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New York Times, Friday, December 1, 1967

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
David Steinberg notes:

In 17-Across, changed "Home" to "home."

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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,684

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Across
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S. A. simian. : TITI
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Large: Prefix. : MEGA
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Shut in an inlet. : EMBAY
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Arthur's middle name. : ALAN
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Prayers. : AVES
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Middays. : NOONS
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Fish home. : POND
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Part of U.S. : NENG
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Nobody. : NOONE
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Came after. : ENSUED
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State's nickname. : LONESTAR
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Sun. : DAYSTAR
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Pray: Lat. : ORA
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Have reality. : ARE
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Artistic cult. : DADAISM
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Gushing forth. : SPURTING
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Hit hard. : SMOTE
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Sit. : POSE
40
Special songs. : NOELS
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Oh, dear! : ALAS
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Eagerness. : ARDOR
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Campus group. : TEACHERS
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Thistlelike plants. : TEASELS
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Mine: It. : MIO
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Female rabbit. : DOE
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Postseason top team. : ALLSTAR
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Kind of general. : FOURSTAR
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Be suited to. : BECOME
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Confusion. : UPSET
65
Da ___ (from the beginning): Mus. : CAPO
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On leave. : AWAY
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"Gin a body ___ body . . . " : MEETA
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Thessalian peak. : OSSA
70
Money in Napoli. : LIRE
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Finisher. : ENDER
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Smallest particle. : WHIT
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French seasons. : ETES
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Measured. : TAPED
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Actress Massey. : ILONA
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Bitter herb. : TANSY
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River of Pakistan. : INDUS
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Chief Chinese dialect. : MANDARIN
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Poetic time. : EVE
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Not specific: Abbr. : GENL
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Just ___. : ASGOOD
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Groups of nine. : ENNEADS
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Byre sounds. : MOOS
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Navy recruit: Slang. : BOOT
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Novel heroine. : ANNA
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Belgian river. : YSER
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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1933 agency. : NRA
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River in Italy. : RENO
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Asian nanny. : AMAH
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Daughter of Eurytus. : IOLE
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Christmas symbol. : STAR
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Eating place of a kind. : MESS
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Young oyster. : SPAT
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Study (over). : PORE
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Govt. dept. : USDA
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Cars of the 1920's. : REOS
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Understand. : GET
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Golf champion. : LEMA
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Regatta entry. : SAILBOAT
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Muscovite emblem. : REDSTAR
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Porter. : COLE
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Piece of land. : LOT
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Dugong. : SEACOW
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Climb. : SCALE
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Namely. : TOWIT
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To love: Lat. : AMARE
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Kings: Sp. : REYES
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Show rage. : FUME
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Make a first bid. : OPEN
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Kind of car. : USED
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Network. : RETE
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Precipitate. : RASH
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Letter in Athens. : PSI

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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