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New York Times, Saturday, October 8, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,265
Across
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Kind of ware. : STEM
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Kind of soon. : EFT
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Kind of curiosity. : MORBID
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Kind of paper. : NOTE
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Kind of 'easter. : NOR
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Type of manner. : URBANE
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Atmosphere. : AURA
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Percussion accessories of poultry. : DRUMSTICKS
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Kind of agent. : PRESS
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Kind of rose. : TEA
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Revue part. : SKIT
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One of the 50. : UTAH
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Motor speed: Abbr. : RPM
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Dist. : TER
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Fellow traveler. : COMRADE
33
Rose-flowered shrub. : RHODORA
35
Strangers. : ALIENS
36
Associate (with). : HOBNOB
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Plant anew. : RESOD
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Of small number. : FEW
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Kind of jelly. : GUAVA
42
Assaying receptacles. : CUPELS
44
Head covering, old style. : MOBCAP
45
Real estate area. : FOOTAGE
47
Do-it-yourself equipment. : TOOLKIT
48
Kind of keeper. : INN
49
Poison: Prefix. : TOX
50
Stockings. : HOSE
51
Give in. : CEDE
53
Above: Poet. : OER
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Result: Fr. : EFFET
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Publication with musical overtones. : HOUSEORGAN
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French composer. : LALO
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Open a keg. : UNCASK
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Kind of boat. : ICE
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Top. : ACME
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Glasses, soda, ice, etc. : SETUPS
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Kind of up. : SEW
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D'Urberville girl. : TESS
Down
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Kind of shot. : SNAP
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Kind "of duty." : TOUR
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To be: Fr. : ETRE
4
Apportion (sounds like a musical cut). : MEASUREOUT
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Kind of most. : END
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___ time being. : FORTHE
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Kind of blue. : TRUE
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Greek letters. : MUS
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Scrap. : ORT
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Baseball statistics. : RBIS
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Placement of two pianos. : BACKTOBACK
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Blacker. : INKIER
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___ mano (right hand): Mus. : DESTRA
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Kind of bone. : MARROW
21
Hold one's position. : STANDPAT
25
Commercials: Colloq. : ADS
27
Degree. : PHB
28
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi. : MONGOOSE
30
Kind of pool. : CAR
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Hurrah: Sp. : OLE
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Behavior that sounds like band leader's error. : MISCONDUCT
34
Musical symbol, sounds like two-family residence. : DOUBLEFLAT
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Men. : HES
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Muscle. : FLEXOR
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Liberian people. : VAI
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Kind of bldgs. : APT
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Kind of mania. : EGO
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Rural sound. : MOO
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Scarfs. : FICHUS
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Tie score. : ONEONE
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Carved-up region of SE Europe. : THRACE
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Rebecca's son. : ESAU
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Sponsorship. : EGIS
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Kind of card. : FACE
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Trees. : ELMS
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Digits. : TOES
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Duke U. subj. : ESP
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Approves: Colloq. : OKS
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Kind of math. : NEW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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