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New York Times, Wednesday, December 27, 1967

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,710
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1. Boston name. : CABOT
6. Roman repast. : CENA
10. Musical ending. : CODA
14. Swiftly. : APACE
15. Dutch ___. : OVEN
16. Iridescent stone. : OPAL
17. Ancient people of Great Britain. : PICTS
18. Help. : LENDAHAND
20. Land ___! : SAKES
21. Pray: Lat. : ORA
22. Empty show. : FARCE
23. Sparkling. : STARRY
25. Season. : WINTER
26. Founded: Abbr. : EST
28. Warm cover. : RUG
29. Affirmative. : AYE
30. Nonsense: Slang. : BLAH
32. Mingles (with). : RUBSELBOWS
38. Furies. : RAGES
40. Perfectly all right: Colloq. : AOK
41. Material. : DENIM
42. Tipped. : OVERTURNED
45. Raison d'___. : ETRE
46. Abbreviation in math. : RAD
47. Society girl. : DEB
49. Use an axe. : HEW
50. Matter. : AFFAIR
54. In a glow. : AFLAME
56. Sweet substance. : SIRUP
57. Pair. : TWO
58. Not: Ger. : NICHT
61. Head over heels: Slang. : ONONESEAR
63. Western resort. : TAHOE
64. Philosopher of note. : KANT
65. Italian town. : ATRI
66. Priest's garment. : AMICE
67. Substitutes: Abbr. : ALTS
68. Proper. : MEET
69. Fur animals. : MINKS
1. Beanies. : CAPS
2. Samoan port. : APIA
3. Behind the scenes. : BACKSTAGE
4. Singing group. : OCTET
5. Four: Prefix. : TESSAR
6. Flag bearers. : COLORGUARD
7. All possible. : EVERY
8. Baby girl: Sp. : NENA
9. Moreover. : AND
10. American showman. : COHAN
11. Eye-catching works. : OPART
12. Terpsichore's specialty. : DANCE
13. Tree. : ALDER
19. Away (from home). : AFIELD
24. Capek play. : RUR
25. Letter. : WYE
26. Tortosa's river. : EBRO
27. Russian or Czech. : SLAV
29. Spoiled for a fight. : ASKEDFORIT
31. Part of H.R.H. : HER
33. Très ___. : BON
34. Insect. : BEE
35. Take it ___. : ONTHECHIN
36. Fencing. : WIRE
37. Merganser. : SMEW
39. Painted line. : STRIPE
43. Initials in Cairo. : UAR
44. State: Abbr. : DEL
48. Small. : BANTAM
50. Asian tree. : ASOKA
51. Last. : FINAL
52. Van. : FRONT
53. Potential baby sitters. : AUNTS
54. Knowing. : AWARE
55. Famous resort. : MIAMI
57. Head: Fr. : TETE
59. Rhine wine. : HOCK
60. Links places. : TEES
62. One of the Wellers. : SAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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