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New York Times, Tuesday, October 11, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,268

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Across
1
Shut. : CLOSED
7
Astern. : AFT
10
Surprised exclamation. : WHAT
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Wanting brightness. : LACKLUSTRE
16
Rumanian city. : IASI
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Letdown. : ANTICLIMAX
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Uppish one. : SNOB
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Recent: Prefix. : NEO
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Fraulein's name. : ILSE
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Walk, in a way. : TODDLE
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Verse forms. : ODES
24
Type of restaurant. : AUTOMAT
25
Namesakes of Dickens lad. : TIMS
28
Concurrence. : SYNDROME
30
War cry of ancient Greeks. : ALALA
32
March time. : IDES
33
"___ Kapital." : DAS
36
Council. : SYNOD
37
___ whole. : ASA
38
Literary feature. : IRONY
40
Mowgli's python. : KAA
41
Avalon, for one. : ISLE
43
Attach, in a way. : SEWON
44
Enterprise: Colloq. : GUMPTION
48
Austrian river. : ENNS
49
Record players. : STEREOS
51
Ornament. : DECK
53
Burrowing marsupial. : WOMBAT
54
Utah's flower. : SEGO
55
"And so ___." : DOI
58
Virginia willow. : ITEA
59
Equivalent in effect. : TANTAMOUNT
62
Founder of a state. : PENN
63
Continued manifestations. : EXISTENCES
64
Punta del ___. : ESTE
65
Congressman: Abbr. : REP
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Ancient chariot. : ESSEDA
Down
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Clique. : CLAN
2
Highway feature. : LANE
3
Numerical prefix. : OCTO
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Engage in a popular sport. : SKI
5
Spanish hero. : ELCID
6
Former head of C.I.A. : DULLES
7
"Look ___!" : ATME
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Diavolo, for one. : FRA
9
Structural quality. : TEXTURE
10
Knowledge. : WISDOM
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Already used and discarded. : HANDMEDOWN
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Lombardy city. : ASOLA
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Asian land. : TIBET
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Lord Fauntleroy. : SISSY
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Mishearing of spoken sounds. : OTOSIS
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Olaf's city. : OSLO
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Po tributary. : ADDA
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Stint. : TASK
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There is: Fr. : ILYA
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Those in charge. : MANAGEMENT
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Certain Japanese. : NISEI
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___ dozen. : ADIMEA
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Shortly. : ANON
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Thesaurus entries: Abbr. : SYNS
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High tones. : ALTS
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Fume. : REEK
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Sportscaster's helper. : SPOTTER
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Courteous. : URBANE
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American playwright. : ODETS
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Deny. : NEGATE
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Pilfer: Slang. : SWIPE
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Carries: Colloq. : TOTES
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Approaches. : COMES
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Cut. : SNIP
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Leader: It. : DUCE
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United. : ONED
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"___ lovely day . . . " : ITSA
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Tool. : AXE
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Cricket wicket sides. : ONS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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