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OFFICERS OF THE DAY

New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 1966

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 16, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,147
Across
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Regard as proper. : ACCEPT
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Adopted. : TOOKUP
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Congressional clique. : BLOC
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Wind ___. : SOCK
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Beachcomber. : LOAFER
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Elixirs. : ARCANA
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Prefix with stat or photo. : AERO
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Blip, in radar. : ECHO
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Article of furniture. : CAPTAINSCHAIR
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Pack mule. : SHAVETAIL
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Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
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French composer. : DUKAS
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Early Norse gods. : VANIR
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Verdi's "___ Tu?" : ERI
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Assigns. : CEDES
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Miscreant. : FELON
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Philip and Charles. : PRINCES
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Noun suffixes. : ALS
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Nonesuch: Slang. : ONER
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Clayey deposits. : MARLS
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Let slip by. : LOSE
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Ear: Prefix. : OTO
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Choose (to). : SEEFIT
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Pickled food. : SOUSE
50
French author. : CAMUS
51
Balderdash. : ROT
52
Deep pink. : CORAL
53
Mossback. : COLONELBLIMP
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Partner of polish. : SPIT
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Important workers: Abbr. : ENGRS
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Split ___. : HAIRS
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Attenuated. : RARE
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Restored. : WHOLE
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Macclesfield items. : TIES
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Yes, ___! : SIREE
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Bartletts. : PEARS
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In partnership with. : PAIRED
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___ jiffy. : INA
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Representative concept. : GENERALIDEA
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Arum plant. : CALLA
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Blamed. : CENSURED
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Adjective suffix. : EAN
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Leg bones. : PATELLAS
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Knightly bouts. : TILTS
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Marauded, in a way. : PRIVATEERED
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___ tight. : SIT
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Women's throws. : SCARFS
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Worthy charity, for one. : CAUSE
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Words of approval. : AMENS
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Fee-faw-fum. : OGRE
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Abominates. : HATES
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Certain homework. : MATH
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Alla ___, in music. : BREVE
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Burnt: Fr. : BRULE
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Irish islands. : ARAN
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Professional organizations. : MAJORLEAGUES
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"For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
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Hebrew measure. : KOR
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Gulf off Gallipoli. : SAROS
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Lounges. : IDLES
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Creator of Uncle Toby. : STERNE
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Wood. : ELM
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Route: Abbr. : ITIN
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Carnivore. : STOAT
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Jacob's bride. : LEAH
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"___ Rosenkavalier." : DER
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Concurs. : ASSENTS
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Looks to be. : SEEMS
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British TV. : TELLY
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Month: Abbr. : MAR
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Gloria ___ (doxology). : PATRI
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Color. : KHAKI
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Colorful mineral. : OPAL
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Malingered. : SOLDIERED
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Available for use. : ATONESSERVICE
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Of anger: Lat. : IRAE
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Neighbor of Alta. : SASK
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Cylindrical. : TERETE
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Corpus Christi's river. : NUECES
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Timely benefit. : BOON
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Drive away. : SHOO
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"The king ___ . . . " : ISDEAD
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Portrayers of Rodolpho. : TENORS
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Small dog of Mexico. : ALCO
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Army blouse. : COAT
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Inverness. : CAPE
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Amphibians. : EFTS
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Plant. : PEA
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Spear, in myth. : TRIDENT
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Gen. ___ Bliss. : TASKER
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Whales. : ORCAS
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Baron in 105 Across. : OCHS
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Kipling python. : KAA
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Cosmos. : UNIVERSE
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Correspond to. : PARALLEL
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Sink. : BASIN
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Glassware oven. : LEHR
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Hour, in Italy. : ORA
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Whitewashes. : COVERSUP
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Type of sleeve. : SETIN
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Goose: It. : OCA
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Greek letter. : CHI
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"___ Nidre." : KOL
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Type of painting. : NUDE
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American Indians. : ERIES
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Digits: Abbr. : NOS
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Helices. : COILS
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Italic deities. : FAUNS
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French apple. : POMME
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Small group of followers. : CORPORALSGUARD
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Place de l'___, Paris. : ETOILE
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Like the Old Soak. : SOTTED
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Yogi. : ASCETIC
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Like Samba. : LEONINE
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Disciplinarian of a sort. : SERGEANTATARMS
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Society island. : MOOREA
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Hideouts. : LAIRS
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Old English coins: Abbr. : FARS
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Cuter, in a way. : SLIER
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A.R.C.'s Barton. : CLARA
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Backbones. : CHINES
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Propelled a shell. : OARED
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Bank's relative. : BRAE
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Pitchman's accomplice. : SHILL
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Like corduroy. : WALED
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Works of a Spanish painter. : SERTS
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River in Italy. : PIAVE
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Girl's name. : EDNA
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Canapé spreads. : PATES
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Unbridgable gaps. : GULFS
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Flowery necklaces. : LEIS
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Meats, in Monterrey. : CARNES
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Temptress. : SIREN
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Annoy: Colloq. : PEEVE
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Carrier. : AIRLINE
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Pro footballer. : STEELER
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Muscovy ducks. : PATOS
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Where Essen is. : RUHR
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Butt. : TARGET
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Flightless birds. : EMEUS
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___ leg (hustle). : SHAKEA
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Religious songs. : CAROLS
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Box canyon of the Southwest. : CAJON
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Caen's river. : ORNE
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Roger of baseball. : MARIS
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Ruby spinel. : BALAS
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Deep-sea: Prefix. : BATHY
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Resting place. : MATTRESS
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Intelligentsia. : LITERATI
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Ancient Semites. : EDOMITES
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Where Horeb is. : SINAI
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Prominent. : SALIENT
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Jet ___. : SET
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Took a flat. : LEASED
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Members of a famed order. : ELKS
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German port. : EMDEN
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Russian opera. : SADKO
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Greek letter. : THETA
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Piece of eight. : PESO
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Hemline site. : KNEE
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Brick structure. : OVEN
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Azores island. : PICO
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Tree genus. : ACER
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Excluding. : LESS
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Brother. : SIB
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Coronado's quest. : ORO
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Tai Buddhist. : LAO
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Cheer. : RAH
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Military supplies: Abbr. : ORD
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Bitter herb. : RUE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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