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New York Times, Wednesday, September 27, 1967

Author: Philip Blair
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Philip Blair has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,619
Across Down
1. "The king can ___ wrong." : DONO
5. Province of Italy. : ROMA
9. Black Sea resort. : SOCHI
14. Look ___ (visit). : INON
15. Baal. : IDOL
16. Here and there. : ABOUT
17. Collar fastener. : STUD
18. Conceal. : VEIL
19. Certain U.S. citizens. : NISEI
20. New Yorkers' retreat. : CONEYISLAND
23. 6-pt. scores. : TDS
24. Letter. : CEE
25. Crimean resort. : YALTA
27. Cowpuncher. : BUCKAROO
32. Groundnut. : GOOBER
35. Gold: Sp. : ORO
36. French port. : HAVRE
38. Statue part. : TORSO
39. City N of Oakland, Calif. : NAPA
41. Philippine bay. : SUBIC
43. Its HQ is in Brussels. : NATO
44. Represent. : ENACT
46. Works of a Spanish artist. : MIROS
48. Healer, for short. : VET
49. Another healer. : DOCTOR
51. Certain knights. : TEMPLARS
53. Eagle's roost. : AERIE
55. Tiny fraction of an inch. : MIL
56. White vestment. : ALB
58. Former French part of Africa. : COTEDIVOIRE
64. Strand. : BEACH
66. Damage. : HURT
67. ___ Honor. : YOUR
68. Dugout. : CANOE
69. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
70. Desert sight. : DUNE
71. Multiples of 9 inches. : SPANS
72. Apollo's mother. : LETO
73. Those sonic-boom planes. : SSTS
1. Round object. : DISC
2. Hep. : ONTO
3. Substantive. : NOUN
4. Ready for duty. : ONDECK
5. Mediterranean regions. : RIVIERAS
6. Lyrics. : ODES
7. Drudgery. : MOIL
8. Calm. : ALLAY
9. Baseball field of sorts. : SANDLOT
10. Sash. : OBI
11. Spanish littoral. : COSTABRAVA
12. Colored. : HUED
13. Malady: Suffix. : ITIS
21. Slangy reply. : YEAH
22. Badger. : NAG
26. E. I. tree. : TOON
27. Prepared, as fish. : BONED
28. Heavens: Prefix. : URANO
29. Well-known beach. : COPACABANA
30. Egg: Lat. : OVUM
31. Go around. : ORBIT
33. Acid-alcohol product. : ESTER
34. Grass addenda. : ROOTS
37. Where Sligo is. : EIRE
40. Entr'___. : ACTE
42. ___ memory. : COMMITTO
45. Lights. : TORCHES
47. British slacker. : SPIV
50. Site of 29 Down. : RIO
52. London underwriters. : LLOYDS
54. Merman. : ETHEL
56. Rudiments. : ABCS
57. Spring. : LEAP
59. Seine tributary. : EURE
60. Mild oath. : DRAT
61. Notes of debts. : IOUS
62. Little pig. : RUNT
63. Start of a Cockney's toast. : ERES
65. Against. : CON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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