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New York Times, Wednesday, November 29, 1967

50-Down : Glossy.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,682
Across
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Genius: Slang. : WHIZ
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First Mormon in U.S. Senate. : SMOOT
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Where Tabriz is. : IRAN
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Classic villain. : IAGO
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Earth: Lat. : TERRA
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P. I. native. : MORO
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Fraction. : THOUSANDTH
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Famous name in stage lore. : MUNI
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Perorate. : HARANGUE
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Household appliance. : IRONER
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Cliburn. : VAN
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Keep back. : RETARD
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Skunk. : POLECAT
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Grape crop. : VINTAGE
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Eastern name. : ALI
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Playing card. : KNAVE
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African land where Schweitzer served. : GABON
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Rules, for short. : REGS
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Ball team. : TWINS
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Booty. : LOOT
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Taj ___. : MAHAL
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Alluvial fan. : DELTA
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Function. : USE
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Aardvark. : ANTBEAR
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Dog: Slang. : YAPSTER
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Kings of England. : HENRYS
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Rural sound. : MAA
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Rainbow color. : VIOLET
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Lincoln, Jackson, etc. : CAPITALS
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Jewish month. : ELUL
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West Indies angelfishes. : ISABELITAS
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Wagner role. : ELSA
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Strip. : SHRED
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Norse name. : NELS
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Witnesses. : SEES
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Melville novel. : TYPEE
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Slangy reply. : YEAH
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Word before "it." : WITH
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Sound of laughter. : HAHA
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Stravinsky. : IGOR
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Popular Shriner costume. : ZOUAVE
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Not flowing. : STAGNANT
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Carte. : MENU
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Law's partner. : ORDER
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Morsel: Dial. : ORT
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Gauguin's paradise. : TAHITI
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Everlasting. : IMMORTAL
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Circuitous. : ROUNDABOUT
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Composer of "Rule, Britannia." : ARNE
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Roulette term. : NOIR
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Bite to eat. : SNACK
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Tolled. : RANG
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Fairly. : EVENLY
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City noted for cheese. : PARMA
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City SE of Buffalo. : OLEAN
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Navigation aid. : LIGHTHOUSE
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Cheap and gaudy. : TAWDRY
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Water bird. : GOOSE
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Stage direction. : ENTER
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Contend (with). : VIE
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Sandworms. : SABELLAS
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Panicky flight. : STAMPEDE
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Unaspirated. : LENE
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"To fetch ___ of water." : APAIL
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Maker of mobiles. : ARTIST
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Glossy. : SATINY
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Line of cliffs. : SCARP
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Letters. : VEES
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That: Lat. : ILLE
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Busy as ___. : ABEE
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To ___ (exactly). : ATEE
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Refrain syllables. : LALA
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Keep quiet! : SSSH
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Retiring. : SHY

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

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