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New York Times, Thursday, January 6, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 5,990
Across
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Racket. : BAT
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Musical finales. : CODAS
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Counterfeit. : SHAM
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Expressing oneself clearly. : ARTICULATE
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Type size. : PICA
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Heating system device. : VENTILATOR
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Patron saint of Sweden. : ERIC
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Basic French infinitive. : AVOIR
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Flavorful items. : ANISEEDS
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___ part. : ACTA
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Arthurian lady. : ENID
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Farming areas. : CORNLANDS
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Dusky: Poet. : SWART
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Master, in Spain. : AMO
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Oriental title. : EMIR
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Little fellow. : SHAVER
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Parts of daisies. : RAYS
38
Carpenter's tool. : PLANE
40
River into Bay of Korea. : YALU
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View from New Scotland Yard. : THAMES
43
Smuggler's hideaway. : COVE
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Instant, for short. : SEC
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Art exhibit. : SALON
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Literary form. : NOVELETTE
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Be bested. : LOSE
51
Irish island group. : ARAN
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Guide. : POLESTAR
56
Home of a kind. : IGLOO
60
"Good Earth" heroine. : OLAN
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People of Salem. : OREGONIANS
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Overcasts. : SEWS
65
Esteems highly. : REVERENCES
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Goose call. : HONK
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Austrian city on the Danube. : KREMS
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Feminine suffix. : ESS
Down
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Military commission: Abbr. : BREV
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Scientist's abbreviation. : ATNO
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Italian painter. : TITIAN
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___-de-sac. : CUL
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Wave: Sp. : OLA
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Statistics, etc. : DATA
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___ wit's end. : ATONES
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Finch. : SERIN
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Road, modern style. : SPEEDWAY
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Engage. : HIRE
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Biting. : ACID
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Certain apples: Colloq. : MACS
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At all: Scot. : AVA
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Group. : CIRCLE
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Fine slushy ice. : SISH
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Packs down. : TAMPS
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Indigo source. : ANIL
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Supermarket items. : CARTS
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Indian. : OMAHA
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Shade of blue. : ROYAL
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Constellation. : DRACO
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Nautical command. : AVAST
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Lease again. : RELET
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Good-news headline. : TRUCE
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Cut. : SEVER
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City on the Dnieper. : SMOLENSK
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Type of star. : NOVA
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Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
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Arthurian lady. : ELAINE
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More intimate. : NEARER
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Car part. : ENGINE
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Big bird. : STORK
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Elegant, British style. : POSH
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Kitchen staple. : OLEO
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Sheer cloth. : LAWN
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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Resins. : LACS
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Pronoun. : ONES
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Wartime agency. : OSS
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Muffin. : GEM
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Noun suffixes. : ORS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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