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New York Times, Thursday, October 27, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,284
Across
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As soon as. : ONCE
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Road sign. : STOP
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Antelope. : ELAND
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Bards' songs. : LAYS
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Olympian. : HERA
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Province of Mindanao. : LANAO
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Ref. book. : DICT
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Oh, dear! : ALAS
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Malicious: Slang. : SNIDE
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Blow up, in a way. : ENLARGE
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Sound of raindrops. : SPATTER
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Noun suffix. : OTE
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People generally. : THEY
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Cereal spikes. : EARS
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Considered. : RATED
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Hawthorne heroine. : HESTER
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Makes a slip. : ERRS
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Coin of Peru. : SOL
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Well-known composer. : HANDEL
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One: Sp. : UNO
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Kind of bobbin lace. : HONITON
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J. C. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI
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Writer of a kind. : PENPAL
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"Yes, I ___." : CAN
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12th-cen. date. : MCIV
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Trojan warrior. : AGENOR
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World topic. : PEACE
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Clarinet socket. : BIRN
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O'Neill heroine. : NINA
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Ship channel. : GAT
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Come forth. : EMANATE
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Makes a splashing sound. : SWASHES
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Ceylon language. : TAMIL
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This: Fr. : CECI
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In the last month: Abbr. : ULTO
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Past, old style. : AGONE
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Son of Zebulun. : ELON
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Mansard. : ROOF
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Berlin's forte. : SONGS
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Pakistani. : SIND
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Ye ___ Taverne. : OLDE
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Scene of Biblical miracle. : NAIN
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Atom smasher. : CYCLOTRON
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Country places. : ESTATES
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Coarse tobacco. : SHAG
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Type of TV program. : TELETHON
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Pray: Lat. : ORA
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Gridiron plays. : PASSES
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Famous lioness. : ELSA
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Magic ___. : LANTERN
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Girl's name. : ANITA
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Author of 1966 best seller. : NADER
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Relatives of eager beavers. : DOERS
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Hair shade. : RED
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Snake. : PYTHON
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Mountain home of Apollo. : HELICON
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Enlist again: Slang. : REUP
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Norse name. : ARNE
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Resembling: Suffix. : EAN
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Channel north of the Isle of Wight. : SOLENT
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Olympics event. : DECATHLON
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Norse name. : ERIC
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TV term. : LIVE
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Witch. : HAG
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Town on the Rhone. : TARASCON
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Rotating a TV camera. : PANNING
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Yardstick. : MEASURE
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Relatives. : NIECES
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Golfers' group. : PGA
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Frat letters. : BETAS
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Insect's adult stage. : IMAGO
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Novarro of the silent screen. : RAMON
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Pub orders. : ALES
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Feature of Inez. : WIND
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Kind of jacket. : ETON
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Davenport. : SOFA
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Whitney. : ELI

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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