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New York Times, Monday, February 20, 1967

50-Down : Having a cover.

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,400
Across
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City in India. : AGRA
5
Pipes. : DUCTS
10
Baseball great. : COBB
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Drudge. : TOIL
15
Gallery exhibit. : OPART
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Suffix in "eye" words. : OPIA
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Wood wind. : OBOE
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Approximately. : MOREORLESS
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Get on the job. : PITCHIN
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Wonder. : AWE
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___ pros. : NOL
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Weight. : TON
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Territory. : DEMESNE
27
Carefree. : DEBONAIR
32
Submerge. : DIVE
33
Floes. : ICE
34
Matriculate. : ENROL
36
Edison contemporary, 1856-1943. : TESLA
39
Counterfeit. : SHAM
41
Roman emperor, 79 to 81. : TITUS
43
Spad. : NAIL
44
Pentateuch. : TORAH
46
Detection device. : SONAR
48
French pronoun. : MOI
49
Joss. : IDOL
51
Uncommunicative. : RETICENT
53
A gap in one's memory. : AMNESIA
56
___ tree. : UPA
57
Card game. : PAM
58
Anglo-Saxon letter. : EDH
59
Historic citadel. : KREMLIN
63
La Scala performer. : PRIMADONNA
66
El ___. : PASO
67
Japanese aborigine. : AINU
68
Literary light. : ELIOT
69
Consumer. : USER
70
Part of a White House name. : LADY
71
Villa ___, in Tivoli. : DESTE
72
Prow. : STEM
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Over. : ATOP
2
Asian desert. : GOBI
3
Disturbance. : RIOT
4
One of the three Furies. : ALECTO
5
Chief. : DOMINANT
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Well versed in: Colloq. : UPON
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Towaway item. : CAR
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Stair part. : TREAD
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Packed (away). : STOWED
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Army man: Abbr. : COL
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Familiar password. : OPENSESAME
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Bovine animal. : BISON
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Swiss city. : BASLE
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Forgive. : REMIT
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Sharpener. : HONE
26
Tied. : EVEN
27
Region: Abbr. : DIST
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Visible satellite. : ECHO
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Remember. : BEARINMIND
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Flower. : IRIS
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Helicopter part. : ROTOR
35
Crescent-shaped figure. : LUNE
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British symbol. : LION
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Settled. : ALIT
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Assured of success. : MADE
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Soak. : SATURATE
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O. T. prophet. : HOSEA
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Ready. : RIPE
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Having a cover. : LIDDED
52
Academic sphere. : CAMPUS
53
Dismay. : APPAL
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"West Side Story" girl. : MARIA
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Make ___ in (consume much of). : AHOLE
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Clove hitch. : KNOT
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At the end. : LAST
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Conversational phrase. : ISEE
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Standard. : NORM
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Very: Sp. : MUY
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Balkan city. : NIS

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