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Herb L. Risteen
Herb L. Risteen

New York Times, Tuesday, May 30, 1967

30-Across : Armpit.

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
H. L. Risteen is an alias for Herb L. Risteen.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,499
Across
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Concordat. : PACT
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Got home, in a way. : SLID
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Nimbus. : HALO
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___ patriae. : AMOR
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European waterway. : RHONERIVER
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Color. : ROSE
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A kiss. : OSCULATION
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Garden blooms. : ASTERS
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Flower of the flag family. : IRID
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She, in Berlin. : SIE
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Mine passages. : ADITS
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Greek region. : ELIS
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Partner of wide. : FAR
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Marshy tracts. : FENS
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Armpit. : AXILLA
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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Language. : FRENCH
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New Mexican resort. : TAOS
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Stacks of hay. : RICKS
40
Mead. : LEA
41
Dirksen's home town. : PEKIN
42
___ end. : ATAN
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Peak in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. : BLANCA
45
Cockney's "present." : ERE
46
Energetic one. : DYNAMO
48
Wonderful, teen-age style. : KEEN
49
Author Wallace. : LEW
50
___ Alto. : PALO
52
Peak in the Pyrenees. : ANETO
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Demand. : ASK
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River bank. : RIPA
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Swamp or bog. : SLOUGH
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Buckeye city. : ZANESVILLE
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About 2 pounds. : KILO
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Generous. : OPENHANDED
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Wringing wet. : ASOP
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Pledges. : VOWS
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Understand. : READ
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Trees. : YEWS
Down
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Brazilian state. : PARA
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Biblical book. : AMOS
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Man from San José. : COSTARICAN
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Cornered. : TREED
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Soothing sounds. : SHS
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Places. : LOCI
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Harden. : INURE
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Temptress. : DELILAH
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Single. : HIT
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Bird girl. : AVIS
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Early pontiff. : LEOI
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Caen's river. : ORNE
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List. : ROSTER
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Number, in math. : RADIX
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North Africans. : RIFFS
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Fishline. : SNELL
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Place. : SITE
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Electromagnetic unit. : FARAD
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Friendship. : AMITY
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Kind of preview. : SNEAK
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Scenic gem in Canada. : LAKELOUISE
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Tours's river. : LOIRE
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Good ___. : ASNEW
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Port of Crete. : CANEA
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Hilltop: Dial. : KNAP
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TV group. : PANEL
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"The Liberator." : BOLIVAR
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Perfumed. : CENSED
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See 59 Across. : MARSH
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Think. : OPINE
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Kind of grape. : TOKAY
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Asian sea. : AZOV
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Soap: Lat. : SAPO
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Recognized. : KNEW
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Former diva. : ALDA
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Light up. : GLOW
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Malt's partner. : HOPS
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Letters. : ENS
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Began. : LED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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