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New York Times, Thursday, May 18, 1967

Author:
Betty Leary
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,487
Across
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Catching ailment. : FLU
4
City on the Rhine. : BASLE
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Grief: Poet. : DOLOR
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Japanese coin. : RIN
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Popular poet. : RILEY
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Shade of green. : OLIVE
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Poorly cooked. : UNDERDONE
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S-curves. : OGEES
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The same: Lat. : IDEM
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Possessive pronoun. : ITS
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Begone! : AVAUNT
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People of Phoenicia. : TYRIANS
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Cinnabar. : ORE
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Small eel: Dial. : SNIG
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Catch up to. : OVERTAKE
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Clan symbol. : TOTEM
34
Arabian trouble spot. : ADEN
35
O.T. book: Abbr. : OBAD
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"___ For All Seasons." : AMAN
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Coquette. : FLIRT
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Overextended. : LONG
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Seat or bench: Fr. : BANC
40
Maid. : LASS
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Resort on Lake Geneva. : VEVEY
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Play with too great restraint. : UNDERACT
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Not well-done. : RARE
45
Boat. : ARK
46
Altar shelf. : RETABLE
49
Fencing position. : QUARTE
53
Hill, in South Africa. : KOP
54
Black: Fr. : NOIR
55
Overturn. : UPSET
56
Enter into or upon. : UNDERTAKE
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Make reparation. : ATONE
59
Large net. : SEINE
60
Acknowledgment: Abbr. : REC
61
Philanthropist. : DONOR
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Wagnerian role. : SENTA
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Summer time: Abbr. : DST
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Dates. : FRUIT
2
Famous nickname of 1927. : LINDY
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Perceive clearly. : UNDERSTAND
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Chilly sound. : BRR
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Befriending. : AIDING
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Where the money goes. : SLOTS
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Monocle. : LENS
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Look. : EYE
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Redecorate. : DOOVER
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Girl's name. : OLGA
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In ___ of. : LIEU
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Kitchen equipment. : OVEN
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Be tranquil. : REST
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Lofty place or thing. : EMINENCE
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Negative verbal contraction. : ARENT
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Goal. : AIM
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Passes above: Poet. : OVERS
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Type of poet. : ODIST
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Forebearing. : TOLERANT
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Honest. : ABOVEBOARD
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"Citizen ___." : KANE
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Irritable. : EDGY
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Forbidden. : TABU
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Part of Arabia. : OMAN
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Alas and ___! : ALACK
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Brief blaze. : FLARE
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Large tank. : VAT
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Cat or terrier. : RATTER
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Feel remorse. : REPENT
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French sculptor. : RODIN
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Pleasures. : LIKES
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Upright. : ERECT
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Campus area, for short. : QUAD
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Occupied with. : UPTO
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"Unto us ___ is born." : ASON
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Major at Little Big Horn, 1876. : RENO
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Joint. : KNEE
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Seagoing initials. : USS
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Govt. agency. : REA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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