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New York Times, Friday, December 22, 1967

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,705
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1. Slight. : SNUB
5. Grating. : GRID
9. European. : SERB
13. Hebrides island. : IONA
14. ___ fille. : JEUNE
15. Affirm. : AVER
16. Memorable comedian. : LAHR
17. One of the Rubinsteins. : ANTON
18. Tree. : PINE
19. Conqueror of the sword. : THEPEN
21. Vehicle, seasonal style. : SNOWPLOW
23. Scorch. : SINGE
25. Beehive state. : UTAH
26. Start of a well-known spiritual. : SWINGLOW
29. Omit. : ELIDE
32. New England college, for short. : MIT
33. Type of race. : RELAY
35. Something pleasant. : TREAT
37. Moonfish. : OPAH
39. Yes, ___! : SIREE
41. Girl's name. : ERMA
42. Italian port. : GENOA
44. State in NE Brazil. : CEARA
46. Man's nickname. : RON
47. Tread heavily. : STOMP
49. Exciting. : STIRRING
51. Come into view. : LOOM
53. Plant bud. : SCION
54. Hall feature. : STAIRWAY
58. Adman's product. : SLOGAN
61. Word with range or distance. : LONG
62. Constellation. : DRACO
64. Gambling game. : KENO
65. Marine plant. : ALGA
66. Peary's middle name. : EDWIN
67. Pakistan's neighbor. : IRAN
68. Small valley. : GLEN
69. Piece of jewelry. : RING
70. Girl's name. : ESME
1. Sediment. : SILT
2. A Webster. : NOAH
3. Resolute. : UNHESITANT
4. Piece of jewelry. : BARPIN
5. Army man: Abbr. : GEN
6. Furrows. : RUTS
7. President of Turkey, 1938–50. : INONU
8. Signify. : DENOTE
9. Shade of blue. : SAPPHIRE
10. Malefic. : EVIL
11. Union general in the Civil War. : RENO
12. Tea. : BREW
14. Discordant sounds. : JANGLES
20. Carved: Abbr. : ENGR
22. First name in poetry. : WALT
24. Greek dialect. : EOLIC
26. Urban irritant. : SMOG
27. Helps with the dishes. : WIPES
28. Merchandise. : WARES
30. Old-time pistols. : DERRINGERS
31. De Valera. : EAMON
34. Irish dramatist. : YEATS
36. Taste. : TANG
38. "Happy" hobo of old comic strip. : HOOLIGAN
40. Scandinavian name. : ERICSON
43. Cupid. : AMOR
45. Seed covering. : ARIL
48. Cosmetic. : POWDER
50. Novice: Slang. : ROOKIE
52. Tuesday: Fr. : MARDI
54. Dross. : SLAG
55. Ring. : TOLL
56. Angel, in France. : ANGE
57. Gape. : YAWN
59. Where Hué is: Var. : ANAM
60. Not a thing. : NONE
63. Smoke: Slang. : CIG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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