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New York Times, Wednesday, March 29, 1967

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, 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. 6,437
Across
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State of affairs, often pretty. : PASS
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Part of a tire. : SIDEWALL
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Formerly. : ONCE
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Exercise of mastery. : DOMINATION
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Pre-eminent. : STAR
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Indiscretion. : IMPRUDENCE
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"Tea For Two," for one. : SONG
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Certain fishermen. : EELERS
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Egyptian weight. : KAT
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Subordinate. : UNDER
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Tree trunk. : BOLE
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Famous Carrie. : CATT
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Aida's "O Patria ___." : MIA
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University near Atlanta, Ga. : EMORY
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A must with lox. : BAGEL
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Term in cuisine. : ALAMODE
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Move back. : RECEDE
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Large number. : MANY
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Poetic verb form. : DOTH
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Burst of speed. : SPRINT
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Make amends to. : REDRESS
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Vogue. : TREND
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Name plate over a shop front. : FACIA
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___ loss. : ATA
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Sent back: Abbr. : RETD
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Nothing: Sp. : NADA
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Chinese official's residence. : YAMEN
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Give ___ try. : ITA
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Ventilating. : AIRING
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City: Colloq. : BURG
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Essential things. : DESIDERATA
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Released. : EXTRICATED
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Going-going-gone affair. : SALE
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Vacillated. : TEETERED
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Hastened. : HIED
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Play ___. : POSSUM
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Cather character. : ANTONIA
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Front page news. : SCANDAL
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Twilled fabric. : SERGE
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VIP. : SOMEBODY
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Beseech. : IMPLORE
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Ominously. : DIRELY
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Habituate: Var. : ENURE
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Mucho money. : WADS
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Consumed. : ATE
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Bond. : LINKAGE
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Stationed. : LOCATED
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German article. : DIE
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Irritate. : NETTLE
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Order back. : REMAND
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Secure storage place. : CACHE
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Where Helena is: Abbr. : MONT
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Reveal unintentionally. : BETRAY
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Have half ___ to. : AMIND
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Italian name for Greek island. : RODI
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Poured (wine) into a new bottle. : DECANTED
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Advance. : STRIDE
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Alleged motive. : PRETEXT
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Experience anew. : RETASTE
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Shine. : RADIATE
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Japanese military caste. : SAMURAI
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Unfruitful. : STERILE
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Memorable opera star. : FARRAR
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Used artful means. : ANGLED
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Family member. : NIECE
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Dismay. : ABASH
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Mine entrance. : ADIT
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Son of Jacob. : GAD
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Wrath. : IRE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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