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New York Times, Tuesday, October 25, 1966

21-Across : Lure.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 53, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,282
Across
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Attention-getting sound. : PST
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Pugnacity. : FIGHT
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Outer covering. : HUSK
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"La Dolce ___." : VITA
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Suspended. : INAIR
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Noun ending. : ENCE
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Have ___ to grind. : ANAX
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Shut down: Colloq. : CALLITADAY
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Showy. : GARISH
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Lure. : LEADON
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Costumes. : GETUPS
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Rialto sign. : SRO
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Garden tool. : SPADE
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Fold. : LAP
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Army men. : PFCS
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La ___. : PAZ
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Island off Iran. : ABADAN
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Table bird. : FOWL
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U.S. humorist. : ADE
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Took fire. : KINDLED
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Avril's follower. : MAI
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Native of Trabzon. : TURK
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Vote counter. : TELLER
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Letters. : ELS
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Quasi. : ASIF
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Links place. : TEE
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Black ink entry. : ASSET
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Proclaim. : CRY
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Lethargy. : STUPOR
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Invent. : MAKEUP
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Tire: Slang. : PEGOUT
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Best. : FIRSTCLASS
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River into the Wash. : OUSE
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Famous last words. : ETTU
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Great name in chemistry. : CURIE
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Humdinger. : ONER
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Mourn. : WEEP
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Proxy. : AGENT
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Degrees. : DDS
Down
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Pineapple: Sp. : PINA
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Astrologers. : STARGAZERS
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Prepared to take off. : TAXIED
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Kind of cape. : FICHU
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___ jiffy. : INA
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Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
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Heap of earth. : HILL
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Endeavors. : TRIES
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Intercept. : HEADOFF
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Nullify. : UNDO
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Read rapidly. : SCAN
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Essential. : KEY
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Hobo: Slang. : VAG
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Canvas covering. : TARP
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Menu item. : STEAK
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Heavenly body. : PLANET
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Companion of boots. : SADDLES
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Falling out. : SPAT
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Venice's neighbor. : PADUA
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Rude sleeping place. : PALLET
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Recovers. : COMESROUND
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Marshy place. : SWALE
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Small amount. : BIT
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Inventory. : LIST
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Curtain. : DRAPE
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Makes trouble: Slang. : KICKSUP
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Complain. : FRET
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So far ___. : SOGOOD
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New Mexico's flower. : YUCCA
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Unexpected defeat. : UPSET
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Tiny creature. : MITE
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Commedia dell'___. : ARTE
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Publicity: Colloq. : PLUG
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Functions. : USES
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Thrice: Mus. : TER
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Small number. : FEW
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Part of "to be." : ARE
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Do a bad deed. : SIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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