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New York Times, Wednesday, September 6, 1967

Author:
Thomas E. Devlin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,598
Across
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Prized fur. : MARTEN
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Washington city. : TACOMA
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Defenseless. : UNARMED
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Tardy. : BELATED
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Berlin street. : STRASSE
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Like high style, for instance. : EXTREME
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Part of a castle. : KEEP
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Political subdivisions: Abbr. : TWPS
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Heinous crime. : ARSON
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Of fishing. : PISCATORY
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Raised: Colloq. : UPPED
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Speech defect. : LISP
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Kiln. : OAST
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Deer's crown antler. : SURROYAL
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Offer. : TENDER
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"Exodus" hero. : ARI
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More humble. : LOWLIER
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Machine tool. : DIE
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Like the fairway. : GRASSY
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Firedogs. : ANDIRONS
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Girl's name. : ESME
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Evict. : OUST
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Malaccas. : CANES
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Deteriorates, in a way. : RUSTSAWAY
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Plant substance. : RESIN
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Carnegie or Georgia. : TECH
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Tie with rope. : LASH
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Stage and screen personality. : ASTAIRE
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Becomes fond of. : TAKESTO
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Book of sacred songs. : PSALTER
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Kind of team. : ALLSTAR
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Perceived. : SENSED
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Magazine pieces. : ESSAYS
Down
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Perfume ingredient. : MUSK
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Stake. : ANTE
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Excellent. : RARE
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Seeker of 1 Across. : TRAPPER
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German river. : EMS
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Retreats. : NESTS
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State: Abbr. : TEX
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Chancel feature. : ALTAR
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Continue as before. : CARRYON
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Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
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FYI item. : MEMO
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Gulf of the Arabian Sea. : ADEN
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Extra digit on dog's leg. : DEWCLAW
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Excels. : BESTS
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Straw mattress. : PAILLASSE
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Objects of excessive admiration. : IDOLS
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Chose. : OPTED
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Custom. : USAGE
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Motor sounds. : PURRS
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Trojan king. : PRIAM
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Enlarge. : ADDON
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Fish, in a way. : SEINE
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Lock of hair. : TRESS
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Toys. : YOYOS
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Heath genus. : ERICA
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Untouched: Lat. : INTACTA
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Soap operas, for instance. : SERIALS
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Gloomy. : RAYLESS
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Sheer. : UTTER
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Cement. : UNITE
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Cachalot. : WHALE
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Seance signals. : RAPS
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Being: Lat. : ESSE
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"Streetcar" hero. : STAN
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Canine of fiction. : ASTA
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Collar insert. : STAY
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___ de combat. : HORS
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Shreveport's river. : RED
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Metric units: Abbr. : KLS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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