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New York Times, Monday, December 4, 1967

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 340 (avg 1.78)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,687
Across
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Prank. : DIDO
5
Hooded snake. : COBRA
10
Military group. : USAF
14
Willow genus. : ITEA
15
City on the Allegheny. : OLEAN
16
Aria, for one. : SOLO
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Doubled up, in a way. : JACKKNIFED
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TV award. : EMMY
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Word of cheer. : OLE
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Progress. : ONGO
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Preoccupy. : OBSESS
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That is all. : NOMORE
26
Quit. : GAVEUP
28
Phone part: Abbr. : RECR
30
Bewilder. : PERPLEX
33
Laugh-getter. : JOKE
36
Roma's river. : TEVERE
38
Branch. : ARM
39
"It's ___ wind ... " : ANILL
41
Tree for 32 Down. : FIR
42
City in Peru. : TACNA
44
Some voters. : MEN
45
Each. : APIECE
48
Letters. : CEES
49
Amazon, maybe. : BIGGIRL
51
Caesar's wife. : UXOR
53
Food fishes of warm seas. : JURELS
55
Pluck, in a way. : TWEEZE
59
Popular fabrics. : PLAIDS
61
Little bird. : WREN
63
Nought. : NIL
64
Some turkeys. : TOMS
65
Where Brisbane is. : QUEENSLAND
68
U. S. author. : AGEE
69
Didn't usually. : USENT
70
Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
71
Dame Myra. : HESS
72
These: Sp. : ESTOS
73
River of Ukraine. : STYR
Down
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Côte d'Or city. : DIJON
2
Combining form for a country. : ITALO
3
Ten: Lat. : DECEM
4
Wood. : OAK
5
Unite. : CONNECT
6
Few: Prefix. : OLIG
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Obscure. : BEFOG
8
Little Rachel. : RAE
9
Town N of Boston. : ANDOVER
10
Exhausts. : USESUP
11
Unspecified site. : SOMEPLACE
12
Eleemosynary thing. : ALMS
13
Show biz family. : FOYS
18
Demeter's daughter. : KORE
23
Type of hat. : BERET
25
City on the Oka. : OREL
27
Glimpse: Fr. : APERCU
29
Ballpoint spare. : REFILL
31
Sea bird. : ERNE
32
Yuletide. : XMAS
33
Door or window part. : JAMB
34
"The ___ Love." : ONEI
35
1611 Bible version. : KINGJAMES
37
Compete (with). : VIE
40
Highlander of a kind. : LAIRD
43
Land unit. : ACRE
46
___ Isle, Maine city. : PRESQUE
47
Distances. : EXTENTS
50
Semblances. : GUISES
52
Has and holds. : OWNS
54
Agreeable. : SWEET
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Represent. : ENACT
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Like a metallic element. : ZINCY
58
Presbyter. : ELDER
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Egyptian god. : PTAH
60
Theater area. : LOGE
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Sea-going initials. : USS
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French article. : LES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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