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New York Times, Saturday, February 18, 1967

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,398
Across
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Small coins of India. : PICE
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Palm leaf. : FROND
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Matinee ___. : IDOL
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High spirits. : EBULLIENCE
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Impossible: Slang. : NOGO
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Temporary traffic solution. : PARKINGLOT
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Philippine sea. : SULU
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Sphere. : ORB
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Clownish. : ZANY
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Kind of nursery. : HOTBED
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Hardy cabbage. : KALE
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Thin porridge. : GRUEL
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Full of ardor. : ONFIRE
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Likely customer. : PROSPECT
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Circular. : ROUND
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White House name. : GRANT
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Handle clumsily. : PAW
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Swindle. : BILK
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Literary medium. : PROSE
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One of a colorful trio. : BLUE
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Hispaniola, for instance: Abbr. : ISL
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Zodiac sign. : ARIES
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Halt operations. : CEASE
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Home entertainment. : TELEFILM
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Worn. : FRAYED
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Matriculate. : ENROL
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Connecting line, in music. : SLUR
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Choir leader. : CANTOR
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Loud sound. : WHAM
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Bovine sound. : MOO
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City on the Dvina. : RIGA
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Telecast aid. : IDIOTBOARD
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Opposed. : ANTI
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Four-columned portico. : TETRASTYLE
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Fancy cabinetwork. : BUHL
58
Assents. : YESES
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Playthings. : TOYS
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Squash or melon. : PEPO
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Piece of structural steel. : IBAR
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Restrain. : CURB
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Shoe leather. : ELK
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Conclusion. : FINALE
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Reign: Fr. : REGNE
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Except that: Colloq. : ONLY
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Sarge, for one. : NCO
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Unseat. : DETHRONE
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Conforming. : INSTEP
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Exciting moment in baseball. : DOUBLEPLAY
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Look, in a way. : OGLE
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Earsplitting. : LOUD
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Iguana. : LIZARD
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See 9 Down. : OUST
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Twist. : KINK
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Timothy or fescue. : GRASS
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Circuit of a sort. : ORBIT
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Sound. : NOISE
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Like certain gowns. : FULLLENGTH
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Introduction. : PROEM
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Reason. : CAUSE
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Suiting. : TWEED
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Cook. : GRILL
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Precedence. : PRIORITY
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Carry. : BEAR
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Combining form for a continent. : AFRO
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Coffee cake topping. : CRUMBS
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Involve. : ENTAIL
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___ a pancake. : FLATAS
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Strand. : SHORE
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Kind of apple. : CRAB
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Hokkaido native. : AINU
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Common sense. : WITS
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County of Ireland. : MAYO
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Paris airfield. : ORLY
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Canticles. : ODES
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Aberdeen's river. : DEE
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Hall of Fame name. : OTT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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