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New York Times, Thursday, March 30, 1967

Author:
William Landis
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Landis has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,438
Across
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Restraint. : CURB
5
Silver: Sp. : PLATA
10
Toll road. : PIKE
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Great Barrier Island, N. Z. : OTEA
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Sew rapidly. : RUNUP
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Have ___ (have pull). : ANIN
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Cookbook entry. : RUSSIANDRESSING
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To's companion. : FRO
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Participate. : SITIN
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Absolute. : UTTER
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Divest of ornament. : UNDRESS
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___ qua non. : SINE
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Cinnabar. : ORE
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Keeps away. : HOLDSOFF
32
College man, for short. : GRAD
35
Concealment. : COVER
36
Scot's negative. : NAE
37
Passenger. : RIDER
39
Harriman. : AVE
40
Plant of the lily family. : YUCCA
42
Flying saucer? : UFO
43
To love: Fr. : AIMER
45
Forecaster. : SEER
46
Usually lucky one. : BEGINNER
48
Home: Abbr. : RES
50
Therefore: Fr. : DONC
51
Sea birds. : PETRELS
55
Storage place. : SHELF
58
"You may ___ horse to water . . . " : LEADA
60
Balderdash. : ROT
61
Decamp. : TAKEFRENCHLEAVE
64
Stettin's river. : ODER
65
___ do with. : HADTO
66
On the briny. : ASEA
67
Stuffs. : WADS
68
Commencement. : ONSET
69
Duration. : TERM
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Ionian island. : CORFU
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Traffic hazard. : UTURN
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Repair the lawn. : RESOD
4
Degrees. : BAS
5
Commend. : PRAISE
6
Broadway VIP's. : LUNTS
7
"The King ___." : ANDI
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Relinquishes. : TURNSOVER
9
"Is man an ___ or an angel?" : APE
10
Culinary mixtures. : PASTES
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Letter: Abbr. : INIT
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The lowing herd. : KINE
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MIT graduate. : ENGR
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Elbe tributary. : ISER
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Miscellaneous. : SUNDRY
24
Cycled. : RODE
26
___ de France. : ILE
28
Remain suspended. : HOVER
29
Ever. : ONCE
30
Front on. : FACE
31
Trepidation. : FEAR
32
Larva. : GRUB
33
Widespread. : RIFE
34
___'s life. : ADOG
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Confessed: Slang. : CAMECLEAN
38
Printed. : RANOFF
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Initials in the headlines. : USSR
44
Tabard, for one. : INN
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Shiftless ones. : IDLERS
48
Aglow. : REDHOT
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And others, for short. : ETAL
51
Agreement: Fr. : PACTE
52
Remove completely. : ERASE
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Term of endearment. : LOVER
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Source of power. : STEAM
55
Put away. : STOW
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___ heart (cared). : HADA
57
Supplemented (with "out"). : EKED
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Destinations. : ENDS
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Break bread. : EAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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