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New York Times, Friday, February 3, 1967

37-Down : Widespread.

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,383
Across
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Turtle shell. : CARAPACE
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Dittany or yarrow. : HERB
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Entrusting to another. : DELEGATING
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Caucasian language. : AVAR
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Lack of gracefulness. : INELEGANCE
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Noon: Fr. : MIDI
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Famed violin: Colloq. : STRAD
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Jeanne ___. : DARC
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Telegraphic code sound. : DIT
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Metropolis. : CITY
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Zoroastrian literature. : AVESTA
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Consume. : EAT
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Japanese apricot. : UME
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Worship. : ADORE
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French annuity. : RENTE
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In a dignified way. : SEDATELY
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Typewriter section. : PLATEN
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Leafy vegetable. : KALE
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Four, in Bonn. : VIER
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Attempt. : STRIVE
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Machinate. : CONSPIRE
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Subject of Empress Farah. : IRANI
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Canapé spreads. : PATES
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Type of talk: Abbr. : SER
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School of whales. : GAM
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Like some meats. : SMOKED
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One kind of cracker. : SODA
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Stinging cold. : NIP
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Broadway role. : MAME
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Mardi gras and others. : GALAS
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Norway's patron saint. : OLAF
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Bring in new inhabitants. : REPOPULATE
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Gave details. : ELABORATED
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Dilettantish. : ARTY
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Unilateral. : ONESIDED
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Hundredth of a franc. : CENTIME
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Warned. : ALERTED
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Team race. : RELAY
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In the senior citizenry. : AGED
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Leoncavallo opera, to buffs. : PAG
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___ distance. : ATA
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Like certain coals. : CINDERY
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Sheathe. : ENCASE
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Prosciutto, on Italian menus. : HAM
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Crystal clear. : EVIDENT
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Shine. : RADIATE
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"Billy Budd" composer. : BRITTEN
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Field event. : DISCUS
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Short for a girl's name. : GERT
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Lacking transportation. : CARLESS
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Role in "Die Fledermaus." : ADELE
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Meadow mouse. : VOLE
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Reversion to type. : ATAVISM
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Dodge City's lawman, of old. : EARP
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Similar. : AKIN
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Languished. : PINED
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Declare by general opinion. : VOTE
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Milanese lady. : SIGNORA
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Mobile home. : TRAILER
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Widespread. : RAMPANT
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Baking need. : CAKEPAN
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Quarantine. : ISOLATE
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Changed the time. : REDATED
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Obliterated. : ERASED
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Grapefruit. : POMELO
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Paddock dweller. : MARE
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Macédoine. : SALAD
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Dr. Zhivago. : YURI
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Famous stage name. : FOY
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British honor: Abbr. : OBE
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Not neg. : POS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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