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New York Times, Thursday, March 31, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 89, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,074
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Famous first name in mysteries. : AGATHA
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Safecracker: Slang. : PETEMAN
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Grazed in passing. : BRUSHED
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Urban center on the Shannon. : ATHLONE
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Tea experts. : TASTERS
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Part of the harvest. : SHEAVES
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In the last (month). : ULTIMO
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Kelly the clown. : EMMETT
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Republic in the Pyrenees. : ANDORRA
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Wagner role. : WOTAN
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Three ___ match. : ONA
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Brother of Hodiah's wife. : NAHAM
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Bolivian mining city. : ORURO
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No one: Lat. abbr. : NEM
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Popular radio offering. : OPERA
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Theme. : MOTIF
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Topsy's friend. : EVA
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Angry man. : FUMER
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Fed the kitty. : ANTED
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The Almighty. : GOD
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Something special. : TREAT
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Din. : NOISE
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___ loss. : ATA
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Famous Patrick. : HENRY
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___ gives consent. : SILENCE
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Units of weight. : CARATS
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Small monkey of India. : RHESUS
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Type of medical man. : OCULIST
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The strings. : VIOLINS
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Escort. : RETINUE
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Try to equal. : EMULATE
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Tested. : ASSAYED
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Italian city near the Adriatic. : TERAMO
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Asian sea. : ARAL
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Outburst of laughter. : GUST
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Italian city famous for its wine. : ASTI
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Play by G.B.S. : THEMANOFDESTINY
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Great blue bird. : HERON
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Classified items. : ADS
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Ballet step. : PAS
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Milieu for astronauts. : ETHER
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Where Susa was. : ELAM
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Affect emotionally. : MOVE
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Swiss-French author. : ANET
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Coop receptacle. : NEST
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Abbreviation in physics. : BTU
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Ulster county. : DONEGAL
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Enough to swing an election. : ONEVOTE
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Moslem month. : RAMADAN
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"The ___ in White." : WOMAN
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Maine college town. : ORONO
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For all instruments: Mus. : TUTTI
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Zodiac sign. : ARIES
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River into the Orinoco. : APURE
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Heroes of the Wild West. : HEMEN
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Toward the back. : AREAR
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Borgnine's Oscar role. : MARTY
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Publish. : ISSUE
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Nonpaying occupation. : CRIME
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Cooper character. : CORA
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Tops of suits. : ACES
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Fixed practices. : RUTS
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By another way: Lat. : ALIA
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Name meaning elfin. : ELLA
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Scene of popular musical. : SIAM
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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Direction. : SSE
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Do a farmer's job. : TED
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November 11 honors him. : VET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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