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New York Times, Tuesday, May 17, 1966

38-Across : "Seventh ___."

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,121
Across
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Tolstoi. : LEO
4
Norris novel (with "The"). : PIT
7
Lecture prop. : CHART
12
Recoil. : BACKLASH
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Of a planet. : LUNAR
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City in Texas. : AMARILLO
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Marbles. : AGATES
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Ice pinnacle. : SERAC
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Spanish painter. : MIRO
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Indian. : REE
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Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
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South Sea islander. : KANAKA
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Flighty exclamation. : LALA
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Procedure. : STEP
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Novelist Macaulay. : ROSE
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Within the law. : LICIT
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Unbending. : RIGID
33
American merchant. : FILENE
34
Exponent of naturalism. : THEODOREDREISER
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"Seventh ___." : HEAVEN
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One of a large family. : QUINT
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Destroys: Var. : RASES
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Ruminate. : MUSE
42
Myra of music. : HESS
46
Place near the land of Nod. : EDEN
47
Handy tool. : PLIERS
49
Fiber knot. : NEP
50
Hardwood. : ELM
51
Zloty, for one. : COIN
52
Sarai's servant. : HAGAR
54
Be furious. : SEETHE
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B.C. Roman conspirator. : CATILINE
59
Tinker in "Midsummer Night's Dream." : SNOUT
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Elevation. : EMINENCE
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Milieu of 37 Down. : STAGE
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Kennel noise. : YIP
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Witness. : SEE
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Mournful ballad. : LAMENT
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Card game. : ECARTE
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Poddy plant. : OKRA
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Intimate: Slang. : PAL
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Avalon, for one: Abbr. : ISL
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19th-century stylist. : THOMASDEQUINCEY
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Santa ___. : CLARA
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Great novelist. : HUGO
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Collection of anecdotes. : ANA
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Hectic goings-on. : RATRACES
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Mountain feature. : TREELINE
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Luxuriates. : BASKS
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French ___. : LICK
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Usher. : SEATER
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Prominent Pennsylvanian. : IKE
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Gaseous element. : ARGON
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Rouge's companion. : NOIR
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Adam's fabled wife. : LILITH
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Made clear. : PROVEN
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Mortgage. : LIEN
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"The ___ of March." : IDES
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Chicken. : FRIER
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What good things come in. : THREES
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Like the horseman of Sleepy Hollow. : HEADLESS
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Legal right. : EASEMENT
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Great name in Italy. : DUSE
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Year in Macbeth's time. : MLI
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Diesel. : ENGINE
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Session. : SEANCE
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Berlin's river. : SPREE
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Type of writer: Fr. : POETE
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Climb (up). : SHIN
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Explosive sound. : CHUG
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Tavern specialties. : ALES
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___ man. : TOA
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Pierrot, for example. : AMI
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Cant. : TIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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