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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
Across
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Far Eastern liquor. : ARRACK
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Blindly imitative. : SLAVISH
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Lebanon's capital. : BEIRUT
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Andalusian dance style. : FLAMENCO
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On-tap specialties. : LAGERS
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Car part. : RADIATOR
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Drug and fiber source. : ALOE
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James of fame. : BOND
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First word of some Psalms. : LORD
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Up to. : TILL
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Curt dismissals. : CONGES
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Tiny. : WEE
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Treat like: Suffix. : IZE
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Traveling man. : WANDERER
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Changed into glass. : VITRIFIED
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Where Samson slew Philistines. : LEHI
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Chant, old style. : ENTONE
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Inhabit. : TENANT
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Gazelles of Tibet. : GOAS
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Reserve. : RETICENCE
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Leading the field. : DOMINANT
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Initiated: Poet. : GAN
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Warp yarn. : ABB
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Good name. : REPUTE
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Shuttlecock. : BIRD
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Kind of school. : PREP
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St. Philip ___. : NERI
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Brittany's patron saint. : ANNE
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Underwater device used in mined areas. : PARAVANE
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Jet's shelter. : HANGAR
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Reached a mean. : AVERAGED
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Sagacious. : ASTUTE
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Scholarly. : LEARNED
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Supercharged (with "up"): Slang. : SOUPED
Down
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Case in grammar. : ABLATIVE
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Understanding clearly. : REALIZING
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Operatic man of Mantua. : RIGOLETTO
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Swaying. : AREEL
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Bad guy, old style. : CUR
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Men of title: Abbr. : KTS
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Used argot. : SLANGED
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Nylon run. : LADDER
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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Cacciatore meat. : VEAL
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Being hauled. : INTOW
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Achieve success. : SCORE
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Vast number. : HORDE
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Opposition party of Louis XIV's day. : FRONDE
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___ Homines, religious order. : BONI
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Diner's choice. : CAFE
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Discriminating. : SELECT
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Author of "Forever Amber." : WINSOR
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Descartes. : RENE
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Drive. : ROAD
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Finishing a phone call. : HANGINGUP
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Personified. : INCARNATE
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Prong. : TINE
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Proffered. : TENDERED
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Cured, as cheese. : RIPENED
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Habituated. : ENURED
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French comic actor. : TATI
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Household. : MENAGE
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Dismay: Var. : APPAL
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Gallant. : BRAVE
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College in Kentucky. : BEREA
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African language group. : BANTU
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Young salmon. : PARR
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Forefront. : VAN
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Experiences. : HAS
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Kyushu volcano. : ASO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 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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