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New York Times, Thursday, May 19, 1966

46-Down : Quatrain.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,123
Across
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Sir, in Africa. : SIDI
5
Olympian god. : ARES
9
Member of a quartet. : BASSO
14
Jet. : EBON
15
Sanskrit dialect. : PALI
16
Mountain spinach. : ORACH
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College at Cambridge. : RADCLIFFE
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Ligurian city. : GENOA
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African stork. : ARGALA
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Barnyard place. : STY
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Goat of the Caucasus. : TUR
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Apocryphal book: Abbr. : ESD
25
Way. : PATH
27
Commercial paper. : NOTE
28
Music master. : BACH
30
Battle-ax. : GISARME
32
Kimono decor. : OBI
33
Comme il ___ (proper). : FAUT
34
Anchises' son. : AENEAS
38
Bank documents. : LETTERSOFCREDIT
41
Test. : TRYOUT
42
Stir up. : ROIL
43
Burmese name. : UNU
44
First name in opera lore. : ADELINA
46
Floating algae. : SCUM
47
New African country, 1960. : CHAD
50
Way. : ROAD
51
___ standstill. : ATA
52
See 27 Across. : IOU
53
Science degree. : MSC
54
Defense formed of felled trees. : ABATIS
57
Bucolic. : RURAL
59
Coy. : KITTENISH
62
Swimming stroke. : CRAWL
63
He was: Lat. : ERAT
64
Novelist Gale. : ZONA
65
Bridal path. : AISLE
66
Stylish: Slang. : TONY
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Kind of book: Abbr. : ANTH
Down
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Evening in Roma. : SERA
2
Construction beam. : IBAR
3
Colorful old Western town. : DODGECITY
4
Not by check. : INCASH
5
South Seas port. : APIA
6
Famous fliers. : RAF
7
Leprechaun. : ELF
8
Midday ritual for some. : SIESTA
9
Bugbear. : BOGY
10
Common verb. : ARE
11
___ Domingo. : SANTO
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Guy, often good. : SCOUT
13
Chicago air terminal. : OHARE
18
Honorary legal degree. : LLD
22
Province of ancient Rome. : THRACIA
25
Vatican name. : PIUS
26
City in Oregon. : ASTORIA
27
Hawaiian goose. : NENE
28
Length of cloth. : BOLT
29
But: Ger. : ABER
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Suspenders of a kind. : GARTERS
31
Blackbird. : MERL
33
Quarrel. : FEUD
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Part of HEW. : EDUCATION
36
Japanese primitive. : AINU
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Grape juice. : STUM
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Natterjack. : TOAD
40
Affectionate. : FOND
45
Piece of jewelry. : LOCKET
46
Quatrain. : STANZA
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About the time of. : CIRCA
48
Beautiful damsel. : HOURI
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Distinctive airs. : AURAS
51
Presidential nickname. : ABE
53
Fem. title. : MLLE
54
Dist. ___. : ATTY
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Verbal contraction. : ISNT
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Jahan, for one. : SHAH
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Tool. : AWL
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Refugee group. : IRO
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Color. : TAN

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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