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New York Times, Monday, October 9, 1967

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,631
Across
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Diplomacy. : TACT
5
Near East ketch. : SAIC
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Dukes. : PEERS
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Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
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Dipper constellation. : URSA
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Bayou. : INLET
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River bank: Lat. : RIPA
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Duplicate. : CARBONCOPY
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Remunerative discovery. : PAYDIRT
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Nigerian city. : EDE
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Boon companion. : PAL
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Verse with hidden meaning. : RUNE
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Dishonor: Colloq. : BLACKEYE
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Glossy. : SLICK
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Sea swell. : BILLOW
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Colossal. : HUGE
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Gear tooth. : COG
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Under control. : INHAND
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Suffix on verbs. : ETH
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Type of cross. : MALTESE
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___ culpa. : MEA
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Body from outer space. : METEOR
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Petition. : ASK
43
Duck. : TEAL
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Jacket facings. : LAPELS
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Filmy clouds. : CIRRI
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Pupil's need. : COPYBOOK
50
Stage name. : MUNI
51
Egg: Prefix. : OVO
52
Cyclades island. : IOS
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Imitator. : COPYCAT
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Part of a gas range. : PILOTLIGHT
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Tall story. : TALE
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Joint. : ANKLE
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Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
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Girl's name. : INGA
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Big roles. : LEADS
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Sailors' saint. : ELMO
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Dutch river. : MAAS
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Hatch cover, for short. : TARP
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The Orient. : ASIA
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Important legal claim. : COPYRIGHT
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Malign. : TRADUCE
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Andean city. : SUCRE
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Smell ___. : ARAT
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Asian republic: Abbr. : ISR
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American writer. : CABELL
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Fruit of a tree. : PINECONE
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Ref. book. : ENC
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Decamp. : ELOPE
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Compensate. : REPAY
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Forte of 8 Down. : STYLE
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Harem dweller. : ODALISK
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Write, in a way. : INK
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Bluster. : BIGTALK
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Kilowatt-hour: Abbr. : KWH
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Ark passenger. : SHEM
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Sitar's cousin. : LUTE
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Where 5 Down is: Abbr. : BOL
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Suburbanites' group. : CARPOOL
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U.S.A. artifacts. : AMERICANA
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At hand. : NEAR
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Salvador. : DALI
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Biblical people. : MOABITES
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Feminine suffix. : ESS
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English isle. : ELY
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Dickens character. : TINYTIM
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Rose-colored dyestuff. : EOSINE
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Trophy. : CUP
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Hard resin. : COPAL
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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Dance. : POLKA
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Slogan. : MOTTO
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Confidant. : CHUM
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Sea moss. : ALGA
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Parties. : TEAS
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Experienced. : OLD
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Dame. : GAL

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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