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MASTERSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, July 16, 1967

86-Down : Pasta.

Author:
William A. Lewis, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 576 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,546
Across
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Navy uniform. : BLUES
6
Easy baseball out. : POPUP
11
Some women. : DAMES
16
Ballyhoo. : HOOPLA
17
Ring-shaped reef. : ATOLL
18
Saws. : ADAGES
20
Bon voyage party. : SENDOFF
21
Hard. : STONY
22
Checkerboard section. : KINGROW
24
Ancient. : OLDEN
25
Where the spanker is. : AFT
27
Satirical article. : LAMPOON
29
Like: Suffix. : INE
30
Souvenirs of Diamond Head. : LEIS
31
Three: Fr. : TROIS
33
Dispels. : ROUTS
34
Site of first miracle. : CANA
35
Cape of Pigeon Cove. : ANN
36
Something for a "boot." : HAIRCUT
38
One: Sp. : UNA
39
Great name in medicine. : GALEN
40
Rich diet. : RAGOUT
42
Avid. : THIRSTY
44
Bests. : WORSTS
45
Garland of verses: Abbr. : ANTH
47
Methuselah's father. : ENOCH
48
Route. : PATH
49
Type of drawing. : CHARCOAL
53
Escort. : GUARDOFHONOR
58
A Paul Newman movie. : HUD
59
Air pockets. : HOLES
61
March. : TROOP
62
Let live. : SPARE
63
Give out. : EMIT
65
Choice espionage item. : STATESECRET
68
Plant growth factor. : SOIL
69
Advance. : SPEED
71
Command. : EDICT
72
Yelps: Colloq. : KIYIS
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Man's nickname. : MOE
75
Picnic spoiler. : THUNDERSTORM
78
Decisive tennis score. : SETPOINT
80
Litter material. : CANS
81
Tidy. : CLEAN
83
Pair. : DUAD
84
Get one's ___ worth. : MONEYS
87
Cut. : SHEARED
89
"In the book." : LISTED
93
Something for Arnie. : IRONS
94
Rex's relative. : ROI
95
Spanish of a kind. : MEXICAN
97
Kind of fish. : RAY
98
Detect. : SPOT
99
Lock ___. : HORNS
101
Perron. : STAIR
102
Something conspicuous. : SIGN
103
Ministerial degree: Abbr. : THD
104
A "regular." : HABITUE
106
Clock advancer: Abbr. : DST
107
Pippin. : APPLE
108
Recovered property. : SALVAGE
110
Divided. : INTWO
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Mexican constabulary. : RURALES
114
Closer. : NEARER
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A lot of: Sp. : MUCHO
116
Part of UMW. : UNITED
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Piece of work. : STINT
118
Greek official. : EPHOR
119
12, 14, etc. : SIZES
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Surety company's function. : BONDING
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Miners' quest. : LODES
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Familiar with. : UPON
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Wee one. : ELF
5
Expedition. : SAFARI
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Hodgepodge. : PASTICHE
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Melvin T. : OTT
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Reservoir. : POOL
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Of a bone. : ULNAR
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Chicken. : PLYMOUTHROCK
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Former U.S. territory. : DAKOTA
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See 51 Down. : ADIOS
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Famous Thomas. : MANN
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Recipe item. : EGG
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Soap operas, for example. : SERIALS
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Montana's capital. : HELENA
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Keats work. : SONNET
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Kind of eclipse. : SOLAR
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Alienates. : WEANS
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Ticonderoga. : FORT
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Undersized. : PUNY
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Military signals. : TATTOOS
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Pleading. : SUING
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Waiters of sorts. : CARHOPS
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Feeling: Colloq. : HUNCH
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I. Walton attraction. : TROUTSTREAM
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Barbarians. : GOTHS
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Row. : OAR
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Alarm. : SCARE
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Enlistee of a kind. : WAF
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Beach wear. : HALTERS
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Showing fright. : POPEYED
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Thorax. : CHEST
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Word of disdain. : HUMPH
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Farewell. : ADIEU
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Something to follow up. : LEADS
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Part of anc. Greece. : DORIS
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Ruth's relative. : NAOMI
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The Hunter: Astron. : ORION
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Renew a lease. : RELET
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Opportune remedy. : STITCHINTIME
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Cheap. : TENCENT
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Academie. : ECOLE
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Nominal. : TITULAR
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Dates, military style. : DDAYS
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Canary Islands owner. : SPAIN
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Letters. : ENS
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Real nags. : MARES
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Army uniform. : ODS
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Close-by. : NEXTDOOR
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Weather conditions. : MISTS
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Deprived one. : ORPHAN
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Pasta. : NOODLES
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Spores. : SORI
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1488 navigator. : DIAS
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Certain hits. : TRIPLES
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Beat par by two. : EAGLED
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Units of force. : DYNES
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Bob. : ROBERT
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Kind of fruit. : CITRUS
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Famed golfer. : HAGEN
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Morning. : SUNUP
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Sudden outburst. : SPATE
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Mata ___. : HARI
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Erode. : ETCH
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State: Abbr. : ARIZ
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Tank. : VAT
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Kern song. : WHO
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Prefix with corn or form. : UNI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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