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New York Times, Friday, March 25, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { H J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Across
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Legal writ of arrest. : CAPIAS
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Improper application. : MISUSE
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Exaggerate. : OVERDO
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Contributing. : DONATING
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Latter-day Saint. : MORMON
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In the open air. : ALFRESCO
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Fine cotton cloth. : PIMA
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Contravened. : DENIED
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High craggy hill. : TOR
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Lyric work. : ODE
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Concentrate. : CENTER
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Apart from anything else. : MERE
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Woman's headband. : TIARA
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Thrice: Lat. : TER
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Challenged. : DARED
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Understanding: Fr. : ENTENTE
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Bacheller hero. : EBEN
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"___ Romanorum." : GESTA
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Asian palm. : ARECA
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Archaeological find. : TOMB
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Highwayman. : BRIGAND
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Shade of yellow. : LEMON
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Bard's "ever." : EER
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Villa ___, in Tivoli. : DESTE
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Unyielding. : IRON
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Right to hold something. : TENURE
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What "zehn" means. : TEN
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Coal product. : TAR
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City east of Torino. : MILANO
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Prank: Colloq. : DIDO
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Limited to a small circle. : ESOTERIC
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Historic mountain. : ARARAT
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Inherent. : RESIDENT
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Memorable queen of Tonga. : SALOTE
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Grow less. : RECEDE
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Wreathed. : TWINED
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Fruit dish. : COMPOTE
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Staying aloof. : AVOIDING
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Diffuse itself through. : PERMEATE
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"La Douce" of French play. : IRMA
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Excitement. : ADO
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Meteorological testing device. : SONDE
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"Les Femmes Savantes" playwright. : MOLIERE
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Draw as a conclusion. : INFER
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Orange-red stone. : SARD
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Colorado Indian. : UTE
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British nurse. : SISTER
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Claque's shout. : ENCORE
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Great name in poetry. : DANTE
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Cut triangularly. : GORED
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Being: Sp. : ENTE
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District of Switzerland. : CANTON
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Riding academy. : MANEGE
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___ one's laurels. : RESTON
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Ridicule. : DERIDE
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Headgear. : TAM
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Counter. : BAR
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Commercial alloy. : CASTIRON
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Precede in time. : ANTEDATE
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Hurry-up route. : BEELINE
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Brown: Fr. : BRUN
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Showed. : DENOTED
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61.02 cubic inches. : LITER
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Reminder of man's fallibility. : ERASER
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Sullen. : MOROSE
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Legislate. : ENACT
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Ready to retire. : TIRED
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Picnic of a kind. : ROAST
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Native of ancient Ecbatana. : MEDE
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Modern painter. : DALI
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Twitching. : TIC
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Weather word. : RAW

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