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New York Times, Monday, August 14, 1967

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,575
Across
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Football player. : BACK
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Goat antelope. : SEROW
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Tea, in Soho. : CHA
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Hautboy. : OBOE
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Stag's status. : ALONE
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Pleased. : GLAD
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Tag or sticker. : LABEL
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Letter sign-off. : LOVE
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Wife. : HELPMATE
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Pusillanimous. : CRAVEN
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Faction. : SIDE
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Noted poet. : MOORE
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Tiff. : SPAT
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Twinkled. : SHIMMERED
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Chips. : FLAKES
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Understanding words. : ISEE
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1st-cen. date. : LVI
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Mystic symbol. : RUNE
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Sharpener. : HONER
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Five or nine. : TEAM
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Wood. : ASH
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Green: Her. : VERT
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Cremonas' cousins, for short. : STRADS
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Describing some stylish gowns. : SHAPELESS
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Prevalent. : RIFE
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Spikes. : NAILS
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Natty. : TRIG
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Photogenic ones. : MODELS
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Adm. Mahan's subject. : SEAPOWER
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College hall. : AULA
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Of a certain wood. : OAKEN
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Church part. : NAVE
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Bird. : WREN
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Exercising. : USING
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21 and others. : AGES
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Draft initials. : SSS
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Medicinal plant. : TANSY
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Allowed temporary use. : LENT
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Empty talk: Colloq. : BOSH
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Kind of seaman. : ABLE
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Self-control, current style. : COOL
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Token of friendship. : KEEPSAKE
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Side dish. : SALAD
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Exalts. : ELATES
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Garment. : ROBE
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Highest in standing. : ONE
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Red-carpet rollers. : WELCOMERS
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Freeway junction. : CLOVERLEAF
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Experience. : HAVE
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Yemen's neighbor. : ADEN
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Angry look. : GLARE
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Arachnid. : MITE
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Ancient city. : ROME
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___ en scène. : MISE
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Wintry word. : SLUSH
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Parts of Texas and Oklahoma. : PANHANDLES
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Tips. : HINTS
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Get away from. : EVADE
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Lowers lights. : DIMS
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Brothers. : FRAS
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Pays: Slang. : SHELLSOUT
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Mining assets. : ORES
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Of a triangle. : TRIGONAL
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Cloak. : VEIL
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Journey. : TRIP
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Song of triumph. : PAEAN
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Works of a Dutch painter. : STEENS
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Long-limbed. : RANGY
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Gullets. : MAWS
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Possessive. : OURS
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Pelt. : SKIN
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Stipend. : WAGE
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Tied. : EVEN
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Musical term. : REST
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___ rule. : ASA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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