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New York Times, Saturday, February 5, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,020
Across
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Shortcomings. : FLAWS
6
Fabricated. : SPUN
10
College degree. : BAGR
14
Something crescent-shaped. : LUNET
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Norse name. : ARNE
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Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
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Perfume from flowers. : ATTAR
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Is inattentive. : NODS
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Next in order. : THEN
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Food combination. : MEATANDPOTATOES
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Moves "on the double." : HIES
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Adrianople. : EDIRNE
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Fabricate. : INVENT
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City in Illinois. : ELGIN
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Inadequate. : POOR
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Places of worship. : SYNAGOGUES
36
Term in music. : SOLFA
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Vessel. : URN
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Pole to hold a sail. : SPRIT
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One of the sciences. : ENTOMOLOGY
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Poem or song: Poet. : RUNE
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Insubordinate. : REBEL
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Device used by writers. : ERASER
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Peachtree, for example. : STREET
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Secular. : LAIC
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"The thief of time." : PROCRASTINATION
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Vesuvius matter. : LAVA
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Image. : IKON
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Color slightly. : TINGE
60
Sherbets. : ICES
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___ blue or green. : NILE
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Capital of Ghana. : ACCRA
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Assay. : TEST
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Climbing iron, used by lumberjacks. : SPUR
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Passover feast. : SEDER
Down
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Humbug. : FLAM
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Plectrum instrument. : LUTE
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Pier or pillar. : ANTA
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Clear and cool. : WEATHERFORECAST
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Ancestry. : STRAIN
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Figuratively, particles of time. : SANDS
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Sustain. : PROP
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Annul. : UNDO
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Money of a kind. : NESTEGG
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Diamond drill. : BATTINGPRACTICE
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Abominate. : ABHOR
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Putting course. : GREEN
13
Laundry procedure. : RINSE
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Clears. : NETS
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Parting word in Gaudalajara : ADIOS
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Latin pronoun. : IPSE
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One of a timely trio. : NOON
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Electrical unit. : VOLT
28
Matriculate. : ENROL
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Speech: Abbr. : LANG
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Holiday season. : YULE
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The aurochs, extinct wild ox. : URUS
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German pronoun. : EINE
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Suffix of personal nouns. : STER
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Mohammedan VIP. : AMEER
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Is in general usage. : OBTAINS
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Bring forth young (as a goat). : YEAN
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Ropes of a kind. : RIATAS
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Half pint: Colloq. : SPLIT
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Small quantity. : TRACE
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Moves hither, thither and yon. : ROVES
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Seen in 10 Down. : LINER
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Ricochet. : SKIP
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Fragrant balsam. : TOLU
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Added: Abbr. : INCD
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Folklore character. : OGRE
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Approximating. : NEAR

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