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A FEW WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, May 21, 1967

Author:
William A. Lewis, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 619 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,490
Across
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Beaver skins. : PLEWS
6
Without feeling. : NUMB
10
Theatrical "Mister." : ROBERTS
17
Affront. : SLIGHT
18
Endorses. : OKAYS
20
Great Lakes cargo. : IRONORE
21
Reversal in attitude. : CHANGEOFHEART
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Farmer, old style. : LANDMAN
24
Mild oath. : HECK
25
Do not: Lat. : NOLI
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Virtually. : MORALLY
28
Coed's "trophy." : PIN
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Thirst quencher. : ALE
30
___ sei Dank! : GOTT
32
Things often counted. : NOSES
33
Pit. : MINE
34
Augustan figure. : OVID
36
Dark gray. : PEWTER
38
Afire. : LIT
39
Jenny's cousin. : JANET
40
Capital group. : SENATE
42
Certain books. : SEQUELS
44
Butt. : TARGET
45
Figure of speech. : TROPE
47
Country cousins. : RUBES
48
Perform a spacecraft maneuver. : DOCK
49
Emphatic affirmation. : SOHELPME
52
State: Abbr. : ILL
53
Idolize. : LOOKUPTO
57
Tea, in France. : THE
58
Rout. : DEBACLE
60
Wall Street name. : DOW
61
Bon vivant. : SPORT
62
Seine tributary. : OISE
64
Modern couple dance. : RASPA
65
Day times. : MORNS
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Peephole. : SLIT
68
Monetary unit. : POUND
70
Swell. : SEA
71
Shameless woman. : JEZEBEL
73
Menu item. : ICE
74
Garment. : SUNDRESS
76
Leader: Lat. : DUX
77
Regardless of. : NOMATTER
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Symbol of purity. : LILY
80
Item from Haarlem. : TULIP
82
Slender twig. : WITHE
83
Scary sound. : SHRIEK
86
Kind of cocktail. : SIDECAR
88
Scholarly papers. : THESES
91
Years. : TEENS
92
Trouble. : WOE
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Show off. : PARADE
95
Novel sleuth. : MOTO
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Review type. : RAVE
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Fastens. : SHUTS
99
Soft glove leaver. : NAPA
100
Greek letter. : CHI
101
Time. : EVE
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"Singin' in ___." : THERAIN
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Establishment. : FIRM
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Light blue. : CIEL
107
Anti-aircraft missile. : TERRIER
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Modern men, in a way. : CLIFFDWELLERS
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Cup of spirits: Scot. : CHEERER
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N. Z. pine. : KAURI
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"___ Delight." : IDIOTS
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Nylons. : HOSIERY
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Irish name. : SEAN
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Donkey. : NEDDY
Down
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Advantage. : PLACEINTHESUN
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Couple. : LINK
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Foo yong ingredient. : EGG
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How soon. : WHEN
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Stage role. : STOOGE
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Pitching feat. : NOHITTER
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Small guitar. : UKE
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In 54 Down, "My lady." : MAAM
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Literary light. : BYRON
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Small stream. : RILLET
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Certain tests. : ORALS
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Like shad. : BONY
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Close. : END
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Lively play. : ROMPING
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"Boot." : TRAINEE
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"Keystone Cops" name. : SENNETT
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Put aside. : SHELVE
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Walks. : STROLLS
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Absence of order. : CHAOS
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Runs. : FLOWS
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Without any changes. : ASIS
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Mescal. : TEQUILA
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Retail detail. : MARKUPS
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Challenge. : DARE
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Season. : PEPPER
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Dollar, to Ivan. : RUBLE
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Child's game. : JACKS
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Related. : TOLD
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Kind of sea food. : EEL
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Overly. : TOO
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State Department unit. : EMBASSY
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Violinist's stroke. : DOWNBOW
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Card game (Michigan). : STOPS
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School at Athens, O. : OHIOU
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Slacks. : EASES
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Popular Italian. : LOREN
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"The world" of the 400. : POLITESOCIETY
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Instant. : TRICE
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Fur. : OTTER
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Human computer. : CPA
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Quantity: Abbr. : DOZ
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Basketball court marker. : ENDLINE
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Hidalgo, for example. : MEXICAN
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Descendant of Noah. : SEMITE
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Desiccates. : DRIES
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Kind of drink. : JULEP
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Wood strip. : LATH
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Big game. : ELK
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Flop. : DUD
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Certain others. : THEM
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Cravat pin. : TIETACK
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Preservative coating material. : PARAFFIN
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Exaggerate. : STRETCH
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Ouster: Slang. : HEAVEHO
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Paul, et al. : REVERES
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Disgruntle. : SOUR
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Swift. : RAPID
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Laboratory compounds. : ETHERS
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Clay, et al. : SOILS
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Light boat. : WHERRY
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Australian port. : DARWIN
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See 115 Across. : SHEER
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Wegg. : SILAS
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Wear down. : TIRE
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Island east of Tonga. : NIUE
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Cyaxares, for one. : MEDE
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Lump of turf. : CLOD
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Defendants: Law. : REI
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Monk's title. : FRA
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Cover. : LID

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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