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New York Times, Saturday, April 16, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
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Ready. : ALLSET
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Soothing. : BLAND
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Weeps and wails. : BOOHOOS
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Goofs. : BOOBOOS
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Quick-lunch place. : AUTOMAT
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Overadmire. : IDOLIZE
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Blend. : STIR
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Soother. : SALVE
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Functions. : USES
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Drumming. : TATTOO
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Wants. : NEEDS
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Devoured. : EATEN
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March man. : SOUSA
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Lichen shoots. : FRONDS
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Lee penny, in Scott novel. : TALISMAN
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Wiped. : TOWELED
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Cochineal color. : CARMINE
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Barely shod. : SANDALED
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Vaunts. : BOASTS
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Plums. : SLOES
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Wish well to. : BLESS
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"Woman with ___." : APAST
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Small part or parts. : DETAIL
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Haft. : HILT
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Gay place. : PAREE
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Catch. : TAKE
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Everywhere. : ALLOVER
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Part of Europe. : ESTONIA
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Dog talks. : BOWWOWS
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Man talks. : POWWOWS
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Certain years. : TEENS
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Learned Indian. : PANDIT
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Boor. : LOUT
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French novelist. : LOTI
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Docked. : SHORTENED
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Inventory time: Abbr. : EOM
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Symbol of warmth. : TOAST
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Presage. : BODE
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Game. : LOO
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Once in ___ moon. : ABLUE
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Sound. : NOISE
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Nodded. : DOZED
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Acts of Congress: Abbr. : STATS
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Camp. : BIVOUAC
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Plunder. : LOOT
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First ___. : ANDLAST
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African city. : NAIROBI
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Newts. : EFTS
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Town near Caracas. : AROA
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Business center. : TOWN
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Pitcher's plate. : SLAB
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Retail. : SELL
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Limited in outlook. : SMALLTOWN
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___ en scène. : MISE
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Tiny workers. : ANTS
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Suffix of quality. : NESS
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Himalayan trees. : DEODARS
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Forest dweller. : DEER
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Saturate. : STEEP
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Jezebel's husband. : AHAB
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Trial unit, as in TV. : PILOT
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"For ___ Have and Are."—Kipling poem, 1914. : ALLWE
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Civil War writer. : STOWE
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Greek fabulist. : AESOP
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Benches. : PEWS
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"A wink's as good as ___." : ANOD
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Flightless bird. : KIWI
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Bridge position. : EAST
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From, in certain names. : VON
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Pair: Scot. : TWA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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