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New York Times, Tuesday, January 31, 1967

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,380
Across
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Libya's neighbor. : CHAD
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Rascal. : SCAMP
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Went away: Slang. : BLEW
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Man's name. : LEVI
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Tooth. : MOLAR
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Proportion. : RATE
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Bay ___. : AREA
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Publish. : ISSUE
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Of grandparents. : AVAL
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Usual. : NORMAL
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Bridge maneuver. : OVERCALL
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Poetry. : ODES
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Give out. : EMIT
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Relative. : GRANDSON
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Not go for. : PASSUP
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Oodles. : LOADS
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Teasers. : PESTS
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Cuckoo. : ANI
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Not theirs. : OURS
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Guinea hens. : FOWLS
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Piece of jewelry. : CLIP
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Kyushu peak. : ASO
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Songbird. : VIREO
44
Dull finish. : MATTE
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Bowler's target. : TENPIN
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Turned around. : REVERSED
49
Shorten sail. : REEF
51
Carnelian. : SARD
52
Passages to and from. : ACCESSES
56
Law expert. : LEGIST
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One of the Ericssons. : LEIF
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Night sound. : SNORE
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Not for. : ANTI
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Acclaim. : ECLAT
66
Arizona city. : MESA
67
River of myth. : STYX
68
Drips. : SEEPS
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Pleasant. : EASY
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MacGregor, for instance. : CLAN
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Man of the hour. : HERO
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Assert. : AVER
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Suit. : DIAMONDS
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Old-time pop ballad. : SMILES
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Kind of lettuce. : COS
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Moreover. : ALSO
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Lilac. : MAUVE
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Arrogates. : PREEMPTS
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Parts of plants. : BRACTS
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Kilauea product. : LAVA
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Partner of good. : WELL
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Tots (up). : ADDS
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Inlets. : RIAS
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Deep sleep. : SOPOR
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Crow (over). : GLOAT
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Stir. : ROUSE
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Baseball name. : AARON
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Later. : NEWER
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Saves (with "away"). : SALTS
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Get together. : UNITE
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Spoke (up). : PIPED
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Wild plums. : SLOES
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Bridge maneuvers. : FINESSES
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Bridge. : CARDGAME
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Competes. : VIES
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Lake: Poet. : MERE
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Part of a word. : PREFIX
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Attendants. : VALETS
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Barrier. : FENCE
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Oh, dear! : ALAS
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Copper. : CENT
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Home town. : CITY
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Fish. : SOLE
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Notion. : IDEA
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Back talk. : SASS
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Old-time dog's name. : TRAY
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Medium's signal. : RAP

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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