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New York Times, Monday, March 13, 1967

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,421
Across
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Check suddenly. : SNUB
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Lady of the house. : MAMA
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Street urchin. : GAMIN
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Historic caravel. : NINA
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Breed of horse. : ARAB
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Friends: Lat. : AMICI
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Herr Ludwig. : EMIL
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Events at Pimlico. : HORSERACES
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Residence. : ABODE
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Window safeguard. : STORMSASH
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Breakfast nook. : DINETTE
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Tall tales. : LIES
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Rate of speed. : PACE
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Uniform. : EVEN
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Sea gull. : COB
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Popular dish. : SPAGHETTI
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Lake near Reno. : TAHOE
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Noble. : EARL
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Do not: Scot. : DINNA
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Buddhist monk. : LAMA
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Quoted. : CITED
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Pulling power. : MAGNETISM
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Essay. : TRY
45
Iowa State's home. : AMES
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"Everybody's ___ It Now." : DOIN
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Prodigy: Slang. : WHIZ
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Sunflower State folk. : KANSANS
52
Towline. : TRAILROPE
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Fractional currency. : SCRIP
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Assimilate to Slavic customs. : RUSSIANIZE
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All: Prefix. : OMNI
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Island greeting. : ALOHA
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Lyrist. : POET
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17th-cen. diarist. : PEPYS
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Channel island. : SARK
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Misstates. : ERRS
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Golfer Sam. : SNEAD
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Halos. : NIMBI
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G.O.P., in 1864. : UNIONPARTY
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Symbol on U.S. coins. : BALDEAGLE
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___-jongg. : MAH
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Sprang (from). : AROSE
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Shopping center. : MART
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Clearing. : ABSOLVING
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Frock. : GARMENT
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Gather. : AMASS
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Isinglass. : MICA
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Frozen treats. : ICES
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Serbian city. : NISH
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Ashtabula's waterfront. : ERIE
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Design with acid. : ETCH
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___ off (began). : TEED
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Liquid-heating vessels. : ETNAS
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Coat of mail. : CHAINARMOR
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Dutch uncles. : OOMS
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Shine. : BEAM
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Doctrinal group. : SECT
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Brace. : PAIR
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Certain global divisions. : TIMEZONES
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Instrument similar to submarine's eye. : ALTISCOPE
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"With a smile ___ song . . . " : ANDA
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Garden flowers. : DAHLIAS
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Millennia plus. : EONS
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Star in Cetus. : MIRA
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___-washy. : WISHY
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Sports stadium in San Francisco. : KEZAR
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Forty-___. : NINER
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Points of land. : SPITS
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Pitfall. : TRAP
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Regulation. : RULE
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Dripping wet. : ASOP
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Agave fiber. : PITA
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Shoe leather. : ELK

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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