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New York Times, Sunday, May 28, 1967

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 656 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,497
Across
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Goes paddling. : WADES
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Famous street of Rome. : CORSO
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Scientist's notes. : DATA
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Referred to. : CITED
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Get ___ on. : AMOVE
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Not ___ (nobody). : ASOUL
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Gladstone's middle name. : EWART
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Join. : UNITE
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1896 invention. : KINETOSCOPE
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Turn-of-the-century message. : MARCONIGRAM
29
Ballet dancer's leaps. : ENTRECHATS
30
Rock formation. : TERRANE
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Cooked, French style. : ROTI
32
Roman feature. : NOSE
33
Certain bills. : TENS
34
"Strolling down a ___ lane . . . " : SHADY
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Cuckoo. : GAGA
37
Suppose, old style. : TROW
39
Normandy city. : CAEN
40
Wyoming mountains. : TETONS
44
Part company: Slang. : BUSTUP
47
Light open boats. : SHALLOPS
51
Black mark. : DEMERIT
52
Emmet. : ANT
53
Carrie, for one. : SISTER
55
"My Friend" of TV series. : IRMA
56
Sea-going initials. : USS
57
Gazelle of Tibet. : GOA
58
Infatuation, old school style. : CRUSH
60
Homework helper. : PARENT
62
Meager. : SCANT
64
Family member. : BABY
65
Philippine aborigine. : AETA
66
Small meal. : BITE
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
69
Cry's partner. : HUE
70
Magic signs. : RUNES
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Prop for furnace irons. : LAZYBAR
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Pitman. : COLLIER
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Made music. : SUNG
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Law degree. : LLB
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Best seller of 1905. : THEHOUSEOFMIRTH
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Boy's nickname. : ROB
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Be worthy of. : EARN
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Apollo's twin. : ARTEMIS
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Phenomenon of the 1920's. : AIRLINE
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Cautious. : CHARY
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Flower, for short. : MUM
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Not: Prefix. : DIS
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Cook (eggs): Var. : SHIR
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Biblical herb. : ANET
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___ back to. : HARK
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Aegean isle. : MELOS
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Physicist of 250 years ago. : NEWTON
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___ Ababa. : ADDIS
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Military group. : ORC
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Silent screen star. : BOW
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Decree ___. : NISI
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Childe of art. : HASSAM
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Gelderland city. : EDE
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Fruit squeezers. : REAMERS
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Bureaus with mirrors. : DRESSERS
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Pay. : DEFRAY
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Country place. : ESTATE
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Dist. ___. : ATTY
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Prize opera at the Met, 1912. : MONA
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Soapbox talk. : RANT
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Mudville man. : CASEY
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Gladly: Poet. : FAIN
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Creme ___ creme. : DELA
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Girl's name. : OPAL
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Museum man. : CURATOR
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Pondered. : CONSIDERED
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Seller of snake oil. : MEDICINEMAN
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Kipling poem, 1897. : RECESSIONAL
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Role in "The Sea Gull." : IRINA
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Role in "Die Fledermaus." : ADELE
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Winged. : ALATE
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French ducal family. : GUISE
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Pronged. : TINED
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Gift from Santa. : SLED
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Port of departure, 1492. : PALOS
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Man the rudder. : STEER
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Move to action. : WAKEN
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___ acids. : AMINO
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Mothers' prohibitions. : DONTS
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Orator at Gettysburg, 1863. : EVERETT
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Port of S. France. : SETE
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Nut. : CASHEW
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Anc. Italian. : OSCAN
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Carrots. : ROOTS
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Has a meal. : SUPS
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"The Better ___." : OLE
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Conduct. : DEMEANOR
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Scholarship. : AWARD
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Sojourn. : TARRY
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Alms box. : ARCA
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Who: Lat. : CUI
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Thankless one. : INGRATE
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Novice: Var. : TIRO
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Homme d'___. : ETAT
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Less than usual: Prefix. : DEMI
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Chinese group. : TONG
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Edible mollusks. : OCTOPI
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In best order. : NEATEST
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Maude Adams's vehicle, 1897. : THELITTLEMINISTER
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___ soda. : SAL
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Muffins. : GEMS
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Campus scrimmage. : RUSH
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Solicitude. : CARE
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Part of the old time street scene. : ORGANGRINDER
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Daughter of Tantalus. : NIOBE
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Corsets. : STAYS
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Lauren. : BACALL
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Illusive. : UNREAL
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Status symbol, circa 1910. : STUTZBEARCAT
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Office copy. : STAT
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Present. : HERE
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Afts. : PMS
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Sagamore. : SACHEM
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Beach feature. : DUNE
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Steeple. : SPIRE
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Right to speak. : SAY
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Entrapped. : NOOSED
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Ear: Prefix. : AURI
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Psyche knot. : BUN
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Berlin road. : BAHN
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Girl's name. : ELOISE
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Rhine tributary. : RUHR
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Artillery unit: Abbr. : BTRY
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Partner of dried. : CUT
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Conditions. : IFS
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Flurry. : STIR
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Trawler's catch. : HAUL
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Florida beach resort. : ORMOND
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Showers. : RAINS
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Lake in C New York. : ONEIDA
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David Copperfield's great-aunt. : BETSEY
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Vessel. : ARK
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Buster Brown. : LAD
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Odd job. : CHORE
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Rodents. : HARES
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Gulls. : MEWS
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Twinkler. : STAR
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Shay puller. : HOSS
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SE Arizona copper town. : MORENCI
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Title. : SIR
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Food for Miss Muffet. : WHEY
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Solemn assent. : AMEN
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Second in a series. : BETA
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Matured. : SEASONED
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Handsome youth. : ADONIS
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Nautical rope. : MARLINE
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Durocs' home. : STY
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Disappear gradually. : FADEOUT
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Young ladies. : MISSES
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Salad ingredient. : TUNA
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Zoo sight. : CAMEL
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"___ of Two Cities." : ATALE
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Of a central point. : FOCAL
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Peak of the Pyrenees. : ANETO
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Actor Truex. : ERNIE
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Type of contract. : LEASE
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Stella of the stage. : ADLER
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Neglect. : OMIT
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Iolanthe. : PERI
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Tennis term. : ADIN
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Ball team. : REDS
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That: Fr. : CELA
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Lodgings, British style. : DIGS
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No gentleman. : CAD
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The least bit. : RAP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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