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New York Times, Monday, October 23, 1967

Author:
Thomas W. Schier
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Thomas W. Schier has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,645

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Exclamations. : OHOS
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Game appurtenance. : GLOVE
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Slip ___ (make an error). : ACOG
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Cleave. : RIVE
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Freebooter. : ROVER
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Type of star. : NOVA
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Well-known Charlie. : CHAN
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Exhausted. : OVERDRIVEN
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Retain, as a nightclub act. : HOLDOVER
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Passionate. : ARDENT
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Exaggerate. : OVERDO
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Sequence: Abbr. : SER
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Push along. : SHOVE
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Scene of popular sport. : SURF
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64 Down, for one. : ASSN
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Secret. : COVERT
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Norse name. : ERIC
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Ear: Prefix. : OTO
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Extend upon. : OVERLAP
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Everywhere. : ALLOVER
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For every. : PER
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Votes for. : YEAS
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Men in the van. : MOVERS
47
Roguish. : ARCH
49
Suffix with duck or dump. : LING
51
Famous French writer. : VERNE
52
Completed: Poet. : OER
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Lodger. : ROOMER
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Fish dish. : CAVIAR
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Business expense. : OVERHEAD
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Excelled and surpassed. : OVERTOPPED
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Completed. : OVER
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Evening, in Roma. : SERA
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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Dodecanese island. : LERO
69
Sibilant sound. : TSST
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Strands of wool. : YARNS
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Kind of coffee. : DRIP
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Mus. troupe. : ORCH
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Sound of surprise. : HIHO
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Elliptical. : OVAL
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Dispatch across the sea. : SENDOVER
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Cluster of trees. : GROVE
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Amorists. : LOVERS
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Delayed. : OVERDUE
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Poetic composition: Abbr. : VER
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Earth goddess. : ERDA
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Have ___ (surmise). : ANIDEA
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Carpets. : COVERSOVER
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Baker. : OVEN
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Hero of Thomas Wolfe novels. : GANT
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Means of transportation: Abbr. : RRS
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Too much. : OVERLY
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Occasional: Scot. : ORRA
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Bee's pollen brush: Zool. : SCOPA
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Wait close by. : HOVER
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Protects completely. : OVERCOVERS
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Patina. : FILM
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Inexorable. : STERN
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Scandinavian. : NORSE
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Chinese coin. : TAEL
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Forage plant. : CLOVER
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Poker holding. : PAIR
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Value too highly, old style. : OVERHOLD
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Busybody. : SNOOPER
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___ law (legatee): Scot. : HEIRAT
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Administer laws. : GOVERN
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House pest. : RAT
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Ancient Asians. : MEDES
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Charge. : COST
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Prayers. : AVES
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Blushing. : ROSY
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By any chance. : EVER
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Flying prefix. : AERI
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Gutta. : DROP
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School group. : PTA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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