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New York Times, Wednesday, April 27, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,101
Across
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Ozone's replacement. : SMOG
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Now: Lat. : NUNC
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Men in blue. : UMPS
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___ Flow. : SCAPA
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Consumer. : USER
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Brief look. : PEEP
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Relax. : TAKEITEASY
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Rent. : TORE
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Live. : ARE
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State: Abbr. : NEV
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Loud complaints: Colloq. : SQUAWKS
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Withstood. : RESISTED
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Not identified: Abbr, : UNK
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Western U.S. lake. : UTAH
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Indication. : EVIDENCE
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Fresh. : SASSY
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What ___? : OFIT
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Quickly. : SOON
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Chemical suffix. : ASE
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Covertly. : SUBROSA
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Drowse. : NOD
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Life, for short. : BIOG
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Table game. : POOL
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Chips. : NICKS
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Representations. : EFFIGIES
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Great composer. : BACH
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From, in Dutch names. : VAN
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Not in ___. : THELEAST
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Divined. : FORESAW
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At all. : ANY
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Ballad. : LAY
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Personal: Prefix. : IDIO
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Makes trouble: Slang. : RAISESCAIN
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Prefix with made or composed. : SELF
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Mineral silicate. : MICA
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Suffuse slightly. : TINGE
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Leather. : CALF
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Slash. : SLIT
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___ precedent. : SETA
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Panic. : SCARE
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Does with. : MAKESUSEOF
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Cockney's "trust." : OPE
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Disputes. : GAINSAYS
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Spanish numeral. : NUEVE
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All fifty. : USA
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Noun ending. : NESS
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Surrender. : CRYQUITS
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Ventilating shafts. : UPTAKES
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Kittenish sound. : MEOW
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Freshen (up). : PERK
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Goddess of hope. : SPES
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Be featured. : STAR
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Hebrew letter. : TETH
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German connective. : UND
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Possessive. : ITS
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Thaw. : DEFROST
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Stringed instrument. : VIOL
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Cool. : NONCHALANT
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Concoct. : COOK
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Finishes. : ENDS
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Quién ___? : SABE
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Quasi. : ASIF
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Wood wind. : OBOE
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Belligerent. : UPINARMS
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Researchers. : ANALYSTS
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Emit. : GIVEOFF
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Cool. : ICE
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Krypton. : GAS
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Nota ___. : BENE
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Tackles. : HASAT
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Siberian antelope. : SAIGA
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Hexham's river. : TYNE
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Exchequer. : FISC
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Anc. music halls. : ODEA
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Brooklet. : RILL
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Complaint. : WAIL
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Here: Fr. : ICI
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Co., in France. : CIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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