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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
PS notes: In 17-Across, changed "Home" to "home."
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,684
Across Down
1. S. A. simian. : TITI
5. Large: Prefix. : MEGA
9. Shut in an inlet. : EMBAY
14. Arthur's middle name. : ALAN
15. Prayers. : AVES
16. Middays. : NOONS
17. Fish home. : POND
18. Part of U.S. : NENG
19. Nobody. : NOONE
20. Came after. : ENSUED
22. State's nickname. : LONESTAR
24. Sun. : DAYSTAR
26. Pray: Lat. : ORA
27. Have reality. : ARE
28. Artistic cult. : DADAISM
33. Gushing forth. : SPURTING
38. Hit hard. : SMOTE
39. Sit. : POSE
40. Special songs. : NOELS
43. Oh, dear! : ALAS
44. Eagerness. : ARDOR
46. Campus group. : TEACHERS
48. Thistlelike plants. : TEASELS
51. Mine: It. : MIO
52. Female rabbit. : DOE
53. Postseason top team. : ALLSTAR
58. Kind of general. : FOURSTAR
63. Be suited to. : BECOME
64. Confusion. : UPSET
65. Da ___ (from the beginning): Mus. : CAPO
67. On leave. : AWAY
68. "Gin a body ___ body . . . " : MEETA
69. Thessalian peak. : OSSA
70. Money in Napoli. : LIRE
71. Finisher. : ENDER
72. Smallest particle. : WHIT
73. French seasons. : ETES
1. Measured. : TAPED
2. Actress Massey. : ILONA
3. Bitter herb. : TANSY
4. River of Pakistan. : INDUS
5. Chief Chinese dialect. : MANDARIN
6. Poetic time. : EVE
7. Not specific: Abbr. : GENL
8. Just ___. : ASGOOD
9. Groups of nine. : ENNEADS
10. Byre sounds. : MOOS
11. Navy recruit: Slang. : BOOT
12. Novel heroine. : ANNA
13. Belgian river. : YSER
21. State: Fr. : ETAT
23. 1933 agency. : NRA
25. River in Italy. : RENO
29. Asian nanny. : AMAH
30. Daughter of Eurytus. : IOLE
31. Christmas symbol. : STAR
32. Eating place of a kind. : MESS
33. Young oyster. : SPAT
34. Study (over). : PORE
35. Govt. dept. : USDA
36. Cars of the 1920's. : REOS
37. Understand. : GET
41. Golf champion. : LEMA
42. Regatta entry. : SAILBOAT
45. Muscovite emblem. : REDSTAR
47. Porter. : COLE
49. Piece of land. : LOT
50. Dugong. : SEACOW
54. Climb. : SCALE
55. Namely. : TOWIT
56. To love: Lat. : AMARE
57. Kings: Sp. : REYES
58. Show rage. : FUME
59. Make a first bid. : OPEN
60. Kind of car. : USED
61. Network. : RETE
62. Precipitate. : RASH
66. Letter in Athens. : PSI

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

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