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New York Times, Thursday, January 27, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { G J V }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,011
Across
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Not present. : PAST
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Man from Eugene. : MORSE
10
Vacation treat. : SWIM
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Trifling. : IDLE
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Thin as ___. : ARAIL
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Staff member. : AIDE
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Impracticable. : QUIXOTICAL
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Chigger. : FLEA
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City on the Danube. : ULM
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Sports place. : RINK
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Nigerian city. : IBADAN
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Primary linguistic form. : ETYMON
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Outstanding. : SUPERB
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Courtroom word. : OYEZ
30
Popular garments. : TSHIRTS
33
Baglike structures. : SACS
36
Aegean island. : EUBOEA
38
Gambler's note. : IOU
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Fourth estate. : PRESS
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Irving character. : RIP
42
Songs. : NOELS
44
Mountain pass. : COL
45
Hospital section. : CLINIC
48
Kind of school. : PREP
49
Of heat. : CALORIC
51
Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
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Parisian gangster. : APACHE
55
Legal football play. : ONSIDE
59
Sort. : STRIPE
61
Facial expression. : POUT
63
Club: Abbr. : SOC
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Scope. : AREA
65
Shiftless. : NEERDOWELL
68
Sport equipment. : MITT
69
Arrow shaft. : STELE
70
Ancient chest. : ARCA
71
Pretense. : POSE
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Let up. : EASED
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One means of locomotion. : FEET
Down
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Nettle. : PIQUE
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One kind of education. : ADULT
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Covered with mud. : SLIMY
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State: Abbr. : TEX
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Kind of performance. : MATINEE
6
One of the Lehmans. : ORIN
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Garment factory items. : RACKS
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N. M. Indian. : SIA
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Geometric figure. : ELLIPSE
10
Hunting trip. : SAFARI
11
Dog rose. : WILDBRIER
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Notion. : IDEA
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Statistician's concern. : MEAN
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___ Plata. : OROY
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Irish playwright. : BEHAN
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Spanish ___. : MOSS
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Imaginary island. : UTOPIA
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Swiss canton. : ZURICH
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Painted metal for trays, etc. : TOLE
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Stop temporarily: Abbr. : SUSP
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Children's agency. : SPCC
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Venezuelan mining town. : AROA
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Cabinets for wine. : CELLARETS
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Compartment. : BIN
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Cast aside. : SCRAP
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Contrary terms: Abbr. : OPPS
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Motorist's concern. : LICENSE
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Overshadowed. : CLOUDED
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Type of drug. : OPIATE
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Aware of: Colloq. : ONTO
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Foils. : EPEES
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River into the Rhone. : ISERE
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Soft, in music. : DOLCE
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Brilliancy. : ECLAT
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Coarsely ground corn. : SAMP
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Piece of music. : TRIO
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Heraldic band. : ORLE
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After zeta. : ETA
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Air Force member. : WAF

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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