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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
Across
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Drudgery. : SWEAT
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Wander. : ROAM
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Posture. : STANCE
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Volcanic slag. : CINDER
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La Guardia. : THELITTLEFLOWER
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Mopped up. : WIPED
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Steep. : HILLY
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Extend. : LIE
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Mascagni opera. : IRIS
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Bind afresh. : RETIE
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Napa Valley product. : WINE
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Washingtonian: Abbr. : SEN
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Great trunk artery. : AORTA
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Having prongs. : TINED
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Financial men: Abbr. : TRS
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Burr-Hamilton event, 1804. : DUEL
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Avid. : HUNGRY
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Weighing in thought. : PONDERING
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Conformity. : ACCORD
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As it ___. : WERE
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Command to a canine. : SIT
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Bright sunlight. : GLARE
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___ ones. : LOVED
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Man of experience. : PRO
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Alaskan town. : NOME
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Toned down, as colors. : TAMED
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Body of water. : POOL
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Indian. : UTE
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Made of cereal. : OATEN
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Excelled. : SHONE
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Old-fashioned girl. : SHRINKINGVIOLET
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Bambi's creator. : SALTEN
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One type of income. : EARNED
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Region of Spain. : LEON
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Pegasus. : STEED
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Comfortable shoes. : STEPINS
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Cambria. : WALES
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Arthurian heroine. : ENID
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Statute. : ACT
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Limited in scope. : TETHERED
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Ransack. : RIFLE
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But: Colloq. : ONLY
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Troublesome business. : ADO
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Whimpering. : MEWLING
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"Third Reich" chronicler. : SHIRER
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"As You Like It" role. : CELIA
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Carl or Fritz. : REINER
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Dance. : TWIST
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Story almost 100 years old. : LITTLEWOMEN
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Slender; frail. : REEDY
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Polyphonic vocal piece. : ROUND
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Piece of stage scenery. : WING
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Honor highly. : ADORE
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Brought into harmony. : TUNED
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Took on help. : HIRED
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Meditate (on). : PORE
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Retaliates for. : REVENGES
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Lamb: Lat. : AGNUS
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Vicuña and others. : CLOTHS
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Of a legislative chamber. : CAMERAL
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Wound. : SPOOLED
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Did a household job. : IRONED
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Commercial sign. : TOLET
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One-time school requirement. : LATIN
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Occupied. : TAKEN
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Desk appurtenance, for short. : PHONE
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Wise about: Colloq. : ONTO
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Father: Poet. : SIRE
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Relating to: Suffix. : ILE
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Large tank. : VAT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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