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New York Times, Thursday, May 5, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Across
1
Monarch. : SHAH
5
Church feature. : ICON
9
Does a household job. : DUSTS
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So. American rodent. : PACA
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Blackthorn. : SLOE
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___ water. : INHOT
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Native of Medina. : ARAB
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Level, in a way. : RAZE
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Office worker. : STENO
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Government program. : MEDICARE
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Yellow or blue item. : STREAK
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Current Broadway comedy. : THEODDCOUPLE
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Joint. : MUTUAL
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Merchandise. : WARES
29
Deck out. : ARRAY
30
Some modern paintings. : OPART
32
Element in Chinese names. : KAI
35
About 75 cents in Teheran. : RIAL
36
Blazing. : AFIRE
37
Pub order. : PINT
38
Danger signal, current style. : LSD
39
Ike's one-time post. : SHAEF
40
One form of government. : JUNTA
41
Eastern ruler. : EMEER
43
Bivalve. : MUSSEL
44
1,500-mile mountain range. : APPALACHIANS
48
Had a part. : SHARED
49
Passage. : ALLEYWAY
53
Subject. : TOPIC
54
The guardhouse. : BRIG
55
Type of sugar. : CANE
56
Concerning. : ANENT
57
Jewish month. : ADAR
58
Ski center in Utah. : ALTA
59
Stables for cows. : BYRES
60
RLS villain. : HYDE
61
Kind of gas. : TEAR
Down
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Part of the Occident: Abbr. : SPAM
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Run swiftly. : HARE
3
School: Abbr. : ACAD
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Customary. : HABITUAL
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Eshkol's country. : ISRAEL
6
Cigar. : CLARO
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Seeped out. : OOZED
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Society page word. : NEE
9
Twist out of shape. : DISTORT
10
Erroneous. : UNTRUE
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Diplomas. : SHEEPSKINS
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Chromatic. : TONAL
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Stir up a fire. : STOKE
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E. Indian herb, source of red dye. : CHAY
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Take alarm. : SCARE
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One of a well-known Seven. : DWARF
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Crumbly earth. : MARL
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Popular author. : URIS
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Kind of publication. : TRADEPAPER
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Joan ___. : OFARC
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Symbol of ease. : PIE
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Stake. : ANTE
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Printing abbreviation. : ITAL
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In the black. : AHEAD
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Animal of song and film. : PUSSYCAT
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Singles out. : SELECTS
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Vacation time. : JUNE
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Type of painting. : MARINE
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In spite of: Fr. : MALGRE
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Make ___ at. : ASTAB
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Four-flusher's pal. : PHONY
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Robust. : HARDY
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War epic. : ILIAD
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Cloth ribbing. : WALE
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Theater group. : ANTA
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Part of a lifetime. : YEAR
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Pooh's cousin. : BAH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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