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New York Times, Tuesday, March 1, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,044

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Across
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Fight shy of. : SHUN
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Hombre's castle. : CASA
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Tears. : RIPS
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Blended (color). : TONED
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Once more. : ANEW
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Single. : UNAL
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In difficulty: Slang. : UPTHECREEK
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Kind of battery: Abbr. : STGE
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Indonesia of old: Abbr. : NEI
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Disapproval, in 9 Down. : NYET
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Made a request. : WISHED
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Fairly good. : DECENT
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One of the Thompsons. : SADIE
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Kimono adjunct. : OBI
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Headline. : STREAMER
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Tousle. : MUSS
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Commonwealth member. : CANADA
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Tomahawk. : AXE
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Wind: Prefix. : ANEMO
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Touch for a loan, in Australia. : TIG
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Barker's pitch. : SPIEL
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Ohio, for one: Abbr. : RIV
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Farmer's need. : REAPER
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Noun ending. : ANCY
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Trustworthy. : CREDIBLE
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Make slick. : OIL
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Wife of Amphion. : NIOBE
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Without company. : LONELY
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Feel displeasure. : RESENT
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Charge. : COST
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Ice: Ger. : EIS
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Grocery item. : OLEO
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Relative of 17 Across. : INHOTWATER
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Escort. : BEAU
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Set to rights. : DOUP
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Convex molding. : OVOLO
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Exam. : TEST
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Tense. : EDGY
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Closes. : ENDS
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Make dizzy. : STUN
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Was optimistic. : HOPED
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Free. : UNTIE
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : NEH
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Proofreader's mark. : CARET
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French writer. : ANET
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Make sure. : SEE
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Maladroit. : AWKWARD
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See 21 Across. : RUSSIA
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Largely. : INTHEMAIN
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Boy. : PAGE
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Pung. : SLED
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Star in Cygnus. : DENEB
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Scoffer. : CYNIC
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Inspirations. : IDEAS
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World: Prefix. : COSM
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The boards. : STAGE
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Game birds. : SNIPE
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Business VIP. : EXEC
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Depend upon. : RELY
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Chagall. : MARC
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To join: Fr. : UNIR
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All the oceans. : SEVENSEAS
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"___ of Two Cities." : ATALE
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The Hunter. : ORION
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Not bright. : PALE
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Reflux. : EBBTIDE
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Settle down, as for the night. : ROOST
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Disappear. : DIEOUT
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Halved. : INTWO
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Addled: Colloq. : LOOPY
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Divulge. : LETON
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Produce. : YIELD
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Man's name: Abbr. : ROBT
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Engine sound. : CHUG
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Rialto signs. : SROS
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Sign of assent. : NOD
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Thoroughfare: Abbr. : AVE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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