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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
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Snouted animal. : TAPIR
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Goldfish. : CARP
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Stride. : PACE
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Chemical prefix. : AMIDO
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Fusses. : ADOS
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Rhine tributary. : RUHR
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Multifloras. : ROSES
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Unless: Law. : NISI
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Notion. : IDEA
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Make converts. : PROSELYTE
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Beside the mark. : AMISS
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Arena performer of a kind. : TORO
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City N of Boston. : MELROSE
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Electrical unit. : OHM
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Car part: Abbr. : IGN
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Othello's ensign. : IAGO
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Gem. : PEARL
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Ex-Indian slugger. : ALROSEN
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Farm feature. : SILO
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Coarse cloth. : DRILL
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Eve's grandson. : ENOS
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Shrub of the apple family. : ROSEBOX
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Broad scarf. : ASCOT
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House wings. : ELLS
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Letterhead abbreviation. : INC
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Letters. : ENS
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Bierce. : AMBROSE
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
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Late-late event. : RERUN
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Lilylike flowers. : TUBEROSES
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Gold ornaments: Sp. : OROS
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Silver: Abbr. : STER
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Old port of Rome. : OSTIA
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Family member: Abbr. : SIST
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1967 Twins' manager. : MELE
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Connery and others. : SEANS
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Paris seasons. : ETES
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Kind of car. : USED
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Moves, in a way. : EDGES
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Canvas. : TARP
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Love: Sp. : AMOR
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Consul in Cicero's day. : PISO
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What i.e. means. : IDEST
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Perfumery substance. : ROSEOIL
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Gorge. : CANYON
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Mine entrance. : ADIT
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Rotary cutter. : ROSEMILL
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Cowslips. : PRIMROSES
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TV term. : AUDIO
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Game. : CHESS
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Expunge. : ERASE
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Outsized: Abbr. : LRG
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Something: Sp. : ALGO
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Title. : EARL
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Saturn's wife. : OPS
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Legatee. : HEIR
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St. ___. : MALO
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Flower fungi. : ROSERUSTS
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French city. : AIX
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State: Suffix. : ENCE
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High time. : NOON
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Baseball hits: Abbr. : DBLS
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Badges of office. : ROSETTES
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Aves. : STS
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College in N. C. : ELON
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Needle-shaped. : ACEROSE
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Inculcated. : INBRED
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Born. : NEE
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"Only ___." : AROSE
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Worth. : MERIT
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Scotch porridge. : BROSE
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Flushed. : ROSED
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Congo river. : UELE
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Kind of party. : STAG
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German "one." : EINE
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Back talk. : SASS
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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