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New York Times, Friday, May 5, 1967

54-Across : Greek letter.

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,474
Across
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A nickel's worth. : STAMP
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Mechanical click. : PAWL
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Food quality. : TANG
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Trunk line. : CANAL
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Kitchen staple. : OLEO
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Upolu city. : APIA
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Priestly vestment. : AMICE
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Hawkshaw's forte. : SLEUTHING
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Eases up. : RELAXES
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Maine's motto. : DIRIGO
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Manages. : RULES
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Hold court. : SIT
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Ship: Poet. : ARGOSY
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Dry goods. : TEXTILES
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One of the "ribbons." : REIN
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Military salute. : SALVO
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English river. : EXE
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Historic name of 1793. : MARIEANTOINETTE
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Singular. : ODD
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Human failing. : GREED
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Booted. : SHOD
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Cousin of a habitué. : RESORTER
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Coat decor. : LAPELS
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___ gratia. : DEI
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Goggle. : STARE
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Bit of baby talk. : TOOTSY
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Greek letter. : OMICRON
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Flees. : TURNSTAIL
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Tuscan city. : SIENA
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Cool one's heels. : WAIT
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That one: Lat. : ILLE
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Savory. : TASTY
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___ account. : ONNO
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Group of followers. : CULT
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Choir section. : ALTOS
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Rocky place. : SCAR
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Unexciting. : TAME
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Dyestuff. : ANIL
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Elbow, for one. : MACARONI
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Network. : PLEXUS
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Outlaw's nemesis. : POSSE
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Partner of one. : ALL
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Field daisy, for one. : WEED
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Husband of 37 Across. : LOUISXVI
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Gauguin's island. : TAHITI
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"Stole ___ and away he run ... " : APIG
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Señora's child. : NINO
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Comic's trick. : GAG
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Greek sea god. : TRITON
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English isle. : ELY
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Gold coins of ancient Greece. : STATERS
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Monitor's feature. : ARMOR
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English novelist. : READE
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Surrounds. : GIRDS
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Alleged force. : ELOD
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Mythical stream. : LETHE
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Praise highly. : EXTOL
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Potential plants. : SEEDS
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Koko's sidearm. : SNEE
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Birds. : EGRETS
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Ornamental. : ARTISTIC
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Rather different. : ESPECIAL
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Tooth: Prefix. : ODONTO
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O. T. book: Abbr. : LAM
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Beard of grain. : ARISTA
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House sign. : TOLET
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Eastern title. : TUAN
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O'Neill character. : ORIN
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Antung's river. : YALU
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Ease up. : REST
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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Negative replies. : NAYS
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Word with spot or step. : TWO
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Adverse. : ILL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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