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New York Times, Tuesday, March 15, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,058
Across
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Tale. : SAGA
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Ingredient in cookery. : SODA
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Fiery items. : COALS
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Color. : ECRU
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State: Abbr. : ALAS
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Give evidence of. : ARGUE
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Concealment of damaging fact. : WHITEWASH
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Money in Abadan. : RIALS
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___ region. : NETHER
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Venus. : HESPERUS
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State: Abbr. : OREG
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Consulted. : SEEN
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Islands off Scotland. : HEBRIDES
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Perfume. : ATTAR
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Correspond. : AGREE
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Pastries. : TARTS
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Admirable person. : GEM
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Made wrathful. : IRED
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Dumas adventurer. : ATHOS
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Island of song. : BALI
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Went ahead. : LED
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Pamper. : SPOIL
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Lucifer. : SATAN
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Buckle, old style. : TACHE
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Bruise of a kind. : BLACKEYE
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With vigor. : HARD
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Abridgement. : SYNOPSIS
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Directly opposite to what is. : IRONIC
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Worker's reward. : RAISE
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"Great ___" of Hawthorne tale. : STONEFACE
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Blackbird. : OUSEL
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Osaka Bay port. : KOBE
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Campus group. : FRAT
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Like cacti. : SPINY
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Went in haste. : SPED
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Advertised event. : SALE
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Like some book bindings. : SEWN
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Suffer. : ACHE
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Spunk. : GRIT
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Wrote. : AUTHORED
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Got mad. : SAWRED
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Wave: Sp. : OLA
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Spirited quality. : DASH
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Residue. : ASHES
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Sometime magic items. : CARPETS
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Traveler's choice. : ORIENT
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Seaweed substance. : AGAR
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Standout. : LULU
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Scary. : EERIE
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Parts of bicycles. : SEATS
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Succeed in reaching. : GETTO
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Weather word. : HAIL
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Bird. : EGRET
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Historic city of Holland. : BREDA
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Hindu "master." : SAHIB
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Marble. : AGATE
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Kind of race. : RELAY
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Bakery product. : ROLLS
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Rich source. : MINE
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Mimics. : APERS
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Contest for amateur cooks. : BAKEOFFS
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Well-formed. : SHAPELY
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Orchestrate. : SCORE
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Picked. : CHOSEN
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In a row. : ALINED
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Platters. : DISKS
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Box office signs. : SROS
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Talk noisily: Slang. : YAUP
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Unless: Lat. : NISI
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Safety sign. : STOP
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City near Kyoto. : NARA
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Adjective suffix. : ICAL
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Whale. : CETE
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Initials of British Order. : OBE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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