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New York Times, Wednesday, May 11, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,115
Across
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Opera remembered for "Home, Sweet Home." : CLARI
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Musical signs. : CLEFS
11
Namesakes of scientist Mendel. : GREGORS
13
Without restraint. : FREELY
14
Took off. : RANAWAY
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Trail the field. : RUNLAST
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Checks copy. : EDITS
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Vichy. : SPA
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Villa ___. : DESTE
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Imprint. : STAMP
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Ostrich. : RHEA
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Mental perception. : KEN
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Early American. : PIONEER
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Type squares. : EMS
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Surprise. : STARTLE
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Devil's paintbrush and others. : WEEDS
33
Recent. : LATE
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Commotion. : STIR
35
A or B, for example. : GRADE
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Features of a landscape. : SCENERY
40
Ophidian. : BOA
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Rhetors. : ORATORS
43
Dawn goddess. : EOS
45
___ temperature. : RUNA
47
Pronunciation faults. : SLURS
48
Moslem judge. : CADI
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Leave out. : ELIDE
51
Lyric form. : ODE
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Lubricated. : OILED
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Pursued and captured. : RANDOWN
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Turtle, for one. : REPTILE
57
Member of an office pool. : STENOG
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Common symptoms. : SNEEZES
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Bucephalus. : HORSE
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Over. : ENDED
Down
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Supports for handset telephones. : CRADLES
2
Merciful. : LENIENT
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Marble. : AGATE
4
Knitter's concern. : ROWS
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One of the Gershwins. : IRA
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Vineyard: Fr. : CRU
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Impart. : LEND
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Fisher. : EELER
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Sparkled. : FLASHED
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Networks. : SYSTEMS
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Language. : GREEK
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Heart contraction. : SYSTOLE
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State (of mind). : FRAME
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Products of the Orient. : TEAS
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Sheet of glass. : PANE
22
Mothers' helpers. : SITTERS
23
Certain alloys. : PEWTERS
26
Spanish museum. : PRADO
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Guiding lines. : REINS
30
___ king. : ALA
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Before. : ERE
34
Olympics officials. : SCORERS
35
Popular dish. : GOULASH
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Met unexpectedly. : RANINTO
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Kind of poker. : STUD
38
Apprehend clearly. : REALIZE
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Sang, in a way. : YODELED
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___ Rabbit. : BRER
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Lengthwise. : ALONG
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Parties in a contest. : SIDES
46
Viper. : ADDER
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Adduced. : CITED
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Geologist's concern. : EONS
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Kind of letter. : OPEN
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Alas! : WOE
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Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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