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New York Times, Sunday, December 17, 1967

87-Down : Channel into a harbor.

Author:
William A. Lewis, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 529 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11 Grid has duplicate clues.
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
William A. Lewis, Jr. is an alias for William A. Lewis Jr..
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,700
Across
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Hodgepodge: Colloq. : SALAD
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Cooper hero. : UNCAS
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Frenchmen. : GAULS
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Great name in astronomy. : GALILEI
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Under: Poet. : NEATH
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Unit of electric charge. : COULOMB
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African. : UGANDAN
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Celerity. : HASTE
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Quercus alba. : OAKTREE
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British party: Abbr. : LIB
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Even if. : ALTHO
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Early film fare. : SILENTS
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Duck genus. : ANAS
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Reese sonnet. : TEARS
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Bluish-gray. : SLATY
35
Absolute. : FLAT
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Expressway features. : RAMPS
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Hills. : RISES
40
Schedule abbreviation. : ARR
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Certain years. : TEENS
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One with all the answers. : WALKINGENCYCLOPEDIA
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Hebrides isle. : IONA
47
Adjective suffix. : IOUS
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Stock of goods. : LINE
49
Garish. : BLATANT
52
Place for a decision. : FORK
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Easy to see. : CLEARCUT
57
Sight. : AIM
58
Time of a kind. : LEISURE
60
Greek letter. : CHI
61
Epernay's river. : MARNE
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Pisgah's summit. : NEBO
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Disgruntles. : SOURS
65
Detail. : THING
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Miner's find. : LODE
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Sweet: Lat. : DULCE
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Napoleonic leader. : NEY
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Farms. : GRANGES
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Price. : SUM
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Place to go fast. : SPEEDWAY
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Below average. : POOR
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Levies. : IMPOSES
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Kaffiyeh holder. : AGAL
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What "you" used to be. : THOU
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Type of word. : NOUN
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Something to sleep on. : INNERSPRINGMATTRESS
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Wash away. : SCOUR
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Rating. : AAA
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Nuance. : SHADE
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Cause of joy. : TREAT
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Money of a kind. : TIPS
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Dazzle. : BLIND
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First step. : START
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Banker's slogan. : SAVE
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Pronoun: Fr. : UNE
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Words from the wise. : COUNSEL
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Small pair. : TREYS
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Break. : GAP
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Muzhik. : PEASANT
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Signal. : FLARE
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Western city. : SPOKANE
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Runaway. : ESCAPEE
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Rice, for one. : ELMER
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Simple flute. : TONETTE
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Lilies. : SEGOS
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Is harsh. : RASPS
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Math ratios. : SINES
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Michigan port. : SAGINAW
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State. : ALABAMA
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Tree. : LIN
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Former opera star. : ALDA
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Administered. : DEALT
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Overthrow. : UNHORSE
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Educ. group. : NEA
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Lewis hero. : CASS
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Phrygian god. : ATTIS
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Resins. : SHELLACS
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Caprine. : GOATY
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Arctic fowl. : AUKS
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Final: Abbr. : ULT
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Siren. : LORELEI
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Czech composer. : SMETANA
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Of the throat. : GULAR
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Standard 21-gun courtesy. : INTERNATIONALSALUTE
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Wall Street term. : CONTROLLINGINTEREST
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Masters. : BEATS
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Pershing's British counterpart. : HAIG
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Title of 26 Down. : EARL
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Win one, lose one. : SPLIT
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Those of a class. : SENIORS
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FBI part. : FEDERAL
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Type of toast. : SKOAL
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Amount due. : SCORE
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Time of day. : TENAM
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Moore's Evelyn. : INNES
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Derisive sound: Slang. : YUK
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Baked dish. : PIE
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Strips. : BANDS
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Go into drydock. : LIEUP
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Walk. : AMBLE
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Alecto. : FURY
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Boxer's target. : CHIN
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Go over. : CROSS
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Excessive. : UNDUE
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Is abundant. : TEEMS
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Chop ___. : SUEY
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Burn. : CHAR
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Sea god. : OCEANUS
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Farm structures. : TROUGHS
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Anglo-Saxon legislature. : GEMOT
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Sawmill machine. : EDGER
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Hatchet men. : GOONS
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Jet. : SPURT
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Hawk's cry. : WAR
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Greek letter. : PHI
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The unique, to Britons. : ONERS
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Reason for moving. : TRANSFER
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Unfriendly manner. : ICINESS
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"___ unto the wicked." : NOPEACE
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Anguish. : PAIN
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Signifies. : MATTERS
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Channel into a harbor. : SEAGATE
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Learned men. : SAVANTS
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Hot pack. : STUPE
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Early American home. : TEPEE
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Framework. : BONES
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___ Robbia. : DELLA
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Errata of a sort. : TYPOS
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Aria da ___. : CAPO
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Beats it. : LAMS
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Sounds: Prefix. : SONI
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Decline. : SAG
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Fabric. : REP
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Perception. : KEN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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