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New York Times, Tuesday, September 12, 1967

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,604

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Ferryman on the river Styx. : CHARON
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Desert plants. : CACTI
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Mignonette. : RESEDA
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Sporting events. : FOXHUNTS
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Alpine ridges. : ARETES
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Of a northern island chain. : ALEUTIAN
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Prefix with skid or stop. : NON
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Abrupt. : RAPID
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Clump of trees in a prairie. : MOTTE
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Movie closeup. : KISS
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Fishing equipment. : LURES
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"Rio ___." : RITA
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Have an inkling of. : SCENT
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Assail. : BESET
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Like some soils: Abbr. : ALK
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Diving-bell inventor. : EADS
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Diamond hits. : TRIPLES
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Lariat. : RIATA
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Modern building material. : GLASS
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Piece of jewelry. : PENDANT
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Seventh son. : SEER
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Month: Abbr. : OCT
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Predominate. : REIGN
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Authoritative statements. : DICTA
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Where twosomes meet. : TEES
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Hobgoblin. : SPOOK
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Bulgar. : SLAV
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One of the satellites. : TIROS
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Home of a kind. : CABIN
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Cockney's dwelling. : OME
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Final. : EVENTUAL
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Not so important. : LESSER
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Menu specialties. : DESSERTS
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What the weary get. : NOREST
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Roman and others. : TYPES
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Equine sounds. : SNORTS
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Features of old cars. : CRANKS
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Brave. : HEROIC
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In ___ (to some extent). : ASENSE
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Inactive: Abbr. : RET
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Frankfurt's river. : ODER
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Describing a tone of voice. : NASAL
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Most unresponsive. : COLDEST
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Tool. : AXE
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Buddy. : CHUM
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Don. : TUTOR
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LBJ. : INITIALS
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To perform: Fr. : FAIRE
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Tells tales. : TATTLES
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Moves on little cat feet. : SNEAKS
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Taverns, Putney style. : PUBS
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Big name in golf. : SNEAD
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Once-popular fabric. : SERGE
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Native of the Crimea. : TATAR
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Like some floors. : TILED
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Andersen and others. : DANES
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Juliet's betrothed. : PARIS
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Greet. : RECEIVE
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Importance. : INTEREST
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Preserved in a jar. : POTTED
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Certain game pieces. : TIPCATS
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Supercilious one. : SNOB
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Aims. : GOALS
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More intimate. : CLOSER
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Least exciting. : TAMEST
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Wards off. : AVERTS
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Good-natured: Scot. : SONSY
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Potters' needs. : KILNS
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Degree. : STEP
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Main Street sign. : NEON
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Yorkshire river. : URE
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Theatrical abbreviation. : SRO

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

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