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New York Times, Tuesday, August 8, 1967

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Pillowcase. : SLIP
5. Second thought. : QUALM
10. Mexican jumper. : BEAN
14. Sprawl. : LOLL
15. Immoderate. : UNDUE
16. Enthusiasm at its height. : RAGE
17. First thought. : IDEA
18. Practiced. : ADEPT
19. Movie canine. : ASTA
20. Example of fallibility. : MISTAKE
22. Most ghostly. : EERIEST
24. Rows. : TIERS
26. Part of RSVP. : SIL
27. Partner of true. : TRIED
30. Arachnid trap. : WEB
32. Ringing sound. : CLANG
36. Bacon part. : RIND
37. Prepare. : PAVETHEWAY
39. Moslem leader. : AGA
40. Chains. : CATENAE
41. Conditioned item. : AIR
42. Thought out. : CONSIDERED
44. Nest of a kind. : HIVE
45. Pay the tab. : TREAT
46. British service. : RAF
47. Clotho et al. : FATES
48. Former N.Y.C. landmark. : MET
50. Legitimate. : LICIT
52. Slips away. : ELAPSES
56. Rodeo adjuncts. : CORRALS
60. Plant pod. : BOLL
61. Thought. : MUSED
63. Exchange fee. : AGIO
64. Crooked: Dial. : AGEE
65. Sometime plum. : PRUNE
66. Select. : CULL
67. Poetic contraction. : NEER
68. Camp sights. : TENTS
69. Ring term. : KAYO
1. Scanty. : SLIM
2. Where Napoleon won, 1796. : LODI
3. St. Pierre and Miquelon. : ILES
4. Mapped a subdivision. : PLATTED
5. Vibrate. : QUAKE
6. Where to see a wahoo. : UNDERWATER
7. Noun suffix. : ADE
8. Actress Velez. : LUPE
9. Doles (out). : METES
10. Blind teacher. : BRAILLE
11. Naturalness. : EASE
12. Businessmen: Abbr. : AGTS
13. Trim. : NEAT
21. Govt. agency. : AID
23. Nouveau ___. : RICHE
25. Divers. : SEVERAL
27. Subdivision. : TRACT
28. Stiffness. : RIGOR
29. Pointless. : INANE
31. Doing good. : BENEFICENT
33. Expect. : AWAIT
34. Unsophisticated. : NAIVE
35. Spiral motions. : GYRES
37. Fox foot. : PAD
38. Small child. : TAD
40. Quotes. : CITES
43. Piece of needlework. : SAMPLER
44. Piece of furniture. : HATRACK
47. Douglas ___. : FIR
49. Entice. : TEMPT
51. Signal systems. : CODES
52. Name in the news. : EBAN
53. Theater section. : LOGE
54. What Lighthorse Harry was. : ALEE
55. Without a doubt. : SURE
57. Water: Sp. : AGUA
58. Water ___. : LILY
59. TV role. : SOLO
62. Nearest star. : SUN

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

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