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New York Times, Tuesday, July 12, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Oriental gem. : JADE
5
Hominy. : SAMP
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Fare for a beach cookout. : CLAMS
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Over: Ger. : UBER
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At the drop of ___. : AHAT
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Afghan city. : HERAT
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Gaseous compounds. : NITROGENS
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Subcontinent. : INDIA
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Prefix with plunk or flop. : KER
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Pure and simple. : MERE
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Appetizing. : SAVORY
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Gem state. : IDAHO
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Caballeros. : SENORES
26
"Love me and the world ___." : ISMINE
28
Saintly quality. : PIETY
29
Popular musical. : THEKINGANDI
31
Langley, for one: Abbr. : AFB
34
First-class. : AONE
35
Term in physics. : ERG
36
Ibsen's home. : OSLO
37
Assign by contract. : LET
38
Mongol conqueror. : GENGHISKHAN
42
Large volume. : FOLIO
43
Give an account. : RELATE
44
Cajole. : WHEEDLE
47
Modern warning device. : RADAR
48
Hidden treasures. : HOARDS
49
British general at Bunker Hill. : HOWE
50
Flounder. : DAB
53
Succeed. : ENSUE
54
Source of a valuable commodity. : SUGARCANE
56
December songs. : NOELS
57
Venerable. : AGED
58
Govt. agency. : USIA
59
City on the Rhone delta. : ARLES
60
Noted diva. : BORI
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Discussion. : TALK
Down
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Ship of the Yellow Sea. : JUNK
2
Anne Nichols' hero. : ABIE
3
Damaging influence. : DETRIMENT
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Slip. : ERR
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Grouse. : SAGEHEN
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"No man is ___ to his valet." : AHERO
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Lion's pride. : MANE
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Measures: Abbr. : PTS
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Dry red wine. : CHIANTI
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Poetic postscript. : LENVOY
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Intensity. : ARDOR
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Official in a French city. : MAIRE
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Guy ropes. : STAYS
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People of Muscat. : OMANI
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Embryo plant. : SEED
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Sea wall. : DIKE
25
Hindu warrior. : SINGH
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Language: Abbr. : ITAL
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Loafer. : SHOE
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Snapper or porgy. : PARGO
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Spirit of Arabian saga. : GENIE
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___ rock. : ASHARDASA
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Off key. : FLAT
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Clavicle. : BONE
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State: Abbr. : OKLA
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Woman of great charms. : GODDESS
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Pipe joints. : ELLS
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River in Burma: Var. : IRAWADI
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Passover feast. : SEDER
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Schoolmaster's stick. : FERULE
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"___ wooer goes a-wooing . . . " : WHENA
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Distinction. : HONOR
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Atelier piece. : EASEL
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O.K.! : ROGER
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Novelist exiled by Napoleon. : HUGO
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West Indian shrub. : ANIL
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Pelican's pride. : BEAK
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Day of rest: Abbr. : SAB
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Partner of dried. : CUT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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