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New York Times, Saturday, June 18, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,153

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Across
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Man of letters. : SHAW
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Exclamation of vexation. : PSHAW
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Former art cult. : DADA
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Girl's name. : LISA
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Johanna Spyri's heroine. : HEIDI
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First letter: Abbr. : INIT
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Phrases heard at weddings. : IDOS
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Elihu and family. : YALES
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Newspaper abbreviation. : ADVT
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Diabolic. : MEPHISTOPHELIAN
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Here: Fr. : ICI
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Thrice: Prefix. : TER
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Hot spot. : FURNACE
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Thinnest, as air. : RAREST
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Take down ___. : APEG
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Semite. : ARAB
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Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
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Office copy, for short. : STAT
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It is permitted: Lat. : LICET
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Tighten tackle, on a ship. : FRAP
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Young animal. : TOTO
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Dress decor. : SASH
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Mystery. : RUNE
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Does not spare the rod. : SPANKS
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Adriatic port. : TRIESTE
51
"___ a bird!" : ITS
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Feminine suffix. : ESS
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Penn, Oglethorpe, Williams, et al. : FOUNDINGFATHERS
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With skill. : ABLY
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Perpetrator of Black Friday, 1869. : GOULD
65
Dies ___ (Day of Wrath). : IRAE
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Tree trunk. : BOLE
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Building dedicated to the arts: Fr. : MUSEE
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Discovery ship. : NINA
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Spanish muralist. : SERT
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Rose distillate. : ATTAR
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Achieves. : GETS
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Take off weight. : SLIM
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Cache. : HIDE
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Soaking wet. : ASOP
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State. : WASHINGTON
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Of natural laws. : PHYSICAL
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County center. : SEAT
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Hawaiian city. : HILO
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Expert. : ADEPT
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Dreamer. : WISHER
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Dashboard item. : DIAL
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"The Moon ___." : ANDI
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Lincoln Center star. : DIVA
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Abbreviation on a memo. : ATTN
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City in Peru. : ICA
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Period. : ERA
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Observes church disciplines. : FASTS
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High. : UPTOP
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Lasso: Sp. : REATA
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Sister of Ares. : ERIS
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Pleasingly new. : REFRESHING
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Beiges. : ECRUS
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Slim. : SCANT
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Type of tent. : TEPEE
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Here: Sp. : ACA
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Superlative. : BEST
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Sewing kit device. : THREADER
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Leather. : KID
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Brand. : STIGMA
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Suffix with harp or violin. : IST
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Projecting nose. : SNOUT
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Pre ___ (houses of a kind). : FABS
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Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
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Stepson of Thor. : ULLR
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Familiar negative. : NYET
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Sharp breeze. : GUST
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Famed Paris market. : FLEA
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DeWitt Clinton's canal. : ERIE
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Talk loudly. : RANT
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The Seven ___. : SEAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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