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New York Times, Friday, April 21, 1967

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jean Reed has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,460
Across
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Part of a crossword: Abbr. : DEF
4
Letters on your paycheck. : FICA
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Sunning oneself. : ABASK
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Organic compound. : ENOL
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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French designer of hats. : DACHE
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Others: Lat. : ALII
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Military craft. : LSTS
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Upper regions of space. : ETHER
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In-the-cellar status. : LASTPLACE
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Defame. : SMEAR
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Whit. : TITTLE
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Until: Sp. : HASTA
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Well-known name in Saigon. : LODGE
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Bridge holding. : TENACE
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Sign on a house. : TOLET
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Alençon is its capital. : ORNE
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At the drop of ___. : AHAT
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Straw beehive. : SKEP
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___ Jack. : UNION
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Verne character. : NEMO
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High: Prefix. : ALTI
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Siberian river. : LENA
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Writers of a sort. : ADMEN
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Wicker. : RATTAN
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Pronoun. : THEIR
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What some colors do. : CLASH
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Garlic buds. : CLOVES
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Menotti role. : AMAHL
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Legendary Texan. : PECOSBILL
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Jetties. : MOLES
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Of a time. : ERAL
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Polite phrase. : ISEE
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Type of silk. : MOIRE
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Ancient harp. : LYRE
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"But answer came there ___." : NONE
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Nuclear event. : ATEST
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Virginians. : LEES
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Knock. : RAP
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Traded (with). : DEALT
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Chinese name, in part. : ENLAI
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Impose by fraud. : FOIST
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Cut down. : FELLED
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___ great life! : ITSA
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Salinger novel. : CATCHERINTHERYE
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Bewildered. : ATSEA
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First word of Latin hymn. : ADESTE
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TV pair. : BATMANANDROBIN
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Nagging pain. : ACHE
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One of the stadiums. : SHEA
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Well-known name on Broadway. : KERR
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Owners of big ears. : LITTLEPITCHERS
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Story line. : PLOT
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British gun. : STEN
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Lost. : GONE
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Attention-getting sound. : AHEM
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Arrived. : CAME
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British school. : ETON
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Emperor. : TSAR
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State: Abbr. : OKLA
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Native of Riga. : LETT
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First zoo keeper, in a way. : NOAH
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Bone. : ULNA
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Troubles. : AILS
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Ready. : ALLSET
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Where élèves learn. : ECOLES
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State of enchantment. : SPELL
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Part of a baseball cap. : VISOR
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Former queen of Italy. : ELENA
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Cease activity. : SLEEP
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Abbess. : AMMA
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Debatable. : MOOT
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"Never tell ___." : ALIE
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Part of TLC. : CARE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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