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New York Times, Thursday, August 31, 1967

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,592
Across
1. Asiatic capital. : LHASA
6. Old West lawman. : EARP
10. Broadway role. : MAME
14. Greek dialect. : IONIC
15. Actual. : TRUE
16. Jezebel's spouse. : AHAB
17. Do much better than. : PUTTOSHAME
19. Operetta role. : KOKO
20. Indulge in a sport. : SKI
21. Rich soil. : LOAM
22. Haunt (one's mind). : PREYON
24. Paean. : HYMN
25. In vogue. : CHIC
26. "Moonlight," for one. : SONATA
29. Of a branch of applied mathematics. : GEODETIC
33. Blue. : AZURE
34. Binate. : DUAL
35. Nile island, near Cairo. : RODA
36. Minority leader of the House. : FORD
37. Come about. : ARISE
38. Three, in Spain. : TRES
39. Handle: Lat. : ANSA
40. Relinquish. : CEDE
41. Gounod opera. : FAUST
42. Employ again. : REENGAGE
44. Woodcuts. : PRINTS
45. Pops. : DADS
46. Enter. : GOIN
47. Hold back. : STIFLE
50. See 10 Across. : AUNT
51. Well-known hill. : NOB
54. Harp constellation. : LYRA
55. Civil officer. : MAGISTRATE
58. Cleo's maid. : IRAS
59. Flower. : IRIS
60. Nest. : EYRIE
61. State: Abbr. : MONT
62. Sugar source. : CANE
63. Do a double take. : REACT
Down
1. Facial features. : LIPS
2. Baseball name. : HOUK
3. Dissident. : ANTI
4. Be inactive. : SIT
5. Altar boy. : ACOLYTE
6. One of the Allens. : ETHAN
7. Khatchaturian. : ARAM
8. Jamaican export. : RUM
9. Eyelet. : PEEPHOLE
10. Be sure. : MAKECERTAIN
11. Hello there! : AHOY
12. Bonito shark. : MAKO
13. Dark: Poet. : EBON
18. Animal body. : SOMA
23. Quit (of). : RID
24. Invariable. : HARDANDFAST
25. Desist. : CEASE
26. Mohammedan month. : SAFAR
27. Air. : OZONE
28. Indispensable worker. : NURSE
29. Cicerone. : GUIDE
30. "I do not choose ___." : TORUN
31. That is: Lat. : IDEST
32. Playbill lists. : CASTS
34. Lees. : DREGS
37. Scholarly. : ACADEMIC
41. Batter cake. : FRITTER
43. Sal, for one. : GAL
44. Noted diva. : PONS
46. Semblance. : GUISE
47. Nickname for a thin man. : SLIM
48. Novice. : TYRO
49. Where Abadan is. : IRAN
50. Word akin to 3 Down. : AGIN
51. Japanese city. : NARA
52. Of the ear. : OTIC
53. Sugar source. : BEET
56. Constellation. : ARA
57. Farm crop. : RYE

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

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