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New York Times, Monday, April 11, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,085
Across
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Fern cells. : SPORES
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Plot. : CABAL
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Small wind instrument. : OCARINA
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Of the roof of the mouth. : PALATAL
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Blenheim and others. : PALACES
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"Johnny ___." : ONENOTE
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Uplift. : ELATE
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Kind of edition: Abbr. : SPL
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Irish county seat. : ENNIS
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Counsel: Poet. : REDE
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Spirits. : SOULS
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World War I Admiral. : SIMS
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Black bird. : ANI
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Important TV figure. : SPONSOR
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Born. : NEE
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Conscious. : SENTIENT
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In spite of: Fr. : MALGRE
33
Horatian works. : ODES
34
___-Lenape Indians. : LENI
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Fearful. : SCARED
38
Certain leather-workers. : SADDLERS
42
Step, in dancing. : PAS
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Iroquois Indians. : SENECAS
45
Rent. : LET
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Type of book: Abbr. : ANTH
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Marriage portion. : DOWRY
49
Word with head or foot. : WEAR
50
Entrance stairway. : STOOP
52
Equal: Prefix. : ISO
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Art form. : DRAMA
54
Useful books. : MANUALS
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Took up and ate, in a way. : SPOONED
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Unproductive. : STERILE
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Penelope's problem. : SUITORS
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N.A.M. and others. : ASSNS
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Posts. : ENTERS
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Triangle. : SCALENE
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Legendary hero. : PALADIN
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Harangue. : ORATE
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Important crop. : RICE
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Suffix in chemistry. : ENE
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Noted English family. : SASSOONS
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Preserve. : CAN
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Wedding announcement. : BANNS
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Making reparation. : ATONING
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Hero of Scott's "Redgauntlet." : LATIMER
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Bing's concern. : OPERAS
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Takes a vote. : POLLS
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Tenant. : LESSEE
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Boat. : PUNT
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Accelerated (with "up"). : SPEEDED
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At an indefinite time. : SOMEDAY
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Parties in a contest. : SIDES
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Strips of shoe leather. : RANDS
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"High ___." : TOR
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Girl's nickname. : LIL
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Ball game. : LACROSSE
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Sudden violent efforts. : SPASMS
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Musical offering. : CANTATA
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___ throw. : ASTONES
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Does needlework. : SEWS
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Memorable White House name. : ELEANOR
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Enlarging implements. : REAMERS
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Violins, for short. : STRADS
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Racket. : NOISE
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Points of time. : HOURS
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Composed. : WROTE
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Bread, in France. : PAIN
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Old Dutch coin. : DOIT
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Certain libraries: Abbr. : LLS
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Wordplay. : PUN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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