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WORD FOR WORD

New York Times, Sunday, January 15, 1967

Author:
William A. Lewis Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 551 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,364
Across
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Coil. : SPIRAL
7
Creator of Quasimodo. : HUGO
11
Certain others. : THEM
15
Amount of business done. : TURNOVER
17
Jacob's twin. : ESAU
18
Cargo ship. : COALER
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Long-distance digits. : AREACODE
21
One "heard from." : LETTERWRITER
24
Suppositions. : IFS
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Distinctive. : SIGNAL
27
Role in "King Lear." : EDMUND
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State: Abbr. : ALA
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Shallow pool. : WASH
31
Superfluous: Fr. : DETROP
33
Refreshments. : ICES
34
Wheel. : SPIN
35
Peaks. : ACMES
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Fabric. : REP
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Beginning. : ONSET
40
Hurt. : ACHED
41
Came close. : NEARED
43
Diffuse. : RADIATE
45
Cards. : TREYS
46
One heard at night. : SNORER
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Scot's negative. : DINNA
49
Primary pipes. : MAINS
50
Like college halls. : IVIED
52
Norm for clocks. : STANDARDTIME
56
Bolero. : DANCE
59
Pioneer in aircraft. : FOCKE
61
Student of a kind. : COED
62
Begone! : SCAT
63
Well, well! : OHO
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Striped Indian muslins. : DORIAS
66
G.I. meals. : MESSES
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Authority on health: Abbr. : AMA
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Pack down. : TAMP
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Lacking. : SANS
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Harass. : BESET
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Note. : EFLAT
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Heedless of the future. : SHORTSIGHTED
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Melancholy: Poet. : DREAR
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Port on the Seine. : ROUEN
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Relinquishes. : CEDES
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First-born. : OLDEST
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Transplant. : RESET
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Therapeutic device. : SUNLAMP
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Proper: Slang. : KOSHER
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___ Major. : CANIS
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Italian dish. : PASTA
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From: Ger. : AUS
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Maxim. : GNOME
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"___ a Song." : IGOT
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Sign, in printing. : FIST
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One of the Dandridges. : MARTHA
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Unrefined material. : ORES
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___-pros. : NOL
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Deliverer. : SAVIOR
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Snack bar equipment. : STOOLS
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Numerical prefix. : TRI
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Something uncertain. : QUESTIONMARK
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Sway. : FREEREIN
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Garment. : TSHIRT
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Origin of a word: Abbr. : ETYM
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Seethes. : FERMENTS
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Parched. : SERE
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Gallic name. : RENE
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Reliable. : STEADY
Down
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Visible areas. : SURFACES
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Printer. : PRESSMAN
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Feminine suffix. : INA
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Remote-controlled bombs. : ROCS
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Walk around. : AVOID
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Type of book. : LEDGER
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Greetings! : HELLO
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Necessity. : USE
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Entrance. : GATE
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Leaves behind. : OUTDISTANCES
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Where people live. : TOWNS
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Like a diamond. : HARD
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Samuel's tutor. : ELI
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Very abstract. : METAPHYSICAL
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Formosa. : TAIWAN
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Tenant. : RENTER
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Condiment holder. : CRUET
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Depends (on). : RELIES
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One who does the intros. : EMCEE
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S. African dollar. : RAND
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National hero of Hungary. : ARPAD
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Valiant. : HEROIC
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Grosse ___. : POINTE
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Uses sachets. : SCENTS
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Did. : SERVED
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Novel of 1880. : NANA
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Jejune. : ARID
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___ gratia. : DEI
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Shuffleboard gear. : DISKS
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Afternoon: Sp. : TARDE
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Chorus. : REFRAIN
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Eminent music man. : MAESTRO
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Action. : DOING
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Treated. : DOSED
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Child's influence. : MAMA
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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11 Down on maps. : DOTS
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Double exclamation. : AHAH
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Precisely. : NOMORENOLESS
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One who "lays it on the line." : CASHCUSTOMER
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Caucasus native. : OSSET
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Figure in Greek legend. : MEDEA
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Old hand at sailing. : SEADOG
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Toast. : PROSIT
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Noisy chaos. : BEDLAM
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City near San Francisco. : FRESNO
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Day: Abbr. : TUES
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Marquee. : TENT
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Big game. : ELK
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Bright. : SMART
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The smaller share. : SHORTEND
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Nerve. : TEMERITY
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Menu entry. : RAGOUT
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Black buck. : SASIN
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Delay. : PUTOFF
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Certain saps. : RESINS
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Five: Fr. : CINQ
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Heart, crux. : PIVOT
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Certain borders. : SHORES
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Laissez-___. : FAIRE
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___ another! : ASKME
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On guard. : ALERT
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Flurry. : STIR
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Charge base. : RATE
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Dotted, in art. : SEME
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Girl. : SHE
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Rembrandt van ___. : RYN
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Govt. agency. : REA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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