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New York Times, Thursday, September 21, 1967

Author:
Leonard Sussman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Leonard Sussman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,613
Across
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Character of a people. : ETHOS
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Certain reviews. : RAPS
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The "Oz" man. : BAUM
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Cry of approval. : BRAVO
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Hollywood production. : EPIC
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Game trio. : OUTS
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Mill worker. : BALER
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Motor parts. : ARMATURES
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Wore ostentatiously. : SPORTED
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Amphitheaters. : ARENAS
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Gets one's dander up. : RILES
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Resinous substance. : LAC
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Humored. : BABIED
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Place for game. : PRESERVE
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O. T. book. : OBAD
35
Rocky place. : ARETE
36
Govt. agency. : AID
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Convention man. : DELEGATEATLARGE
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Obsolete conveyances. : ELS
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Benedict's destination. : ALTAR
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Berliner's refusal. : NEIN
44
Hardtack. : SEABREAD
46
Twists. : SWIRLS
48
Military monogram. : USM
49
Moves deeply. : STIRS
51
Dress. : ENROBE
54
Song. : ARIETTA
58
Exercises in logistics. : PLANNINGS
60
Clear sky. : ETHER
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Cover up. : HIDE
62
Grill. : COOK
63
Diner's choice. : STEAK
64
Munich's river. : ISAR
65
Sibilant sounds. : SSTS
66
Swarms. : TEEMS
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Declines. : EBBS
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Golfer's hazard. : TRAP
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Symbol of purity. : HALO
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Conquer, in a way. : OVERRIDE
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Foray. : SORTIE
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British author. : READE
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Month: Abbr. : APR
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Kind of cloth. : PIMA
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Rhett's spouse. : SCARLETT
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Energy: Slang. : BOUNCE
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Distinctive character. : AURA
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Indians. : UTES
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Certain papers: Abbr. : MSS
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Prickly plant. : TEASEL
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Ancient times. : ELD
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Jam and jelly. : SPREADS
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Portends. : BODES
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Poplar tree. : ABELE
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Kind of wood. : BALSA
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Build. : REAR
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Less usual. : RARER
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Watch. : VIGIL
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Garden spots. : EDENS
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___ boy! : ATTA
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Alias Mrs. Miniver. : GARSON
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Distilling apparatus. : ALEMBICS
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Cordial. : ANISETTE
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Stove part. : BURNER
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"Dear" man. : SIR
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Most contrary. : WRIEST
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Homework et al. : TASKS
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Region of ancient Greece. : ELIS
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Nothing, in Spain. : NADA
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Eve's grandson. : ENOS
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Poetic pronoun. : THEE
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Cards, for instance. : TEAM
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Boats of a kind. : ARKS
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Greek letter. : PHI
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Prepared. : GOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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