
52. Bluefin. : TUNA
54. Actor Montand. : YVES
57. Relative of a sec. : MIN
59. One kind of well. : INK

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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