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CARD TRICKS

New York Times, Sunday, July 17, 1966

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 607 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 109, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,182
Across
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Visitors' book. : ALBUM
6
For this purpose. : ADHOC
11
Border river of Asia. : YALU
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Acad. : SCH
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Novel heroine. : LORNA
19
Branding iron. : SEARER
21
Wet weather wear. : OVERSHOE
23
Resource of a kind. : ACEINTHEHOLE
25
Classic role. : KINGLEAR
26
Disperse. : SOW
27
___ candle to. : HOLDA
28
Shot a marble: Colloq. : TAWED
30
Nobleman. : EARL
31
Red heraldic sign. : GULES
32
Spindle: Prefix. : FUSI
33
German botanist. : ENGLER
35
Suitable to a monarch. : QUEENLY
38
Diminutive fellow. : JACKSPRAT
41
Chemical suffix. : OSE
42
Not yet considered. : UNMET
43
___ bonnet. : POKE
44
Uncles: Sp. : TIOS
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Business abbreviation. : ACCT
46
Turkish lords. : AGAS
47
Elevate. : RAISE
49
Successful acts: Colloq. : TENSTRIKES
51
A harp shilling. : NINEPENCE
53
Crock. : JAR
54
Encourage. : ABET
55
1933 initials. : NRA
56
City near Boston. : LYNN
57
Bay of Luzon. : SUBIC
59
Marina sights. : YACHTS
63
Girl's nickname. : ETTIE
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Nondirectional microphone. : EIGHTBALL
68
Covering. : SHEET
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"Ay, there's ___." : THERUB
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Bushman's signal cry. : COOEY
72
Murderer of Emilia. : IAGO
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O. T. book: Abbr. : ISA
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Domesday Book money. : ORAS
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Cyclades isle. : IOS
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Trivium and quadrivium. : SEVENARTS
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League of the Iroquois. : SIXNATIONS
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Gota, for one. : CANAL
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Daughter of Laban. : LEAH
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"I'll see you ___ dreams . . . " : INMY
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Shaped strip of wood: Abbr. : MLDG
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Lenient. : SOFT
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Dispatch. : HASTE
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Constellation. : ARA
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Enjoys a short break. : TAKESFIVE
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Light meal: Dial. Eng. : FOURSES
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Trial model of a garment. : MUSLIN
97
French river. : ORNE
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Support. : CARRY
99
Check. : STEM
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Gift receiver. : DONEE
102
Thorny plant. : BRIAR
103
Rocky peak. : TOR
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Occupants of a fabled tub. : THREEMEN
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Central London Railway: Colloq. : TWOPENNYTUBE
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Lasting for several days. : WEEKLONG
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Finish. : SEEOUT
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___ renewal. : URBAN
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Verb suffix. : ISE
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Popular toy. : YOYO
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Outfit. : DRESS
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Nero plays it. : PIANO
Down
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Oh dear! : ALAS
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Place: It. : LOCO
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Concoct. : BREW
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Single: Prefix. : UNI
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Sleuth's job. : MANHUNT
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"GWTW" role. : ASHLEY
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Exploits. : DEEDS
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Sunk fence. : HAHA
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Rio de ___. : ORO
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Two-flavored vegetable. : CELTUCE
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Bondage. : YOKE
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Eager. : AVID
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Man's nickname. : LEN
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Pressing. : URGENT
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Baker Street name. : SHERLOCK
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Unite. : COALESCE
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Him and ___. : HER
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Query anew. : REASK
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Dross. : SLAG
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Exaction. : TOLL
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Vine. : WISTERIA
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Brants. : GEESE
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Sham: Colloq. : FAKE
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___ north. : EASTBY
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Soaks (flax). : RETS
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File for making combs. : QUANNET
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Loosen a saddle band. : UNGIRTH
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Flow. : EMANATE
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San ___. : JOSE
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Badge. : PIN
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Ponselle. : ROSA
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Junket. : PICNIC
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Letter. : AITCH
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King: Sp. : REY
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Queen ___. : ANNE
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Cat. : TABBY
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Good sense. : REASON
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Ling covering. : PLEURA
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Anglo-Saxons. : JUTES
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Chases away. : SHOOS
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Customer. : CLIENT
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Rich girl. : HEIRESS
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Disposed of in a will. : TESTATE
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Caches: Slang. : STASHES
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Sarcasm. : IRONY
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Actions. : GOINGSON
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Fluid rock. : LAVA
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Riddler's adversary. : BATMAN
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Set. : GEL
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Taffeta. : SILK
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Secure. : SAFE
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Wing-shaped. : ALARY
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Asian gulf. : SIAM
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Pours in. : INRUSHES
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Spruce or cedar, in December. : XMASTREE
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Type of lyric. : ODE
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Small inlet. : COVE
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Supplied with strength. : SINEWED
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Rush. : HURRYUP
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Opportune. : TIMELY
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Vexes. : FRETS
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Swoons. : FAINTS
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Algerian city. : ORAN
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Biennial herb. : LEEK
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Titan. : CREUS
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Gainsay. : DENY
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Progress. : ONGO
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Fraternal society. : BPOE
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Saxhorn. : TUBA
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Tourist resort of Scotland. : OBAN
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Italian river. : RENO
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Early evening: Abbr. : TWI
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Rural sound. : MOO
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Poetic contraction. : OER
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___-state. : TRI

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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