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New York Times, Friday, May 12, 1967

18-Down : Suspicious: Slang.

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,481
Across
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Whirring sound. : BIRR
5
Notched bar on a machine. : RATCH
10
___ lift. : SKI
13
Ancient concert halls. : ODEA
14
School: Fr. : ECOLE
15
Whirl. : SPIN
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Discussion. : TALK
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English clerical wear. : SHOVELHATS
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Vamoose! : CHEESEIT
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Mark the way for. : LEADTO
22
Square dance. : HOEDOWN
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Post. : STAKE
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Adjective suffix. : OUS
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Vexed. : HARROWED
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Ludicrous: Slang. : AWFUL
31
Sculptor of Albert Memorial fame. : FOLEY
32
Siouan Indian. : OTO
33
TV's Huntley. : CHET
34
Chatter. : PRATE
35
Kingdom of Western Asia. : IRAN
36
Period of time. : EON
37
Radiance. : GLORY
38
Tarsus. : ANKLE
39
Maine city on Penobscot Bay. : ROCKLAND
41
Hospital workers, for short. : RNS
42
Legislate. : ENACT
43
Pecan sheller's tool. : NUTPICK
47
Dawn of day. : AURORA
49
Thin, gauzelike fabric. : GOSSAMER
50
Hothouse equipment. : FLOWERPOTS
52
Part of a pedestal. : DADO
53
Greensward. : LAWN
54
Recipient of a gift. : DONEE
55
First Governor of Alaska. : EGAN
56
Periods of time: Abbr. : YRS
57
Diversion. : SPORT
58
Dried up. : SERE
Down
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Unskillful piece of work. : BOTCH
2
Where the Clearwater Mountains are. : IDAHO
3
Historic signature. : RELEE
4
Scraped away. : RAKEDOUT
5
Mends again. : RESEWS
6
Region of Sumatra. : ACHIN
7
Sound a horn. : TOOT
8
Many centuries ago. : CLV
9
Part of a harrow. : HEELTREE
10
Preliminary drudgery. : SPADEWORK
11
Eartha of the stage. : KITT
12
___ many words. : INSO
15
Military cap. : SHAKO
18
Suspicious: Slang. : LEARY
20
"I am the captain of my ___." : SOUL
23
Piquant. : SALTY
25
Accumulate. : HOARD
26
And others: Abbr. : ETAL
27
Performed. : DONE
28
Maple tree genus. : ACER
29
Owl's cry. : WHOO
30
Enclosed lands. : FENCEROWS
31
Feigned position: Colloq. : FRONT
34
Bills. : PLACARDS
35
Frankly: Slang. : INSPADES
37
Dazzling light. : GLARE
38
Termites. : ANTS
40
Recognized. : KNOWN
41
Winter apple. : RUSSET
43
Observer. : NOTER
44
Likeness. : IMAGE
45
Wood. : CEDAR
46
Norwegian coin. : KRONE
47
___ in the ointment. : AFLY
48
Adjective suffix. : ULAR
49
___ further (stop). : GONO
51
Kind of art. : POP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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