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ELEMENTARY

New York Times, Sunday, April 23, 1967

Author:
Threba Johnson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Threba Johnson has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,462
Across
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Rice dish. : PILAU
6
Indonesian island. : BALI
10
Biblical king. : AGAG
14
Ringo. : STARR
19
Famed relic of Nuremberg. : IRONMAIDEN
21
Color. : COBALTBLUE
23
1911 invention. : NEONLIGHTS
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Like some beverages. : CARBONATED
25
Giving of vapor. : ASTEAM
26
Foreign summer. : ETE
27
___ Newburg. : ALA
28
Philippic. : TIRADE
29
Money lenders. : USURERS
32
Meat jelly. : ASPIC
34
Poetic verb form. : SHALT
38
Modern Syriac script. : SERTA
39
Give: Scot. : GIE
40
Units of speed. : KNOTS
45
Demitasse contents. : CAFE
46
Little one. : TAD
47
New Orleans cookery term. : CREOLE
50
Joss. : IDOL
51
Recorded. : ONTAPE
53
Rear: Prefix. : RERE
55
Month: Abbr. : NOV
56
Recent: Suffix. : CENE
57
Plays on a pipe. : TOODLES
59
Dignify. : EXALT
61
Item of dress. : NECKTIE
63
Jingling. : TINTINNABULARY
66
Legendary Greek author. : AESOP
67
Fought: Slang. : HASSLED
68
" . . . not wisely but ___." : TOOWELL
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Spine. : THORN
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Beautician's concern. : PLATINUMBLONDE
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Marked again. : RENOTED
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Kind of pipe. : STOVE
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Coast over. : SLIDEON
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In ___ (in reality): Lat. : ACTU
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Man's nickname. : LON
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Vous ___. : ETES
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Going in: Lat. : INEUNT
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Kind of dinner. : STAG
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Most liberal. : FREEST
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These: Fr. : CES
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Department of France. : ORNE
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Campus men: Slang. : SOPHS
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Motor part: Abbr. : IGN
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Musical key. : EFLAT
101
Facial expression. : SNEER
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Exams. : ORALS
104
English law, 1715. : RIOTACT
106
Novelist Thirkell. : ANGELA
110
River in Peru. : ICA
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___ loss. : ATA
113
"I Love ___." : LOUISA
118
Jazz Age phenomenon. : GOLDDIGGER
120
Army award. : SILVERSTAR
122
First-aid device. : OXYGENTENT
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River into the Arctic. : COPPERMINE
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Better balanced. : SANER
125
Golf items. : TEES
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Tierra del Fuego Indians. : ONAS
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Bags. : SACKS
Down
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Kind of cloth. : PINA
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Maddens. : IRES
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Spoils. : LOOT
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Sister of Charles. : ANNE
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Mark over a vowel. : UMLAUT
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Generous. : BIG
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Stuck. : ADHERED
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Athletic award. : LETTER
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Extra section. : INSERT
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Old fabric of silk and gold. : ACCA
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Score in games. : GOALAGE
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Wearing away. : ABRASION
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Gift of ___. : GAB
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Santa. : STNICK
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Metal beam. : TBAR
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Utah resort. : ALTA
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Wished undone. : RUED
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Advice, old style. : REDE
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Objectives. : AIMS
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M. Viaud. : LOTI
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Dos Passos trilogy. : USA
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Of religious rites. : SACRAL
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Hairless, Spanish style. : PELON
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Key name. : SCOTT
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City in the news. : HANOI
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River of song. : AFTON
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___ strength: Bridge term. : LEADTHROUGH
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Musical device. : NICKELODEON
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Clifford. : ODETS
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Thomas Mann hero. : TONIO
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Nap. : SLEEP
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Seven years. : TEENS
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Comparative. : RELATIVE
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Woman. : EVE
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Flexible. : PLIANT
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Resists by force. : REBELS
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Oozes. : EXUDATES
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Symbols of tin. : SNS
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Chairs of state: Fr. : TRONES
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Take out of circulation. : CALLIN
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Zugspitze. : ALP
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___-all. : YOU
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Tell and others: Abbr. : WMS
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Satan of Arabia. : EBLIS
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Volcanic tuff. : TRASS
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Hundred: Prefix. : HECTO
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Ready. : ONTAP
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Be unsteady. : TOTTER
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Nerve cell: Suffix. : NEURE
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Poet and preacher. : DONNE
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Come in. : ENTER
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Pixie. : ELF
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Andrea ___. : DORIA
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Garment. : NEGLIGEE
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Mise ___. : ENSCENE
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Tree. : CATALPA
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Metal alloy. : SOLDER
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Complete failure. : FIASCO
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Emollient. : LOTION
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U. of Conn. town. : STORRS
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Drizzle. : RAIN
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A bird, the redshank. : CLEE
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Words denoting past times. : AGOS
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Harm: Lat. : NOXA
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English novelist. : GLYN
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Advantage. : EDGE
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Wiles. : ARTS
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West Point. : USMA
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Adjective suffix. : ITIC
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Scuttled. : SANK
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Son of Zeus. : ARES
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Drops: Pharm : GTT
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Humphrey and others: Abbr. : VPS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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