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New York Times, Tuesday, February 28, 1967

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,408
Across
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Railroad abbreviation. : STA
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Greek letter. : CHI
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Home of the "Shrew." : PADUA
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Middle East monarch. : HUSSEIN
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Kind of salesman. : PEDDLER
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Brightest star in Scorpio. : ANTARES
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One without assets. : HAVENOT
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Michelangelo masterpiece. : PIETA
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Rousseau romance. : EMILE
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___ how! : AND
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Light tan. : ECRU
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The very last. : TAILEND
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Basis of operations, from Archimedes' "where I may stand." : POUSTO
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Henry VIII's family name. : TUDOR
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Relative of dols. : CTS
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Cavern: Poet. : GROT
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Architectural feature. : CUPOLA
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Town of German legend. : HAMELIN
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Consider likely. : DARESAY
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Missing links. : APEMEN
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Disgruntled: Colloq. : SORE
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Abstract being: Lat. : ENS
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Phoebe bird. : PEWIT
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Asian goat. : ANGORA
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Diamond argument. : RHUBARB
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Information. : DATA
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Washington agcy. : AID
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The end. : OMEGA
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Author Runyon. : DAMON
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Put under oath. : SWEARIN
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Washington State football team. : COUGARS
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Pompadour base. : HAIRPAD
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Alliance of a kind. : ENTENTE
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Well-groomed. : SLEEK
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Surprised exclamation. : SAY
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Patriotic group. : SAR
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Adapt or adjust. : SHAPE
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Blouse. : TUNIC
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Daisy's cousin. : ASTER
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Wax: Lat. : CERA
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Hurry. : HIE
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At the proper time. : INSEASON
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Portraitist of Washington. : PEALE
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Soldier of fortune. : ADVENTURER
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Presidential monogram. : DDE
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Radial bone. : ULNA
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Measureless time. : AEON
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Became alert. : SATUP
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Fictional detective Vance. : PHILO
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Inactive: Abbr. : RTD
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Type of glove. : MITT
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Italian cathedral city. : TURIN
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Cat's-paw. : DUPE
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Founder of Georgia. : OGLETHORPE
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Draught. : DOSE
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Pearl Buck heroine. : OLAN
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Devilfish. : RAYS
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Man, sometimes old. : CHAP
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Record. : TAPE
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Sawbill. : SMEW
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Mediterranean evergreen. : CAROB
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Arabian title. : EMIR
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Sporting event. : DOGRACES
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Stump. : SNAG
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Evening: Ger. : ABEND
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Words of wisdom. : ADAGE
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Eskimo craft. : UMIAK
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"Ah, but ___ reach . . . " : AMANS
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Cake: Sp. : TORTA
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Genus of geese. : ANSER
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Pale color. : ASH
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"___ a King in Babylon . . . " : IWAS
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Satan, Scottish style. : DEIL
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Obedience. : DUTY
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Common verb. : ARE
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Three ___ match. : ONA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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