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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

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Across
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Word of blessing. : PEACE
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Genuine: Slang. : LEGIT
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Tree-trimming material. : ANGELHAIR
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Make adjustments in. : ALINE
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Orange, apple, or candy cane. : STOCKINGSTUFFER
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Silk: Prefix. : SERI
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Piece of writing. : SCREED
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Scores, in a game. : TDS
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Style of dress. : TENT
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Prefix with night and light. : TWI
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Repose. : REST
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Describing the "Night Visitors." : WISE
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Cook's choice. : HERBS
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Track events. : HEATS
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Menu item in Acapulco. : TAMALE
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Make happy. : SATISFY
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Cam. : TRIPPET
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Beldams. : CRONES
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Poetic verb from. : SHALT
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___ dust. : DRYAS
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Promptings. : CUES
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Clan. : SEPT
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Chemical suffixes. : OLS
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Window part. : SASH
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Canadian province: Abbr. : QUE
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Turkish chief. : AGA
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___ the earth. : SALTOF
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___ blockade. : RUNA
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Seasonal wear. : SANTACLAUSSUITS
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Biblical town. : ENDOR
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State emblem of Oklahoma. : MISTLETOE
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Bewildered. : ATSEA
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Compass point. : ENE
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Meeting. : TRYST
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Football player. : PASSER
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Headline: Fr. : ENTETE
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Greek market places. : AGORAS
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This (thing, fact, etc.): Fr. : CECI
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Reindeer's relative. : ELK
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Holiness. : SANCTITY
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Powerful feline. : TIGRESS
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Deceptive Lupin. : ARSENE
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Praise. : LAUD
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Santa's helper. : ELF
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Make appropriate for putting under the tree. : GIFTWRAP
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Not fit for food. : INEDIBLE
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Regions: Abbr. : TERS
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Pronoun. : HIS
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New Year's, Asian style. : TET
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Entices. : TEMPTS
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___ a rail. : THINAS
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Women in uniform. : WAFS
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Ave! : HAIL
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Arrange. : SET
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Compass points. : ESES
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Refrain syllables. : TRAS
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Science degrees. : SCD
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Overbearing. : ARROGANT
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Magic places for children. : TOYLANDS
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"And all through ___ . . . " : THEHOUSE
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Uphold. : SUSTAIN
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"___ early . . . " : CALLME
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Ownership right in property. : EQUITY
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Hits in fencing. : PUNTOS
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Gift for a little housekeeper. : TEASET
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Indian. : SAC
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On the blue. : ASEA
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Name meaning princess. : SARA
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Speedy: Abbr. : FST
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Remorseful one. : RUER
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Kind of dance. : TOE
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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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