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New York Times, Tuesday, February 15, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,030

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Across
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Vow. : PLEDGE
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Go fast. : STREAK
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Shallow sound. : LAGOON
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Form of entertainment. : THEATRE
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Tools for boring. : AUGERS
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Unfaithful to duty. : RECREANT
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Draper's abbreviation. : YDS
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Meditative. : MUSEFUL
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Pother. : ADO
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Title of ruler in Baroda. : GAEKWAR
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Dance. : CLOG
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Motorist's maneuver. : UTURN
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Still. : YET
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Port at head of Shatt-al-Arab. : BASRA
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Mignonette. : RESEDA
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Exclude. : DEBAR
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Daybreak. : DAWNING
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Came to an agreement. : SETTLED
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Color. : AZURE
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Place de l'___. : ETOILE
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One of a top suit. : SPADE
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Little ___. : EVA
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In a friendly manner: Fr. : ENAMI
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Whale: Lat. : ORCA
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Tentacles. : FEELERS
52
Ad ___. : HOC
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Leatherworkers. : TANNERS
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Complimentary exchanges, for short. : TLS
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More than ready. : OVERRIPE
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Ancient name of Spain. : IBERIA
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Green, mottled rocks. : OPHITES
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Newspaper feature. : COLUMN
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Headgear. : TOPHAT
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Plant of the bean family. : AXSEED
Down
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Turn at cards. : PLAY
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Praise. : LAUD
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Breakfast food. : EGGS
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Bambi's mother. : DOE
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Eat ravenously. : GORMANDIZE
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Result. : ENSUE
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Spread abroad. : STREWED
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Classical trio. : THEFATES
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Happen at least twice. : RECUR
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Noble. : EARL
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Lunched. : ATE
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Pens, African style. : KRAALS
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Village visited by Saul. : ENDOR
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Official garb. : TOGA
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Firmament. : SKY
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One of the Windward Islands. : GRENADA
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Containers. : CARTONS
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Forage bean native to India. : URD
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Beverage. : TEA
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Etc., in German. : USW
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Where Maris made headlines. : BATTERSBOX
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Babylonian sky god. : ANU
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Quilting party. : BEE
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Kind of soup. : GREENPEA
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___ Fail, Irish crowning stone. : LIA
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Tree. : ELM
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___ gratia. : DEI
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Steadiest. : EVENEST
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London district. : SOHO
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Brigham Young University city. : PROVO
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Say yes. : ACCEPT
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English country festival. : ALE
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One of a trio from Corinthians. : FAITH
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Girl's name. : ERICA
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Stub one's toe. : TRIP
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One of two answers in a test. : TRUE
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Tropical tree. : LIME
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Shifting granules. : SAND
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Between pi and sigma. : RHO
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Right angles. : ELS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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