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New York Times, Monday, October 10, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,267

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Across
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Splotch. : BLOB
5
Hard resin. : COPAL
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Handle awkwardly. : MUFF
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Gray wolf. : LOBO
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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Unique thing. : ONER
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Maple tree genus. : ACER
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Ergo. : HENCE
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Historic river. : NILE
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Small fry. : TODDLERS
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Turkey's chin decor. : WATTLE
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Projections. : EARS
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Beyond the ___. : PALE
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Enjoin earnestly. : CHARGE
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Early hour. : DAYBREAK
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Beldam. : HAG
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Complication. : SNARL
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Abode on a crag. : AERIE
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Duck genus. : ANAS
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Outdo. : TRUMP
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Well-known alma mater. : YALE
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Classic hero. : ROMEO
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Up to now. : ASYET
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Half a score. : TEN
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Bitter harangue. : DIATRIBE
49
Translate. : DECODE
51
Heavy: Prefix. : BARY
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Rhine region. : SAAR
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Musical term. : FINALE
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City in Illinois. : KANKAKEE
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Of hearing. : OTIC
61
Soft. : FAINT
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Wire measures. : MILS
64
Cabinet name. : RUSK
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Complete. : UTTER
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Very dry, as champagne. : BRUT
67
Certain speeds: Abbr. : MPHS
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Distrustful: Slang. : LEERY
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State: Abbr. : OKLA
Down
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Raucous sound. : BLAT
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In ___ parentis. : LOCO
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Son of Boaz and Ruth. : OBED
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Frontier. : BORDER
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Logically consistent. : COHERENT
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Shots that miss the target. : OVERS
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Poles on the links. : PINS
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Nurses' group. : ANC
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Margin of safety. : LEEWAY
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California city. : MONTEREY
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Single thing. : UNIT
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Came down. : FELL
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Easy's partner. : FREE
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Falls behind. : LAGS
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White: Lat. : ALBA
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Flourishing. : PALMY
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Kind of beet. : CHARD
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Far East city. : HANOI
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Old World lizard. : AGAMA
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Syrian of a certain sect. : DRUSE
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Muse. : ERATO
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Was indisposed. : AILED
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New Hampshire city. : KEENE
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Sheik's land. : ARABY
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Reverses. : SETBACKS
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Bluestocking's liability. : PEDANTRY
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Viva-voce. : ORAL
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Tropical wood. : TEAK
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Wroth. : IREFUL
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Game of making rhymes. : CRAMBO
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More judicious. : SANER
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Ritual. : FORM
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Live ___. : ITUP
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Balkan city. : NISH
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Hawk's cousin. : KITE
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Edifice in Scotland. : KIRK
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Jewish, month. : ELUL
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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Noun suffix. : ATE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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