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COMMON CARRIERS

New York Times, Sunday, August 21, 1966

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 731 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,217
Across
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Metal tips of cords. : AGLETS
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Make a ___. : STABAT
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___ California. : BAJA
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Marbles. : MIBS
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Sunday repast. : BRUNCH
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N.Y. village near Quebec line. : MALONE
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College grad. : ALUM
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Where 57 Down is. : ASIA
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Turn around, at sea. : BOXTHECOMPASS
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With malice aforethought. : BALEFULLY
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Holiday times. : EVES
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Figure of speech. : TROPE
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Author of "The Apple Cart." : SHAW
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Yale and Harvard. : RIVALS
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Moreover. : YES
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Rio de la ___. : PLATA
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One of the Forsytes. : FLEUR
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Right-hand man. : AIDE
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Disinclined. : LOATH
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Highland laddie. : BAIRN
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Entrance ramps. : ACCESSES
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Swiss canton. : LUCERNE
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Business transaction. : PACKAGEDEAL
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Swerve. : YAW
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Puffed up. : ELATED
52
Girl of song. : SUSIE
53
Campus VIP. : DEAN
54
African gazelle. : ADMI
55
Right-hand men: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Nine: Prefix. : ENNEA
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Of melliferous insects. : APIAN
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Pastry shells. : CONES
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Tpks. : RTES
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Hustled out. : BUNDLEDOFF
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Touch lightly. : CARESS
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : NEH
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Capital group. : LOBBY
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Size of paper. : DEMY
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One of the Greens. : HETTY
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Birds. : RATITES
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Pickling agent. : BRINE
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Connection. : CONTACT
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Cracked. : RIVED
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Hector. : BAIT
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Spoils. : BOOTY
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Freeloads. : CADGES
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Turn in: Slang. : HITTHESACK
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Albanian river. : DRIN
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Declares. : AVERS
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Oblivion. : LETHE
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Insignificant: Slang. : DINKY
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Obsolete. : DATED
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Plant. : VINE
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Malay language. : MORO
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Finger. : PINKY
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Degree of separation. : REMOVE
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___ de France. : ILE
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Magician's repertoire. : BAGOFTRICKS
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Testifies. : DEPONES
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Having runs, as hose. : LADDERED
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Preliminary events. : HEATS
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Canadian ___. : BACON
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Wading bird. : IBIS
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Yearlings. : COLTS
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City in Bombay. : SURAT
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Dobbin. : NAG
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Fish. : TARPON
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Buy ___ song. : FORA
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Bacterium, for short. : STREP
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Foolish: Slang. : GAGA
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Closed, as 48 Across. : WRAPPEDUP
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Integral element. : PARTANDPARCEL
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River into the Seine. : AUBE
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Gibbon's subject. : ROME
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Silk thread. : SLEAVE
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City in Turkey. : EDIRNE
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Pother. : STIR
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Plant. : SEED
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Chilean island. : EASTER
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Abase. : DEMEAN
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Dublin theater. : ABBEY
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Small wood. : GROVE
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Units of illumination. : LUXES
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Noun suffixes. : ENTS
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Tongue-clucking sound. : TCH
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Scottish archipelago. : SHETLAND
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Calm. : SMOOTH
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Florida bay. : TAMPA
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Mont Blanc, for one. : ALPE
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Constrictor. : BOA
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Reply: Abbr. : ANS
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Marble tile. : TESSERA
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Elephant of juvenile fame. : BABAR
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"He is ___ unto himself." : ALAW
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Month: Abbr. : JUL
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Sort of plan. : AMERICAN
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Colors. : MAUVES
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___ de Pinos, Cuba. : ISLA
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Check. : BILL
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Pronounces. : SAYS
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Jalopy. : CRATE
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First name in 18 Down. : FIDEL
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Deadlocked, as a jury. : HUNG
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Meditates (over). : PORES
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Beauty parlor treatment. : FACIAL
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Enjoy. : LIKE
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Adjective suffix. : ACEAN
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People of Kurland. : LETTS
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Founded. : BASED
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Turn ___ ear. : ADEAF
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He died for Darnay. : SYDNEYCARTON
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Soprano Emma. : EAMES
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Tyrolese. : SWISS
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Memorize. : LEARN
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Overcoat. : ULSTER
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Callous. : CASEHARDENED
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Paronomastic. : PUNNY
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Instruct. : EDIFY
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Cold-shoulders. : SNUBS
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Trunk artery. : AORTA
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Subsided. : EBBED
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British outpost. : ADEN
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Fruit. : POME
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Slyly spiteful. : CATTY
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One of the Hamiltons. : EDITH
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Cousin of Fahr. : CENT
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Plutarch's subject. : LIVES
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Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
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Play ___. : HOOKY
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Historic French epithet. : TIGRE
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Ablution. : BATH
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Coronation, for one. : RITE
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Arrogant. : COCKY
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Purloin. : THIEVE
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Not a ___ it. : BITOF
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Steep slopes. : BANKS
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Where Lake Titicaca is. : ANDES
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Quibble (at). : CAVIL
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Spanish city. : AVILA
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Strauss role. : HEROD
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Prounciamentos. : EDICTS
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Containers of dishes. : SINKS
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Prototype of friendship. : DAMON
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Boxes of a kind. : LOGES
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Terminal. : DEPOT
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Toters of duffel bags. : MARINERS
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British antitank gun. : PIAT
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Summarized: Colloq. : RECAPPED
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Form of jazz. : BEBOP
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One of the Aesir. : THOR
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Backslide. : RELAPSE
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Braved. : DARED
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Big or Little ___. : DIPPER
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Stove part. : BURNER
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Contended successfully. : COPED
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Ward (off). : STAVE
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Shellfish. : NACRE
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Star in Centaurus. : AGENA
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Greek physician. : GALEN
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Poetic contraction. : TWAS
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In ___. : ARUT
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Noted physicist. : RABI
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Give way to anger. : FUME
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Enactment: Abbr. : STAT
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Sinister. : GRIM
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Female mammal. : DOE
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State: Abbr. : ALA
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In medias ___. : RES
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Humorist George. : ADE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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