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New York Times, Thursday, June 29, 1967

40-Down : Sums.

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,529
Across
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Wicker basket used in jai alai. : CESTA
6
Well-known hat designer. : DACHE
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British duke. : PHILIP
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Fairy tale creature. : OGRESS
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Peak of the Cascades. : RAINIER
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Appears out of nowhere. : LOOMSUP
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Prepare for action. : ARM
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Indian village. : PUEBLO
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Small armadillo. : PEBA
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Glacé. : ICED
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Spurious. : PSEUDO
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Wooden peg. : NOG
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Roman deities. : LARES
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Newspaper feature. : MAP
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Oyster product. : NACRE
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Plant of the lily family. : SEAONION
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Take offense. : RESENT
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Giving leave to depart. : DIMISSORY
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Military display: Sp. : PARADA
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One holding honorary rank. : TITULARY
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Chicago air terminal. : OHARE
44
Reservoir structure. : DAM
45
New Caledonia capital, old style. : NUMEA
46
Seoul soldier. : ROK
47
Empires. : REALMS
50
Fortress ditch. : MOAT
51
Allowance for waste. : TRET
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Quite probable. : LIKELY
55
Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Undertakes. : ASSUMES
58
Gulches. : RAVINES
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Name meaning happy victory. : EUNICE
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Items on a sports program. : EVENTS
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Slacks. : PANTS
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Escritoires. : DESKS
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Idle fancy. : CHIMERA
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German article. : EIN
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Garment. : SLIP
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Traffic jam. : TIEUP
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___ le déluge. : APRESMOI
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Put on one's best bib and tucker. : DOLLUP
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Do ___ turn. : AGOOD
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___-Magnon. : CRO
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Fiber plant. : HEMP
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Perfume. : ESSENCE
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The three Fates of Roman myth. : PARCAE
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Induce to commit perjury. : SUBORN
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Tracks. : RAILS
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Bermuda island. : PAGET
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Magic ladder of old tale. : BEANSTALK
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East Indian cedar. : DEODAR
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Enough to win, in baseball. : ONERUN
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Duke of baseball. : SNIDER
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Refuge. : ASYLUM
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"___ Yankee Doodle dandy ... " : IMA
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Bosh! : ROT
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Boiled slowly. : SIMMERED
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Gate: Lat. : PORTA
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"O for ___ with wings!" : AHORSE
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Unearths. : RAKESUP
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Sums. : AMOUNTS
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Former Spanish coins. : REALES
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New York county in Finger Lakes region. : YATES
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Platforms. : DAISES
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Choose. : ELECT
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Drudge. : SLAVE
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Bluefin. : TUNA
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Actor Montand. : YVES
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Relative of a sec. : MIN
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One kind of well. : INK

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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