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New York Times, Friday, May 13, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 3, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,117
Across
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Drinks: Colloq. : MALTS
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Gossip. : TALK
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Someone hard to cope with. : OGRE
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Knock for ___. : ALOOP
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To one side: Dial. : AGEE
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East Indian bird. : RAYA
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Via ___. : SACRA
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Bible of 1611. : KINGJAMES
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Role in "Oliver Twist." : SIKES
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Letters. : EFS
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"___ of robins in her hair." : ANEST
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Bearlike marsupial. : WOMBAT
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Marbles. : MIGS
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You, in 18 Across. : THOU
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___ ear . . . : INONE
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"When Adam delved and Eve ___ . . . " : SPAN
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Settled (in). : ROOTED
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Party in Paris. : FETE
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Season in Paris. : ETE
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German conjunction. : UND
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Music arranger. : ADAPTER
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Mesabi product. : ORE
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Political party: Abbr. : SOC
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Grand ___. : TIER
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Sounded harshly. : RASPED
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Walked. : TROD
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School in Paris. : ECOLE
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Drinks. : ALES
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Collars. : NABS
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Hawk. : PEDDLE
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Ghana city. : ACCRA
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Resistance unit. : OHM
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Spy, in Spain. : ESPIA
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Famous Ludwig. : BEETHOVEN
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Texas county. : MILAM
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Being, in Paris. : ETRE
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Where Baylor University is. : WACO
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Ready to vote. : OFAGE
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19th century singer. : LIND
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British island and cathedral. : ELYS
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"___ bonnie banks . . . " : BYYON
Down
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Large-scale. : MASS
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With 19 Down, a game. : ALAI
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Best seller (with "The"). : LOCKWOODCONCERN
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Removed forcibly. : TOREOUT
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Sudden activity. : SPASM
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___ interest. : TAKEAN
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Best seller. : AGIFTOFPROPHECY
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Focusing agent. : LENS
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Small barrel. : KEG
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Simians, for short. : ORANGS
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Best seller. : GAMESPEOPLEPLAY
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Romany ___. : RYES
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Right side of a map. : EAST
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See 2 Down. : JAI
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Old hens. : BIDDIES
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Measured. : METERED
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Buster's target. : TRUST
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System in some schools. : HONOR
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Final income. : NET
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Up ___ (cornered). : ATREE
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Musts. : NEEDS
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Consume. : EAT
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Long time. : ERA
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Washington agency. : AEC
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Oyster plant. : SALSIFY
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Shaped with angled seams. : DARTED
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Greek island. : LEMNOS
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Sound of scorn. : BAH
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Release from the Army: Brit. slang. : DEMOB
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First farmer. : ABEL
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Of the whale. : CETI
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Shape of some faces. : OVAL
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Emilia's spouse. : IAGO
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End of a creed. : AMEN
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Part of IOU. : OWE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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