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New York Times, Sunday, September 17, 1967

111-Across : Moros.

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 688 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 169, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16 Grid has duplicate clues.
Anthony Morse has 35 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,609
Across
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Concern of 65 Across. : BARGE
6
British naval base. : MALTA
11
Iraqi port. : BASRA
16
Pole. : SPRIT
21
Milieu of liners. : OCEAN
22
Lily plant. : AROID
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Top mark. : APLUS
24
Cum ___. : LAUDE
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Guilds. : CRAFTUNIONS
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Machine on the green. : GRASSCUTTER
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Ax notch. : KERF
30
Dangerous. : RISKY
31
Bell sound. : CHIME
32
On this side. : HITHER
33
Weather prediction. : GALES
34
Units akin to catties. : TAELS
35
Nibblers. : MICE
36
Atlantic graveyard. : HATTERAS
40
Frenchmen. : PERES
41
Finale of 38 Down. : TYLERTOO
45
Bauer man. : ORIOLE
46
Slip. : ERROR
47
Headaches. : ILLS
48
Passé: Abbr. : OBS
49
Florentine painter. : LIPPI
50
Memorable Kentuckian. : ALBENBARKLEY
54
Chinese peak. : OMEI
55
Figured (out). : DOPED
56
Transportation for Tarzan. : LIANE
57
Tools. : AWLS
58
Alarm. : SCARE
59
Functions. : USED
60
Sketches. : LIMNS
61
Hawaiian isle. : LANAI
63
Housing for a motor. : STATOR
64
Freighter's stop: Abbr. : POC
65
Alias Marie Dressler. : TUGBOATANNIE
67
Settlement. : COLONY
68
Nut. : ACORN
70
Man's name. : IRA
71
Grumble. : CROAK
72
Anc. Danish king. : CANUTE
74
Sometime foreign policy. : BRINKMANSHIP
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Nautical abbreviation. : ENS
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Liked a lot. : ADORED
84
Acting couple. : LUNTS
85
Summarize. : RECAP
86
Avast! : STOP
87
Forecasters. : SEERS
88
Pew: Fr. : BANC
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Led off. : BEGAN
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Java's rival. : MOCHA
91
"Outward Bound." : PLAY
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Emigré to Utah. : BRIGHAMYOUNG
95
Legal phrase. : ADHOC
96
German "one." : EIN
97
Chaff. : BRAN
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Fuels ship. : COALS
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Traveling cast. : TROUPE
100
Arctic birds. : REDGEESE
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Ganges city. : PATNA
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Fisherman. : SHRIMPER
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Armenian river. : ARAS
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Stood by as an extra. : SUPED
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Old vehicles. : SHAYS
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Fabrics. : SCRIMS
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Moros. : SULUS
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Troutlike fish. : CHARS
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Cry for help: Fr. : AMOI
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Circus debris. : PEANUTSHELL
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Winged pirate. : FRIGATEBIRD
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Ready for action. : ARMED
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Containing an antiseptic. : IODIC
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Gimbals. : RINGS
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Boat. : FERRY
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A Shearer. : MOIRA
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Narrow: Prefix. : STENO
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Answers the rudder. : OBEYS
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Filch. : STEAL
Down
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Kind of beer. : BOCK
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Mediterranean bay. : ACRE
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Aft. : REAR
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Pole. : GAFF
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Noun ending. : ENT
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Rope. : MANILA
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Begins. : ARISES
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Aspects. : LOOKS
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Minute. : TINY
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Classifieds. : ADS
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Mowgli's friend, the panther. : BAGHEERA
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"From seeds of ___ sowing." : APRILS
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Bridge bids. : SLAMS
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Trick. : RUSE
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Balaam's critic. : ASS
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Washes down. : SLUICES
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Glib talk. : PATTER
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Wife of Boaz. : RUTH
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Notion: Fr. : IDEE
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Region: Abbr. : TERR
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Arrow poison. : URARE
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Not so warm. : CHILLY
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Tropical tree. : CAROB
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Frozen. : GELID
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Coat with an alloy. : TERNE
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One of the Standishes. : MYLES
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Endure. : HOLDUP
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Melodious. : ARIOSO
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Start of an 1840 slogan. : TIPPECANOEAND
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Sharks. : TOPED
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Press: Sp. : PRENSA
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Old-time "Toiler." : TILLIE
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Condiment. : TOMATOKETCHUP
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Titania's spouse. : OBERON
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Willow bed. : OSIERY
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Mexican tree. : EBANO
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Straighten. : ALIGN
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Bough. : LIMB
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Irish verse. : RANN
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River of movie fame. : KWAI
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Florida city. : OCALA
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Small porch. : STOOP
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Set a trap. : LURED
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Mild sprees. : LARKS
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Where Hué is: Var. : ANAM
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Certificate. : SCRIP
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Lugs. : TOTES
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Shade. : TINT
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Condiment. : CURRY
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Chinese name. : CHANG
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Mr. Milquetoast. : CASPER
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Kind of penguin. : ADELIE
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Loser in 1884. : BLAINE
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Ratline. : RUNG
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Creep. : INCH
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Small space. : AREOLA
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Hot wine mixture. : NEGUS
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Look at closely. : SCAN
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Pessimist's dictum. : NOHOPE
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Typewriter bar. : SPACER
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Corrupt city. : SODOM
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Pentagon people. : BRASS
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___ large. : BYAND
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Roger of baseball. : MARIS
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Oppose with vigor. : BREAST
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Mexican resort. : ACAPULCO
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Specks. : MOTES
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British isle. : BERMUDA
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Rendezvous. : TRYST
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Fancy dive. : GAINER
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Arrive. : PULLIN
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Long-haired. : SHAGGY
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Pester. : HARASS
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Shoe leather. : SUEDE
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Polish. : SHINE
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Lands to the south: Abbr. : SPAM
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Food fish. : CERO
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Branches: Biol. : RAMI
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Attempt. : SHOT
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Pier foundation. : CRIB
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Back up. : ABET
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Bog down. : MIRE
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Odd: Scot. : ORRA
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Pastoral. : IDYL
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Little girl. : SIS
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To's partner. : FRO
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Letters. : EFS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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