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October 9, 1967 Table Of Contents

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Footloose

If you like puffins, and who doesn't, Machias Seal Island is right for you

By Frank Graham Jr.

Booktalk

Flying is not quite riding a bike, but a new book makes it seem almost as easy

By Felicia Lee

Windy Passage

A Windy Passage from Cocktail to Cocktail

A fishing enthusiast who thought sailboats were just a pretty excuse for giving parties finds that an ocean race is something more than merely the laziest distance between celebrations

By Ellington White

Damascus

DAMASCUS BY A MILE

Racing got its Horse of the Year when Damascus produced a stunning burst of speed after trailing the leaders. He whipped his two chief rivals, Buckpasser and Dr. Fager (on the rail), in the Woodward

By Whitney Tower

A No. 1 Job

PURDUE DOES A NO. 1 JOB AGAINST NO. 1

Notre Dame tries its first big step toward defending its national title, only to get knocked on its Golden Dome by a Purdue sophomore quarterback and a fast-handed marvel named "Nursey" Keyes who can play the game all day

By Gary Ronberg

IN DALLAS, SPYTALK AND A ROUT

Skulduggery and a mysterious yellow Chevrolet contributed to the fun but not to the stunning display of power that lifted Los Angeles last weekend to the top of the NFL along with Green Bay and Baltimore

By Tex Maule

SPLASH OF STRANGE HUES IN BASEBALL'S MOST FRANTIC WEEK

Wild Finale

A WILD FINALE—AND IT'S BOSTON!

It went on and on and on, the American League pennant race, to the last week, the last weekend, the last game. A superplayer named Yastrzemski brought it to its proper conclusion late Sunday

By William Leggett

Sonic Boom

THE SONIC BOOM IN SEATTLE

First major league franchise in the Northwest, the SuperSonics of the National Basketball Association are a big hit in town so far, but then the season hasn't opened yet

By Frank Deford

College Football

The Bulldogs looked for trouble and found it

It is not for nothing that the small swale which is the site of Clemson's Memorial Stadium is called Death Valley by opponents, and only a last-quarter touchdown run enabled highly favored Georgia to escape alive

By Joe Jares

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Boxing

The devil had a left jab

After the fight Nino Benvenuti had visions of Satan dancing in his head, but his real tormentor was a very down-to-earth Emile Griffith

By Gilbert Rogin

Sporting Look

New cover-ups for long-stemmed spectators

By Jule Campbell

Motor Sports

Wee Jimmy's big, beautiful win at the Glen

Records for pace, purse and people fell in upstate New York as Scotland's masterful Jimmy Clark (above) sped to victory in the U.S. Grand Prix and kept a world-championship duel going for another three weeks

By Bob Ottum

Jolly Do-gooders

The Riddle of the Jolly Do-gooders

Called buffoons, windbags and political hacks, the men of the World Boxing Association have achieved a measure of control in the sport—but in the end the payoff decides

By William Johnson

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

CREDITS

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