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New York Times, Wednesday, May 4, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,108
Across
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Hunt stealthily. : STALK
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Gem. : OPAL
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Adroit. : DEFT
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Sacred writing. : KORAN
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Tabula ___ (clean slate). : RASA
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Latin pronoun. : ILLA
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"___ to bury Caesar ... " : ICOME
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Cause to change an opinion. : BRINGOVER
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Toast. : SKOAL
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Stabilized. : STEADIED
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Living in the woods: Var. : SILVAN
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Piquant. : ZESTY
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Coal mines. : PITS
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Department of Italy. : EMILIA
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"___ Rhythm." : IGOT
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Majestic. : SUPERB
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Part of the name of a dance. : CHA
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Cupboards. : CLOSETS
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Certain fetishes. : VOODOOS
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Penguin's look-alike. : AUK
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Native of Candia. : CRETAN
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Rogues. : IMPS
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County of Northern Ireland. : TYRONE
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Twirl. : SPIN
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The devil ___ (trouble as a consequence). : TOPAY
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Layers. : STRATA
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Part of a highway. : OVERPASS
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Relative of the raccoon. : PANDA
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Weighty. : PONDEROUS
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Part of the skull. : INION
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Quartet member. : ALTO
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River in "Kubla Khan." : ALPH
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Shrew. : SCOLD
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City near Sodom, where Lot took refuge. : ZOAR
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Blushing. : ROSY
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English writer for boys. : HENTY
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Sports gear. : SKIS
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Clock sound. : TOCK
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River in Maine. : AROOSTOOK
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Sectaries at Lhasa. : LAMAISTS
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Tolling. : KNELL
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Globe. : ORB
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Vegetable. : PARSNIP
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"___ was in the beginning ... " : ASIT
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Part of a highway. : LANE
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Electron tube. : DIODE
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First name in Hollywood. : ELVIS
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World-famous street. : FLEET
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Like the ten-o'clock scholar. : TARDY
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Eccentric guy. : GAZABO
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Sunday-school room. : VESTRY
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Entertainer. : AMUSER
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Printer's term. : PICA
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Nanook's home. : IGLU
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Coastal region, Asia Minor to Israel. : LEVANT
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Laundry appliance. : IRONER
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Mate. : COMPANION
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Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
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YMCA, for one. : ASSN
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Copy. : ECTYPE
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Outstrip. : DISTANCE
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Matters of luck. : TOSSUPS
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November birthstone. : TOPAZ
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Convex molding. : OVOLO
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Numerical prefix. : PENTA
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Fervor. : ARDOR
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Imitative. : APISH
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Type of flight. : SOLO
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Numskull. : DOLT
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Prince's nickname. : ANDY
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Fling. : SHY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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