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New York Times, Tuesday, December 12, 1967

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B F }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,695
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1. Insufficient. : SCANT
6. Sun ___-sen. : YAT
9. Feigns. : ACTS
13. Frame of mind. : HUMOR
14. Hold up. : PROP
16. Pluck. : GRIT
17. "___ told by an idiot . . . " : ATALE
18. Another issue: Abbr. : REPR
19. Josip Broz. : TITO
20. Bill of fare. : MENU
21. Proper time. : SEASON
23. Hebrew letter. : TAV
24. Question minutely. : CROSSEXAMINE
27. Took chances. : RISKED
30. Pessimist. : CYNIC
31. Here: Fr. : ICI
32. Army man. : MAJOR
35. Cut corners. : SKIMP
38. Kind of book. : TEXT
40. Transactions. : SALES
42. Pinza of musical fame. : EZIO
43. Asian mountain range. : ALTAI
45. Be in time for. : CATCH
47. W.W. II initials. : ETO
48. And the following: Abbr. : ETSEQ
50. Give in return. : RENDER
52. European ruler. : QUEENJULIANA
56. Sea-going initials. : USN
57. Links verbs, with "up." : TEEING
58. Record. : TAPE
62. Six per inning. : OUTS
64. Rugged rock. : CRAG
65. Governed. : RULED
66. Weaverbird of South Africa. : TAHA
67. Man's nickname. : TINO
68. Ape. : ORANG
69. As well. : ALSO
70. Dine. : EAT
71. Gossipy. : NEWSY
1. Pretense. : SHAM
2. Pretty: Colloq. : CUTE
3. To ___ (without dissent). : AMAN
4. Nothing doing. : NOLUCK
5. Italian "three." : TRE
6. Commune in Belgium. : YPRES
7. Open spaces. : AREAS
8. Hush-hush. : TOPSECRET
9. Factor: Abbr. : AGT
10. Censured. : CRITICIZED
11. Giant. : TITAN
12. Broke (in). : STOVE
15. Power of attorney. : PROXY
21. Beverages. : SODAS
22. Ann's cousins. : NANS
25. Ad ___ (to the point): Lat. : REM
26. Broadcaster's must. : MIKE
27. Girl of song. : RITA
28. Island land: Abbr. : ICEL
29. Fractions. : SIXTEENTHS
33. Revolt of French peasants, 1358. : JACQUERIE
34. Palm leaf. : OLA
36. Small object. : MITE
37. Meager. : POOR
39. London art gallery. : TATE
41. Scrawny one. : SCRAG
44. Verbal contraction. : ISNT
46. Fowl. : HEN
49. Cast out. : EJECT
51. Character. : NATURE
52. Share. : QUOTA
53. Habitual. : USUAL
54. Climbing plant. : LIANA
55. Bar of metal. : INGOT
59. "There ought to be ___." : ALAW
60. Artist's needs. : PENS
61. Keyed up. : EDGY
63. ___ Paulo. : SAO
65. Spanish rum. : RON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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