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New York Times, Thursday, June 8, 1967

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { V }, Scrabble score: 357 (avg 1.89)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,508
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1. Start of a magic word. : ABRA
5. Certain collegians. : FROSH
10. Notches. : JAGS
14. Take wing. : FLIT
15. Where Tripoli is. : LIBYA
16. Over and above. : ATOP
17. Bell sound. : TOLL
18. Deputy. : AGENT
19. Part of a zipcode. : ZONE
20. Surreptitious. : STEALTHY
22. Phoned: Colloq. : BUZZED
24. Bland. : SOFT
25. Projectile. : BOMB
26. Adjacent. : NEXTTO
29. You or I. : TAXPAYER
33. Cockney's flat. : OME
34. Not ___. : SOHOT
36. Delusion's partner. : SNARE
37. Pro ___ publico. : BONO
39. Records. : TAPES
41. Reduction. : DROP
42. "___ every little star . . . " : ITOLD
44. Wore. : HADON
46. Insecticide. : DDT
47. Dismiss. : SENDAWAY
49. Puts out, as a light. : DOUSES
51. Poetic contraction. : TWAS
52. American educator. : MANN
53. Look askance. : SQUINT
56. Discarded. : REJECTED
60. Coal dust. : CULM
61. Choice. : ELITE
63. Buddhist priest. : LAMA
64. Wine's companion. : DINE
65. O.K.! : ROGER
66. Girl's nickname. : ELLY
67. Boom. : SPAR
68. Animate. : SPARK
69. "The ___ the limit." : SKYS
1. Mat. times. : AFTS
2. Stain. : BLOT
3. Irritate: Colloq. : RILE
4. Finally. : ATLAST
5. Policeman, in old-time slang. : FLATFOOT
6. Just claim. : RIGHT
7. Comply with. : OBEY
8. Opposite of ant. : SYN
9. Model's carryall. : HATBOX
10. Swinging group. : JAZZBAND
11. From ___. : ATOZ
12. Past. : GONE
13. Expedited. : SPED
21. Heaps. : LOTS
23. Men in blue. : UMPS
25. Diminished. : BATED
26. Ora pro ___. : NOBIS
27. Act, in a way. : EMOTE
28. Air component. : XENON
29. ___ the piper. : TOPAY
30. Outdoor enclosures. : YARDS
31. Eat away. : ERODE
32. Accounts: Abbr. : REPTS
35. Laughs. : HAHAS
38. Veteran. : OLDTIMER
40. Fountain employe: Slang. : SODAJERK
43. Day time. : DAWN
45. Not anyone. : NONE
48. Irrigates. : WATERS
50. Toby and others. : UNCLES
52. Poet's concern. : METER
53. Degrees. : SCDS
54. Witty allusion. : QUIP
55. Arm bone. : ULNA
56. Baltic port. : RIGA
57. Conference. : TALK
58. Dickens character. : EMLY
59. Times. : DAYS
62. Trim (off). : LOP

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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