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Merl Reagle
Merl Reagle

New York Times, Saturday, February 11, 1967

Author:
Merl H. Reagle
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (1 triple stack), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Merl Reagle has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles and 7 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,391
Across
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Report card trio. : BBB
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Singing voice. : BASS
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Place in erect position. : UPEND
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Shoal. : REEF
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Skiing resort near Salt Lake City. : ALTA
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Played for a stake. : GAMED
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Fields: Lat. : AGRI
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Extremists on salubrity. : HEALTHNUTS
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Numerical prefix. : TETRA
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Implement. : UTENSIL
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Most recent information. : THELATEST
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Quick to learn. : APT
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One kind of citizen. : SENIOR
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"Wish upon ___." : ASTAR
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Plunder. : LOOT
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Restaurant. : CAFE
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Siberian antelope. : SAIGA
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Satire of 1869. : INNOCENTSABROAD
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Office worker, for short. : STENO
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Stitchbirds of New Zealand. : IHIS
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Feminine name. : ANNE
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"Secret" item in spooky mansions. : PANEL
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Part of a poem. : SESTET
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Palm Springs, for example. : SPA
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Sticky. : GLUTINOUS
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Mexican town. : TIJUANA
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Heronlike bird. : EGRET
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Year of the Sphere and Pylon. : THIRTYNINE
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Mountain gap of the Southwest. : ABRA
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Asian capital. : SEOUL
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Quay. : DOCK
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Spanker. : SAIL
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Flower. : PANSY
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Partner of "snick." : SNEE
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Direction. : NNE
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Unruly child. : BRAT
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Cause. : BEGET
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Position. : BERTH
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Scrooge's classic interjection. : BAH
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Adak and others. : ALEUTIANISLANDS
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Certain address. : STATEOFTHEUNION
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Madison Avenue concern. : SALESRESISTANCE
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Grunts. : UGHS
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Mrs., in Poland. : PANI
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Effort to surpass. : EMULATION
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Accountant's word. : NET
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Medical degree. : DDS
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Pneumatic tire pioneer. : FIRESTONE
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Trinitrotoluene. : TNT
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"Cakes and ___." : ALE
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Heathen. : PAGAN
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Practice. : TRADE
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Curtain material: Abbr. : ASB
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Trunks. : SARATOGAS
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Speech features. : LISPS
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Ready: Colloq. : ONTAP
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Part of a famous pledge. : ONENATION
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Mountain pass. : COL
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Italian wine city. : ASTI
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Direction. : ENE
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Fawkes. : GUY
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Of a city. : URBAN
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Bird. : SERIN
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"Odyssey" beggar. : IRUS
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In cooperation (with): Abbr. : JTLY
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Reading matter. : TALE
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Kitchen term, for short. : TSP
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Babylonian god. : HEA
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Supplement (with "out"). : EKE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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