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New York Times, Friday, June 16, 1967

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,516
Across
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Valley. : DALE
5
Gamble. : WAGER
10
Metal beam. : IBAR
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Great work. : EPIC
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Angry. : IRATE
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Have status. : RATE
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Pacific sea. : SULU
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VIP group. : TOPECHELON
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Study for finals. : CRAM
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Colors. : HUES
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Awkward. : INEPT
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Leaves a group. : SECEDES
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Piece (out). : EKE
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Plane pilot's maneuver. : NOSEDIVE
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Flatfish. : DAB
32
Mind. : BRAIN
35
Catch up with. : OVERTAKE
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Rest on one's ___. : OARS
38
Gaff. : SPEAR
40
Commodore Perry's base. : ERIE
41
Chord through a circle. : DIAMETER
43
Fragrance. : SCENT
44
Shoe leather. : ELK
45
Composer of "Thais." : MASSENET
48
Noun suffix. : ION
49
Naysayers. : VETOERS
53
Feat: Colloq. : STUNT
56
Garçon's girl friend. : AMIE
58
Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
59
One of 18 Across. : MASTERMIND
61
"___ happens that . . . " : ITSO
62
Migratory worker. : OKIE
63
Weight. : OUNCE
64
Horn of a new moon. : CUSP
65
Equipment. : GEAR
66
Race or stock. : BREED
67
Locality. : SPOT
Down
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Offspring: Abbr. : DESCS
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River into the Orinoco. : APURE
3
Spring flower. : LILAC
4
Doctrine of religious unity. : ECUMENISM
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Binding twigs. : WITHES
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Stir to action. : AROUSE
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Stare. : GAPE
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Summers: Fr. : ETES
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Proof of payment: Abbr. : REC
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Soames Forsyte's wife. : IRENE
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Quantity, as of hay. : BALE
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Above. : ATOP
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Controlled item. : RENT
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Traveler of a kind. : HIKER
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Masculine title. : DON
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Repeatedly. : EVER
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Activists. : DOERS
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Plant genus. : IVA
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Venture. : DARE
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Related. : AKIN
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Shade of red. : BEET
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Portend. : BODE
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Marsh bird. : RAIL
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Oriental liquor: Var. : ARAK
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Science that adds art to utility. : TECTONICS
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T. Williams hero. : STAN
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Footlike part. : PES
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Play-act. : EMOTE
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Arrange. : SET
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Show plainly. : EVINCE
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Required. : NEEDED
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Between: Prefix. : INTER
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Consume. : EATUP
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Combining form for a country. : RUSSO
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Halted: Poet. : STOPT
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Haze of a kind. : SMOG
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Get hold of. : TAKE
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VOA's mentor. : USIA
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Siberian river. : AMUR
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Golconda. : MINE
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___ the cradle. : ROB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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