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New York Times, Thursday, August 31, 1967

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,592
Across
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Asiatic capital. : LHASA
6
Old West lawman. : EARP
10
Broadway role. : MAME
14
Greek dialect. : IONIC
15
Actual. : TRUE
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Jezebel's spouse. : AHAB
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Do much better than. : PUTTOSHAME
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Operetta role. : KOKO
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Indulge in a sport. : SKI
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Rich soil. : LOAM
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Haunt (one's mind). : PREYON
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Paean. : HYMN
25
In vogue. : CHIC
26
"Moonlight," for one. : SONATA
29
Of a branch of applied mathematics. : GEODETIC
33
Blue. : AZURE
34
Binate. : DUAL
35
Nile island, near Cairo. : RODA
36
Minority leader of the House. : FORD
37
Come about. : ARISE
38
Three, in Spain. : TRES
39
Handle: Lat. : ANSA
40
Relinquish. : CEDE
41
Gounod opera. : FAUST
42
Employ again. : REENGAGE
44
Woodcuts. : PRINTS
45
Pops. : DADS
46
Enter. : GOIN
47
Hold back. : STIFLE
50
See 10 Across. : AUNT
51
Well-known hill. : NOB
54
Harp constellation. : LYRA
55
Civil officer. : MAGISTRATE
58
Cleo's maid. : IRAS
59
Flower. : IRIS
60
Nest. : EYRIE
61
State: Abbr. : MONT
62
Sugar source. : CANE
63
Do a double take. : REACT
Down
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Facial features. : LIPS
2
Baseball name. : HOUK
3
Dissident. : ANTI
4
Be inactive. : SIT
5
Altar boy. : ACOLYTE
6
One of the Allens. : ETHAN
7
Khatchaturian. : ARAM
8
Jamaican export. : RUM
9
Eyelet. : PEEPHOLE
10
Be sure. : MAKECERTAIN
11
Hello there! : AHOY
12
Bonito shark. : MAKO
13
Dark: Poet. : EBON
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Animal body. : SOMA
23
Quit (of). : RID
24
Invariable. : HARDANDFAST
25
Desist. : CEASE
26
Mohammedan month. : SAFAR
27
Air. : OZONE
28
Indispensable worker. : NURSE
29
Cicerone. : GUIDE
30
"I do not choose ___." : TORUN
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Playbill lists. : CASTS
34
Lees. : DREGS
37
Scholarly. : ACADEMIC
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Batter cake. : FRITTER
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Sal, for one. : GAL
44
Noted diva. : PONS
46
Semblance. : GUISE
47
Nickname for a thin man. : SLIM
48
Novice. : TYRO
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Where Abadan is. : IRAN
50
Word akin to 3 Down. : AGIN
51
Japanese city. : NARA
52
Of the ear. : OTIC
53
Sugar source. : BEET
56
Constellation. : ARA
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Farm crop. : RYE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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