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New York Times, Saturday, December 2, 1967

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,685
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1. Transport. : HAUL
5. Keyboard. : CLAVIER
12. Attractive girl. : BELLE
13. Native of Bucharest. : RUMANIAN
15. Minding. : CARING
16. Liqueur. : ANISETTE
17. Sports sites. : ARENAS
18. Conduit. : DUCT
19. Make haste. : HIE
20. Garden spot. : BOWER
21. French pronoun. : ELLE
22. Transmit. : SEND
23. Birds. : ANIS
24. Open to all. : FREE
25. Heyward hero. : PORGY
26. Gain. : NET
27. Kind of palm. : SAGO
28. Small coin. : SOU
29. Boston. : ATHENSOFAMERICA
35. Opportune. : PAT
36. Clodhopper. : LOUT
37. He who would "kiss and tell." : CAD
38. Cheviot. : SHEEP
41. Bell sound. : DING
42. Reminder of a kind. : MEMO
43. Whetstone. : HONE
44. Friction preventive. : LUBE
45. Cringe. : COWER
46. Ancient times: Poet. : ELD
47. Renown. : FAME
48. Arrow poison. : CURARE
49. Rival. : EMULATOR
51. Spellbinder. : ORATOR
52. Not migratory. : RESIDENT
53. Scott heroine. : ELLEN
54. Good golf score. : SEVENTY
55. Worker with fabrics. : DYER
1. By this means. : HEREWITH
2. Adjusts in rows. : ALINES
3. Of a certain bone. : ULNAR
4. Stages of a journey. : LEGS
5. Faneuil Hall. : CRADLEOFLIBERTY
6. Half-moon at base of a fingernail. : LUNULE
7. Vestment. : AMICE
8. Extensive. : VAST
9. Feminine suffix. : INE
10. One or the other (of two). : EITHER
11. Class or grade. : RATING
12. Nobleman. : BARONET
14. In want. : NEEDY
15. Pool adjunct. : CABANA
21. Therefore. : ERGO
22. Peevish. : SOUR
24. Ahead of time. : FAST
25. Berryman, for one. : POET
27. Vigor: Colloq. : SNAP
28. Complacent. : SMUG
30. Fencing foil. : EPEE
31. The best: Colloq. : AONE
32. Cold drink. : ICEWATER
33. City in Texas. : CAMERON
34. Worshipful one. : ADORER
38. Utter. : SHEER
39. Baker Street man. : HOLMES
40. Purpose. : ENDUSE
41. Famous TV pioneer. : DUMONT
42. Esprit de corps. : MORALE
44. Grow towards night. : LATEN
45. "Oklahoma" hero. : CURLY
47. Vanish. : FADE
48. Campus attraction. : COED
50. 1st-cen. date. : LIV

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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