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New York Times, Friday, April 1, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,075
Across
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At the drop of ___. : AHAT
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Demonstrative. : THIS
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Soft bark. : WOOF
13
Popular singer. : COMO
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Bryan's nemesis. : HANNA
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Fraulein's name. : ILSA
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Singing group. : TRIO
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Derby site. : EPSOM
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Gives opportunity to. : LETS
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Impress. : ENSTAMP
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Strongly built. : WELLSET
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Wrecks. : DESTROYS
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Cruise port. : RIO
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Sea monster. : ORC
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In a manner of speaking. : ASITWERE
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Hobgoblin. : SPOOK
35
Ric-___, a flat braid. : RAC
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Running dance step. : TROT
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Favorite "down under." : WALTZINGMATILDA
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This ___. : ISIT
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Born. : NEE
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Marks. : NOTES
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"When ___ played . . . " : THEORGAN
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Wham. : POW
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Eye. : ORB
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Relative of 40 Across. : THATISIT
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Desires entrance: Slang. : WANTSIN
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Olympic contender. : ATHLETE
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Ah me! : ALAS
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Come back. : RECUR
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Bounding restriction. : LINE
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Year in Ovid's time. : XVII
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Duplicate. : DITTO
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Prefix indicating a certain gas. : OZON
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___ Bowl. : YALE
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Carol. : NOEL
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Voters for the 21st Amendment. : WETS
Down
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Made believe. : ACTED
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Performer from Brooklyn. : HORNE
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Faulty. : AMISS
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Hit of the 1920's. : TOOTTOOTTOOTSIE
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Refrain words of an old song. : THEMOCKINGBIRD
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One of the Seven Dwarfs. : HAPPY
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Chosen ones. : INS
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Weather word. : SNOW
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Refrain words of Ko-Ko song. : WILLOWTITWILLOW
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Cheers of a kind. : OLES
11
Bones: Prefix. : OSTE
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Kind of worker. : FAST
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Patriotic march. : AMERICANPATROL
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Rice: Sp. : ARROZ
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Aglow. : LIT
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American painter. : SARGENT
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One of the Wellers. : SAM
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First name in "Case" books. : ERLE
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Staffs. : RODS
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Airline abbreviation. : ETA
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Part of a party dress. : SASH
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Folded: Fr. : PLIE
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Repartee. : WIT
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Educational group. : NEA
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Canine, for one. : TOOTH
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N.Y.C. and others. : RRS
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Terre ___. : HAUTE
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Take. : SEIZE
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"Tell___ in Gath." : ITNOT
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Seven years. : TEENS
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Dough-faced. : WAXY
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Edison's middle name. : ALVA
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Catch. : NAIL
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Relative of "nicht." : NEIN
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Musical composition: Abbr. : CTO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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