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New York Times, Friday, December 29, 1967

Author:
Dorothea Bauer
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Across
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Secure. : SAFE
5
Part of Florida. : KEYS
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Concerning. : ASFOR
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Get well. : HEAL
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Bellini opera. : NORMA
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Nearly identical. : ASLIKEASTWOPEAS
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Fleur de ___. : LIS
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Girl's name. : ANN
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Cling (to). : ADHERE
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Traveled laboriously. : TREKKED
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Three: Ger. : DREI
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Apprehension. : FEAR
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Goal. : AIM
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Slightly open. : AJAR
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Note, in music. : SHARP
34
Recipe direction. : SCALD
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Wagner role. : EVA
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Modern fabric. : DACRONPOLYESTER
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Noun suffix. : ADE
41
Parts of gunlocks. : SEARS
42
Billiard stroke. : MASSE
43
Meringue confection. : KISS
45
Fish-eating bird. : ERN
46
Become gentle. : MELT
47
Schools of whales. : PODS
49
VIP at a party. : CATERER
52
Like stars. : ASTRAL
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Stout's cousin. : ALE
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Jacob's grandson. : ERI
57
Makes a deal. : STRIKESABARGAIN
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Incensed. : IRATE
62
Family member. : BABY
63
Singing brothers. : AMES
64
Tree. : ASPEN
65
Partner of means. : WAYS
66
Latin "to be." : ESSE
Down
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Word in the Commandments. : SHALT
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The Norse gods. : AESIR
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Halloween sights. : FALSEFACES
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New Havenite. : ELI
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Finer honed. : KEENER
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African antelope. : ELAND
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One answer. : YES
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Hairdo. : SET
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Positive electrode. : ANODE
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First name in films. : SOPHIA
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Unfettered. : FREE
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Actor Sharif. : OMAR
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Tear down: Var. : RASE
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New Zealand parrots. : KAKAPOS
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Cordially. : WARMLY
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Author of "Mary, Mary." : KERR
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Tunes in a program. : DIALS
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Kind of squash. : ACORN
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Weather map features. : JETSTREAMS
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Fifth and others: Abbr. : AVES
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Uncommon. : RARE
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State: Abbr. : SDAK
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"___ but known!" : HADI
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Sight from the quay. : SPARS
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Goddess of agriculture. : DEMETER
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Pine leaf. : NEEDLE
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Store event. : SALE
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Elf. : SPRITE
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People of Kuala Lumpur. : MALAYS
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Of certain wood. : OAKEN
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Driver of a kind. : CABBY
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Indians. : ERIES
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Wash out. : RINSE
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Global area. : ASIA
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Ships: Abbr. : STRS
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Golf hazard. : TRAP
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Helmsman's direction. : SBW
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Narrow shoe size. : AAA
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Go: Scot. : GAE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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