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New York Times, Monday, December 11, 1967

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,694
Across
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Buffalo Bill. : CODY
5
Ming piece. : VASE
9
Evade duty. : SHIRK
14
Swiss river. : AARE
15
Tolstoy hero. : IVAN
16
"The king ___ his counting house . . . " : WASIN
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Parade feature. : BRASSBAND
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Headless: Her. : ETETE
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Weight ___. : LIFTERS
21
Aerialist's apparatus. : TRAPEZE
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Solicit. : ENTREAT
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Ear: Prefix. : AURI
25
Osprey's cousin. : ERN
26
French liqueur. : ABSINTHE
30
Greeley's advice. : GOWEST
33
Dingle. : GLEN
34
Painting. : OIL
35
Neat as ___. : APIN
36
Charge. : FEE
37
Term in music. : SOLI
38
Seafaring man. : TAR
39
Give a wide berth. : SHUN
41
Curtain fabric. : CHINTZ
43
Arena performer. : ELEPHANT
45
Line in geometry: Abbr. : RAD
46
Shower. : RAIN
47
Wildwoods. : FORESTS
51
Ill-fated French comtesse. : DUBARRY
54
___ cat out of the bag. : LETSTHE
55
Long Island town. : ISLIP
56
Maine's largest lake. : MOOSEHEAD
58
Divert. : AMUSE
59
Biblical twin. : ESAU
60
River of Normandy. : ORNE
61
Debussy piece. : LAMER
62
Protective devices of a sort. : NETS
63
21st Amendment supporters. : WETS
Down
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Tent rope. : CABLE
2
Put one's ___. : OARIN
3
Money order. : DRAFT
4
Last evening: Poet. : YESTREEN
5
Resonant. : VIBRANT
6
Nautical cry. : AVAST
7
River in Poland. : SAN
8
Living room piece. : ENDTABLE
9
Install formally. : SWEARIN
10
Millinery accessory. : HATPIN
11
Phrase of understanding. : ISEE
12
Famous hotel. : RITZ
13
Region of the patella. : KNEE
18
Fortune-tellers. : SEERS
22
Subterfuge. : RUSE
26
Proxy. : AGENT
27
E. I. tree. : TOON
28
Sword part. : HILT
29
Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
30
Admission receipts. : GATE
31
Girasol. : OPAL
32
Gear for a balancing act. : WIRE
36
Clowns. : FUNNYMEN
37
Circus specialty. : SIDESHOW
39
Gamester of a kind. : SHARPER
40
Filament. : HAIR
41
Multimillionaire. : CROESUS
42
Author of gold-rush stories. : HARTE
44
Accolade. : PRAISE
47
Parade entry. : FLOAT
48
Cubic meter. : STERE
49
Name in world affairs. : THANT
50
Chair: Lat. : SEDES
51
Radio part. : DIAL
52
Military initials. : USMA
53
Former French Socialist. : BLUM
57
Simple sugar. : OSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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