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New York Times, Friday, September 22, 1967

40-Across : Moros.

Author:
William Landis
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 44, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,614
Across
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French numeral. : CINQ
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As soon as. : ONCE
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Certainement! : OUIOUI
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Broadway hit. : IDOIDO
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Early New Englander. : PURITAN
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Meshwork. : NETTING
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Musical direction. : ANDANTE
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Beverage. : TEA
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Couples. : TWOS
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Phone booth needs. : DIMES
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Have nothing ___ with. : TODO
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Under charter. : HIRED
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Pound denizen. : CUR
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Picture. : MURAL
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Dictators. : TYRANTS
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Garden plant. : PANSY
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What D.A.'s do. : PROSECUTE
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Narrow valleys. : GLENS
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Ran away. : MADEOFF
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Connery and others. : SEANS
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According to. : PER
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Moros. : SULUS
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Early Briton. : PICT
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Wards (off). : FENDS
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Kon ___. : TIKI
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Invite. : ASK
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Chow, G.I. style. : CRATION
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German article. : EIN
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Defeat decisively: Colloq. : SHELLAC
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Noms de plume. : ALIASES
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Nautical acknowledgment. : AYEAYE
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Folies Bergère bit. : CANCAN
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Communicates. : SAYS
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Undiluted. : NEAT
Down
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Hasty. : CURSORY
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Clock numeral. : III
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___ chance. : NOTA
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When: Fr. : QUAND
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Contemporary playwright. : ODETS
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Paper money. : NOTE
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Op. ___. : CIT
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Newspapermen. : EDITORS
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Be cleverer than. : OUTWIT
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Accuses. : INDICTS
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Score at darts. : INNER
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At a future time. : ONEDAY
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Substance. : PITH
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Reading, for one. : GAOL
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Diversion. : AMUSEMENT
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Eden dweller. : SERPENT
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Adjust a radio receiver. : TUNEOUT
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Mild oaths. : DARNS
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Wins at chess. : MATES
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Digits: Abbr. : NOS
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Pound, in Moskva. : PUD
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Of the heart. : CARDIAC
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Kyoto entertainer. : GEISHA
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Footmen. : LACKEYS
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Attacks suddenly. : FLIESAT
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Province of China. : FUKIEN
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Resorts. : SPAS
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Elusive U.N. goal. : PEACE
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Misdeeds. : SINS
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Wears by friction. : FRAYS
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Gannet. : SOLAN
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Famous U.S. orator. : CLAY
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Shoe size. : NINE
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Grassland. : LEA
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Here: Sp. : ACA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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