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PASSING THE HAT

New York Times, Sunday, September 24, 1967

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 546 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jean Reed has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,616
Across
1
Green shade. : LEAF
5
Acid in vitamin B. : FOLIC
10
A size. : LARGE
15
Limestone. : MALM
19
Warren. : EARL
20
Former Turkish VIP. : INONU
21
Secretary for all outdoors. : UDALL
22
Cairo's river. : OHIO
23
Special fighter. : GREENBERET
25
March 19 goal of swallows. : CAPISTRANO
27
Churchill biographer. : MORAN
28
Small drinks. : DRAMS
30
Flags. : IRISES
31
Be ambitious. : ASPIRE
34
Comfortable. : ATEASE
36
Have ___ with (have pull). : ANIN
37
Slow song. : CHANT
38
Old verb form. : HAST
39
Come to ___ conclusion. : ALOGICAL
43
Closet item. : HANGER
45
Host at tea. : MADHATTER
47
Arab's robe. : ABA
48
Yellow bugles. : IVAS
49
Green land. : ERIN
51
Some flower petals. : ALAE
52
Dax, Evian, et al. : SPAS
53
Man's nickname. : LEM
54
Mind at work. : THINKINGCAP
58
Village in Veneto. : PAESE
59
Hot rod event. : DRAGRACE
61
Corners. : NOOKS
62
Preferably. : RATHER
63
Theater. : HOUSE
64
Wild plums. : SLOES
65
"When you ___ tulip . . . " : WOREA
66
Sample. : SWATCH
68
Cliques. : CLANS
69
Evade. : SIDESTEP
72
Turning tool. : LATHE
73
Popular act. : SHOWSTOPPER
75
Fiduciary: Abbr. : TRU
76
River islands. : AITS
77
Companion of polish. : SPIT
78
Nothing, in Nancy. : RIEN
79
Blackbird. : MERL
80
Greek letter. : PSI
81
Purchase of 1626. : MANHATTAN
85
Headgear of a sort. : TIARAS
87
Chef's need. : STEWPANS
90
Origin. : ROOT
91
Builder's equipment. : CRANE
92
Tells. : AIRS
93
Ancient coin. : STATER
95
Boxes. : CHESTS
96
"___ child . . . " : ABURNT
99
Diacritical mark. : TILDE
100
Kind of committee. : ADHOC
102
Part of England. : DERBYSHIRE
104
Career for women. : MOTHERHOOD
109
Type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Diva Emma. : EAMES
111
Jots. : IOTAS
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Efficient. : ABLE
113
Snap-brim wearer. : MALE
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Years. : TEENS
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Winds. : COILS
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Some hats. : LIDS
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Partial support. : LEG
2
Front-page item. : EAR
3
Live. : ARE
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Some Belgians. : FLEMINGS
5
Character. : FIBRE
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Young man's status. : ONEA
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Girl in 1869 novel. : LORNA
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Noun suffix. : INE
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Snub. : CUTDEAD
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Lovelace's lady. : LUCASTA
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" . . . nothing like ___." : ADAME
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Taps. : RAPS
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The, in Roma. : GLI
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Helsingör. : ELSINORE
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Erika of music. : MORINI
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Exclamations. : AHAS
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Contour. : LINE
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Rural sounds. : MOOS
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El Paso del ___. : NORTE
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Neat. : TRIG
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Too hasty. : RASH
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"I spake as ___ . . . " : ACHILD
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See 31 Down. : SHAVER
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1940 hit. : PANAMAHATTIE
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Ironically, blame. : THANK
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___ in the dark. : ALEAP
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A Titan. : ATLAS
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East Coast point. : CAPEHATTERAS
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Cast down. : ABASE
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Light beam. : LASER
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Work over old ideas. : REHASH
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Burrow. : MINE
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Sews on, in a way. : TACKS
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Wedding shower. : RICE
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Surfeits. : SATES
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Respite. : TRUCE
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Relation. : INLAW
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Times. : NOONS
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"Whither thou ___ . . . " : GOEST
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Kitchen tool. : PARER
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Barbarians. : GOTHS
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Nibbling animal. : RODENT
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Deadly sin. : SLOTH
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Dry. : WIPE
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Cuffs. : SLAPS
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Garment. : WAIST
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Gabs. : CHINS
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Whirl. : SPIN
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Wayward. : ERRANT
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Beats. : PULSES
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Pairs. : SPANS
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Speak. : ORATE
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The "in" crowd. : SMARTSET
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___ Niel rose. : MARECHAL
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Without wile or guile. : ARTLESS
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Hopper. : TOAD
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Of an emblem. : TOTEMIC
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Fluid in the veins of the gods. : ICHOR
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Trill. : WARBLE
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Like some woods. : PINY
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Alluring. : SIREN
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Name of Pope Pius XI. : RATTI
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Game. : CHESS
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Take ___ view of. : ADIM
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Greek letter. : BETA
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Orsk's river. : URAL
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Occasion. : TIME
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Arabic letter. : DHAL
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Scot's "own." : HAE
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Goose eggs. : OOO
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Sash. : OBI
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___ hat. : OLD
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From: Fr. : DES

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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