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New York Times, Saturday, December 23, 1967

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,706
Across
1. Word of blessing. : PEACE
6. Depot: Abbr. : STA
9. Genuine: Slang. : LEGIT
14. Tree-trimming material. : ANGELHAIR
16. Make adjustments in. : ALINE
17. Orange, apple, or candy cane. : STOCKINGSTUFFER
19. Silk: Prefix. : SERI
20. Piece of writing. : SCREED
21. Scores, in a game. : TDS
22. Greek letter. : ETA
23. Style of dress. : TENT
24. Prefix with night and light. : TWI
25. Repose. : REST
27. Describing the "Night Visitors." : WISE
28. Cook's choice. : HERBS
30. Track events. : HEATS
32. Menu item in Acapulco. : TAMALE
33. Make happy. : SATISFY
36. Cam. : TRIPPET
37. Beldams. : CRONES
38. Poetic verb from. : SHALT
39. ___ dust. : DRYAS
40. Promptings. : CUES
41. Clan. : SEPT
45. Chemical suffixes. : OLS
46. Window part. : SASH
47. Canadian province: Abbr. : QUE
48. Turkish chief. : AGA
49. ___ the earth. : SALTOF
51. ___ blockade. : RUNA
52. Seasonal wear. : SANTACLAUSSUITS
55. Biblical town. : ENDOR
56. State emblem of Oklahoma. : MISTLETOE
57. Bewildered. : ATSEA
58. Compass point. : ENE
59. Meeting. : TRYST
Down
1. Football player. : PASSER
2. Headline: Fr. : ENTETE
3. Greek market places. : AGORAS
4. This (thing, fact, etc.): Fr. : CECI
5. Reindeer's relative. : ELK
6. Holiness. : SANCTITY
7. Powerful feline. : TIGRESS
8. Deceptive Lupin. : ARSENE
9. Praise. : LAUD
10. Santa's helper. : ELF
11. Make appropriate for putting under the tree. : GIFTWRAP
12. Not fit for food. : INEDIBLE
13. Regions: Abbr. : TERS
15. Pronoun. : HIS
18. New Year's, Asian style. : TET
24. Entices. : TEMPTS
26. ___ a rail. : THINAS
27. Women in uniform. : WAFS
28. Ave! : HAIL
29. Arrange. : SET
31. Compass points. : ESES
32. Refrain syllables. : TRAS
33. Science degrees. : SCD
34. Overbearing. : ARROGANT
35. Magic places for children. : TOYLANDS
36. "And all through ___ . . . " : THEHOUSE
38. Uphold. : SUSTAIN
40. "___ early . . . " : CALLME
42. Ownership right in property. : EQUITY
43. Hits in fencing. : PUNTOS
44. Gift for a little housekeeper. : TEASET
46. Indian. : SAC
48. On the blue. : ASEA
49. Name meaning princess. : SARA
50. Speedy: Abbr. : FST
51. Remorseful one. : RUER
53. Kind of dance. : TOE
54. Weather forecast: Abbr. : SLT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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