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New York Times, Saturday, March 5, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,048
Across
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Masterpieces. : GEMS
5
"Go" or "stay." : VERB
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Performs, in a way. : PLAYS
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Botanical angle. : AXIL
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Gallic name. : ELIE
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Place for a decoration. : LAPEL
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With 40 and 64 Across, a quote from Montaigne. : MENAREMOSTAPTTO
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Surpassed (a record). : BROKE
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Musical sound. : TOOT
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Extend. : STRETCH
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Musician's device. : MUTE
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Certain containers. : SILOS
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Send back. : REMAND
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Notices. : ADS
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Fasten. : RIVET
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Cooler. : ICER
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See 17 Across. : BELIEVEWHATTHEY
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Border upon. : ABUT
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Physician, old style. : LEECH
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Common suffixes. : ERS
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Current. : STREAM
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Terrible. : DREAD
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Inventor of cordite. : ABEL
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Intrinsic nature. : ESSENCE
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Case in grammar: Abbr. : ABL
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Ever and ___. : ANON
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New York city. : OLEAN
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See 17 Across. : LEASTUNDERSTAND
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Quay. : LEVEE
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Weather word. : GALE
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Flower. : ALOE
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Mount. : STEED
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Ricochet. : SKIP
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Bird food. : SEED
Down
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Animal's legs, used in heraldry. : GAMBS
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Put into action. : EXERT
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Teen-ager, for one. : MINOR
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Assuages. : SLAKES
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Letter. : VEE
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Tree. : ELM
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Uproariously funny performance. : RIOT
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Twig broom. : BESOM
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Western river. : PLATTE
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Circuit. : LAP
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Certain homes: Abbr. : APTS
12
Childish affirmative. : YETH
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Blackthorn. : SLOE
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Fall back. : RETIRE
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Vacation plan. : TOUR
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Year in reign of Antonius Pius. : CLIV
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Dwelling of sorts. : HOVEL
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Discharge. : EMIT
29
Hemmed. : SEWED
31
Long (for). : ACHE
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
33
One-time political group. : DRYS
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Opposite of "Vive!" : ABAS
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Obligation. : DEBT
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Musical term. : SLUR
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Exclamation of satisfaction. : THERE
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Willow genus. : ITEA
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Points, in a game. : ACES
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Greek island. : THASOS
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Decreased. : ABATED
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Caterer's concern. : MENU
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Greek letters. : DELTAS
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Sizes in men's garments. : LONGS
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English hymn writer. : NEALE
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Coracle's cousin. : CANOE
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Over. : ENDED
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"___ right with the world." : ALLS
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Shade of red. : BEET
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Clean, in a way. : LAVE
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State: Abbr. : NDAK
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Spot. : SEE
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Whitney. : ELI
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Fabric. : REP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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