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New York Times, Friday, June 3, 1966

36-Across : Unsubstantial.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,138
Across
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Johnny of TV. : CARSON
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Dancers can do it. : TAP
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Stars can do it. : ACT
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Kind of jacks, at times, wild. : ONEEYED
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Parent Co. of N.B.C. : RCA
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Rude ones do it. : BOO
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They're both before and after the fact. : ACCESSORIES
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Kind of deal: Slang. : RAW
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Lake Mich. port. : CHI
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Peach or pear. : TREE
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Tunisian port. : SFAX
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Arizona Indian. : HOPI
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Physician who developed an ism. : MESMER
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Track services: Abbr. : RRS
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Falsifiers can do it. : BELIE
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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Word with wise or worldly. : OTHER
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Unsubstantial. : TENUOUS
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___ d'oeuvre. : LECHEF
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Shanghai, in a way. : KIDNAP
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Ready for mailing. : STAMPED
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Faith: Abbr. : RELIG
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Salvador. : DALI
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Part of the giblets. : LIVER
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Common German prefix. : AUS
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In the Land of Nod. : ASLEEP
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Profits. : NETS
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___ but not forgotten. : GONE
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Waste allowance. : TRET
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Patrons do it. : TIP
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Word manipulation. : PUN
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Symbol of purity. : CAESARSWIFE
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Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
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Sea character. : TAR
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___ enough alone. : LETWELL
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One can do it with one's head. : USE
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Classmen: Abbr. : SRS
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Beer mug. : SEIDEL
Down
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Rockne could do it. : COACH
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Marine emblem. : ANCHOR
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Kind of trade agreement. : RECIPROCAL
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Poker players do it. : SEE
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Scot's grandchildren. : OYS
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Kind of egg. : NEST
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___ out (tests something). : TRIESIT
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Crack player. : ACE
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Old hat. : PASSE
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Part of a magician's phrase. : ABRA
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Wheedlers do it. : COAX
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Tugs can do it. : TOW
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Window. : DORMER
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Barn dancers can do it. : REEL
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Kind of slip. : FREUDIAN
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Native of Panama. : ISTHMIAN
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More humble. : MEEKER
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Happened. : BEFELL
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At a loss for words. : TONGUETIED
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Latin possessive. : TUA
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Mind readers have it. : ESP
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Not square: Slang. : HEP
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Nothing at all. : NIL
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Hallucinatory drug. : LSD
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Choosy eaters. : DIETERS
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Finale of the Volstead Act. : REPEAL
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___ libre. : VERS
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Quell. : STIFLE
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Parties. : SECTS
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Puzzle solvers can do it. : SPELL
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Nerve: Slang. : GUTS
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Whenever. : ONCE
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Three, in Spain. : TRES
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Little: Fr. : PEU
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Swiss river. : AAR
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Marie or Anne: Abbr. : STE
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1914-18. : WWI

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

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