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New York Times, Saturday, January 7, 1967

23-Across : Grammarian's abbreviation.

Author:
Bert Beaman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,356
Across
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Takes on. : HIRES
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Bow: It. : ARCO
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Craving. : ITCH
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What "venite" means. : OCOME
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Try out, as for a part. : READ
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Ryun's record run. : MILE
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With 41 and 63 Across, quote from Burke. : YOUCANNEVERPLAN
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One of the Brontës. : ANNE
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African river. : UELE
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Hammer locks. : HOLDS
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Grammarian's abbreviation. : DECL
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Litigant. : SUER
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Stubborn: Dial. : SOT
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State: Abbr. : ALAS
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Sulfide mixtures. : MATTES
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Personage of the street scene. : TRAFFICCOP
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Not care ___. : ARAP
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Contemporary playwright. : ALBEE
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See 17 Across. : THE
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As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
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Part. : ROLE
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Boundary. : LIMITATION
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Tolls. : KNELLS
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Arena cheers. : OLES
49
Compass point. : NNE
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6-1, 6-4, etc. : SETS
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Common Latin abbreviation. : ETAL
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Aspect. : PHASE
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Skip. : OMIT
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Wry look: Fr. : MOUE
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See 17 Across. : FUTUREBYTHEPAST
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Musical instrument: Abbr. : CLAR
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Evening, in Milan. : SERA
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"Stardust," for one. : OLDIE
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Compos mentis. : SANE
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Unwritten. : ORAL
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Western scenery. : MESAS
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Valley, as in the Andes. : HOYA
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Work of art. : ICON
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Discussion group. : ROUNDTABLE
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Variety show spokesman. : EMCEE
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Large amount. : SEA
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English composer. : ARNE
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Spool. : REEL
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Early dwellings. : CAVES
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Triolet's relative. : ODE
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Significant. : IMPORTANT
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Cultivate. : TILL
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Arrayed. : CLAD
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Poultry. : HENS
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None: Prefix. : NULLI
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Daughter of Uranus. : RHEA
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Coffeehouse. : CAFE
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Ref.'s relative. : UMP
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Without ornamentation. : STARK
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Material. : ORLON
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Part of a play. : ACTI
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Naive person: Slang. : SCHMO
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Capacities of certain vehicles. : TRAINLOADS
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De Valera. : EAMON
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Thorn. : SPINE
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Believes. : FEELSSURE
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Eye: Fr. : OEIL
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One of the winds. : EAST
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W. W. II craft. : LST
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Cogs. : TEETH
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Look of a sort. : LEER
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Moderate. : SOBER
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Spacious. : AMPLE
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Army men. : PFCS
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Dance. : HULA
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___ end. : ATAN
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Dame Hess. : MYRA
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Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
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Initials in the news. : USIA
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Opposites of "hivers." : ETES
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Inner: Prefix. : ESO
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Business abbreviation. : EOM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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