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New York Times, Wednesday, March 22, 1967

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 4.94, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 44, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,430
Across
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Small talk. : CHAT
5
Australian cedar tree. : TOON
9
Second installment. : PARTII
11
Great name in literature. : MILTON
13
Mercenary of the Revolution. : HESSIAN
14
Valedictory. : ORATION
16
Nurses' group. : ANC
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Fictional Utopia of 1872. : EREWHON
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Sunbonnet girl. : SUE
20
"Streetcar" role. : STAN
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Early spring. : APRIL
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Wooden pegs. : NOGS
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Wore. : HADON
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Fixation. : TIC
27
Big cats. : PUMAS
28
Rid of rodents. : DERAT
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Embroidery frame. : TABORET
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In that manner. : THUS
34
Carmelites. : NUNS
35
Heartless. : INHUMAN
38
Precipitous. : STEEP
41
"___ lovely as a tree ... " : APOEM
42
Teen-ager. : LAD
44
Nickname of golfing fame. : ARNIE
46
Head of the haus. : HERR
47
Ticker product. : TAPES
49
Story of a kind. : YARN
50
Here: Fr. : ICI
51
Trailing, flowering plant. : ARBUTUS
53
Cistern. : VAT
54
Endowed with savoir-faire. : TACTFUL
56
Try to outdo. : EMULATE
58
Vicar's aide. : CURATE
59
Gulch. : RAVINE
60
Invented story. : MYTH
61
Women's champion of 1890 et seq. : CATT
Down
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Range in Washington and Oregon. : CASCADE
2
Times: Abbr. : HRS
3
End in ___ (stalemate). : ATIE
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Head ornament. : TIARA
5
Region in the Austrian Alps. : TIROL
6
"Good Earth" role. : OLAN
7
Immortal Giant. : OTT
8
Offensive. : NOISOME
9
The number 5. : PENTAD
10
Maladroit. : INEPT
11
Algonquian Indian. : MOHICAN
12
Chewy candy. : NOUGAT
13
Housewife's creation. : HASH
15
Loch of the serpent. : NESS
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Court order. : WRIT
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Arctic gale. : NORTHER
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Place for growing things. : NURSERY
25
Old Testament book. : NAHUM
27
Point, in Brazil. : PONTA
29
Sound of a plucked string. : TUM
31
Part of the street scene. : BUS
33
In good demand. : SALABLE
35
Medicinal plant. : IPECAC
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Province of ancient Rome. : NORICUM
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Mouse deer of Asia. : NAPU
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Forward: Fr. : ENAVANT
40
Corsair. : PIRATE
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Make ___. : AHIT
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Dishearten. : DETER
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Established principle. : TRUTH
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Colorful shrub. : SUMAC
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" ... to buy ___ pig." : AFAT
52
Fiji capital. : SUVA
55
Undertake. : TRY
57
Aglow. : LIT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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