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New York Times, Monday, July 11, 1966

49-Across : Aquatic animal.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,176
Across
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Part of a harvest. : SHEAF
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Mainstay. : PROP
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Like filigree. : LACY
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___ lone oar (act on one's own). : PULLA
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Gold: Prefix. : AURI
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Water: Sp. : AGUA
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Bygone. : OLDEN
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Demerit. : BLACKMARK
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Building material. : TILE
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Cockatoos' pride. : CRESTS
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Weather phenomenon. : TORNADO
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River of Ayrshire. : DOON
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Be the trouble with. : AIL
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Doing a jet job. : PILOTING
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Nursery rhyme character. : SIMPLESIMON
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Language: Abbr. : GER
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Cambodia's neighbor. : LAOS
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Norse goddess. : HEL
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Top-hole. : AONE
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"But ___ on forever." : IGO
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Clown. : MERRYANDREW
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Driving hazards. : POTHOLES
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Mauna ___. : LOA
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Handled. : USED
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Aquatic animal. : MUSKRAT
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Harum-___. : SCARUM
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Flower cluster. : CYME
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Rio de ___. : ORO
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Throw of four, in craps. : LITTLEJOE
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African country. : GABON
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One on a pedestal. : IDOL
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Seabee's outfit. : NAVY
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Vestment. : AMICE
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Same: Fr. : MEME
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Chirping note. : TWEE
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Major leaguers. : YANKS
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Jet. : SPOUT
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Hunting call. : HULLO
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Patriarch. : ELDER
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Gingery quaff. : ALE
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Cooing bird. : FANTAIL
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Picasso. : PABLO
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Sway. : RULE
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Pray: Lat. : ORA
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Small shrill flute. : PICCOLO
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Sigh for. : LAMENT
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Cousins of beys. : AGAS
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Succinct. : CURT
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Asiatic beasts. : YAKS
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Coin of Estonia. : KROON
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Vain. : IDLE
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Siestas. : NAPS
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Indistinctly. : DIMLY
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Span supports. : PIERS
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Slavic name. : IGOR
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Hawaiian goose. : NENE
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Accrued. : GREW
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Docking place. : SLIP
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Symbol of treachery. : IAGO
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Open to question. : MOOT
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Fragment. : SHRED
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Aleutian isle. : ADAK
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Iraqi oil center. : MOSUL
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Natural environment. : ELEMENT
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Styptic. : ALUM
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Bouquet. : NOSEGAY
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Catapult. : HURTLE
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Astonished exclamation. : MYEYE
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Thrush. : ROBIN
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Swaying to and fro. : AROCK
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Hues. : TONES
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Of small diameter. : SLIM
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Killing: Suffix. : CIDE
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Particle. : ATOM
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Sheltered nook. : COVE
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Chew the rag. : JAW
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Professional group. : AMA

Answer summary:
1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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