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New York Times, Thursday, March 3, 1966

60-Across : Light ___.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,046
Across
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Dictator. : TSAR
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Downy. : SOFT
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___ intents and purposes. : TOALL
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Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
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Others: Lat. : ALII
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Via ___. : APPIA
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Act. : PLAYAPART
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Countersinks. : REAMS
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"Just as ___ ... " : IAM
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Hide. : COVERUP
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Cheerful sounds. : RAH
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Status symbol. : CREST
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Go. : DEPART
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Prefix with graph or trope. : HELIO
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Algerian cavalrymen. : SPAHIS
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Fictional dog. : ASTA
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Motor: Abbr. : ENG
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Tender: It. : TENERO
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Severe. : SPARTAN
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Biased. : PARTIAL
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Stuffier. : POKIER
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Exclude. : BAR
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Name meaning rejuvenation. : EDNA
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Zweig. : STEFAN
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Church part. : ALTAR
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Old Egyptian coins. : ASPERS
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Invitation requests. : RSVPS
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Hiatus. : GAP
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___ per aspera. : ADASTRA
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Elusive one. : EEL
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Light ___. : ASAIR
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Famous name of 19th century. : BONAPARTE
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Kind of mate or rate. : FIRST
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Arena event. : BOUT
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" ... ere ___ Elba." : ISAW
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Derisive nickname. : FATTY
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What decorators decorate: Abbr. : INTS
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Ott and others. : MELS
Down
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Subject. : TOPIC
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Fixed by the sun. : SOLAR
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Make ___ for oneself. : ANAME
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Slight trace. : RAY
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Soap, in pharmacy. : SAPO
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Nordic name. : OLAV
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Andiron. : FIREDOG
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Duc or Comte. : TITRE
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Shack covering. : TARPAPER
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Poetic verb. : OPE
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Burning question in U. of S. A. : APARTHEID
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City in Ohio. : LIMA
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Dash against. : LASH
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Entr'___. : ACTE
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Parvenu. : UPSTART
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Descendants of Fatima. : SHARIFS
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Soapbox orators. : RANTERS
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Justice Hand. : LEARNED
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Lodging place. : INN
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Where Shiraz is. : IRAN
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Alone: Lat. : SOLA
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Ophidians. : ASPS
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Spy. : SPOT
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Dismantle. : TAKEAPART
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Social event. : TEAPARTY
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Buddy. : PAL
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Big horn. : BASSOON
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Not give ___. : ARAP
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Stephen Wise. : RABBI
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Chapter's partner. : VERSE
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Part of a rose. : PETAL
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Scads. : SLEWS
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Finish for a fish. : GAFF
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Global area. : ASIA
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Companion of a bolt. : TNUT
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Ship deserters. : RATS
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Follower of an ism. : IST
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Intention. : AIM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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