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New York Times, Wednesday, March 9, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,052
Across
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Sairey, in 1843 novel. : GAMP
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Dissect a sentence. : PARSE
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Today, in Turin. : OGGI
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Actor Sharif. : OMAR
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In re. : ABOUT
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Din. : ROAR
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Southern capital. : BATONROUGE
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914 years ago. : MLII
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Eroded. : ATE
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Horse blanket. : MANTA
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Pops. : SODAS
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___ Island in Bering Strait. : DIOMEDE
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Moon valley. : RILLE
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River of England. : EXE
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Mooch. : SCROUNGE
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Singer. : BASS
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Italian saint. : CLARE
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Court sentence: Slang. : RAP
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Lee Lawrie statue in Rockefeller Center. : ATLAS
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Own: Scot. : AIN
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Jewel. : STONE
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Fur piece. : BOA
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Lady of "la plume." : TANTE
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Advantage. : EDGE
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Cries "Bravo!" : APPLAUDS
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Boys' group. : BSA
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Heavily damp. : SOGGY
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Cereal. : OATMEAL
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Between: Fr. : ENTRE
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Truncheon. : BILLY
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Number on a clock dial. : XII
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Incursion. : RAID
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That open-road feeling. : WANDERLUST
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Contents of env. : INCL
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Tennessee's Ford. : ERNIE
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Fritter (away). : IDLE
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Hardened. : CAKY
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Ruhr metropolis. : ESSEN
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Swerve. : VEER
Down
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Sour. : GOBAD
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Violin family. : AMATI
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San ___. : MATEO
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Snead, for one. : PRO
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Make a show of. : PARADE
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"To fetch her poor dog ___." : ABONE
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Complete defeat. : ROUT
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Source of sweets. : SUGARCANE
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Juin, juillet et août. : ETE
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Imitation gold. : ORMOLU
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Kentucky's flower. : GOLDENROD
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Mother Earth. : GAIA
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Perennial plant. : IRIS
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State: Abbr. : NMEX
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Wild plums. : SLOES
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Arizona city. : MESA
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Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
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Openings. : SLITS
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Group of bad boys. : GANG
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Sword. : EPEE
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Cake. : BABA
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Upon. : ATOP
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Tennessee Williams' "___ Tragedy." : SLAPSTICK
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Sweet snacks. : CANDYBARS
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Present, in a way. : STAGE
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Group of good boys. : TEAM
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Month: Abbr. : AUG
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Condescending. : LORDLY
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Whalebone. : BALEEN
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River of the Ukraine. : STYR
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Something trite: Colloq. : OLDIE
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Diffuse. : EXUDE
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Bridal path. : AISLE
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Metric unit. : LITER
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Sevareid. : ERIC
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Zola novel. : NANA
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Relatives of motels. : INNS
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Tiny. : WEE
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When Claudius I died. : LIV

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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