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New York Times, Thursday, February 10, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,025

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Across
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Small piece of ground. : PLAT
5
Broad humor. : FARCE
10
Send. : SHIP
14
Approximately. : SOME
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Works. : OPERA
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Set of rules. : CODE
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Sight seen on Broadway. : SKYSCRAPER
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Golden ___. : RULE
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Cultivation of land. : TILTH
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Caviar. : ROE
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Skinflint. : MISER
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Screens. : SIFTS
25
Capitol sight. : DOME
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If you please: Fr. abbr. : SVP
29
Scottish clan. : CAMERON
31
___ man. : TOA
34
Symbol of triumph. : PALM
36
Makes over. : REDEVELOPS
38
Master of the genie. : ALADDIN
40
Takes up residence. : SETTLES
41
Like rings on a target. : CONCENTRIC
43
Evening: It. : SERA
44
Conversational sounds. : ERS
45
Quantity order: Colloq. : CASELOT
47
Pro ___. : TEM
48
Book of the Bible. : AMOS
50
Chile export. : NITRE
52
Escort. : USHER
54
Letter. : CEE
55
Combining form for a country. : ITALO
59
Three-toed ostrich. : RHEA
60
Certain residences. : TOWNHOUSES
62
Aim. : GOAL
63
Swiftly. : APACE
64
TV appurtenance. : DIAL
65
Swirl. : EDDY
66
Polk's predecessor. : TYLER
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It, in Italy. : ESSO
Down
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Listen! : PSST
2
Norse god of mischief. : LOKI
3
Kind of alcohol. : AMYL
4
Scientists' routine. : TESTS
5
In place of. : FOR
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Real estate sign. : APARTMENTS
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Calm. : REPOSED
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Indian. : CREE
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Pinna. : EAR
10
Curtain material. : SCRIM
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See 6 Down. : HOUSETOLET
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Inactive. : IDLE
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Equal. : PEER
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Smart. : CHIC
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French painter. : MONET
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Cereal foods. : FARINAS
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Dwelling of a sort. : DOVECOT
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Where Gemini went. : SPACE
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Courage. : VALOR
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Is foresighted. : PLANSAHEAD
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Buoyancy. : RESILIENCE
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___ citato. : OPERE
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Land of the Far East. : ASSAM
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Year in rule of Elizabeth I. : MDC
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Servicemen. : LTS
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Furnishings. : DECOR
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City project. : RENEWAL
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Piece of music. : TRIO
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Like a good potato. : MEALY
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Piece of music. : ETUDE
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Press. : URGE
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Booted. : SHOD
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Editor's concern. : COPY
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In its present condition. : ASIS
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Meads. : LEAS
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European capital. : OSLO
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Work with a shuttle. : TAT
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Part of H. M. S. : HER

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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