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New York Times, Saturday, March 12, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,055

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Across
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Color. : SAND
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Barley beards. : AWNS
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Hurdle. : LEAP
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Notion: Fr. : IDEE
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Olive oil: Lat. : OLEUM
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Goya's duchess. : ALBA
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With interruptions. : DISCONTINUOUSLY
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Kind of decoration. : INTERIOR
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Manumits. : FREES
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Raincoats, in Soho. : MACS
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Head man: Sp. : JEFE
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High-pitched. : TREBLE
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Manage. : GETALONG
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Skep. : HIVE
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Bearing no name: Abbr. : ANON
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Kind of score. : TIE
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Sporadically. : EVERYNOWANDTHEN
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Half a score. : TEN
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Barnyard sound: Colloq. : OINK
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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With ingenuity. : ARTFULLY
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Pinnacles. : SPIRES
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Comply with. : OBEY
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Black: Prefix. : MELA
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Have ___. : ACARE
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Louvre treasure. : MONALISA
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See 34 Across. : BYFITSANDSTARTS
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Gulf off Iran. : OMAN
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Contend. : ARGUE
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Greek temple. : NAOS
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Skin excrescence. : WART
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Man of war. : MARS
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Cooperstown name. : DEAN
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African title. : SIDI
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Deuce's cousin. : ADIN
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___-ce pas. : NEST
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Month. : DECEMBER
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Choir group. : ALTOS
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Milldam. : WEIR
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Poor Clare. : NUN
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Texas school. : SMU
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Victory symbol. : LAUREL
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Talented. : ABLE
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French countryside. : PAYS
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In reserve. : ONICE
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Kind of school exam. : ORAL
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___ on. : OFFAND
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City on the Saale. : JENA
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Harrow's rival. : ETON
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Greek letter. : THETA
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Rubicon. : RIVER
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Contingency. : EVENT
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Clumsy. : GAWKY
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Additional. : OTHER
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Snow, in Spain. : NIEVE
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Fowler and others. : GENES
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Slangy affirmation. : YOUBET
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Yellow-green. : NILE
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Finest. : ONLY
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___ error. : TRIALAND
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Coin of Hungary. : FORINT
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Intelligence. : SENSE
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Piece of land. : PLAT
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___ vivendi. : MODUS
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Take ___. : ABOW
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Curved molding. : CYMA
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Remote. : AFAR
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Businessman: Abbr. : MNGR
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___ caelestes (divine wrath): Lat. : IRAE
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Portico of old. : STOA
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Group: Abbr. : ASSN
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Mr. Pickwick's man. : SAM
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Constellation. : ARA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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