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New York Times, Tuesday, April 19, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,093

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Operatic voices. : BASSI
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A dime to a dollar. : TENTH
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Exchanges of flattery: Abbr. : TLS
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In the offing. : AFOOT
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Learned Hebrew of long ago. : AMORA
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Tiny. : WEE
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Falcons. : BIRDSOFPREY
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Adjective suffix. : IVE
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"___ Brute!" : ETTU
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Powers: Abbr. : RTS
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Loved greatly. : ADORED
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A real gone bird. : MOA
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As you like it. : IDEALLY
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"___ is flown." : THEBIRD
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___-tonk. : HONKY
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Verily. : YEA
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Yeast. : LEAVEN
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Black: Poet. : EBON
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Canine sound effects. : GRRS
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Inlet. : RIA
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Boy of Barcelona. : NINO
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Soft ___. : SELL
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Warnings. : ALERTS
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Gypsy. : ROM
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Desert plant. : YUCCA
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Princess of Irish legend. : DEIRDRE
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Famous tapestry. : GOBELIN
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Mariner's course. : NBE
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Surveyor's tool. : ALIDAD
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Good sign on the Rialto. : SRO
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Hold in. : BATE
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Sequence: Abbr. : SER
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Scene of Luther's ordeal, 1521. : DIETOFWORMS
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Place for 11 Down. : PAD
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"Ah! Bitter chill ___." : ITWAS
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Village near Verdun. : ORNES
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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Some vetoes. : NYETS
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___'s own. : ONONE
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Innocent one. : BABE
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Throw ___. : AFIT
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Kind. : SORT
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Not ___ (fairly smart). : SODUMB
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"___ a bird!" : ITS
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White House name. : TAFT
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Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
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Prefix with east or west. : NOR
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"Don't ___ me!" : TREADON
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New York planetarium. : HAYDEN
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Helicopter. : TWIRLYBIRD
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Tell the truth: Slang. : LEVEL
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Down at heel. : SEEDY
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"___ Ben Jonson!" : ORARE
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Made of a certain wood. : OAKEN
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Squeak silencer. : OIL
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"___ a wise man say . . . " : IHEARD
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Cups with two or more handles. : TYGS
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Now's companion. : HERE
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Communication satellites. : EARLYBIRDS
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French admiral and statesman. : DARLAN
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Compete. : VIE
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___ about. : ONOR
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Greek province. : NOME
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Pivoted. : SLUED
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Quality of lime. : ACIDITY
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Minute hand position. : TENOF
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Close relative. : SIB
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Wearing. : CLADIN
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Regenerated. : REBORN
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Inlet to the St. Lawrence. : GASPE
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N. Y. city. : OLEAN
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
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Antarctic shelf. : ROSS
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Current cartoonist. : ARNO
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Counterfeiter's nemeses. : TMEN
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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Sheep. : EWE
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Pay court to. : WOO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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