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MASTERSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, July 16, 1967

Author:
William A. Lewis, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 576 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,546
Across
1. Navy uniform. : BLUES
6. Easy baseball out. : POPUP
11. Some women. : DAMES
16. Ballyhoo. : HOOPLA
17. Ring-shaped reef. : ATOLL
18. Saws. : ADAGES
20. Bon voyage party. : SENDOFF
21. Hard. : STONY
22. Checkerboard section. : KINGROW
24. Ancient. : OLDEN
25. Where the spanker is. : AFT
27. Satirical article. : LAMPOON
29. Like: Suffix. : INE
30. Souvenirs of Diamond Head. : LEIS
31. Three: Fr. : TROIS
33. Dispels. : ROUTS
34. Site of first miracle. : CANA
35. Cape of Pigeon Cove. : ANN
36. Something for a "boot." : HAIRCUT
38. One: Sp. : UNA
39. Great name in medicine. : GALEN
40. Rich diet. : RAGOUT
42. Avid. : THIRSTY
44. Bests. : WORSTS
45. Garland of verses: Abbr. : ANTH
47. Methuselah's father. : ENOCH
48. Route. : PATH
49. Type of drawing. : CHARCOAL
53. Escort. : GUARDOFHONOR
58. A Paul Newman movie. : HUD
59. Air pockets. : HOLES
61. March. : TROOP
62. Let live. : SPARE
63. Give out. : EMIT
65. Choice espionage item. : STATESECRET
68. Plant growth factor. : SOIL
69. Advance. : SPEED
71. Command. : EDICT
72. Yelps: Colloq. : KIYIS
74. Man's nickname. : MOE
75. Picnic spoiler. : THUNDERSTORM
78. Decisive tennis score. : SETPOINT
80. Litter material. : CANS
81. Tidy. : CLEAN
83. Pair. : DUAD
84. Get one's ___ worth. : MONEYS
87. Cut. : SHEARED
89. "In the book." : LISTED
93. Something for Arnie. : IRONS
94. Rex's relative. : ROI
95. Spanish of a kind. : MEXICAN
97. Kind of fish. : RAY
98. Detect. : SPOT
99. Lock ___. : HORNS
101. Perron. : STAIR
102. Something conspicuous. : SIGN
103. Ministerial degree: Abbr. : THD
104. A "regular." : HABITUE
106. Clock advancer: Abbr. : DST
107. Pippin. : APPLE
108. Recovered property. : SALVAGE
110. Divided. : INTWO
112. Mexican constabulary. : RURALES
114. Closer. : NEARER
115. A lot of: Sp. : MUCHO
116. Part of UMW. : UNITED
117. Piece of work. : STINT
118. Greek official. : EPHOR
119. 12, 14, etc. : SIZES
Down
1. Surety company's function. : BONDING
2. Miners' quest. : LODES
3. Familiar with. : UPON
4. Wee one. : ELF
5. Expedition. : SAFARI
6. Hodgepodge. : PASTICHE
7. Melvin T. : OTT
8. Reservoir. : POOL
9. Of a bone. : ULNAR
10. Chicken. : PLYMOUTHROCK
11. Former U.S. territory. : DAKOTA
12. See 51 Down. : ADIOS
13. Famous Thomas. : MANN
14. Recipe item. : EGG
15. Soap operas, for example. : SERIALS
16. Montana's capital. : HELENA
19. Keats work. : SONNET
20. Kind of eclipse. : SOLAR
23. Alienates. : WEANS
26. Ticonderoga. : FORT
28. Undersized. : PUNY
31. Military signals. : TATTOOS
32. Pleading. : SUING
34. Waiters of sorts. : CARHOPS
36. Feeling: Colloq. : HUNCH
37. I. Walton attraction. : TROUTSTREAM
39. Barbarians. : GOTHS
41. Row. : OAR
43. Alarm. : SCARE
44. Enlistee of a kind. : WAF
46. Beach wear. : HALTERS
48. Showing fright. : POPEYED
49. Thorax. : CHEST
50. Word of disdain. : HUMPH
51. Farewell. : ADIEU
52. Something to follow up. : LEADS
54. Part of anc. Greece. : DORIS
55. Ruth's relative. : NAOMI
56. The Hunter: Astron. : ORION
57. Renew a lease. : RELET
60. Opportune remedy. : STITCHINTIME
64. Cheap. : TENCENT
66. Academie. : ECOLE
67. Nominal. : TITULAR
70. Dates, military style. : DDAYS
73. Canary Islands owner. : SPAIN
76. Letters. : ENS
77. Real nags. : MARES
79. Army uniform. : ODS
82. Close-by. : NEXTDOOR
84. Weather conditions. : MISTS
85. Deprived one. : ORPHAN
86. Pasta. : NOODLES
87. Spores. : SORI
88. 1488 navigator. : DIAS
90. Certain hits. : TRIPLES
91. Beat par by two. : EAGLED
92. Units of force. : DYNES
94. Bob. : ROBERT
96. Kind of fruit. : CITRUS
99. Famed golfer. : HAGEN
100. Morning. : SUNUP
102. Sudden outburst. : SPATE
104. Mata ___. : HARI
105. Erode. : ETCH
107. State: Abbr. : ARIZ
109. Tank. : VAT
111. Kern song. : WHO
113. Prefix with corn or form. : UNI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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