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New York Times, Saturday, April 30, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,104
Across
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Many-seeded fruit. : MELON
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Differently. : ELSE
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Teenager's concern. : DATE
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Star in Centaurus. : AGENA
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Pas de ___. : DEUX
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Dollars. : ONES
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Baron of beef. : ROAST
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Golden. : GILT
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Exclamations: Abbr. : INTS
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Slander. : ASPERSE
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Special article. : FEATURE
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Tent item. : COT
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Versatile one. : HANDYMAN
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Garden plant, the speedwell. : VERONICA
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Part of D.V. : DEO
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A Karamazov. : IVAN
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Beclouds. : FOGS
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Nape of the neck. : NUCHA
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___-off. : SEND
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Bottle size. : FIFTH
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Top or peak. : ROOF
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Fundamental study: Abbr. : ARITH
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Savage Island. : NIUE
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Fish. : SOLE
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Experiences. : HAS
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Whining one. : SNIVELER
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Empty tomb. : CENOTAPH
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Neighbor of Pa. : DEL
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"Santa ___ coming to town." : CLAUSIS
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Plane or auto currents. : AIRFLOW
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Scottish writer. : LANG
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Insect's feeler. : PALP
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Cut leather. : SKIVE
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Cut with acid. : ETCH
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Opposite of aweather. : ALEE
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Duck or down. : EIDER
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Yard parts. : FEET
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Neighbor of Tex. : NMEX
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Boutique. : STORE
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Name claimed by Naomi. : MARA
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Alter ___. : EGOS
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Entrechat. : LEAP
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After thinking it over. : ONSECONDTHOUGHT
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Mineral found in salt lakes. : NATRON
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Verge. : EDGE
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Coins of Rumania. : LEI
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___ drugs. : SULFA
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Prolong. : EXTEND
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Something for 25 Across. : DOITYOURSELFKIT
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Year: Lat. : ANNUM
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Aquarium fish. : TETRA
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Neighbor of Altendorf. : ESSEN
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Awkward. : STIFF
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British protectorate. : ADEN
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Cousins of eels. : HAGFISH
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Passport addendum. : VISA
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At any time. : EVER
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Eastern title. : RANI
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Quarter. : COIN
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Astonish. : STUN
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Composed. : COOL
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Small bay, as in place names. : HOLE
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Southwest wind. : AFER
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Juvenile heroine. : HEIDI
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Toques. : HATS
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One of the Marianas. : SAIPAN
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Stichs. : VERSES
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Musical sign. : CCLEF
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Make exultant. : ELATE
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Garner's middle name. : NANCE
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Song of David. : PSALM
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Point. : APEX
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Resort on the Adriatic. : LIDO
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Finished. : OVER
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Used to be. : WERE
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Civil War name. : LEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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