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New York Times, Tuesday, October 18, 1966

15-Across : Samaria's neighbor.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,275
Across
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Well-known Mr. and Mrs. : SPRATS
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Woods. : FOREST
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Goatlike antelope. : CHAMOIS
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Samaria's neighbor. : GALILEE
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Quickly. : RAPIDLY
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Handsome horse. : ARABIAN
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Type of collector. : ART
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Blade wielders. : OARSMEN
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Thoroughfares: Abbr. : STS
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Papal name. : PAUL
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Places. : SITES
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Mention. : CITE
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Spore cluster. : SORUS
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___ poetica. : ARS
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Clothing materials. : WOOLS
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Novel character. : HEROINE
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English author. : MILNE
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Narrow escape. : CLOSECALL
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East Indian redwood tree. : ROHAN
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Decoration, as on leather. : TOOLING
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One with a nest egg. : SAVER
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Statute. : ACT
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A long time. : YEARS
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Departs: Abbr. : LVES
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Decrees. : FIATS
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Police problem. : RIOT
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Noun suffix. : EER
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Castle features. : TURRETS
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Inlet, in the Orkneys. : VOE
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Poe poem. : ULALUME
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Lighten. : RELIEVE
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Dried off. : TOWELED
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More capable. : SMARTER
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Took notice. : HEEDED
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Equines. : STEEDS
Down
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Brief extracts. : SCRAPS
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Ancient monarch. : PHARAOH
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Transport. : RAPTURE
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"Here ___ ... " : AMI
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Stir: Colloq. : TODO
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See 35 Down. : SILAS
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Gets on. : FARES
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Pearl Buck character. : OLAN
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Umbrella part. : RIB
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Vowel suppression. : ELISION
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Pacific Coast city. : SEATTLE
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Grammar problems. : TENSES
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Middle Easterners. : SYRIANS
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Doings for fun. : GAMES
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Vanishing vehicle. : STREETCAR
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Sways. : LURCHES
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Type of cargo vehicle. : COLLIER
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___ system. : SOLAR
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The "salesman." : WILLY
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Particle. : ION
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Chinese name. : MAO
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Tenant farmers, in Scotland. : COTTERS
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Marner's village. : RAVELOE
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Intimidate. : OVERAWE
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Artlessness. : NAIVETE
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Channeled. : GROOVED
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Whodunit character. : SLEUTH
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Given publicity. : AIRED
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Ranch assets. : STEERS
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Was angry. : FUMED
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Checks. : STEMS
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Large bulrush. : TULE
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Piece of wood. : SLAT
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Influenced. : LED
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Stir up. : IRE

Answer summary:
1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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