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New York Times, Tuesday, September 19, 1967

Author:
Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Ronald C. Hirschfeld has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,611

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Across
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Kind of song. : SWAN
5
Some are proper. : NAMES
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Scoff (at). : RAIL
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Maneuver before takeoff. : TAXI
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Period. : EPOCH
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Osprey's cousin. : ERNE
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The same: Lat. : IDEM
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Composed. : WROTE
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Gull's cousin. : TERN
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Flowers. : REDROSES
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Flushed (game). : RAISED
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Wise birds. : OWLS
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Sir Christopher. : WREN
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Scottish seaport. : DUNDEE
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Understand? : DOYOUSEE
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Troy school: Abbr. : RPI
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Squelched. : SATON
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In want. : NEEDY
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Astronaut's responses. : AOKS
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Sacred book in Arabic. : KORAN
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Wise kind of hen. : SAGE
42
Modern paintings. : KLEES
44
Tot's vegetable. : TATER
46
Road surface. : TAR
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Trollope characters. : EUSTACES
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Henry VII and Henry VIII. : TUDORS
51
Bow. : STEM
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Sidewalk sight. : CAFE
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Selected. : CHOSEN
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Fails in its intended effect. : MISFIRES
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A laugh. : HAHA
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Ducks. : SMEES
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Sheltered bay. : COVE
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High: Prefix. : ALTI
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Golf score. : EAGLE
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In any case. : EVER
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Crowbar. : TOOL
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Cookout. : ROAST
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Torn. : RENT
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Awaken. : STIR
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Walk in water. : WADE
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Hewed. : AXED
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Hunter. : NIMROD
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Press source. : NEWSLEAK
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After: Fr. : APRES
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Ayrshire sounds. : MOOS
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Outside: Prefix. : ECT
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Spanish specialty. : SHERRY
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Suites. : RETINUES
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Son of Zeus. : ARES
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Latin phrase. : INRE
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Give temporarily. : LEND
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Is in the red. : OWES
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A thousand ages. : AEON
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___ cards, the races, etc. : WONAT
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Sir Francis. : DRAKE
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Samoan island. : UPOLU
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Missiles. : NIKES
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Theo's cousins. : DORAS
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"From ___ shining sea!" : SEATO
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Poe, for one. : EDGAR
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Oglers. : EYERS
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Emblem. : TOTEM
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Starts a voyage. : SETSSAIL
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Resource. : NETASSET
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Glut. : SATE
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Trump, in a way. : RUFF
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Thurible. : CENSER
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Plane wing accessory. : DEICER
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Shades of blue. : CIELS
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Wheatear. : CHAT
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Type of hat. : HALO
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"___ be in England . . . " : OHTO
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Great: Prefix. : MEGA
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Wander. : ROVE
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Smooth. : EVEN
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Noted muralist. : SERT
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Chinese chairman. : MAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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