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New York Times, Sunday, January 30, 1966

Author:
Leonard Sussman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 519 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Leonard Sussman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,014
Across
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Campus figure. : PROF
5
Word with run or play. : OFFS
9
Weight. : CARAT
14
Slew. : RAFT
18
Moslem weight. : ROTL
19
Member of sect in Bombay. : PARSI
21
Type of acid. : AMINO
22
French name of Greek hero. : ENEE
23
Kind of cake. : UPSIDEDOWN
25
Take up a regular job. : SETTLEDOWN
27
European. : TEUTON
28
Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
30
Mistreated. : ILLUSED
31
Direction in music: Abbr. : CRES
33
"___, thou art thou . . . " : IAMI
34
Certain officials. : MACERS
35
Current best seller. : UPTHEDOWNSTAIRCASE
42
Term in cookery. : PUREE
43
Classical trio. : FATES
44
Kind of gas. : NEON
45
Bird sound. : CAW
48
Revolutionary patriot. : OTIS
49
Chinese: Prefix. : SINO
50
Maryland initials. : USNA
51
See 51 Down. : ROTI
52
Chinquapin. : NUT
53
In difficulty: Colloq. : UPAGAINSTIT
56
Runs away. : BOLTS
57
Individuals. : PERSONS
59
Hawaiian goose. : NENE
60
Dilapidated, current style. : BEATUP
61
Noun suffix. : EER
62
Lullaby theme. : SLEEP
63
Passé: Abbr. : OBS
64
Billiards error. : MISCUE
67
Verdi role. : AIDA
68
Pertaining to a fungus. : ERGOTIC
72
Consume. : EATUP
73
Breakfast instruction. : SUNNYSIDEUP
76
Card game. : NAP
78
Chinese gelatin. : AGAR
79
Punta del ___. : ESTE
80
Noun suffix. : NESS
81
Muse of history. : CLIO
82
Former screen star. : LOY
83
Chill. : AGUE
84
French chemist. : BAUME
86
Tocsin. : ALARM
87
Old joke about elevator operator. : HADONESUPSANDDOWNS
91
Songs. : CAROLS
94
French pronoun. : ELLE
95
Foxes: Scot. : TODS
96
Kind of schoolhouse. : ONEROOM
98
Mud: Prefix. : PELO
99
Conical tent. : TEEPEE
103
Minimized. : DOWNGRADED
105
Made a note of. : MARKEDDOWN
109
Girl's nickname. : EDIE
110
Sundered. : BROKE
111
Grill. : BROIL
112
Soldier, old style. : ULAN
113
Forward. : SEND
114
War horse. : STEED
115
Factory. : MILL
116
Folds. : PENS
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River into the Danube. : PRUT
2
Painter. : ROPE
3
Honshu city. : OTSU
4
Sides of bacon. : FLITCHES
5
Began action. : OPENED
6
Rage. : FAD
7
Back, in a phrase. : FRO
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Compass point. : SSW
9
Cinnamon bark. : CASSIA
10
Iowa town. : AMES
11
Direction in music: Abbr. : RIT
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Combating: Prefix. : ANTI
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Bridge attendant. : TOLLMAN
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Bring under control. : REDUCE
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___ for news. : ANOSE
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Not so many. : FEWER
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Manages. : TENDS
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If. : INCASE
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John ___ salt-water fish. : DOREE
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Greek resistance group. : ELAS
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Figures: Abbr. : AMTS
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Bulgarian. : SOFIAN
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Come ___ fortune. : INTOA
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In answer to. : UPON
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Underhandedly arranged. : PUTUP
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Banal. : TRITE
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B.C. rulers of China. : WANGS
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Way to drill. : INSTEP
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Italian painter. : RENI
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Prince Albert. : COAT
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Yearling. : COLT
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Alaskan isle. : ATTU
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Lock of hair. : WISP
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Germ cell. : SPORE
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Lichens. : USNEAS
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Bake. : ROAST
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Consume. : USEUP
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Queued up. : INLINE
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Indigent. : NEEDY
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Type of jazz. : BEBOP
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Happen again. : RECUR
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Counterfeit. : BOGUS
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S.C. river. : SANTEE
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Tortilla ingredient. : MEAL
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Classic villain. : IAGO
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Brace. : STAY
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Swelling. : EDEMA
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Feel hurt. : RESENT
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Relative of a sort. : INLAW
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Heap of stones. : CAIRN
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Symbol of Utah. : SEGO
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Ancient Asiatic. : USUN
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Operating. : INUSE
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Bangs: Colloq. : POMS
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Shut tight. : CLOSEDUP
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Gathers on a surface. : ADSORBS
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John ___. : BULL
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Imperturbable poise. : APLOMB
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Said further. : ADDED
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Intruded (with "in"): Slang. : HORNED
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Sleep like ___. : ALOG
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Distributed in a tournament. : SEEDED
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You don't say! : DOTELL
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Signals, spy style. : CODES
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Pole of a battery. : ANODE
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Capture back. : REWIN
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Shopping place. : MART
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Dog: Colloq. : PEKE
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Shaft. : POLE
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Celtic name. : EWAN
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River into the Danube. : ENNS
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Fictitious name. : DOE
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Inlet. : ARM
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Gallic ruler. : ROI
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5/8 mile: Abbr. : KIL

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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