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New York Times, Wednesday, October 18, 1967

Author:
Leonard Sussman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
1
Thicket. : BRUSH
6
Nursery word. : DADA
10
Future. : TOBE
14
Novel heroine. : LORNA
15
Geraint's wife. : ENID
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City of India. : AGRA
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With force: Poet. : AMAIN
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Performers of a kind. : CONJURERS
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Asian metropolis. : BANGKOK
22
Call up by association. : SUGGEST
23
Plasterlike preparation. : GESSO
25
Article. : THE
26
Stick. : COHERE
29
Cape activity. : BLASTOFF
34
Love, in Genoa. : AMORE
35
Author Paton. : ALAN
36
Coast Guard member. : SPAR
37
Author Burman. : BEN
38
Behaves (oneself). : DEPORTS
41
Essay. : TRY
42
American writer. : AGEE
44
Status symbol. : MINK
45
Clerical vestment. : AMICE
47
Roundup activity. : LASSOING
49
Detective of a kind. : TRACER
50
Cousins. : KIN
51
Ermine. : STOAT
53
Engraves. : INCISES
57
Wrongs. : INJURES
61
Pest. : TORMENTOR
63
Notched, as leaves. : EROSE
64
A Muse. : CLIO
65
Dear: It. : CARO
66
Hearth goddess. : VESTA
67
Brinker. : HANS
68
Storm centers. : EYES
69
"___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
Down
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Let the cat out of the bag. : BLAB
2
"A rivederci, ___!" : ROMA
3
Monitor lizard. : URAN
4
Silly laugh. : SNIGGER
5
Desired (with "for"). : HANKERED
6
Poop and others. : DECKS
7
Upward: Prefix. : ANO
8
Assails with noise. : DINS
9
Staff officer. : ADJUTANT
10
Goals. : TARGETS
11
Kind of molding. : OGEE
12
Chilly sounds. : BRRS
13
One of the famous "twain." : EAST
19
Sounds of disapproval. : UGHS
21
Chemistry suffix. : OSE
24
Geometric figures. : OBLONGS
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Intrigue. : CABAL
27
Last. : OMEGA
28
Tonsorial tools. : HONES
30
Symbol of song. : LARK
31
Visual. : OPTIC
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Type of play. : FARCE
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Kind of fowl. : FRYER
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Neat as ___. : APIN
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Title of respect. : EMINENCE
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Historic city. : SARAJEVO
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Nanook and others. : ESKIMOS
46
Well adjusted. : MATURED
48
French river. : OISE
49
Vogue. : TON
52
A satellite. : TIROS
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Desire: Colloq. : ITCH
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Popular piano piece. : NOLA
55
Fabric, for short. : CRIN
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Opposite of go. : STAY
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Dorothy Perkins. : ROSE
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This: Sp. : ESTO
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Connery. : SEAN
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Siderite. : ORE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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