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New York Times, Friday, November 18, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,306
Across
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Expunge (with "out"). : WIPE
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Carpenter's tool. : BEVEL
10
Probability. : ODDS
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Where Abadan is. : IRAN
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See 32 Across. : EXILE
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Gratis. : FREE
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Snooze. : FORTYWINKS
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Measures. : FEET
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Supplication. : ENTREATY
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Stogies: Var. : SEGARS
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Be all ___. : EARS
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Nonsense: Slang. : HOKUM
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Stick. : ADHERE
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Start to talk: Colloq. : FIREAWAY
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Numerical prefix. : TRI
32
The "Man Without a Country." : NOLAN
34
Racecourse: Suffix. : DROME
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Form of address in India. : BABU
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Traveler. : FARER
39
River of Morocco. : DRAA
40
Sanctions. : AMENS
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Moved forward. : NOSED
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Officers: Abbr. : LTS
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Designating some all-wool fabrics. : YARDWIDE
47
Brigand. : BANDIT
49
Approaches. : NEARS
50
Particle. : IOTA
51
Enjoin. : CHARGE
53
Shrewdly. : ASTUTELY
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Bonnets. : HATS
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Nocturnal phenomena. : NIGHTMARES
60
Comment of comprehension. : ISEE
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Register. : ENROL
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Early bedtime. : NINE
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Niño's home. : CASA
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Skim. : SKATE
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Disrupt. : TEAR
Down
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Mate. : WIFE
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Golf club. : IRON
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Faction. : PART
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Main course. : ENTREE
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___ the dog. : BEWAREOF
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Doors. : EXITS
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Like a grape arbor. : VINY
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Wapiti. : ELK
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One who rents out property. : LESSOR
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Vulnerable to attack. : OFFGUARD
11
Walter Mitty's milieu. : DREAMWORLD
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Whiterail. : DEER
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Beauty parlor items. : SETS
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Pine (for). : YEARN
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Made do (with "out"). : EKED
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Mimi of Broadway. : HINES
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Cornered. : ATBAY
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Masque. : DRAMA
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Takes a long sleep. : HIBERNATES
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North Atlantic islands. : FAROE
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Violinmaker. : AMATI
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Leaven. : YEAST
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Arrives. : LANDS
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Spear-fishing milieu. : UNDERSEA
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Decant, in a way. : REBOTTLE
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Boodle. : SWAG
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Fact. : DATUM
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Namesakes of a Greek goddess. : IRENES
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Floating in water. : NATANT
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"___ an arrow into the air . . . " : ISHOT
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Smart. : CHIC
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___ heart. : HASA
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Site of the Taj Mahal. : AGRA
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Indian. : ERIE
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Siberian river. : LENA
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Belgian river. : YSER
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Art material. : INK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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