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New York Times, Wednesday, May 24, 1967

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Not fancy. : FACT
5
Inspires fear. : AWES
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"With ___ in My Heart." : ASONG
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Virgil's "love." : AMOR
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One of the fields. : LEFT
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Spanish city (with "La"). : LINEA
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Mailbox attachment. : NAMEPLATE
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Regale. : TREAT
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Outdoor. : OPENAIR
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Break (a law, rule, etc.). : VIOLATE
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Ointments. : NARDS
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The "Sage of Concord." : EMERSON
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Compass point. : ESE
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Hungarian girl's name. : ANA
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Golden calf. : IDOL
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Ones remaining in office: Colloq. : HOLDOVERS
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River through Idaho. : SNAKE
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Initials of 1945. : UNO
38
Disagree. : FALLOUT
40
Shade tree. : LIN
41
Flout. : SCOFF
43
Compass cases on shipboard. : BINNACLES
45
Olive-brown parrot. : KAKA
46
Term of endearment. : HON
47
Cabinet Department: Abbr. : AGR
48
Talented. : ENDOWED
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Major scale. : GAMUT
55
French explorer. : CARTIER
57
Windflower. : ANEMONE
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Grandson of Mohammed. : HASAN
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Farthest from the center. : OUTERMOST
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Came up. : AROSE
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"And so much bad in the best ___ . . . " : OFUS
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Robt. ___. : ELEE
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Patron saint of France. : DENYS
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May 14th heroines. : MOMS
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Rodents. : RATS
Down
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Maniple. : FANON
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Territory of NE Brazil. : AMAPA
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Man on the way up. : COMER
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Turned (toward). : TRENDED
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"___ Need is You." : ALLI
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"Lafayette, ___ here!" : WEARE
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Triton. : EFT
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Memorable name in U.N. : STEVENSON
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Certain singing voices. : ALTOS
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Cut of meat. : SIRLOIN
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Everybody. : ONEANDALL
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Wonderful: Slang. : NEAT
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Portal. : GATE
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Come to an end. : PASSOFF
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A Gershwin. : IRA
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Nautical cord. : MARLINE
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Little ___. : EVA
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Steinbeck character. : OKIE
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Camera part. : LENS
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Seed covering. : HUSK
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Small weight, in Lisbon. : ONCA
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Spectators. : LOOKERSON
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Free scope. : ELBOWROOM
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Overwhelm. : STAGGER
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Girl's name. : UNA
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Illusory image. : FANTASY
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Student at exam time. : CRAMMER
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Tillage implement. : HOE
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Eats. : DINES
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See 1 Across. : DATUM
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Money: Slang. : MOOLA
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Not decided. : UNSET
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Heads: Fr. : TETES
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Lake in Africa. : CHAD
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Swiss river. : AARE
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Suffix with loud or soft. : NESS
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Sight in the sky. : UFO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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