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New York Times, Friday, June 24, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,159
Across
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Demolish. : RAZE
5
Major or Minor constellation. : CANIS
10
Streamlet. : RILL
14
___ plaisir. : AVEC
15
Province of Italy. : UDINE
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Slangy suffix. : EROO
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Point of interest in San Francisco. : FISHERMENSWHARF
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Baltic country. : ESTONIA
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Collection of chinaware. : TEASET
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Over there: Poet. : YON
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Quills. : PENS
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Waco's river. : BRAZOS
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Babushka. : KERCHIEF
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Girl's name. : LILA
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Potherb. : ORACH
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___-de-sac. : CUL
35
In ___. : AFIX
36
Papal cape. : ORALE
37
___ la! : OHLA
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2nd cen. date. : CLV
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Name of two French scientists. : CURIE
40
Triolet. : POEM
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Persevere. : KEEPATIT
43
One of 39 Across. : PIERRE
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Police bulletins: Abbr. : APBS
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One of the British Isles. : MAN
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Voice on the telephone. : CALLER
50
People of Tel Aviv. : ISRAELI
55
Cuba, Jamaica, etc. : GREATERANTILLES
58
A date in the future. : MMVI
59
Gimlet's cousin. : AUGER
60
Down with: Fr. : ABAS
61
Pronounces. : SAYS
62
Irish county. : KERRY
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Resist boldly. : DEFY
Down
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Man's nickname. : RAFE
2
Bird: Lat. : AVIS
3
Gusto. : ZEST
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Yodel effect. : ECHO
5
Bric-a-brac. : CURIOS
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Madison Avenue worker. : ADMAN
7
Never: Ger. : NIE
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Auberge. : INN
9
Coin of ancient Rome. : SESTERCE
10
Discuss over and over. : REHASH
11
"Antony and Cleopatra" character. : IRAS
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Scholar's asset. : LORE
13
Part of a barn. : LOFT
18
Greek goddess of war. : ENYO
19
Country girl, old style. : WENCH
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Well-known minister-author. : PEALE
24
Justice of the Supreme Court. : BLACK
25
Carbine. : RIFLE
26
Marked by alertness. : ALIVE
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In existence. : ZAX
28
Venomous snake. : KRAIT
29
Ethereal fluid in the gods' veins. : ICHOR
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Swiss scientist. : EULER
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Strong reddish color. : FLAME
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Iris plant. : ORRIS
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Insurrection. : OUTBREAK
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Unclose: Poet. : OPE
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Early French king. : CAPET
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The Elysée, for example. : PALAIS
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Bakery goods. : PASTRY
44
Religious inscription. : INRI
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Forty-niner. : MINER
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Metric units: Abbr. : CGMS
48
First word of the "Aeneid." : ARMA
49
Tax. : LEVY
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"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
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Hamburg's waterfront. : ELBE
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Two pages. : LEAF
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Suburb of Paris. : ISSY
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Bitter herb. : RUE
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Dept. of ___. : AGR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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