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New York Times, Wednesday, January 11, 1967

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,360
Across
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Spill the beans. : BLAB
5
Costume. : GARB
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Let us go: Sp. : VAMOS
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Turkish coin. : LIRA
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Constantly. : EVER
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Sensible (of). : AWARE
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Over: Ger. : UBER
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Honey: Prefix. : MELI
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Word with star or crystal. : GAZER
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Build. : ERECT
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Meaningless talk. : RIGMAROLE
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Pay. : SALARY
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Emotional response. : CHORD
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Amazon and others. : RIOS
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Diminutive. : TOY
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Small portion. : DAB
33
On the spot. : INHOTWATER
37
Set of rules. : CODE
38
Cloth. : TOILE
39
Islet. : CAY
40
Indian corn. : MAIZE
41
Hollow out. : BORE
42
Newsman, for example. : TELECASTER
44
Also, old style. : EKE
45
Suitable to. : FOR
46
Lodgings, in London. : DIGS
47
Mattie's cousin. : TILDA
49
Ascot holder. : TIEPIN
53
Lively French dance. : FARANDOLE
57
Stretch out one's neck. : CRANE
58
Audibly. : ALOUD
59
Vehicle. : TAXI
61
Work. : OPUS
62
Excavation in a mine shaft. : STOPE
63
Surrounded by. : AMID
64
Final. : LAST
65
Kitchen device. : TIMER
66
Real estate. : LOTS
67
Sheep. : EWES
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Navy uniform. : BLUES
2
Zodiac sign. : LIBRA
3
Spinning. : AREEL
4
Grand Canal serenade. : BARCAROLE
5
Pearl. : GEM
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Declare. : AVER
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Memento. : RELIC
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Sparkling. : BRIGHTEYED
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Caprice. : VAGARY
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Medal. : AWARD
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Novelist de la Roche. : MAZO
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Region of Russia. : OREL
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Dried up. : SERE
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Shopworn. : TRITE
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Heath. : MOOR
25
Cry of surprise. : YOW
28
Priestly. : SACERDOTAL
30
___ now. : DOIT
31
Tool. : ADZE
32
Lager. : BEER
33
"Can ___ true?" : ITBE
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Recess. : NOOK
35
Engage. : HIRE
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Valley: Ger. : TAL
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Dish. : CASSEROLE
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Entertainment for young and old. : MAGIC
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Counted. : TOLD
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Townsman, for short. : CIT
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Camera device. : FINDER
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Color. : TAUPE
48
Cottonwood. : ALAMO
50
Tropical fruit. : PAPAW
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Occupied. : INUSE
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Retreats. : NESTS
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Ahead of time. : FAST
54
Voices. : ALTI
55
Library. : ROOM
56
Theater sign. : EXIT
60
Relatives of egos. : IDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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