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New York Times, Friday, December 8, 1967

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,691
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1. Far Eastern liquor. : ARRACK
7. Blindly imitative. : SLAVISH
14. Lebanon's capital. : BEIRUT
15. Andalusian dance style. : FLAMENCO
16. On-tap specialties. : LAGERS
17. Car part. : RADIATOR
18. Drug and fiber source. : ALOE
19. James of fame. : BOND
20. First word of some Psalms. : LORD
21. Up to. : TILL
22. Curt dismissals. : CONGES
24. Tiny. : WEE
25. Treat like: Suffix. : IZE
26. Traveling man. : WANDERER
28. Changed into glass. : VITRIFIED
30. Where Samson slew Philistines. : LEHI
33. Chant, old style. : ENTONE
34. Inhabit. : TENANT
36. Gazelles of Tibet. : GOAS
37. Reserve. : RETICENCE
40. Leading the field. : DOMINANT
42. Initiated: Poet. : GAN
43. Warp yarn. : ABB
46. Good name. : REPUTE
47. Shuttlecock. : BIRD
48. Kind of school. : PREP
50. St. Philip ___. : NERI
51. Brittany's patron saint. : ANNE
52. Underwater device used in mined areas. : PARAVANE
54. Jet's shelter. : HANGAR
56. Reached a mean. : AVERAGED
57. Sagacious. : ASTUTE
58. Scholarly. : LEARNED
59. Supercharged (with "up"): Slang. : SOUPED
1. Case in grammar. : ABLATIVE
2. Understanding clearly. : REALIZING
3. Operatic man of Mantua. : RIGOLETTO
4. Swaying. : AREEL
5. Bad guy, old style. : CUR
6. Men of title: Abbr. : KTS
7. Used argot. : SLANGED
8. Nylon run. : LADDER
9. "Where ___?" : AMI
10. Cacciatore meat. : VEAL
11. Being hauled. : INTOW
12. Achieve success. : SCORE
13. Vast number. : HORDE
15. Opposition party of Louis XIV's day. : FRONDE
19. ___ Homines, religious order. : BONI
22. Diner's choice. : CAFE
23. Discriminating. : SELECT
26. Author of "Forever Amber." : WINSOR
27. Descartes. : RENE
29. Drive. : ROAD
31. Finishing a phone call. : HANGINGUP
32. Personified. : INCARNATE
34. Prong. : TINE
35. Proffered. : TENDERED
37. Cured, as cheese. : RIPENED
38. Habituated. : ENURED
39. French comic actor. : TATI
41. Household. : MENAGE
43. Dismay: Var. : APPAL
44. Gallant. : BRAVE
45. College in Kentucky. : BEREA
47. African language group. : BANTU
49. Young salmon. : PARR
53. Forefront. : VAN
54. Experiences. : HAS
55. Kyushu volcano. : ASO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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