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New York Times, Wednesday, November 8, 1967

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,661
Across
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If. : WHEN
5
The ladies. : SHES
9
Wall-to-wall people. : MOB
12
Of flying. : AERO
13
Central axis. : SPINE
14
Sound. : SANE
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Scene of recent coronation. : IRAN
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Observe. : TAKENOTICE
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Incur lowered prestige. : LOSEFACE
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Suit. : SPADES
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Mint plant. : SAGE
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Abound. : TEEM
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Public esteem. : REPUTE
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Cooking items. : BEANPOTS
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Garden plant. : ORACH
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Country places. : BARNS
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Girl's name. : RAE
33
Collegian's quest. : BACHELORSDEGREE
36
Direction. : ESE
37
English author. : READE
38
Family member. : CHILD
39
Heavenly bodies. : REDSTARS
41
Character in "Candida." : PROSSY
42
Deer. : HIND
43
Departs. : GOES
44
Punctual. : ONTIME
47
Con man's spiel. : FASTTALK
51
Effected a delay in an action. : GAINEDTIME
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Three: Ger. : DREI
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Prevalent. : RIFE
55
Confessed (to). : OWNED
56
Portent. : OMEN
57
Sprite. : ELF
58
Negatives. : NOES
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Importance. : MARK
Down
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Mourn. : WAIL
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Medal of Honor man. : HERO
3
Some times. : ERAS
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Paragon. : NONESUCH
5
Frontier of the 1960's. : SPACE
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Tramp. : HIKE
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Direction. : ENE
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"___ Sensibility." : SENSEAND
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Yum-Yum or Peep-Bo. : MAID
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Formerly. : ONCE
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Purposive get-togethers. : BEES
13
Put on. : STAGE
14
Sign. : STAMP
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What everybody knows. : OPENSECRET
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Dec. 31 figure. : FATHERTIME
22
Concise. : TERSE
23
Valet of a kind. : ROBER
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Blot out. : ERASE
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Walked the floor. : PACED
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Singers of songs. : BARDS
27
Iris plant. : ORRIS
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Asiatic weights. : TAELS
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Shabby. : SEEDY
31
Council. : BOARD
34
Put one's trust in. : LEANEDON
35
Spirit world. : GHOSTDOM
40
Excel. : SHINE
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Sat. : POSED
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Means of relaxation. : GAMES
44
Folklore menace. : OGRE
45
Secure. : NAIL
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Spat. : TIFF
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Dandy's partner. : FINE
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"___ virumque cano." : ARMA
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Sly look. : LEER
50
Crick. : KINK
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Pair. : TWO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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