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New York Times, Wednesday, February 16, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B J Q }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,031
Across
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Any kind of matter. : STUFF
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State: Abbr. : ARIZ
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Annexes. : ADDS
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Bugle call: Var. : TATOO
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Bread, in Italy. : PANE
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Indonesian boat. : PROA
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Historic carrier. : ENTERPRISE
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Sleigh. : PUNG
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Long time. : AGE
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Contaminate. : TAINT
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Army man: Slang. : SARGE
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In addition. : MORE
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Displaying flexibility. : PLIANTLY
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Oklahoma city. : ADA
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Small case. : ETUI
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100 bani. : LEU
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Relay points. : STAGES
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Some tires. : RETREADS
38
Units of play, in a game. : HOLES
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Scope. : RANGE
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The occident (with "the"). : AMERICAS
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Rubbed through a sieve. : PUREED
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Jinx. : HEX
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Headline name. : RUSK
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Envelope abbreviation. : APO
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Color. : AMETHYST
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Annoy: Scot. : FASH
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Certain plants. : VINES
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Stranger. : ALIEN
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Old card game. : LOO
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Former diva. : ALDA
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Cuban phenomenon. : EMIGRATION
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Familiar negative. : NYET
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State: Abbr. : PENN
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Took notes. : WROTE
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Steel center near Chicago. : GARY
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Roman date. : IDES
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Right pert. : SASSY
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Source of power. : STEAM
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Latin-American dance rhythm. : TANGO
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Express in words. : UTTER
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Enemy. : FOE
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Sumter, for one. : FORT
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Spring time. : APRIL
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Prince of Monaco. : RAINIER
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Lie ___. : INSTATE
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Letter. : ZEE
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Dismay. : APPAL
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Old London landmark. : DRURYLANE
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Bell sound. : DONG
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Flavoring. : SAGE
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Family members. : PAPAS
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Footrest of a kind. : STIRRUP
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Enthusiastic. : EAGER
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Hard problem. : NUT
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Hopes for. : DESIRES
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Border. : EDGE
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Secondhand. : USED
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Sovereign. : SHAH
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Form of reading matter. : TOME
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British field marshal. : ALEXANDER
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___ corn. : EAROF
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Divide into shares. : CUT
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Feeling guilt. : ASHAMED
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City sight. : SKYLINE
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Relative of 18 Down. : PATER
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Thought-provoking. : MEATY
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Speedway items. : SIGNS
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Inter ___. : ALIOS
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Covers with powdery carbon. : SOOTS
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Sweetheart. : HONEY
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Nautical rope. : VANG
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There is: Fr. : ILYA
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Slangy negatives. : NAWS
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Finial. : EPI
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Refrain syllable. : TRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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