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New York Times, Friday, December 15, 1967

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,698
Across
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Why? : WHATFOR
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Phrase in speech training. : HOWNOW
14
Car gear. : REVERSE
15
Tepee dweller. : PAPOOSE
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Turkish inns. : IMARETS
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Lack of action. : INERTIA
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Ceramist. : TILER
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Consult. : TALK
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Piece of furniture. : DESK
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Noun endings. : ADES
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Optimistic. : ROSY
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Send out. : EMIT
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Plant pest. : APHIS
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Photo. : PIC
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Lacking feet. : APOD
37
Quick look. : SQUINT
38
One of the Cranes. : ICHABOD
40
Held on. : CLUNGTO
41
City in N. C. : SHELBY
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Nero Wolfe exclamation. : PFUI
43
Chop. : HEW
44
German province. : HESSE
45
Headquarters. : BASE
46
Where one is. : HERE
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Seasonal symbol. : STAR
49
Boom. : SPAR
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Game term. : SLAM
55
Oklahoma city. : ENID
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Gantry. : ELMER
60
___ hounds. : HAREAND
62
Quarantine. : ISOLATE
64
Occasionally. : ATTIMES
65
Modern composer. : MENOTTI
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Inquiry about a refusal. : WHYNOT
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Host's request. : SAYWHEN
Down
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Judicial order. : WRIT
2
Half: Prefix. : HEMI
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Large swift slides. : AVALANCHES
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Mollusk called shipworm. : TEREDO
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Fra's associate. : FRERE
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East: Ger. : OST
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Abide. : REST
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Coils of yarn. : HANKS
9
Unseal: Poet. : OPE
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Promise. : WORD
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Observe. : NOTE
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Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
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Watery. : WEAK
15
Wheelsman. : PILOT
20
Dry. : ARID
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Solider at Lucknow, 1857. : SEPOY
25
Mexican Indian. : YAQUI
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Like a copycat. : APISH
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Place for a bust. : NICHE
29
British style. : MOD
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Form of humor. : PUN
32
Calculus, etc.: Colloq. : HIGHERMATH
33
Between: Prefix. : INTER
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U. S. author. : STOWE
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French clerics. : ABBES
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Twists. : SLUES
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Smith and others. : ALS
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Certain fielders: Abbr. : CFS
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Equal: Prefix. : PARI
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Stripes. : BANDS
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Dedicate. : HALLOW
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Principle. : TENET
50
Flower. : PEONY
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Legal name of T. E. Lawrence. : SHAW
52
Piece of wood. : LATH
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Cheaply pretentious. : ARTY
54
Chow ___. : MEIN
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Becomes indistinct. : DIMS
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Feminine ending. : ETTE
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Pull (in). : REIN
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I love: Lat. : AMO
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Bering, for one. : SEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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