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New York Times, Tuesday, December 26, 1967

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J K Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,709
Across
1. Snouted animal. : TAPIR
6. Goldfish. : CARP
10. Stride. : PACE
14. Chemical prefix. : AMIDO
15. Fusses. : ADOS
16. Rhine tributary. : RUHR
17. Multifloras. : ROSES
18. Unless: Law. : NISI
19. Notion. : IDEA
20. Make converts. : PROSELYTE
22. Beside the mark. : AMISS
23. Arena performer of a kind. : TORO
24. City N of Boston. : MELROSE
26. Electrical unit. : OHM
29. Car part: Abbr. : IGN
30. Othello's ensign. : IAGO
31. Gem. : PEARL
33. Ex-Indian slugger. : ALROSEN
36. Farm feature. : SILO
37. Coarse cloth. : DRILL
39. Eve's grandson. : ENOS
41. Shrub of the apple family. : ROSEBOX
43. Broad scarf. : ASCOT
44. House wings. : ELLS
45. Letterhead abbreviation. : INC
47. Letters. : ENS
48. Bierce. : AMBROSE
51. Poetic contraction. : NEER
53. Late-late event. : RERUN
54. Lilylike flowers. : TUBEROSES
59. Gold ornaments: Sp. : OROS
60. Silver: Abbr. : STER
61. Old port of Rome. : OSTIA
62. Family member: Abbr. : SIST
63. 1967 Twins' manager. : MELE
64. Connery and others. : SEANS
65. Paris seasons. : ETES
66. Kind of car. : USED
67. Moves, in a way. : EDGES
Down
1. Canvas. : TARP
2. Love: Sp. : AMOR
3. Consul in Cicero's day. : PISO
4. What i.e. means. : IDEST
5. Perfumery substance. : ROSEOIL
6. Gorge. : CANYON
7. Mine entrance. : ADIT
8. Rotary cutter. : ROSEMILL
9. Greek letter. : PSI
10. Cowslips. : PRIMROSES
11. TV term. : AUDIO
12. Game. : CHESS
13. Expunge. : ERASE
21. Outsized: Abbr. : LRG
22. Something: Sp. : ALGO
25. Title. : EARL
26. Saturn's wife. : OPS
27. Legatee. : HEIR
28. St. ___. : MALO
32. Flower fungi. : ROSERUSTS
33. French city. : AIX
34. State: Suffix. : ENCE
35. High time. : NOON
37. Baseball hits: Abbr. : DBLS
38. Badges of office. : ROSETTES
40. Aves. : STS
42. College in N. C. : ELON
43. Needle-shaped. : ACEROSE
45. Inculcated. : INBRED
46. Born. : NEE
48. "Only ___." : AROSE
49. Worth. : MERIT
50. Scotch porridge. : BROSE
52. Flushed. : ROSED
55. Congo river. : UELE
56. Kind of party. : STAG
57. German "one." : EINE
58. Back talk. : SASS
60. Texas college. : SMU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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