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New York Times, Thursday, April 13, 1967

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Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,452
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Urban menace. : SMOG
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Presidential initials. : HST
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Part of speech. : VERB
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Expiate. : ATONE
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Mob-scene member: Slang. : SUPE
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11th-cen. date. : MLII
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Highest peak in Canada. : LOGAN
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Fleeting. : TRANSIENT
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Author of "The Man Nobody Knows." : BRUCEBARTON
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Abbreviation for 1 Down. : MKT
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Vend. : SELL
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Man's name. : IRA
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Uncommon. : RARE
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Simple and natural. : EARTHY
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Bearcat. : PANDA
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Esteem. : REGARD
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Enervate. : SAP
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Adjective suffix. : ITIC
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Act of war. : AIRRAID
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Italian movie star. : MAGNANI
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Alumnus: Abbr. : GRAD
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See 29 Down. : EAT
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Ready for the washer. : SOILED
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Legislative group: Fr. : SENAT
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Noted American painter. : BENTON
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Cleaner and ___. : DYER
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Balmoral's river. : DEE
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Davenport. : SOFA
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Initials of Equity. : AEA
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World-famous thoroughfare. : RUEDELAPAIX
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Jumbled. : SCRAMBLED
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Meat: Sp. : CARNE
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Dear me! : OHMY
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Small parrot. : LORY
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To be sure!: Fr. : TIENS
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Theatrical family. : FOYS
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Type measures. : ENS
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Presidential nickname. : ANDY
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Mart. : STORE
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Dominant person. : MOGUL
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Lerner-Lane song, "___ You Can See Forever." : ONACLEARDAY
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Heredity factor. : GENE
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Cheers. : HURRAHS
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Petty dispute. : SPAT
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Purport. : TENOR
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Brother Rat's alma mater. : VMI
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Basic. : ELEMENTAL
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Sports place. : RINK
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Deck post. : BITT
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Vestments. : ALBS
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Jump. : START
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Vigor: Colloq. : SNAP
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Golf term. : BIRDIE
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Eliza's song, with "The." : RAININSPAIN
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Macaw. : ARA
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Vegetable. : YAM
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Provide a feast. : DINE
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Tart. : ACID
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Name for a shaggy dog. : RAGS
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Land of Killarney. : EIRE
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Early patriotic organization. : GRANDARMY
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Type of picture. : PASTEL
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Flatfish. : DAB
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Baby's contented sound. : GOO
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Farm machines. : TEDDERS
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Word or phrase. : TERM
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In want. : NEEDY
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Coin of Kiev. : RUBLE
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Rowed. : OARED
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Like minnows. : FINNY
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Tools. : AXES
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___ now. : ASOF
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Visible satellite. : ECHO
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College in N.C. : ELON
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Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
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Affirmatives: Var. : AYS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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