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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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Students & seniors
Across
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
Down
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
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"There ought to be ___." : ALAW
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Artist's needs. : PENS
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Keyed up. : EDGY
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___ Paulo. : SAO
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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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