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New York Times, Friday, April 29, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,103
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1. Drudgery. : SWEAT
6. Wander. : ROAM
10. Posture. : STANCE
11. Volcanic slag. : CINDER
13. La Guardia. : THELITTLEFLOWER
16. Mopped up. : WIPED
17. Steep. : HILLY
18. Extend. : LIE
19. Mascagni opera. : IRIS
20. Bind afresh. : RETIE
21. Napa Valley product. : WINE
22. Washingtonian: Abbr. : SEN
23. Great trunk artery. : AORTA
24. Having prongs. : TINED
25. Financial men: Abbr. : TRS
26. Burr-Hamilton event, 1804. : DUEL
27. Avid. : HUNGRY
28. Weighing in thought. : PONDERING
30. Conformity. : ACCORD
33. As it ___. : WERE
34. Command to a canine. : SIT
37. Bright sunlight. : GLARE
38. ___ ones. : LOVED
39. Man of experience. : PRO
40. Alaskan town. : NOME
41. Toned down, as colors. : TAMED
42. Body of water. : POOL
43. Indian. : UTE
44. Made of cereal. : OATEN
45. Excelled. : SHONE
46. Old-fashioned girl. : SHRINKINGVIOLET
49. Bambi's creator. : SALTEN
50. One type of income. : EARNED
51. Region of Spain. : LEON
52. Pegasus. : STEED
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1. Comfortable shoes. : STEPINS
2. Cambria. : WALES
3. Arthurian heroine. : ENID
4. Statute. : ACT
5. Limited in scope. : TETHERED
6. Ransack. : RIFLE
7. But: Colloq. : ONLY
8. Troublesome business. : ADO
9. Whimpering. : MEWLING
10. "Third Reich" chronicler. : SHIRER
11. "As You Like It" role. : CELIA
12. Carl or Fritz. : REINER
13. Dance. : TWIST
14. Story almost 100 years old. : LITTLEWOMEN
15. Slender; frail. : REEDY
20. Polyphonic vocal piece. : ROUND
21. Piece of stage scenery. : WING
23. Honor highly. : ADORE
24. Brought into harmony. : TUNED
27. Took on help. : HIRED
28. Meditate (on). : PORE
29. Retaliates for. : REVENGES
30. Lamb: Lat. : AGNUS
31. Vicuña and others. : CLOTHS
32. Of a legislative chamber. : CAMERAL
34. Wound. : SPOOLED
35. Did a household job. : IRONED
36. Commercial sign. : TOLET
38. One-time school requirement. : LATIN
41. Occupied. : TAKEN
42. Desk appurtenance, for short. : PHONE
44. Wise about: Colloq. : ONTO
45. Father: Poet. : SIRE
47. Relating to: Suffix. : ILE
48. Large tank. : VAT

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