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New York Times, Tuesday, June 21, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,156
Across
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Mountain feature. : CHASM
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San ___, Rivera resort. : REMO
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Certain G.I.'s. : SGTS
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"Lady" in a song. : EADIE
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Own. : AVOW
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Eastern craft. : PROA
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Stumbled: Poet. : SLIPT
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Lugubrious complaints. : JEREMIADS
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In addition. : TOO
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Cognizant. : AWARE
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Works of a current cartoonist. : ARNOS
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Usurp. : ASSUME
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In good spirits. : ELATED
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Timber wolves. : LOBOS
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Environment. : MEDIUM
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One of the side arms. : SABER
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Outright. : UTTER
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River into the Volga. : OKA
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Succeed. : PROSPER
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Inspires with. : INFUSES
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Past. : AGO
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Proverbial fault. : HASTE
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"___ of singing birds." : ANEST
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Musical works. : RONDOS
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Dropsy. : EDEMA
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Skilled monologuist, French style. : DISEUR
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Flowers. : LILACS
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Polynesian. : MAORI
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Buffoon. : DROLL
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Knock. : RAP
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Pretender's dream. : ACCESSION
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Choleric. : IRATE
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Annoys. : IRKS
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Business letter phrase. : INRE
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Poet Wystan. : AUDEN
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In case. : LEST
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Catfish Row dweller. : BESS
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Capable. : SMART
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Jai alai equipment. : CESTA
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Symbols of virtue. : HALOS
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Word of farewell. : ADIOS
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Tiny amount. : SIP
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Change. : METAMORPHOSIS
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Oriental ruler. : RAJA
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The highest point. : EVEREST
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Edible mushroom. : MOREL
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Be beholden (to). : OWE
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Having a steeple. : SPIRED
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Pompous. : GRANDIOSE
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Fuss. : TODO
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Impudence: Colloq. : SASS
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Household head. : MATERFAMILIAS
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Lacy structure. : WEB
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Diminutive suffixes. : ULES
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Word of agreement. : AMEN
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Word of possession. : OURS
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Strummers' instruments. : UKES
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Pole. : MAST
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Wave's cousin. : SPAR
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Constellation. : ARGO
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Rough country: Slang. : BOONDOCKS
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All even. : TIED
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At ___! : EASE
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Singular. : UNAL
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Very annoying persons: Colloq. : TERRORS
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Most dreadful. : DIREST
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Old measure. : ELL
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City near Venice. : UDINE
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Tilled land: Sp. : ARADA
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___cornered. : CATER
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Extremely tired. : SPENT
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First-class item. : MAIL
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Israeli seaport. : ACRE
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Individuals. : ONES
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Blood relative. : SIB
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Cuban export. : RUM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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