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New York Times, Monday, November 7, 1966

35-Across : Soft and elastic.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,295
Across
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Hit show. : SMASH
6
Tortosa's river. : EBRO
10
Part of a ship. : PROW
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Arizona Indians. : PIMAS
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Rocky formation. : CRAG
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Peruvian port. : LIMA
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Circuit. : AMBIT
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Harvesting machine. : HAYLOADER
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Teheran coin. : RIAL
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This: Lat. : HOC
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Early epoch. : EOCENE
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Unspecified amount. : SOME
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Destiny, in the Far East. : KARMA
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Type of sculpture. : BASRELIEF
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Put about, in sailing. : TACK
34
Turn ___ dime. : ONA
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Soft and elastic. : SPONGY
37
Gallic zeal. : ELAN
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Like: Suffix. : OID
39
Do needle work. : HEM
40
Shakespearean role. : HAL
42
1st-cen. date. : LII
43
Urban "air." : SMOG
45
Brutus and Cassius. : ROMANS
47
Fragment of food. : ORT
48
Scarlett O'Hara's home. : TARA
49
Whistle stops. : TANKTOWNS
51
Darkness. : NIGHT
54
This: Sp. : ESTA
55
Individual. : SINGLE
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Nagoya bay. : ISE
60
Within: Prefix. : ENDO
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Lookout post. : CROWSNEST
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Spain's hero. : ELCID
66
Cantata highlight. : ARIA
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Bones: Lat. : OSSA
68
Coeur d'___. : ALENE
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Not any: Colloq. : NARY
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Copycat. : APER
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Bouquet choice. : ROSES
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Yard. : SPAR
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Opera role. : MIMI
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Important representative. : AMBASSADOR
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Bluejacket. : SAILOR
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Presidential monogram. : HST
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Repercussion. : ECHO
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Large coarse fern. : BRACKEN
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Devilfish. : RAY
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Type of flirt. : OGLER
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Mollify. : PLACATE
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Lie at anchor. : RIDE
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Augury. : OMEN
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Pottery. : WARE
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Dutch uncle. : OOM
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Assistant. : HELPER
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Network. : MESH
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Knitted blanket. : AFGHAN
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Lift: Colloq. : BOOST
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Life principle. : ANIMA
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Beautiful night flier. : IOMOTH
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Concessions. : ALLOWANCES
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Small terrier. : CAIRN
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Does needle work. : KNITS
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Ball player. : YANKEE
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W. W. II craft. : LSTS
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Clear passage. : GANGWAY
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French painter and sculptor. : MATISSE
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Verdi opera. : OTELLO
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French pronoun. : ILS
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Italy's chief port. : GENOA
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Read metrically. : SCAN
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Babylonian war god. : IRRA
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Roulette bet. : NOIR
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Excelling others. : STAR
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Eat. : DINE
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Palinodes. : ODES
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Mental telepathy. : ESP
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Shell shape. : EAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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