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New York Times, Wednesday, October 19, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 363 (avg 1.92)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,276
Across
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Birds of prey. : OWLS
5
Yakked. : JAWED
10
Fastener. : CLIP
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Pour down. : RAIN
15
Nitrogen. : AZOTE
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Amusement park offering. : RIDE
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She, in Italy. : ELLA
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Type of soup. : PUREE
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Sharp cry. : YELP
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Winter weather. : BLIZZARD
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Provokes. : PIQUES
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City section. : ZONE
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Dishes to be served. : MENU
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Kind of drawing. : CRAYON
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City of Ukraine. : VINNITSA
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Interval. : LAG
34
Sounded kittenish. : MEWED
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Sober-minded. : STAID
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___'s ale (water). : ADAM
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Mother of Perseus. : DANAE
41
Timetable, for short. : SKED
42
Alpine region of France. : SAVOY
44
Vigorous. : LUSTY
46
Name meaning life. : EVE
47
Bestows. : PRESENTS
49
Discontinued. : CEASED
51
College Bowl program. : QUIZ
52
Welfare, old style. : WEAL
53
Notably elegant. : DELUXE
56
Good citizens. : PATRIOTS
60
Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Not wordly-wise. : NAIVE
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Adhesive. : GLUE
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Skillful. : DEFT
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Part of a radio. : TUNER
66
Olympian : HEBE
67
Vehicle. : AUTO
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To boot. : EXTRA
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Amphibian. : TOAD
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Midianite slain by Gideon. : OREB
2
Barrier. : WALL
3
"___ Marlene." : LILI
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Flashily attractive: Slang. : SNAZZY
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Highly glossed. : JAPANNED
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Shade of blue. : AZURE
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Remark. : WORD
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Opposite of "hiver." : ETE
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Make more profound. : DEEPEN
10
Give up: Colloq. : CRYQUITS
11
Stead. : LIEU
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Unbusy. : IDLE
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Encourages (with "up"). : PEPS
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Aerobatic maneuver. : ZOOM
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Motels of yore. : INNS
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One with a golden touch. : MIDAS
26
Embrace : CLASP
27
Tracking device. : RADAR
28
Ornamental plant. : AGAVE
29
One subject of space research. : VENUS
30
Movie scenes. : TAKES
31
Screen out. : SIEVE
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Extra. : ADDED
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Popular dance. : WALTZ
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Culex. : MOSQUITO
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And others. : ETCETERA
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Eyes: Fr. : YEUX
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Twelvemonth. : YEAR
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Dolce far ___. : NIENTE
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Get off. : ALIGHT
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Show doubt. : WAVER
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Nursery talk. : DADA
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Big bird. : EMEU
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Send skyward. : LOFT
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Bottle size. : PINT
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Grocery item. : OLEO
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One of the brasses. : TUBA
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Flax product. : SEED
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"___ armes!" : AUX

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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