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New York Times, Tuesday, May 10, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,114
Across
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Area said to be clear. : COAST
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Light splash. : SPAT
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Middle: Prefix. : MEDI
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Let. : ALLOW
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Word of disdain. : PISH
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Ruth's son. : OBED
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Bell town. : ADANO
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Present. : INTRODUCE
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Man's nickname. : MAC
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Less coarse. : FINER
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Term in Five Hundred. : NULLO
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Request (a thing). : ASKFOR
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___ the truth. : TOTELL
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Betel palm. : ARECA
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Anchors ___. : AWEIGH
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Apocryphal book. : TOBIT
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Sports place. : ARENA
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Elected: Fr. : ELU
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Get into ___ (get excited). : ALATHER
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___ hands on. : LAYONES
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Evergreen. : FIR
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French pronoun. : ELLES
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Gratifies. : SATES
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Take one ___ (scold). : TOTASK
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Followings. : SECTS
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Repercussions. : ECHOES
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Brushman. : ARTIST
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Swindle: Colloq. : BUNCO
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Intervening: Law. : MESNE
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___ Jongg. : MAH
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Type of insurance. : ENDOWMENT
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Poem. : ELEGY
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Noun suffixes. : ADES
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With the bow: Mus. : ARCO
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Type of pole. : TOTEM
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Legal term. : TORT
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Town near Fort Devens. : AYER
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Lean. : SPARE
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African fox. : CAAMA
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___ Methuselah. : OLDAS
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Word of regret. : ALACK
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Child. : SON
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Part of a race-starting chant. : TWOFORTHESHOW
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Short auto ride. : SPIN
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Cold remedy. : PINETAR
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Houston ballplayer. : ASTRO
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In diameter: Abbr. : THR
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Unit for measuring flowing water. : MODULE
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Full of high spirits. : EBULLIENT
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Abbreviation in grammar. : DECL
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Concept: Prefix. : IDEO
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Gotham phenomena. : ONEWAYSTREETS
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Wrath. : IRE
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___ accompli. : FAIT
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Lake of Africa. : TANA
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Man's name. : CARL
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Kind of club. : GLEE
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Bohemian martyr. : HUSS
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Charles of Ohio. : TAFT
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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One of Gleason's roles. : BARTENDER
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Nevada city. : ELKO
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Hops kiln. : OAST
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Perfume. : ESSENCE
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Approach and speak to. : ACCOST
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Container. : CAN
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Corundum. : EMERY
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"___ man with seven wives." : IMETA
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Wiser. : SAGER
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Aromatic plant. : THYME
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Be the winner. : BEAT
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Take apart. : UNDO
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Kind of battery: Abbr. : STOR
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Cote sound. : MAA
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Cut off. : LOP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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