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GOOD TIMING

New York Times, Sunday, March 5, 1967

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 686 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,413
Across
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Mortar. : COMPO
6
Theological degrees. : DTHS
10
Tool. : GRAVER
16
Rhyme scheme. : ABAB
20
Arthurian heroine. : ISOLT
21
Source of the Truckee. : TAHOE
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Military relief: Sp. : RELEVO
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Hexham's river. : TYNE
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Complaint of an insomniac king. : OSLEEPOGENTLESLEEP
27
Virginia willow. : ITEA
28
Nothing: Sp. : NADA
29
Cape. : ORALE
30
Commodity. : ITEM
31
European trout. : REDCHAR
33
Color. : CHROMA
35
Pottery. : AGATEWARE
37
Speech sounds. : ERS
38
Moistens. : BATHES
41
Flooded. : AWASH
43
Airline term. : NONSTOP
45
Shade of gray. : ASH
46
Ad ___. : REM
48
Relevant. : APT
49
Compact. : HARD
50
Love feast. : AGAPE
53
Caustic. : LYE
54
Weather word. : SNOW
56
Rejuvenate. : RESTORE
58
French poet. : VILLON
59
Inscribes. : DEDICATES
62
Trap. : NOOSE
63
Surface layers. : VENEERS
64
Buckle, old style. : TACH
65
Poetic verb. : HATH
67
Purpose. : USE
68
Glassware. : JARS
69
Chinese unit of land area. : MOU
70
Wild carrot. : WEED
72
Cookouts. : ROASTS
74
___ Alto. : PALO
75
Pronoun. : OUR
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Romantic atmosphere. : CANDLELIGHT
79
Flower. : EVENINGROSE
83
Hero of "Exodus." : ARI
84
Saintly. : HOLY
85
Finale. : ENDING
87
Irish isle. : ARAN
88
Science degrees. : SMS
89
Magical herb in Homer. : MOLY
90
Numerical prefix. : TRI
91
Cronies. : PALS
93
Troubles. : AILS
95
Hindu transmigration. : SAMSARA
97
Island group of Polynesia. : TONGA
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Yellowish. : LEMONLIKE
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Eclogues. : IDYLLS
103
"Don't give up ___." : THESHIP
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Mail. : SEND
106
Gained. : GOT
107
Shoe. : SABOT
108
Collegian. : COED
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Ring decision. : TKO
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Man's nickname. : WES
111
Pillbox. : HAT
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Motives. : REASONS
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Release. : LETGO
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Spot. : MOTTLE
119
Common Latin verb. : AMO
121
Arrangement. : SERIATION
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Fur. : ERMINE
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Fire-eater's cousin. : HOTHEAD
128
Rustic cuss word. : DURN
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Greek of Trojan horse tale. : SINON
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Small carp. : DACE
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Play high-low, in bridge. : ECHO
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Parting words. : GOODNIGHTGOODNIGHT
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Social pause-filler. : AHEM
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Rounded off, so to speak. : OVALED
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Scented. : OLENT
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Garment. : TUNIC
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Challenge. : DARE
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Office stamps. : DATERS
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Pith. : CORE
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Forger. : SMITH
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Offshoot. : CION
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Larissa peak. : OSSA
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Shape. : MOLD
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Interlace. : PLEACH
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Inhabitant: Suffix. : OTE
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Navigator of 1497. : DAGAMA
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Lay down ___. : THELAW
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Whet. : HONE
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Tennis term. : SET
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Miss Gustafsson. : GRETA
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Adjust. : RESET
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"___ created equal." : ALLMENARE
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Neckline. : VEE
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___ anon. : EVERAND
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Range riders. : ROPERS
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Of: Suffix. : ATIC
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When to view "fair Melrose aright." : BYTHEPALEMOONLIGHT
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Lend ___. : ANEAR
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Baloo and others. : BEARS
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Plaza protagonist. : TORO
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Lars ___. : PORSENA
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Skedaddles. : LIGHTSOUT
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Confines. : DETAINS
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Discoverer of Uranus. : HERSCHEL
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Popular ski resort. : ASPEN
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Carried. : WORE
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Unqualified. : BALD
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Up to now. : ASYET
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Belloc's "Early Morning" figure of speech. : THEDAWNISMYBROTHER
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Bern's river. : AAR
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Look. : OGLE
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Miller. : MOTH
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Doublet's accessories. : HOSE
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Spongy. : POROUS
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Guarantee. : ENSURE
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With dragging feet. : WEARILY
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Buffeted. : TOSSED
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City on the Adige. : VERONA
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Frozen. : ICED
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Cigar. : STOGY
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Son of Odin. : VALI
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Well, well! : HAH
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Discordant sounds. : JANGLES
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Outside: Fr. : DEHORS
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Afterdeck sections. : STERNS
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___ code. : PENAL
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Black currant liqueur. : CASSIS
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Fleet. : ARMADA
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Girl of song. : LOLA
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Lion, in a way. : VIP
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Relative. : GRANDSON
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Fence. : RAIL
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From dusk to dawn. : NIGHTLONG
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Enzyme. : MALTASE
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___ the line. : TOED
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Merganser. : SMEW
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Toast. : SKOAL
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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In ___ (in control). : THESADDLE
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American poet. : AIKEN
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Be of ___. : ONEMIND
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Little: Suffix. : ETTE
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Girl's name. : TONI
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Kitty. : POT
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City on the Guadalquivir. : CORDOVA
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Poseidon. : SEAGOD
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Kind of counter. : GEIGER
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All ___. : ORNONE
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Monotony. : TEDIUM
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Leading. : AHEAD
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Coffee. : MOCHA
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Radio part. : TUNER
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Spring bloomers. : IRIDS
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Debatable. : MOOT
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British statesman. : HOME
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Town near Caen. : STLO
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Vedic god. : AGNI
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Voucher. : CHIT
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Do art work. : ETCH
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Grain. : OAT
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Ad ___. : HOC
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Times: Abbr. : NTS

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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