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New York Times, Tuesday, February 8, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,023
Across
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Rustling sound. : SWISH
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Alpine feature. : CRAG
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Male swans. : COBS
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Feline. : CATTY
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Native of Burma. : LOLO
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Buttery yellow oil. : OLEO
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C'est ___. : ADIRE
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Both: Prefix. : AMBI
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Adjective for Scrooge. : MEAN
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Italian. : PISAN
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Cross oneself: Dial. : SAIN
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Equal: Prefix. : PARI
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City planned by L'Enfant. : WASHINGTONDC
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Poetic verb form. : ART
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Narrowing, as of a duct. : STENOSIS
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Bird. : ROOK
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Noun suffixes. : ADES
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The moon: Poet. : DIANA
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Ambling horse. : PADNAG
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Goods washed ashore. : JETSAM
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Heat. : ARDOR
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Elephant's-ear. : TARO
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Celtic land. : EIRE
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Most tiresome. : WEARIEST
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Scores, in game. : TDS
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City planned by Captain Thomas Holme. : PHILADELPHIA
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Cluny. : LACE
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Attica township. : DEME
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Device for gripping. : CLAMP
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Describing wine and cheese. : AGED
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Object of worship in old Egypt. : ATEN
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Language of the New Testament. : KOINE
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Taste. : TANG
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___ Saint-Michel. : MONT
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Enrich the nature of. : ENDOW
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"Vissi d'___." : ARTE
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Boston and Portland: Abbr. : SPTS
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Gathers. : REAPS
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W. W. II title. : SCAP
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African ravine. : WADI
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"___ a far, far better thing ... " : ITIS
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One kind of vote. : STRAW
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Wolflike animals. : HYENAS
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Failed to harmonize. : CLASHED
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Salad green. : ROMAINE
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White mice. : ALBINOS
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Departures. : GOINGS
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Made up of distinct parts. : COMPOSITE
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City on the Allegheny. : OLEAN
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Facial decor. : BEARD
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___ boom. : SONIC
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Party of a kind. : STAG
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Ocean phenomenon. : TIDE
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Italian stringed instrument. : ARPA
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Zoo sound effect. : ROAR
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Mrs. Lincoln's maiden name. : TODD
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Enlightenment. : KNOWLEDGE
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___ were. : ASIT
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Ancient aromatic ointment. : NARD
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Iowa city. : AMES
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Surface extent. : AREA
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Rib. : JOSH
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Uppermost branches. : TREETOP
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Cold, for one. : AILMENT
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Feels contrition. : REPENTS
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Sharer of Nobel peace prize, 1931. : ADDAMS
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Telegraphic device. : TICKER
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Silver, in Spain. : PLATA
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Mother of Ishmael. : HAGAR
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Kind of sale. : ICENT
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Unique. : ALONE
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Princess Amneris's slave. : AIDA
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Part of the alphabet song. : MNOP
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Benches. : PEWS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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