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New York Times, Thursday, February 3, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 80, 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. 6,018
Across
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Face in defiance. : AFFRONT
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Adapted. : SHAPED
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Girl Scout rating. : MARINER
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Mexican fare. : TAMALES
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Archbishop. : PRIMATE
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Describing a backwoods road. : ONELANE
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Coffee dispensers. : URNS
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Dinner course. : SALAD
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Commotion. : STIR
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Tarry. : LAG
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Calendar abbreviation. : SAT
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Verb-forming suffix. : IZE
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River into the Elbe. : EGER
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Sudden activity. : BURST
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Part of a bakery. : OVEN
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Counterman: Slang. : SODAJERK
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Oregon city. : EUGENE
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Hungarian hero. : NAGY
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Moved stealthily. : SLID
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Name well-known in Italy. : BENITO
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Strained. : FILTERED
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On top. : UPON
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Sycophant. : TOADY
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Chief Hottentot tribe. : NAMA
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Apperception test: Abbr. : TAT
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Dessert. : PIE
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Manager: Abbr. : DIR
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Sir, in Malaya. : TUAN
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Takes shape: Colloq. : JELLS
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Encircled. : GIRT
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Resort near Asbury Park, N.J. : ELBERON
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Visual. : OPTICAL
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Set off by contrast. : RELIEVE
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Recount. : NARRATE
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Loving. : TENDER
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Cooked, in a way. : GRILLED
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Vials. : AMPULES
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Medley. : FARRAGO
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Describing a musical surrey. : FRINGED
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Parts of spectacles. : RIMS
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___ string (under control). : ONA
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Profits. : NETS
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Cabinet post. : TREASURY
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Weasels. : STOATS
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Applause. : HAND
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Buddies. : PALS
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Absolute superlative, in grammar. : ELATIVE
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Inhabitant. : DENIZEN
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Unclouded. : SERENE
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Songbird. : LARK
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Arrested: Slang. : RANIN
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Generated. : BEGOT
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TV in Britain. : TELLY
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Utah city. : OGDEN
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Native of the Punjab. : JAT
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Out, in South Africa. : UIT
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Indirect. : SIDELONG
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Guns or ___. : BUTTER
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Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
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Outstanding. : NOTABLE
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Be found wanting. : FAIL
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Extreme. : RADICAL
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Near East realm. : EMIRATE
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Flitted about. : DARTLED
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Kitchen gadget. : OPENER
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German negative. : NEIN
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Jupiter: Poet. : JOVE
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Wrangle. : SPAR
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Sweetheart. : GIRL
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Florid. : RED
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Prefix with color or corn. : TRI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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