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New York Times, Friday, March 17, 1967

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: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,425

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Across
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Tell about. : DESCRIBE
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Transport. : HAUL
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Keeping within limits. : CONTAINING
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Caen's river. : ORNE
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Approval. : ACCEPTANCE
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Beyond. : PAST
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Steps for scaling a fence. : STILE
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Cupola. : DOME
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Furrow. : RUT
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Nucleus. : CORE
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Donnybrook. : FAIR
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Trap. : SNARE
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Circle segment. : ARC
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River into the Rhone. : SAONE
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Provide feast food. : CATER
30
Informing against: Scot. : DELATING
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Rotating piece. : CAM
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Mineral containing aluminum. : EDENITE
34
Designating the "in" thing. : POPULAR
38
Hibernian exclamation. : OCH
39
Power; effectiveness. : LEVERAGE
40
Container. : FLASK
43
Established. : BASED
44
Surrounded by. : MID
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Wild party. : REVEL
46
Chinese port. : AMOY
47
Wee bit. : MITE
48
Santa ___. : ANA
49
Mademoiselle. : ELLE
51
Philippine island. : PANAY
52
Clever strategem. : COUP
54
Repeat an initial sound. : ALLITERATE
57
Pisa's river. : ARNO
58
Fertilized, botanically speaking. : POLLINATED
59
Beauty salon items. : SETS
60
Skilled. : TALENTED
Down
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Applied remedies to. : DOCTORED
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Surround. : ENCIRCLE
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Commemorative pillar. : STELE
4
Garment. : CAPE
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Slower: Mus. abbr. : RIT
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___ word. : INA
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Obligatory. : BINDING
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Claque's demand. : ENCORE
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Short air trip. : HOP
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Biblical mountain. : ARARAT
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Lacking confidence. : UNSURE
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Missive. : LETTER
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Waterfall. : CASCADE
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Emerald. : GEM
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Avoided. : ESCAPED
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Confidence. : FAITH
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Tops. : AONE
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Belgian city. : NAMUR
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Contend stubbornly. : STICKLE
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___ for news. : ANOSE
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Small flock. : COVEY
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Coin. : PESO
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Compress into thin plates. : LAMINATE
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Worked at rabble-rousing. : AGITATED
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Showing signs of sorrow. : REDEYED
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Thin scale. : LAMELLA
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Brawl. : FRACAS
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Poe poem. : LENORE
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Get going!, old style. : AVAUNT
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Vote. : BALLOT
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Broadway role. : MARAT
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Drink (up). : LAP
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Famous Quaker. : PENN
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Not neg. : POS
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Badly. : ILL
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Four-in-hand. : TIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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