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FOR THE DISTAFF SIDE

New York Times, Sunday, March 26, 1967

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 535 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,434
Across
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Crop. : OATS
5
Apparitional phenomena. : UFOS
9
Homopteron. : APHID
14
Delicate. : NICE
18
Student's aid. : TROT
19
New Deal initials. : NIRA
20
Trap. : NOOSE
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Where the Inn flows. : TYROL
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Second-stringers. : SCRUBTEAM
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Steinbeck's Joads. : DUSTBOWLERS
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Does a plastering job. : CEILS
27
Loci. : SITES
28
Headline name, 1934. : DIONNE
29
Follow. : SUCCEED
32
Like some skirts. : GORED
33
Breton city. : RENNES
34
Photographic prints. : PROOFS
35
Intensity. : ARDOR
36
Pieces of music. : SONGS
37
Hautboys. : OBOES
38
Turns the rascals out. : CLEANSHOUSE
40
Soft plug. : WAD
43
Epsom race, with "the." : OAKS
44
Lot. : FATE
45
Norse name. : ARNE
46
Various. : MANY
47
Compass point. : NNW
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Inflexible. : IRONHANDED
52
Adventure. : GESTE
53
___ right mind. : INONES
56
Teetering. : AREEL
57
Take pains. : BOTHER
58
Groceries. : STORES
59
Philippine breadfruits. : RIMAS
60
Place for Thespians. : BOARDS
61
Saw. : BEHELD
62
Suit. : BEFIT
63
Weather report. : COOLER
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Corner. : ANGLE
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It's never done. : WOMANSWORK
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Brazilian tree. : APA
70
Greek hero. : IDAS
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Evening: It. : SERA
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Bird: Lat. : AVIS
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Poetic contraction. : TWAS
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Musical tones. : LAS
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Lottery. : SWEEPSTAKES
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Helices. : COILS
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Boutiques. : SHOPS
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Vacancy sign. : TOLET
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Hymenopteron. : HORNET
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Assessors. : RATERS
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Smooths. : SANDS
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Police weapon. : TEARGAS
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Four. : TETRAD
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Oppositionists. : ANTIS
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Dispatch. : HASTE
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Searches for. : SCOURSABOUT
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Finishing a task. : MOPPINGUP
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Breeches. : PANTS
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Ruffle groove. : FLUTE
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See 36 Across. : GLEE
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Semester. : TERM
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Goddess of hope. : SPES
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Hair styles, old style. : TETES
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Region: Abbr. : TERR
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French city. : SENS
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Army school: Abbr. : OTS
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Trajectory. : ARC
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Eminence. : TOR
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Building materials. : STUCCOES
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Frees. : UNTIES
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Word with in or out. : FIELD
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Musical works: Abbr. : ORAS
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U.S. missile. : SAM
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Firedog. : ANDIRON
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Pigeons. : POUTERS
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Tended the lawn. : HOSED
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Suffix with left or right. : ISTS
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Type of bond: Abbr. : DEB
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Quick-drying items. : NYLONS
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Pax, in Greece. : IRENE
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Preserves. : CORNS
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If not. : ELSE
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Pain. : TWINGE
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Complaints: Slang. : BEEFS
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City on Fyn Island. : ODENSE
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Pop. : SODA
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Golf club. : SPOON
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Citified. : URBAN
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Do very well: Slang. : COOKWITHGAS
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Fresh. : GREEN
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See 36 Across. : ROUND
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Choristers. : ALTOS
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City on the St. Lawrence. : SOREL
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Anxieties. : CARES
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Underworld. : HADES
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Art work. : WASHDRAWING
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Ponies up. : ANTES
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British poet. : DYER
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Became clear. : FINED
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French measure. : METRE
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Israeli port. : HAIFA
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___ arm. : ARMIN
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Redds up. : NEATS
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Score. : GOAL
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See 36 Across. : NOELS
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Escutcheon feature. : ORLE
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Makes reservations. : BOOKS
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___ boy . . . : SENDA
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Chart anew. : REMAP
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Role for London. : BORIS
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Kettle handle. : BAIL
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Drills. : BORES
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Desire. : COVET
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Bewails. : WEEPS
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Rouses. : WAKES
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Part of a spikelet. : PALEA
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Aides: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Cutlasses. : SWORDS
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Floods. : TORRENTS
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Clips. : SHEARS
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Act. : STATUTE
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Explosives. : TONITES
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City officials: Abbr. : ALDS
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Raccoon's cousin. : COATI
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Roof timbers. : STRUTS
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Venus: Poet. : HESPER
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Summary: Colloq. : RECAP
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Agreed. : ATONE
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Schnozzle. : SNOUT
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Light. : TAPER
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Recipe term. : TSPS
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Qualified. : ABLE
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Bagel feature. : HOLE
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Sternward. : AFT
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Executives: Abbr. : MGT
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Letter. : GEE
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Samovar. : URN
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Times of day, for short. : PMS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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