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New York Times, Tuesday, September 19, 1967

Author:
Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Ronald C. Hirschfeld has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,611
Across
1. Kind of song. : SWAN
5. Some are proper. : NAMES
10. Scoff (at). : RAIL
14. Maneuver before takeoff. : TAXI
15. Period. : EPOCH
16. Osprey's cousin. : ERNE
17. The same: Lat. : IDEM
18. Composed. : WROTE
19. Gull's cousin. : TERN
20. Flowers. : REDROSES
22. Flushed (game). : RAISED
24. Wise birds. : OWLS
25. Sir Christopher. : WREN
26. Scottish seaport. : DUNDEE
29. Understand? : DOYOUSEE
33. Troy school: Abbr. : RPI
34. Squelched. : SATON
36. In want. : NEEDY
37. Astronaut's responses. : AOKS
39. Sacred book in Arabic. : KORAN
41. Wise kind of hen. : SAGE
42. Modern paintings. : KLEES
44. Tot's vegetable. : TATER
46. Road surface. : TAR
47. Trollope characters. : EUSTACES
49. Henry VII and Henry VIII. : TUDORS
51. Bow. : STEM
52. Sidewalk sight. : CAFE
53. Selected. : CHOSEN
56. Fails in its intended effect. : MISFIRES
60. A laugh. : HAHA
61. Ducks. : SMEES
63. Sheltered bay. : COVE
64. High: Prefix. : ALTI
65. Golf score. : EAGLE
66. In any case. : EVER
67. Crowbar. : TOOL
68. Cookout. : ROAST
69. Torn. : RENT
Down
1. Awaken. : STIR
2. Walk in water. : WADE
3. Hewed. : AXED
4. Hunter. : NIMROD
5. Press source. : NEWSLEAK
6. After: Fr. : APRES
7. Ayrshire sounds. : MOOS
8. Outside: Prefix. : ECT
9. Spanish specialty. : SHERRY
10. Suites. : RETINUES
11. Son of Zeus. : ARES
12. Latin phrase. : INRE
13. Give temporarily. : LEND
21. Is in the red. : OWES
23. A thousand ages. : AEON
25. ___ cards, the races, etc. : WONAT
26. Sir Francis. : DRAKE
27. Samoan island. : UPOLU
28. Missiles. : NIKES
29. Theo's cousins. : DORAS
30. "From ___ shining sea!" : SEATO
31. Poe, for one. : EDGAR
32. Oglers. : EYERS
35. Emblem. : TOTEM
38. Starts a voyage. : SETSSAIL
40. Resource. : NETASSET
43. Glut. : SATE
45. Trump, in a way. : RUFF
48. Thurible. : CENSER
50. Plane wing accessory. : DEICER
52. Shades of blue. : CIELS
53. Wheatear. : CHAT
54. Type of hat. : HALO
55. "___ be in England . . . " : OHTO
56. Great: Prefix. : MEGA
57. Wander. : ROVE
58. Smooth. : EVEN
59. Noted muralist. : SERT
62. Chinese chairman. : MAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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