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New York Times, Thursday, July 6, 1967

Author:
Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,536
Across
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Woody plant. : SHRUB
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Sponge. : SWAB
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Opera role. : MIMI
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Washington group. : HOUSE
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Office boy's cousin. : PAGE
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Locomotives. : IRONHORSES
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To ___. : ATEE
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Fabrics, clothing, notions, etc. : DRYGOODS
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___ on one's laurels. : TOREST
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Guitar's relative. : LUTE
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Temperate. : SOBER
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O'Neill. : EUGENE
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Improved or corrected. : REFORMED
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Calendar abbreviation. : APR
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Beauty parlor item. : DRIER
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Nautical term. : LIETO
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Castile. : SOAP
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Alone, on stage. : SOLUS
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French statesman of W. W. II. : BLUM
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Ambassador's colleague. : ENVOY
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Less exciting. : TAMER
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Poetic form. : ODE
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Continuing. : DAYTODAY
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Slowed up (with "in"). : REINED
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See 31 Across. : THURS
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Two matched horses. : SPAN
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Mercury capsule of 1962. : AURORA
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Voters. : ELECTORS
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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Transportation, old style. : WAGONTRAIN
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Girl's nickname. : EDIE
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Not likely. : UNAPT
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Nobel Institute site. : OSLO
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Scores. : RUNS
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Suffixes meaning feet. : PEDES
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Cookbook entry. : STEW
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In company with. : AMID
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Whirring sound. : BIRR
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Fukien city. : AMOY
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Hit of a kind. : SINGLE
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Marbles. : SHOOTERS
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Crowd. : HORDE
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Slav. : RUSS
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Function. : USE
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Make the ___. : BESTOF
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Pork cut. : SPARERIB
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Large juicy fruit : WATERMELON
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Stone, Bronze, etc. : AGES
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Vegetable. : BEET
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Sporting dog. : HOUND
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Agora coin. : OBOL
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Laboratory product. : SERUM
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Mitigated. : EASED
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"Once ___ midnight dreary . . . " : UPONA
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Profitable situation: Slang. : GRAVYTRAIN
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Team race. : RELAY
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Piece of music. : ETUDE
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Having a cupola. : DOMED
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Jots. : IOTAS
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Part of the street scene. : POTHOLES
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Ophidia. : SERPENTS
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Possessive pronoun. : YOUR
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Respond. : REACT
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Draft legally. : DRAWUP
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Opening bars, jazz style. : INTROS
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Tilt. : SLOPE
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Violinist Leopold. : AUER
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Language of Pakistan. : URDU
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Old oath. : EGAD
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Malt drying kiln. : OAST
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Pique: Colloq. : RILE
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Weather word. : SNOW
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Adjective suffix. : ANE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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