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New York Times, Wednesday, July 13, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J V }, Scrabble score: 333 (avg 1.76)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,178
Across
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Crazes. : FADS
5
Dissembler. : LIAR
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Coffee. : MOCHA
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Asiatic country. : IRAQ
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Numerical prefix. : OCTO
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Tapestry. : ARRAS
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Ballet skirt. : TUTU
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Rejects. : THROWSBACK
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Precipitous places. : STEEPS
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Approcal: Var. : OKEH
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Because: It. : CHE
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College in N. Carolina. : ELON
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Chipped. : NICKED
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Clay, for one. : PRIZEFIGHTER
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Assisted. : AIDED
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Nursery item. : CRIB
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Jolly boat. : YAWL
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Kind of ladder. : STEP
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Worn out. : WEARY
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Well-known stadium. : SHEA
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Greenish-blue. : TEAL
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Opposed. : ANTI
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Track. : STALK
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Place of extreme corruption. : AUGEANSTABLE
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Act the steno, again. : RETYPE
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Kittiwake. : GULL
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First-rate: Colloq. : ACE
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___ fixe (table d'hôte). : PRIX
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VIP's opposite. : NOBODY
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Act superior. : CONDESCEND
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Arabic name. : ABOU
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Presbyter. : ELDER
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Noun ending. : ENCE
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Come into view. : LOOM
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Takes it easy. : RESTS
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Means of access. : DOOR
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Tony of golf. : LEMA
Down
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Starts' companion. : FITS
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In ___ (monotonously). : ARUT
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Palm fruit. : DATE
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Drama on the diamond. : SQUEEZEPLAY
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"___ love." : LOTSOF
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German pronoun. : ICH
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Black: Prefix. : ATRO
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Crow's cousin. : ROOK
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Golf club. : MASHIE
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Symbol of regal power. : ORB
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First-rate: Colloq. : CRACK
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Axe: Fr. : HACHE
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Invited. : ASKED
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Passed. : WENTBY
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Implored. : PLED
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___ Creed. : NICENE
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Seer's prop. : CRYSTALBALL
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Verb form. : PAST
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Church liturgy. : RITE
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Impression. : IDEA
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Persona ___. : GRATA
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Engaging. : HIRING
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Whale hunter of fiction. : AHAB
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Surprised exclamation. : WELL
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Crimson pigment. : LAKE
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Ventures. : WAGERS
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Caen's neighbor. : STLO
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Pullman features. : UPPERS
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Separate. : SUNDER
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Sports car. : RACER
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Schoolhouse: Fr. : ECOLE
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Cultivates. : TENDS
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Frappé. : ICED
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Strange: Prefix. : XENO
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Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
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Destiny. : DOOM
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Arizona city. : YUMA
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Military unit: Abbr. : DET
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Army man. : NCO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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