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New York Times, Saturday, January 21, 1967

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,370
Across
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Engage in a sport. : SAIL
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Philatelist's concern. : STAMP
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___ end. : ATAN
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River in Normandy. : ORNE
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Tapestry. : ARRAS
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Initials in the headlines. : NASA
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Safe. : UNDERLOCKANDKEY
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Oahu fare. : POI
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Legislative group. : HOUSE
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Precincts. : AREAS
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Catkin. : AMENT
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Places. : SITES
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Trojan hero. : AENEAS
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Photo. : SHOT
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Peak. : ALP
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Stumps. : BUTTS
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One kind of day. : RAINY
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Startling sound. : BOO
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Beverages. : ALES
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Workers of 1066. : SERFS
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Type of soil. : MARL
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Father of Abner. : NER
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Suit. : BEFIT
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Ill-gotten gains. : LUCRE
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Canine sound. : GRR
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Propels a boat. : OARS
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Took precedence over. : RANKED
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Fatuous. : INANE
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___ jury. : PETIT
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In imitation of. : AFTER
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Village high point. : SPIRE
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Brings to a conclusion. : DROPSTHECURTAIN
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Of aircraft. : AERO
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Marsh bird. : HERON
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Palestine port. : ACRE
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Typewriter parts. : KEYS
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American playwright. : ODETS
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Musical instruments: Colloq. : UKES
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Mulligatawny. : SOUP
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Pisa's river. : ARNO
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Former United States region. : INDIANTERRITORY
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Nautical term. : LEE
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Art exhibits. : SALONS
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Fish favorite. : TROUT
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Bows. : ARCS
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Temporary expedient. : MAKESHIFT
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : PSA
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One of de Gaulle's names. : ANDRE
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Retreats. : TAKESABACKTRACK
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Yachting. : ASEA
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Certain votes. : NAYS
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American ostriches. : RHEAS
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Spruce. : NATTY
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Ball team. : METS
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Atoms. : IONS
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"Not with ___ but a whimper." : ABANG
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Swiss mathematician. : EULER
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Madras attire. : SARIS
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Name in movie lore. : LORRE
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Propelled a boat. : POLED
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Invigorated. : REFRESHED
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Gaelic name. : SEAN
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Famed actor. : MUNI
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Wild animals. : BOARS
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More recent. : LATER
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Many movies. : RERUNS
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Roman historian, friend of Cicero. : NEPOS
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Ornamental loop. : PICOT
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Aleutian island. : ADAK
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Partner of easy. : FREE
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French father. : PERE
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Engage. : HIRE
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Numbers. : ONES
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Conjunction, for short. : THO
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Greek letter. : TAU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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