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New York Times, Friday, March 31, 1967

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,439
Across
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Swells, British style. : TOFFS
6
Ball team. : PHILS
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Decorator's fabric. : FAILLE
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Slacken. : EASEOFF
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Make fit for cultivation. : RECLAIM
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Covered with more fluff. : LINTIER
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Boat. : ARK
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Piece of furniture. : TEACART
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Prefix with politics or physics. : GEO
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Invalid. : NULL
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Catches. : SNAGS
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Connectives. : ANDS
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Pellucid. : CLEAR
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Old commerical allowance. : TRET
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Units of verse. : FEET
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Skipper butterfly. : HESPERID
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Birds of the gull family: Var. : YAGERS
33
Secular. : LAIC
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Hokum. : BLAH
35
Certain marine colonies. : CORALS
38
Suitable for stacking, as goods. : TIERABLE
42
Island off Donegal county. : ARAN
43
Equal: Fr. : EGAL
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Join up. : ENROL
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Make fast. : BIND
47
One side of a coin. : TAILS
49
One of a convivial trio. : SONG
50
Ship's diary. : LOG
51
Kind of store. : TOYSHOP
53
Home of an odalisk. : ODA
54
Lift up. : ELEVATE
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Where Guayaquil is. : ECUADOR
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Angels. : SERAPHS
59
Members of the S.A.C. : AIRMEN
60
Weather word. : SLEET
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Sorrow: Poet. : DOLOR
Down
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Football players. : TACKLES
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Motorist's need. : OIL
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Living quarters. : FLAT
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Emulates Superman. : FLIES
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Of words and their meanings. : SEMANTIC
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Furry coat. : PELAGE
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Coiffure. : HAIRSTYLE
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One meaning of "ain't." : ISNT
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Tennis term. : LET
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Well-groomed. : SOIGNEE
11
Symbol of old-school discipline. : FERULE
13
Sewing machine part. : FEEDER
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Decorates a cake. : FROSTS
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Ponderosa, for one. : RANCH
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King or queen. : CARD
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Reindeer-raising region. : LAPLAND
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Shawls. : AFGHANS
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In the flesh. : REAL
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___ occasion (meet an emergency). : RISETOTHE
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River into the Rhine. : AARE
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Business form. : BILLHEAD
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Supports for suspension bridges. : CABLES
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Starling's cousin. : ORIOLE
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Guardians of the forest. : RANGERS
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Siamese. : TAIS
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Heated shelter for raising chicks. : BROODER
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American writer. : LONDON
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English composer. : ELGAR
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Most merry. : GAYEST
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One of the "ologies." : SOCIO
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Binding. : TAPE
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Knitting term. : PURL
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Lace, for short. : VAL
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I love: Lat. : AMO

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

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