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THE GOLDEN TOUCH

New York Times, Sunday, February 12, 1967

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 563 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,392
Across
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Year in Abélard's day. : MCIV
5
Cowhand. : ROPER
10
Office instrument. : DATER
15
Asian gulf. : SIAM
19
Ear: Prefix. : AURI
20
Convex molding. : OVOLO
21
Cremona craftsman. : AMATI
22
African land. : TOGO
23
Cod-fishing region. : GRANDBANKS
25
Retirement. : WITHDRAWAL
27
British entertainment. : TELLY
28
Leguminous plant. : SENNA
30
Preclude. : DEBAR
31
Forms concepts. : IDEATES
34
___ off. : HITIT
35
Cézanne. : PAUL
36
Settles. : LODGES
37
Clergyman. : CANON
38
Laureate of 1850. : TENNYSON
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Look sullen. : LOWER
43
Redeeming quality. : SAVINGGRACE
45
Sooner than. : ERE
46
Duck genus. : ANAS
47
___ regni. : ANNO
48
Leeds's river. : AIRE
49
Girl's name. : ALIX
50
Three times: Lat. : TER
51
In the main. : PRINCIPALLY
55
Barbusse novel, 1916. : LEFEU
56
Wilting. : DROOPY
58
Type of metal. : MONEL
59
Hazards. : PERILS
60
Big blows. : STORMS
61
Drawing room. : SALON
62
Guiding genius: Colloq. : BRAINS
63
Gay affair. : FIESTA
64
German philosopher. : HEGEL
65
Mars. : PLANET
66
Everything: Ger. : ALLES
67
Courtroom testimony. : DEPOSITIONS
69
Wood. : ELM
72
Currency units: Abbr. : DOLS
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Document: Abbr. : CERT
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Take heed (of), old style. : RECK
75
Spanish fabric. : CREA
76
Pronoun. : ONE
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Curbed. : HELDINCHECK
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TV interval. : BREAK
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Laocoön's undoing. : SERPENTS
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Inspirit. : ELATE
85
La ___, Wisc. : CROSSE
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Utah resort. : ALTA
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Stage name. : EVANS
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Confuse. : FLUSTER
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Punjab city. : SIMLA
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African antelope. : ELAND
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Man's name. : ALOIS
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Mixed. : COMPOUNDED
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Explain, in a way. : ACCOUNTFOR
100
Gallic friend. : AMIE
101
Queen: Sp. : REINA
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Appointed. : NAMED
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Conjectural: Colloq. : IFFY
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Tchaikovsky's name. : PETR
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Archfiend. : SATAN
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Shift. : DRESS
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Amphibians. : EFTS
Down
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Newsstand item. : MAG
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Bad guy. : CUR
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Wrath: Lat. : IRA
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Wines. : VINTAGES
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California oaks. : ROBLES
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Some stadiums. : OVALS
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Nag. : PONY
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Shoe leather. : ELK
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Italian composer. : ROSSINI
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Break of day. : DAWNING
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___ of money. : AMINT
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Cheerio! : TATA
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Verb suffix of yore. : ETH
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Disposal. : RIDDANCE
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Unwaveringly. : STABLY
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Indian. : IOWA
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Seaweed substance. : AGAR
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Particle: Abbr. : MOL
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Inhibit. : DETER
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Join the old grads. : REUNE
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Town near London. : ETON
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___ ease. : ILLAT
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Fictional outlaw. : DOONE
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Noted physicist. : EDWARDTELLER
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Devastation. : HAVOC
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1909 headliner. : PEARY
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Shrewd. : CANNY
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Vibrato. : TRILL
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Egotism. : SELFINTEREST
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Windows. : ORIELS
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Link. : NEXUS
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Bits. : SNIPS
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Physician, circa 175. : GALEN
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Bouquet. : AROMA
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Sort of nest. : AERIE
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Some cities. : PORTS
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Insect stage. : IMAGO
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Chopin and others. : POLES
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Lizard. : ANOLI
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Relies (on). : LEANS
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Eglantines. : ROSES
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Dido. : PRANK
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Italian author. : SILONE
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Numerical prefix. : SEPTI
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Urban area. : BLOCK
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Portuguese folk songs. : FADOS
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Rounds up. : HERDS
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A coin. : PIECE
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River feature. : DELTA
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Commercial allowances. : TRETS
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Let a flat. : LEASE
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God. : MAKER
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Fabled creatures. : CENTAURS
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Railroad item. : CROSSTIE
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Opposite of 12 Down. : HELLO
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Westerner. : NEVADAN
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Unified group. : CLAN
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___ foot. : HANDAND
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Shaggy animal. : BRUIN
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Coddle. : PAMPER
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Cumuli. : CLOUDS
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Helen's cousin. : ELENA
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Cracked ice. : FLOES
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About. : SOME
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Reproduction: Abbr. : IMIT
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Work on copy. : EDIT
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Summit. : ACME
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Surpass. : CAP
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Educ. group. : NEA
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Hardtop. : CAR
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Mus. abbr. : FFF
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Frequently. : OFT
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Transit lines: Abbr. : RYS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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