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New York Times, Friday, September 15, 1967

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,607
Across
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Astonished exclamation. : MANALIVE
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Fling. : TOSS
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Specialty of France, Ireland, etc. : LACEMAKING
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Hot spot. : OVEN
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Plainly visible. : INEVIDENCE
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Bare. : MERE
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Provide whatever is needed (with "to"). : CATER
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Keep from being wasted. : CONSERVE
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Seaweed substance. : AGAR
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Traverse. : COURSE
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Big name in show biz. : LIZ
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Vietnamese holiday time. : TET
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Where Santiago is. : CHILE
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"Philadelphia Story" heroine. : TRACY
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Nymph loved by river god Alpheus. : ARETHUSA
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Mine shaft excavation. : STOPE
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Abominate. : HATE
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Unqualified. : BALD
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Impress suddenly. : SMITE
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Secure position. : SAFESIDE
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Dwarf. : STUNT
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Railway car. : DINER
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State: Abbr. : NEV
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Biddy. : HEN
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Slurs over in pronunciation. : ELIDES
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Baby sitter, par excellence. : MAMA
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Noted name in the theater. : REDGRAVE
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Foreshadowed. : BODED
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Silica form. : OPAL
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Weaken. : DEBILITATE
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Forearm bone. : ULNA
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Presented poignantly. : DRAMATIZED
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Action. : DEED
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Convey. : TRANSFER
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Baseball official. : MANAGER
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Textile fiber. : ACETATE
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Opposite of now. : NEVER
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Asian title. : AMIR
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Youngling. : LAD
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Presidential nickname. : IKE
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Anatomical bands. : VINCULA
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Claque's cry. : ENCORE
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Large book. : TOME
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Coincide in part (with). : OVERLAP
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Helpful act. : SERVICE
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Friend of Snow White. : SNEEZY
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Sicilian city. : LICATA
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Roman clan. : GENS
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Pioneer. : SETTLER
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Inclined trough. : CHUTE
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Department in Picardy. : OISE
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Prattle. : CHATTER
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Poles. : RODS
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Dilute. : THIN
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Bank fixtures. : SAFES
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Cause of ruin. : BANE
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Church feature. : STEEPLE
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Earthly. : MUNDANE
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Rail of a kind. : SIDEBAR
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Bemazed. : INADAZE
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Harvest goddess. : DEMETER
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Got away from. : EVADED
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Cut off from view. : SHROUD
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Amuse. : DIVERT
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Hollywood name. : LADD
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Thematic art element. : MOTIF
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Cheerful. : GLAD
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Tiny delicacies. : BITS
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"___ man of propertee . . . " : IMA
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County, in Sweden. : LAN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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