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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
Across
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Slight. : SNUB
5
Grating. : GRID
9
European. : SERB
13
Hebrides island. : IONA
14
___ fille. : JEUNE
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Affirm. : AVER
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Memorable comedian. : LAHR
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One of the Rubinsteins. : ANTON
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Tree. : PINE
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Conqueror of the sword. : THEPEN
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Vehicle, seasonal style. : SNOWPLOW
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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
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Tread heavily. : STOMP
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Exciting. : STIRRING
51
Come into view. : LOOM
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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
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Girl's name. : ESME
Down
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Sediment. : SILT
2
A Webster. : NOAH
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Resolute. : UNHESITANT
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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
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Tuesday: Fr. : MARDI
54
Dross. : SLAG
55
Ring. : TOLL
56
Angel, in France. : ANGE
57
Gape. : YAWN
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Where Hué is: Var. : ANAM
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Not a thing. : NONE
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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