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TIMELY TOPIC

New York Times, Sunday, October 15, 1967

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 622 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 159, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,637
Across
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Jobbing deal. : RESALE
7
Clouted. : BASHED
13
Demand. : CALL
17
Mint. : HERB
21
Irish county. : ANTRIM
22
Excite. : AROUSE
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Friend of cheri. : AMIE
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Eye part. : UVEA
25
One way to learn. : TRIALANDERROR
27
Good sense in Britain. : JUDGEMENT
29
Separated. : TORN
30
Israeli region. : NEGEB
31
Cygnus genus. : OLOR
33
Endocrines. : GLANDS
34
French pronoun. : ILS
35
Roll. : BAGEL
36
Nonbeliever. : PAGAN
38
Brobdingnagians. : GIANTS
39
Roman emperor. : TITUS
40
Region in the news. : SINAI
41
Adventure tale. : CONTE
42
In-laws. : AFFINES
45
Flemish city. : GHENT
46
Wasatch, for one. : RANGE
47
Hack. : CAB
50
Made fast. : MOORED
51
Affairs. : PROCEEDINGS
53
Counterweight. : TARE
54
Parcel out. : ALLOT
55
Time off. : LEAVE
56
Handel opera role. : ACIS
57
Fettucini. : PASTA
58
Threshold. : SILL
59
Prima ___. : FACIE
60
Snacks. : BITES
62
Triangular sail. : LATEEN
63
American canals. : SOO
64
Marshal's goal. : LAWANDORDER
66
Harems. : SERAILS
67
Bleach. : WHITEN
69
Sickly sentimentality. : GOO
70
Annapolis's river. : SEVERN
71
Varied: Colloq. : OFSORTS
73
Currency. : LEGALTENDER
77
Card game. : PAM
80
Lose. : MISLAY
81
Gruesome. : LURID
82
"He was not of ___ . . . " : ANAGE
83
Memorable soprano. : BORI
84
Term in music. : BLUES
85
Footwear, for short. : MOCS
86
Burn. : SINGE
87
Birdman. : FLIER
88
Region on the Ionian Sea. : ELIS
89
Game. : COURTTENNIS
92
Grosse ___, Mich. : POINTE
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Inactive: Abbr. : RET
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Color. : TAUPE
95
Street scenes. : RIOTS
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Gave credit to. : TRUSTED
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Bridge: It. : PONTE
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Satellite. : TIROS
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Combats. : DUELS
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Check. : STANCH
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It is allowed: Lat. : LICET
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Breathing spells. : LULLS
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___ Blas. : GIL
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Hanoverian name. : GEORGE
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Albatross. : GONY
109
University scholarship. : BURSE
110
Decline. : WANE
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Attractive. : APPEALING
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Customer's choice. : CHARGEACCOUNT
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Mortgage. : LIEN
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Son of Isaac. : ESAU
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Countesses. : LADIES
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Bull's-eye. : TARGET
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Endure. : LAST
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Shower fondness (on). : DOTE
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Bitter-___. : ENDERS
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Controls. : STEERS
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Pius XI. : RATTI
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Matriculate. : ENROL
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Mixes. : STIRS
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Islands off Galway. : ARAN
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Girl's name, for short. : LIL
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Came forth. : EMANATED
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Emblems. : BADGES
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Swaying. : AREEL
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Wendish. : SORB
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Companion of Moses. : HUR
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Within: Prefix. : ESO
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Belittle. : DEROGATE
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___ Pass, Calif. : CAJON
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Asian river. : AMUR
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Cover. : LID
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Puttees. : LEGGINGS
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Compassionate. : HUMANE
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Circumstance. : EVENT
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Splits. : RENDS
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Athletic gear. : BATS
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Ethiopian sovereign. : NEGUS
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Make joyous. : ELATE
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Medieval tale. : LAI
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Noted psychologist. : BINET
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Chessman. : PIECE
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One of the Stuarts. : ANNE
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Alarms of a sort. : GONGS
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Skiing region. : TIROL
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Jostled. : SHOVED
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___ Major or Minor. : CANIS
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Gather. : AMASS
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Book leaf. : FOLIO
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Does likewise. : FOLLOWSSUIT
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Minute particle. : GRAIN
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Kitchen device. : RICER
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Instance. : CASEINPOINT
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Russian co-op. : ARTEL
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Seeds. : BEANS
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Nut. : PECAN
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Fruit. : DATE
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Soviet republic. : TATAR
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Noted penologist. : LAWES
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Kitchen device. : PARER
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Like some foods. : FATTY
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Spacious. : BROAD
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Object of worship. : IDOL
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Reception. : LEVEE
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Coins. : LIRAS
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Today: It. : OGGI
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Marsh plant. : SEDGE
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Defects. : HOLES
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Impediments. : SNAGS
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Old card game. : OMBER
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Daughter: Fr. : FILLE
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Monetary gain. : LUCRE
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Whilom. : ERST
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Corrupts. : TAINTS
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City near Dallas. : ENNIS
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Mountain feature. : ARETE
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Stalled. : MIRED
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Magnifying glass. : LOUPE
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Seventh heaven. : BLISS
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Declaim. : MOUTH
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Nose: Colloq. : SNOOT
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Becomes entangled. : FOULS
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Called off. : CANCELED
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Vehicle. : TRICYCLE
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Where Londonderry is. : EIRE
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Discourses. : PRELECTS
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Pacific island group. : TONGA
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City on the Arkansas. : TULSA
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Sire. : PARENT
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Product of Bolivia. : TIN
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Compulsion. : DURESS
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Brown shade. : SEPIA
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Small sharks. : TOPES
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Talk: Suffix. : LOGUE
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Swiss sledder. : LUGER
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Anemometer. : GAUGE
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___ tube. : INNER
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Europeans. : LETTS
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Effrontery. : GALL
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Insect. : GNAT
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Soft cheese. : BRIE
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Endured. : WORE
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Equal: Prefix. : ISO
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Yangtze tributary. : HAN
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Subjoin. : ADD
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Ounce. : CAT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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