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RELATIVITY

New York Times, Sunday, July 23, 1967

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 626 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,553
Across
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Part of the globe: Poet. : AFRIC
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Meal: It. : PASTO
11
Moroccan port. : RABAT
16
Swiftly. : APACE
21
Pipes. : MAINS
22
Praying figure in art. : ORANT
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Encomium. : ELOGE
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Heat: Med. : CALOR
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D. W. Griffith movie. : ORPHANSOFTHESTORM
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Extreme. : ULTRA
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Multiflora. : ROSE
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Seine tributary. : OISE
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Cinnabar. : ORE
32
Fabric feature. : NAP
33
Hero and heroine. : LEADS
34
Lists. : ROSTERS
37
Letterhead term. : INC
39
Headdress. : MITER
41
Feels discontent. : REPINES
44
Frat letters. : THETAS
47
Novel of 1885. : RAMONA
51
Kin of a kind. : ENATES
52
Pulitzer winner, 1958. : AGEE
54
Water ___. : SKI
55
River of the Great Falls. : POTOMAC
56
Harrison or Grant. : ACTOR
57
Entranced. : ENRAPT
59
Father's fortune. : ESTATE
61
Mexican state: Abbr. : YUC
62
Performer. : DOER
63
Decisive. : FATAL
64
Speeds. : HASTENS
66
Aide: Abbr. : ASST
67
Nod. : ERR
68
Symbol of smoothness. : SATIN
69
Greek letters. : MUS
70
Aurora. : EOS
71
Wild plums. : SLOES
72
Blot out. : EFFACE
74
Bacchus et al. : DRINKERS
77
Mythical flier. : ETANA
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River into the Weser. : ALLER
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Housewife's job. : MENDING
80
Lizard. : AGAMA
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Skips. : OMITS
82
G and S opus. : PATIENCE
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VIP's in India. : NABOBS
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Thorny. : SPINY
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Muffin. : GEM
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Chemist's abbreviation. : ORG
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Exams of a sort. : ORALS
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Avuncular figure. : SAM
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Silent screen star. : HOLT
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Historic forest. : ARGONNE
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First-rate. : PRIME
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Vasco da ___. : GAMA
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Son of Gad. : ERI
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Name for Dido. : ELISSA
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Sugar-coated fruit. : DRAGEE
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Nautical term. : BELAY
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City near Boulogne. : ETAPLES
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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Baker's item. : OVEN
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Matron of Sevilla. : SENORA
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More promising. : ROSIER
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Gesture of welcome. : SALUTE
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Chief. : HEADMAN
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Cut a caper. : ACTUP
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Relative of Rep. : SEN
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Quandary. : DILEMMA
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Act frugally. : STINT
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Emulated Jim Ryun. : RAN
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Compete. : VIE
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Biblical weed. : TARE
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Terza ___. : RIMA
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Unit of radioactivity. : CURIE
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Lucy Ashton. : BRIDEOFLAMMERMOOR
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Win by ___. : ANOSE
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Colorado musical center. : ASPEN
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Genus of the lindens. : TILIA
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From now on. : HENCE
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Stylish dresses. : TENTS
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Approaches. : NEARS
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American painter. : SLOAN
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Honshu port. : OSAKA
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Winged child. : AMOR
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Card game. : FARO
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Tears. : RIPS
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Son, for one. : INHERITOR
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Initials of 1860. : CSA
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Sets in place. : POSITS
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Began. : AROSE
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More secure. : SAFER
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Explosive. : TNT
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Roman emperor in A.D. 69. : OTHO
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Takes amiss. : RESENTS
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High in pitch. : ALT
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Blessing. : BOON
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Zagreb. : AGRAM
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Andante et al. : TEMPI
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Prickly. : ACULEATE
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Sicily's capital. : PALERMO
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Norwegian fjord. : ALTA
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Lanyard. : CORD
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Pliocene, Miocene, etc. : ERAS
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Moves forward. : NOSES
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Buffalo's waterfront. : ERIE
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Something unique: Slang. : ONER
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Pilfer. : STEAL
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Desserts. : CAKES
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Ponies. : TROTS
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He wrote "Hard Cash." : READE
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Artist's extra. : ENCORE
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Father. : PATERFAMILIAS
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Wise: Slang. : HEP
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Part of a British play title. : SISTERGEORGE
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Start of King David's lament. : OMYSONABSALOM
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Sartre novel. : NAUSEA
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Ledger entries: Abbr. : ACCTS
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Opposed. : ANTI
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Painter of primitives. : GRANDMAMOSES
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Spiders. : PANS
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Cafe patron. : EATER
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Made a loud noise. : THUNDERED
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Anacreon's birthplace. : TEOS
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Countenances. : FACES
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Requesting. : ASKING
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Poplar. : ALAMO
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Piquant. : SALTY
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7-point type. : MINION
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Uses a stiletto. : STABS
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City near Detroit. : FLINT
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Inactive: Abbr. : RET
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Ref. book. : ENC
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Equal: Fr. : EGALE
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Make ___ for oneself. : ANAME
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Portuguese port. : OPORTO
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Item for cribbage. : PEGS
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Key fruit. : SAMARA
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Diaphanous. : SHEER
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___-Nez, cape near Calais. : GRIS
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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American Indian. : MAYAN
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Wide-awake. : ALERT
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Baby sitters, old style. : NANAS
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___ the way. : PAVED
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Paris police. : GENDARMES
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Successful candidates. : ELECTEES
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Nonsense! : ROT
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On the ___. : BEAM
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Van Cliburn. : PIANIST
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Packers, Colts, et al. : ELEVENS
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Sown, strewn: Fr. : SEMEE
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Mussel. : UNIO
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The Babe's middle name. : HERMAN
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Papal name. : URBAN
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Give the syntax of. : PARSE
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Aviator Balbo. : ITALO
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Vampire of myth. : LAMIA
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Get going! : SCAT
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Air. : TUNE
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Press. : IRON
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East Indian palm. : NIPA
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Salamanders. : EFTS
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Hebrides isle. : IONA
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Counterfeit. : MOCK
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Expanse. : AREA
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___ Bingle. : DER
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Sma'. : LIL
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Greek letter. : RHO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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