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New York Times, Wednesday, October 5, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,262
Across
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Dwelling, in the Southwest. : CASA
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Lowest spinal bones. : SACRA
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Collegian. : SOPH
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Macaws. : ARAS
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Synthetic. : ORLON
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Thalia's sister. : CLIO
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Symbol of strength. : ROCK
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One way to get to sleep. : COUNTSHEEP
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Frenchman. : PARISIAN
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Immediately. : ATONCE
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Begin. : ENTER
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Based firmly. : ROOTED
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Miniature. : MIDGET
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Collect bit by bit. : GLEAN
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Business abbreviation. : INC
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Schools, in France. : LYCEES
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Verve. : ELAN
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Irregular. : EROSE
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G.I.'s monogram. : USA
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Soot. : GRIME
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Semiaquatic animal. : NEWT
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One of the Hillbillies. : JETHRO
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Declare earnestly. : VOW
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Stir. : ROUSE
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Church officials. : ELDERS
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Caution again. : REWARN
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Claims. : AVERS
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Color. : ORANGE
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Livens. : ANIMATES
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Treats for children. : PIGGYBACKS
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Miller. : MOTH
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Branch of biology: Abbr. : ECOL
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Family member. : UNCLE
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Playbill entry. : ACTI
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Scandinavian. : DANE
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Portals. : GATES
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Straw beehive. : SKEP
Down
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Fishes. : CARP
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Copper town of Venezuela. : AROA
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Privileged person. : SACREDCOW
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Inquiring. : ASKING
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Community. : SOCIETY
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Clamorous. : AROAR
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Yorkshire market town. : CLUN
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King Arthur's lance. : RON
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Star in Scorpio. : ANTARES
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Ship. : SCHOONER
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Fragrant. : OLENT
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Fragment. : PIECE
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Desired. : HOPED
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Covered walk. : STOA
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Greek monument. : STELE
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Manner. : MIEN
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Regarding. : INRE
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Beau ___. : GESTE
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Laban's daughter. : LEAH
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Certain rods. : CUES
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Cattle. : LIVESTOCK
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Love: Sp. : AMOR
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TV program. : NEWS
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Suppress. : STRANGLE
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Hebrew automaton. : GOLEM
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Beetle. : JUNEBUG
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Edits. : REVISES
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Spree. : ORGY
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TV programs. : DRAMAS
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Tied. : ROPED
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The heaths. : ERICA
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Dumpcart. : WAGON
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Tarsus. : ANKLE
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CPA word: Abbr. : ACCT
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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Airplane. : SHIP
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Collection of sayings. : ANA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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