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New York Times, Thursday, July 27, 1967

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,557
Across
1. Worker of 1066. : SERF
5. Puccini role. : MIMI
9. Top story. : LOFT
13. Big bird: Var. : EMEU
14. Tennis term. : ADIN
15. Airy spirit. : ARIEL
17. Kind of brandy. : APPLEJACK
19. Leaves. : PAGES
20. A Buddhistic people. : LAO
21. Peak of the Pennine Alps. : ROSA
22. Gruening of Alaska. : ERNEST
23. Entirely sold on. : ALLFOR
25. "To get her poor ___ bone." : DOGA
26. Famous name in the theater. : BELASCO
28. Neighbor of the Hindus. : TIBETAN
31. Perch for a partridge. : PEARTREE
33. Summer: Fr. : ETE
34. Wearables. : DUDS
37. 2nd-cen. date. : CII
38. Crop. : CRAW
39. General Eaker. : IRA
40. Black lead. : PLUMBAGO
44. Leggings, 1917 style. : PUTTEES
46. Self-centered ones. : EGOISTS
50. He was: Lat. : ERAT
51. ___ gantlet. : RUNTHE
52. Cotton print. : CALICO
54. Plant part. : TWIG
56. Accelerate (with "up"). : REV
57. Word with gold or silver. : SMITH
58. News relay. : GRAPEVINE
60. Rapids transit. : CANOE
61. Fruit part. : PULP
62. On ___ with. : APAR
63. Birds. : HENS
64. Bristle: Bot. : SETA
65. Sea bird. : TERN
Down
1. Underwater workshop. : SEALAB
2. Fix upon a stake: Var. : EMPALE
3. Take another vote. : REPOLL
4. Apt to: Suffix. : FUL
5. Balearic island. : MAJORCA
6. Slayer of Castor. : IDAS
7. Isinglass. : MICA
8. Well contents. : INK
9. Blanket. : LAPROBE
10. Royal House of the Netherlands. : ORANGE
11. Green beetle of southern U. S. : FIGEATER
12. Curling marks. : TEES
16. Landing boat. : LST
18. Notched, as some leaves. : EROSE
22. Girl's nickname. : EDIE
24. Member of a physics group: Abbr. : FAPS
27. Hades of Roman myth. : ORCUS
28. Clan. : TRIBE
29. ___ standstill. : ATA
30. Different, in a way. : NEW
32. Dickens character. : TIM
34. Popular party dish. : DIP
35. Where Montevideo is: Abbr. : URU
36. Viz. the 180th meridian. : DATELINE
38. Invent. : COIN
40. Delightful people: Slang. : PEACHES
41. Mother of Artemis. : LETO
42. Roman victor at Actium, 31 B.C. : AGRIPPA
43. Chisel. : GOUGE
45. Sea god. : TRITON
47. Fabric pattern. : STRIPE
48. The palm of the hand. : THENAR
49. Shropshire river. : SEVERN
52. Civil service group. : CSC
53. Indian servant. : AMAH
54. Loyal. : TRUE
55. First name in poetry. : WALT
58. Some M.D.'s. : GPS
59. Large tub. : VAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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