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New York Times, Tuesday, October 4, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,261
Across
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Thicket. : CLUMP
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Fashionable. : SMART
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Reorganization. : SHAKEUP
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Little fish. : SHINERS
15
Spanish paprika. : PIMENTO
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Concludes. : WINDSUP
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Symbol of power. : ORB
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Nonmember of the brain trust. : DULLARD
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Burmese. : TAI
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Mineral aggregates. : ORES
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U.S. actor and playwright. : PAYNE
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Sports place. : RINK
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Indian state on Arabian Sea. : KUTCH
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Hospital aides. : RNS
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Bob up and down. : DANCE
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City on the Salt River. : PHOENIX
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Kind of bank. : PIGGY
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Servicewomen. : WACS
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El ___. : PASO
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Word of greeting. : HELLO
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Light trucks. : PICKUPS
39
Strobiles. : CONES
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___-de-sac. : CUL
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Condescend. : STOOP
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Occupy. : HOLD
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Modifies in color. : TONES
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Without: Lat. : SINE
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___ rule. : ASA
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Kittiwake, for one. : SEAGULL
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Direction. : NNE
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National League contenders. : PIRATES
53
Coin of Turkey. : PIASTER
55
Part. : SEGMENT
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Germinates. : SPROUTS
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Gathers in. : REAPS
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Overlooks. : SKIPS
Down
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Birdlike sound. : CHIRRUP
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Borough on the Thames. : LAMBETH
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Luau instrument. : UKE
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Patch. : MEND
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Build. : PUTUP
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Devon, for one. : SHIRE
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Attend closely. : MIND
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Conjunction. : AND
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Dormant. : RESTING
10
School problem. : TRUANCY
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Spirit: Slang. : SPOOK
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Star in Ursa Minor. : POLARIS
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Certain dives. : SWANS
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Type of heel. : SPIKE
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Wildcat. : LYNX
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Frowned. : SCOWLED
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Menu entries. : RAGOUTS
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Makes sound. : HEALS
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Flying objects. : DISKS
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Cpl. or sgt. : NCO
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Logger's boot. : PAC
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Log jams. : PILEUPS
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Terre Haute resident. : HOOSIER
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Blow up. : ENLARGE
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Sleigh. : PUNG
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Emphasize. : POINTUP
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Poems of the Bard. : SONNETS
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Cowboy gear. : CHAPS
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Seashore. : COAST
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Gazes. : PEERS
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Youthful years. : TEENS
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Errors. : SLIPS
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Footfall. : STEP
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European song bird. : LARK
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Medical group. : AMA
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___-disant. : SOI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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