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New York Times, Saturday, December 9, 1967

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { G J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,692
Across
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Washington Monument. : SHAFT
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Trenchant. : ACID
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Numerical prefix. : OCTA
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Asian peninsula. : KOREA
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___ fide. : BONA
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___ Bator. : ULAN
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Entirely. : INALL
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Road, in Germany. : BAHN
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Subdue. : TAME
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Government group. : DIPLOMATICCORPS
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Persons. : ONES
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Great Irish harbor. : BELFAST
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Look over (a book) casually. : BROWSE
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Rumanian river. : SIRET
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Fissure. : RIFT
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Mild expletive. : DRAT
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Puff of air. : WHIFF
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Eastern title. : EMIR
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Separate. : SEVER
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College subject: Abbr. : ECOL
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Coup ___. : DETAT
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Give up. : CEDE
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Trim off. : PARE
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Beauty. : VENUS
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Followed: Colloq. : TAILED
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Professional footballer. : STEELER
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Metal. : ZINC
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Scientific phenomenon. : NUCLEARREACTION
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Partner of willing. : ABLE
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Flurry. : TEAR
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British greeting. : HULLO
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Bring up. : REAR
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Within: Prefix. : ENTO
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Heraldic borders. : ORLES
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Properties: Abbr. : ESTS
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Hwys. : RTES
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Baseball name. : REESE
Down
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Helicopter part. : SKID
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"___ soit . . . " : HONI
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Not care ___. : ARAP
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Certain sympathizers. : FELLOWTRAVELERS
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Hawk's features. : TALONS
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Fathers, in the East. : ABBAS
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Parka. : COAT
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Under restraint. : INHIBITED
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Shearer, for one. : DANCER
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Not in the running. : OUTOFTHEPICTURE
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Bow. : CLARA
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Rams down. : TAMPS
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"I will build me ___ . . . " : ANEST
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Rewards: Poet. : MEEDS
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Ball of thread. : CLEW
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Reared. : BRED
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Harbinger of winter. : RIME
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For the fun ___. : OFIT
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Hockey plays. : SAVES
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Periodic. : RECURRENT
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Adjective suffix. : ICAL
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Golfer's shout of warning. : FORE
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Made tracks. : FLED
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Networks. : RETIA
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Far off: Prefix. : TELE
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More adroit. : NEATER
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Kind of man. : ANCHOR
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Kind of drum. : SNARE
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Certain containers. : TUBES
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Brilliant success. : ECLAT
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Ciphers. : ZEROS
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Classify. : RATE
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"Winnie __ Pu." : ILLE
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Diminutive suffixes. : OLES
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Roman, for one. : NOSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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