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New York Times, Tuesday, June 27, 1967

53-Across : Local worker in politics.

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,527
Across
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Writer Singer. : ISAAC
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School: Abbr. : ACAD
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Do a farm job. : PLOW
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Street of fiction. : DELLA
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Texas name. : LUCI
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Uncivil. : RUDE
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For want of this a battle was lost. : ANAIL
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Played the bully. : BLUSTERED
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Lower in rank. : DEMOTE
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Tingles. : PRICKS
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Indians. : ERIES
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One: Fr. : UNE
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Hospital feature. : CLINIC
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Aiding digestion. : EUPEPTIC
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French annual income. : RENTE
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Most productive of good. : BEST
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Clock. : TIME
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Man's name. : IAN
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Thinnest. : SPAREST
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Auricle. : EAR
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Norse name. : SVEN
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Retired. : ABED
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Scope. : RANGE
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Famous Athenian, circa 450 B.C. : PERICLES
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Moneybags. : PURSES
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School of whales. : GAM
51
Potatoes: Colloq. : SPUDS
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Local worker in politics. : HEELER
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Take in food. : INGEST
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Prerequisite for health. : NUTRITION
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Relative. : INLAW
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Turkish regiment. : ALAI
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Dress style. : TENT
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Woman of Judah. : NAOMI
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She was "Born Free." : ELSA
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Aware of: Colloq. : ONTO
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Songs. : GLEES
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Mountain in Crete. : IDA
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Transmit. : SEND
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Wings: Anat. : ALAE
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Food. : ALIMENT
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Units to be watched. : CALORIES
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Modern playwright. : ALBEE
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___ de sac. : CUL
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"We'll tak ___ o' kindness yet ... " : ACUP
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Breaks apart. : DISRUPTS
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Principle. : PRECEPT
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Skulk. : LURK
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Certain writings. : ODES
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Unite. : WED
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Fork part. : TINE
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Obsession. : TIC
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Soothsayer. : SEERESS
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Frosty. : CRISP
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Liberty. : LEAVE
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___ man. : INNER
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Secondhand. : USED
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Indeed!: Fr. : TIENS
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Semblance. : IMAGE
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Goddess of vegetation. : CERES
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Innocent. : BABE
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South Carolina's symbol. : PALMETTO
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Plodding. : TRUDGING
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Home of the Hausa. : NIGERIA
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Storage place of a kind. : ARSENAL
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City of Colombia. : CALI
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Type of humor. : PUN
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Calico pony. : PINTO
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Covering. : HULL
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Plum. : SLOE
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Domesticated. : TAME
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Familiar negative. : NAE
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Neighbor of Que. : ONT
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State: Abbr. : WIS

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

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