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New York Times, Saturday, April 23, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 4.94, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 332 (avg 1.87)
Open Squares: 44, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,097
Across
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Watch pockets. : FOBS
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Overload. : CLOG
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Wall lamps. : PINUPS
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As ___. : SOONAS
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Confused. : MIXEDUP
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African antelopes. : IMPALAS
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Inclined. : APT
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Takes forty winks. : SNOOZES
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Call ___ day. : ITA
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Nike ___ missile. : ZEUS
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Chosen. : KOREA
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Faux pas. : SLIP
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Southeast wind. : EURUS
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Chaplin picture (with "The"). : KID
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Champagne buckets. : ICERS
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Stimulate: Colloq. : PEPUP
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Relative of a dick. : GUMSHOE
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Proceed laboriously. : PLOW
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Symbol of triumph. : PALM
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___ on (visits). : LOOKSIN
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Denim pants. : JEANS
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Jocund. : MERRY
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Ending: Abbr. : SUF
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Satisfy. : SLAKE
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Obscure. : BEFOG
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The Israelites. : ZION
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Hebrew letter. : NUN
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Cheer. : COMFORT
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Kind of cleaner: Abbr. : VAC
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Promote. : UPGRADE
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In the main. : LARGELY
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Tars. : SEAMEN
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Acts the barker. : SPIELS
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Spill. : SHED
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Spiritually pure. : HOLY
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Permanent part. : FIXTURE
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All's partner. : ONE
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Signs of Spring. : BUDS
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Mettle. : SPUNK
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___ cropper. : COMEA
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Prunes. : LOPS
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___ shoestring. : ONA
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Italian astronomer. : GALILEO
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Begin to speak: Colloq. : PIPEUP
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Ghost-writer: Slang. : SPOOK
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Formed a judgment. : SIZEDUP
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Trenchant wit. : SATIRE
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Intricacy. : MAZE
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Weakens. : SAPS
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The real McCoy: Abbr. : ORIG
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Champion. : SUPPORT
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Sentimentalism: Slang. : SCHMALZ
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Resentful. : SULKY
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Man and Wight. : ISLES
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Battery terminal: Abbr. : POS
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Army man: Abbr. : MAJ
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Solomon and others. : WISEMEN
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Slowdowns. : LETUPS
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Succulent fruits. : ORANGES
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___ sed! : NUFF
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Ingenuously. : NAIVELY
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Toasts. : SKOALS
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Party-giver's concern. : MENU
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Imprudent ones. : FOOLS
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Reference work: Abbr. : ENCY
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Presaged. : BODED
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Diagram of a sort. : GRAPH
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"___ the dawn." : CAME
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Wine, women, and song. : TRIO
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Cheer. : RAH
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Colloid. : GEL

Answer summary: 3 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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