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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
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1. Why? : WHATFOR
8. Phrase in speech training. : HOWNOW
14. Car gear. : REVERSE
15. Tepee dweller. : PAPOOSE
16. Turkish inns. : IMARETS
17. Lack of action. : INERTIA
18. Ceramist. : TILER
19. Consult. : TALK
21. Piece of furniture. : DESK
22. Noun endings. : ADES
24. Optimistic. : ROSY
26. Part of A.D. : ANNO
28. Send out. : EMIT
30. Plant pest. : APHIS
35. Photo. : PIC
36. Lacking feet. : APOD
37. Quick look. : SQUINT
38. One of the Cranes. : ICHABOD
40. Held on. : CLUNGTO
41. City in N. C. : SHELBY
42. Nero Wolfe exclamation. : PFUI
43. Chop. : HEW
44. German province. : HESSE
45. Headquarters. : BASE
46. Where one is. : HERE
47. Seasonal symbol. : STAR
49. Boom. : SPAR
51. Game term. : SLAM
55. Oklahoma city. : ENID
57. Gantry. : ELMER
60. ___ hounds. : HAREAND
62. Quarantine. : ISOLATE
64. Occasionally. : ATTIMES
65. Modern composer. : MENOTTI
66. Inquiry about a refusal. : WHYNOT
67. Host's request. : SAYWHEN
1. Judicial order. : WRIT
2. Half: Prefix. : HEMI
3. Large swift slides. : AVALANCHES
4. Mollusk called shipworm. : TEREDO
5. Fra's associate. : FRERE
6. East: Ger. : OST
7. Abide. : REST
8. Coils of yarn. : HANKS
9. Unseal: Poet. : OPE
10. Promise. : WORD
11. Observe. : NOTE
12. Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
13. Watery. : WEAK
15. Wheelsman. : PILOT
20. Dry. : ARID
23. Solider at Lucknow, 1857. : SEPOY
25. Mexican Indian. : YAQUI
26. Like a copycat. : APISH
27. Place for a bust. : NICHE
29. British style. : MOD
31. Form of humor. : PUN
32. Calculus, etc.: Colloq. : HIGHERMATH
33. Between: Prefix. : INTER
34. U. S. author. : STOWE
36. French clerics. : ABBES
37. Twists. : SLUES
39. Smith and others. : ALS
40. Certain fielders: Abbr. : CFS
42. Equal: Prefix. : PARI
45. Stripes. : BANDS
46. Dedicate. : HALLOW
48. Principle. : TENET
50. Flower. : PEONY
51. Legal name of T. E. Lawrence. : SHAW
52. Piece of wood. : LATH
53. Cheaply pretentious. : ARTY
54. Chow ___. : MEIN
56. Becomes indistinct. : DIMS
58. Feminine ending. : ETTE
59. Pull (in). : REIN
61. I love: Lat. : AMO
63. 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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