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New York Times, Tuesday, August 8, 1967

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Pillowcase. : SLIP
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Second thought. : QUALM
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Mexican jumper. : BEAN
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Sprawl. : LOLL
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Immoderate. : UNDUE
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Enthusiasm at its height. : RAGE
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First thought. : IDEA
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Practiced. : ADEPT
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Movie canine. : ASTA
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Example of fallibility. : MISTAKE
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Most ghostly. : EERIEST
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Rows. : TIERS
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Part of RSVP. : SIL
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Partner of true. : TRIED
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Arachnid trap. : WEB
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Ringing sound. : CLANG
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Bacon part. : RIND
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Prepare. : PAVETHEWAY
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Moslem leader. : AGA
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Chains. : CATENAE
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Conditioned item. : AIR
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Thought out. : CONSIDERED
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Nest of a kind. : HIVE
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Pay the tab. : TREAT
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British service. : RAF
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Clotho et al. : FATES
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Former N.Y.C. landmark. : MET
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Legitimate. : LICIT
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Slips away. : ELAPSES
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Rodeo adjuncts. : CORRALS
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Plant pod. : BOLL
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Thought. : MUSED
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Exchange fee. : AGIO
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Crooked: Dial. : AGEE
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Sometime plum. : PRUNE
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Select. : CULL
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
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Camp sights. : TENTS
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Ring term. : KAYO
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Scanty. : SLIM
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Where Napoleon won, 1796. : LODI
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St. Pierre and Miquelon. : ILES
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Mapped a subdivision. : PLATTED
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Vibrate. : QUAKE
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Where to see a wahoo. : UNDERWATER
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Noun suffix. : ADE
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Actress Velez. : LUPE
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Doles (out). : METES
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Blind teacher. : BRAILLE
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Naturalness. : EASE
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Businessmen: Abbr. : AGTS
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Trim. : NEAT
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Govt. agency. : AID
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Nouveau ___. : RICHE
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Divers. : SEVERAL
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Subdivision. : TRACT
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Stiffness. : RIGOR
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Pointless. : INANE
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Doing good. : BENEFICENT
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Expect. : AWAIT
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Unsophisticated. : NAIVE
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Spiral motions. : GYRES
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Fox foot. : PAD
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Small child. : TAD
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Quotes. : CITES
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Piece of needlework. : SAMPLER
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Piece of furniture. : HATRACK
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Douglas ___. : FIR
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Entice. : TEMPT
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Signal systems. : CODES
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Name in the news. : EBAN
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Theater section. : LOGE
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What Lighthorse Harry was. : ALEE
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Without a doubt. : SURE
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Water: Sp. : AGUA
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Water ___. : LILY
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TV role. : SOLO
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Nearest star. : SUN

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

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