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New York Times, Friday, May 19, 1967

27-Across : Discomfits.

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,488
Across
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Y.M.C.A. or Y.M.H.A. : ASSN
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Eastern potentates. : AGAS
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Put off. : DEFER
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Palm tree. : COCO
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In the upper brackets. : RICH
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Seep. : EXUDE
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Region on the Rhine. : RUHR
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In authority. : OVER
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Bulky. : LARGE
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Conceit. : EGO
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Petitioner. : SUER
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Bequeathed. : WILLED
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Travelogue, for instance. : SHORTSUBJECT
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Fields of knowledge. : LORES
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Discomfits. : ABASHES
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Pacific islands. : SAMOAS
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Hand, often in glove. : FIST
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Verse form. : ODE
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Fasten firmly. : CLAMP
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
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Sidestep. : ELUDE
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Blade. : OAR
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Handle. : HILT
42
Kyushu volcano. : ASOSAN
43
Baked meat dish. : TIMBALE
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Follow. : ENSUE
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Recent Broadway comedy. : ANYWEDNESDAY
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Cornell's lake. : CAYUGA
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Mortgage. : LIEN
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___ de France. : ILE
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Prior to: Dial. : AFORE
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Penn State's rival. : PITT
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Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
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Kitchen gadget. : PARER
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Radish, for one. : ROOT
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Card game. : SKAT
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Ringlet. : TRESS
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French verb. : ETRE
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Cow-headed goddess. : ISIS
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Farmland. : ACRES
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Murmur of the wind. : SOUGH
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Teacher, old style. : SCHOOLMARM
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Neither's companion. : NOR
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Stirs up. : AROUSES
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"___ this day ... " : GIVEUS
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Sharply critical. : ACERB
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Wall Street abbreviation. : SHR
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Lunchroom of a sort. : DELICATESSEN
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Glorifies. : EXALTS
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Roll up. : FURL
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Brink. : EDGE
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Kind of grass. : REED
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Certain commuters. : STRAPHANGERS
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Networks. : WEBS
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Space. : ROOM
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Prisoners' base. : JAIL
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Hotel employes: Slang. : HOUSEDICKS
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Norse literary work. : EDDA
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Observed. : SEEN
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Highlander. : SCOT
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Prosperous. : FAT
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Ball of thread. : CLEW
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Gehrig and others. : LOUS
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There is: Fr. : ILYA
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French girl's name. : ANNETTE
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River of Bolivia. : BAURES
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Newspaperman. : EDITOR
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Literary light. : ELIOT
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Mongolian range. : ALTAI
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Irish poet. : YEATS
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Navy man: Abbr. : CAPT
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At a distance. : AFAR
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Of ___ (of long ago). : YORE
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Before: Prefix. : PRE
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___ live and breathe! : ASI

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

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