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New York Times, Friday, August 11, 1967

20-Across : Ventilator.

Author:
Mary M. Murdoch
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Mary M. Murdoch has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,572
Across
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Cook's concern. : PANS
5
Man of parts. : ACTOR
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Cattle feed. : MASH
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Eastern name. : ABOU
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Cape Cod town. : TRURO
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Willow genus. : ITEA
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Sometime subtitle of drama. : PRINCEOFDENMARK
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Ventilator. : AIRSHAFT
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Knitted shoe. : BOOTEE
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Poetic verb. : HAST
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Budget item. : DUES
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Dress up. : ATTIRE
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Lowered in social rank: Fr. : DECLASSE
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Mortgages. : LIENS
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Migrates. : TREKS
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Peak: Abbr. : MTN
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Do as told. : OBEY
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Linear measure. : ROD
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Obligation. : NEED
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Steal, old style. : NIM
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Rosaceous herb. : AVENS
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Greeting. : HELLO
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Fuel. : GASOLINE
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Alloy. : PEWTER
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Competed (with). : VIED
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Ho Chi-___. : MINH
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Intensely enthusiastic. : ARDENT
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City in Georgia. : LAGRANGE
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One portrayer of 17 Across. : LAURENCEOLIVIER
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Pickle flavoring. : DILL
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To love: Lat. : AMARE
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Combining form for a continent. : EURO
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Unite (with). : ALLY
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The army: Abbr. : MILIT
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Jules Verne hero. : NEMO
Down
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Household word. : PAPA
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Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
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Partner of rouge. : NOIR
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Bright. : SUNSHINY
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Relaxed. : ATEASE
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Farm: Brit. : CROFT
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Cluster. : TUFT
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Fort ___, Calif. : ORD
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Male deer. : ROEBUCK
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Flowering shrub. : MIMOSA
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Rat-___. : ATAT
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Dried up. : SERE
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Cod's cousin. : HAKE
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Cleaners of flats. : CHARS
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Coward and Harrison. : NOELS
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Acts. : DEEDS
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Lengthwise. : ALONG
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Leg bone. : TIBIA
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Rains hard. : TEEMS
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Bee. : DRONE
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Fish. : SMELT
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Ancient stone monument. : STELE
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Home of a Biblical witch. : ENDOR
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General course. : TREND
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City of Elms. : NEWHAVEN
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Type of skirt. : ALINE
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Country in the headlines. : VIETNAM
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Matisse. : HENRI
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Excessively. : OVERLY
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Milne character. : PIGLET
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New Zealander. : MAORI
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Opera great. : ALDA
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Bird. : RAIL
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Blunt. : DULL
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True, old style. : LEAL
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Isle E. of Tonga. : NIUE
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Origin. : GERM
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Slangy suffix. : EROO
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1066 years ago. : CMI

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

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