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New York Times, Saturday, May 28, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,132
Across
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In pursuit of. : AFTER
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Name in labor lore. : DEBS
10
Sets in opposition. : PITS
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Very near. : CLOSE
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Et ___. : ALII
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Concerning. : INRE
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Similarity. : COMPARISON
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Example to be followed: Abbr. : STAN
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With 37 and 55 Across, quote from Cervantes. : DILIGENCEIS
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Household word. : PAPA
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___ and terminer. : OYER
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U.S. mountain range. : UINTA
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Abrupt, sharp sounds. : CLACKS
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End. : AIM
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Obstinate: Dial. : SOT
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French pastry. : TARTE
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Thicket. : COPSE
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Indignation. : IRE
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See 20 Across. : THEMOTHEROF
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By: Ger. : BEI
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Small pie. : PATTY
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Strange. : ALIEN
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Part of Canada: Abbr. : ONT
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Make a choice. : OPT
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Soft and light. : FLEECY
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Come to ___. : GRIEF
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Spanish river into the Douro. : ESLA
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Fictional canine. : ASTA
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See 20 Across. : GOODFORTUNE
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Crescent-shaped figure. : LUNE
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Discoverer, for one. : SPACECRAFT
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Kind of jacket. : ETON
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Subside. : SINK
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Comicality. : HUMOR
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Puzzle copy: Abbr. : DEFS
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Presidential nickname. : ANDY
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___ one. : ONEBY
Down
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Bank abbreviation. : ACC
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Nickname in theater lore. : FLO
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Jones. : TOM
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Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
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Study. : READ
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Paper. : DAILY
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Girl's name. : ELSIE
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Kind of book. : BIOGRAPHY
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Without: Lat. : SINE
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Fish: Prefix. : PISCI
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Deepens. : INTENSIFIES
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Turncoat. : TRAITOR
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Felt. : SENSATE
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Spanish rivers. : RIOS
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Figure. : NUMERAL
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Bank abbreviation. : PCT
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___ king. : ALA
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___ Poland, 1939. : PARTITIONOF
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Hormone. : ACTH
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"___ the grass." : KEEPOFF
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Verb suffix. : ISE
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Kind of fastener. : COTTERPIN
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Cooperstown name. : OTT
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Tourist's guide. : MAP
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Olive genus. : OLEA
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Made a botch of. : BOGGLED
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On the way. : ENROUTE
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Outside: Prefix. : ECT
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Youth group: Abbr. : NYA
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Temple: Arch. : FANE
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Gardens. : EDENS
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Small table. : STAND
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Providential. : LUCKY
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Greek mountain. : OSSA
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Repetition of a sort. : ECHO
60
Quick trip. : RUN
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Watch pocket. : FOB
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Effort. : TRY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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