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New York Times, Monday, March 14, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { H Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,057
Across
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Fish. : DACE
5
Unadorned. : BALD
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Current Broadway role. : MARAT
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Biblical king. : AGAG
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Discord goddess. : ERIS
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"___ in arms." : ABABE
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Steward. : MAJORDOMO
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Photographic shots. : TAKES
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Finger ring, in Spanish America. : ARO
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Firm strength. : IRON
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Best. : FINEST
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Singer Birgit. : NILSSON
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Drum. : BONGO
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Nice to view. : SCENIC
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Ammo of a sort. : CAPS
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Spirit. : VIM
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Bobby socks. : ANKLETS
33
English chronicler. : BEDE
34
Ferber novel. : SOBIG
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Numerical prefix. : UNI
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Element. : BORON
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Girl's name. : OPAL
40
Bird. : JACKDAW
42
Pallid. : WAN
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Hawaiian island. : MAUI
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___ Fideles. : ADESTE
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Drawer pulls. : KNOBS
50
B.A.'s. : DEGREES
51
Philanthropists. : DONORS
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Houston sight. : DOME
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Explosive. : TNT
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Heavens ___! : ABOVE
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Tone arrangement: Mus. : MINORMODE
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Overnight stop. : MOTEL
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Bristol's river. : AVON
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In front of: Prefix. : ANTE
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Does a KP job. : PEELS
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Stakes. : BETS
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School course: Abbr. : GEOM
Down
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Conies of the Bible. : DAMANS
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Mushroom. : AGARIC
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Wheedle. : CAJOLE
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Self. : EGO
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Solid foundation. : BEDROCK
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Irish "darling." : AROON
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Delineate : LIMN
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Military award. : DSO
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Canonical hour. : MATINS
10
"Not with ___ but a whimper." : ABANG
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___ the coals. : RAKEOVER
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Namesakes of a president. : ABES
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Experiment. : TEST
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What a barometer often is. : RISING
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Popinjays. : FOPS
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Slow one : SNAIL
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Fabric design. : BATIK
27
Beatrice of Shelley poem. : CENCI
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Marriage vow. : IDO
30
Stouthearted ones. : MEN
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Oahu feasts. : LUAUS
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Cottage: Poet. : BOWER
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Plant. : SOW
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Initials of 1941. : OPA
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Bill. : BANKNOTE
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Con man's "game." : BADGER
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Punches. : JABS
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Guardian spirits. : DAEMONS
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Fungi. : MORELS
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___'s cap for. : SETONE
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Have a propensity for. : TENDTO
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Look up to. : ESTEEM
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Original. : NOVEL
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___ disturb. : DONOT
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Soggy. : DAMP
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Musical instrument. : OBOE
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Gainer. : DIVE
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Fairy queen. : MAB
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Car part: Abbr. : MAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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