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New York Times, Wednesday, September 6, 1967

Author:
Thomas E. Devlin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,598
Across
1. Prized fur. : MARTEN
7. Washington city. : TACOMA
13. Defenseless. : UNARMED
15. Tardy. : BELATED
16. Berlin street. : STRASSE
17. Like high style, for instance. : EXTREME
18. Part of a castle. : KEEP
19. Political subdivisions: Abbr. : TWPS
21. Heinous crime. : ARSON
22. Of fishing. : PISCATORY
25. Raised: Colloq. : UPPED
28. Speech defect. : LISP
29. Kiln. : OAST
33. Deer's crown antler. : SURROYAL
35. Offer. : TENDER
37. "Exodus" hero. : ARI
38. More humble. : LOWLIER
40. Machine tool. : DIE
41. Like the fairway. : GRASSY
43. Firedogs. : ANDIRONS
45. Girl's name. : ESME
46. Evict. : OUST
48. Malaccas. : CANES
49. Deteriorates, in a way. : RUSTSAWAY
52. Plant substance. : RESIN
55. Carnegie or Georgia. : TECH
56. Tie with rope. : LASH
60. Stage and screen personality. : ASTAIRE
62. Becomes fond of. : TAKESTO
64. Book of sacred songs. : PSALTER
65. Kind of team. : ALLSTAR
66. Perceived. : SENSED
67. Magazine pieces. : ESSAYS
Down
1. Perfume ingredient. : MUSK
2. Stake. : ANTE
3. Excellent. : RARE
4. Seeker of 1 Across. : TRAPPER
5. German river. : EMS
6. Retreats. : NESTS
7. State: Abbr. : TEX
8. Chancel feature. : ALTAR
9. Continue as before. : CARRYON
10. Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
11. FYI item. : MEMO
12. Gulf of the Arabian Sea. : ADEN
14. Extra digit on dog's leg. : DEWCLAW
15. Excels. : BESTS
20. Straw mattress. : PAILLASSE
23. Objects of excessive admiration. : IDOLS
24. Chose. : OPTED
25. Custom. : USAGE
26. Motor sounds. : PURRS
27. Trojan king. : PRIAM
30. Enlarge. : ADDON
31. Fish, in a way. : SEINE
32. Lock of hair. : TRESS
34. Toys. : YOYOS
36. Heath genus. : ERICA
39. Untouched: Lat. : INTACTA
42. Soap operas, for instance. : SERIALS
44. Gloomy. : RAYLESS
47. Sheer. : UTTER
50. Cement. : UNITE
51. Cachalot. : WHALE
52. Seance signals. : RAPS
53. Being: Lat. : ESSE
54. "Streetcar" hero. : STAN
57. Canine of fiction. : ASTA
58. Collar insert. : STAY
59. ___ de combat. : HORS
61. Shreveport's river. : RED
63. Metric units: Abbr. : KLS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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