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New York Times, Thursday, October 12, 1967

Author:
Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,634
Across
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Ancient city near Smyrna. : TEOS
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No Exit, for one. : SIGN
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First word of "Jabberwocky." : TWAS
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Casus ___. : BELLI
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Port north of Haifa. : ACRE
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Same: Prefix. : HOMO
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Go for ___. : ARIDE
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Sent on. : FORWARDED
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Adults. : GROWNMEN
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Prinks. : PREENS
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Fabric. : SATINET
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Sound of a raindrop. : PLASH
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Diversify. : VARY
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Make a verbal assault. : LASHOUT
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Prudent. : WISE
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Kind of gun. : SPRAY
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Generally: Abbr. : USU
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Encouraging sounds. : RAHS
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French pronoun. : LUI
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In its present state. : ASIS
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In the past. : AGO
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Pulpit announcement. : BANNS
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East Indian tree. : TEAK
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Depict. : PORTRAY
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Fuel. : PEAT
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Prefix with port or pose. : TRANS
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Nautical ropes. : EARINGS
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Circumflex. : ACCENT
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Home. : DOMICILE
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Gathered. : ROUNDEDUP
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Bird. : OWLET
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Lucretia ___, social reformer. : MOTT
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Substantial. : REAL
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Eppie's foster father. : SILAS
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East end of a church. : APSE
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Absolute. : SOLE
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The history of words: Abbr. : ETYM
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___ firma. : TERRA
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Creator of Mr. Prufrock. : ELIOT
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___ tale. : OLDWIVES
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Reddish-brown pigment. : SIENNA
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Maneuvers in bridge. : SAFETYPLAYS
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Work of art. : ICON
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Canine comment. : GRR
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Broadway attraction. : NEWPLAY
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Flail. : THRESH
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Creator of Jeeves. : WODEHOUSE
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Assent. : AMEN
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Covers with turf. : SODS
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Captures. : BAGS
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Macaws. : ARAS
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Seas: Fr. : MERS
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The Amish. : PLAINPEOPLE
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Initials in the news. : USIA
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Type of tooth. : TUSK
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Something to wear. : WRAP
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Villain of classic drama. : IAGO
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Timesavers. : SHORTCUTS
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Uninterrupted sequence. : RUN
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Humor, Greek style. : ATTICWIT
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Teases good-naturedly. : BANTERS
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Jointure. : SEAM
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Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
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Part of a shoe. : RAND
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Songlike. : ARIOSE
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Willy-___. : NILLY
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Pinpoint of light. : GLEAM
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Groups. : SETS
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First word of the Aeneid. : ARMA
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Type of store: Colloq. : COOP
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Binary. : DUAL
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___ gratias. : DEO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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