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New York Times, Monday, July 18, 1966

3-Down : Astrologer.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,183
Across
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Impudence: Colloq. : SASS
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Abrupt. : RAPID
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Part of a fore-and-aft rig. : GAFF
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Costume for a ballerina. : TUTU
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Musical exercise. : ETUDE
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Husband of Gudrun. : ATLI
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Ancestor. : FOREFATHER
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Type of employment. : PARTTIME
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Repeats. : ECHOES
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Makes progress. : GAINS
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Most ineffective. : LAMEST
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Caper. : PRANCE
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Scarce item, at times. : WATER
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Namely: Abbr. : VIZ
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Snakes. : KRAITS
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Metrical foot. : IAMB
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Monkey puzzles. : TREES
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Silvery gray. : ASH
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Excessive. : UNDUE
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Evening, in Italy. : SERA
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Advances slowly. : CREEPS
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Where Muscle Shoals is: Abbr. : ALA
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Track. : SPOOR
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Knocked. : RAPPED
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Sponsor. : PATRON
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Sired. : BEGAT
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Body of beliefs. : GOSPEL
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Wooden peg, used in shipbuilding. : TREENAIL
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Put back in place. : REPOSITION
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Shawm's cousin. : OBOE
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Hebrew dry measure. : OMER
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Lasso loop. : NOOSE
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In the preceding month: Abbr. : ULTO
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Disappeared. : WENT
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Ruined one: Colloq. : GONER
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Certain evergreen plants. : TEAS
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Save, in hockey. : STOP
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Emanation. : AURA
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Astrologer. : STARGAZER
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Moslem VIP. : SULTAN
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Oil company employe. : REFINER
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Tiny particles. : ATOMS
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Absolute. : PURE
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Chemical suffix. : IDE
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Losses. : DEFEATS
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Harvest. : GATHERIN
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Companion of Aramis. : ATHOS
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Famous street. : FLEET
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Evergreens. : FIRS
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Highest point. : ACME
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Metronome sounds. : TICKS
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Shaping tool. : LATHE
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Army men: Abbr. : PVTS
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To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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"Sadder but ___." : WISER
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Burr. : AARON
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Flexible, in a way. : ADAPTABLE
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Slipper. : MULE
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Drop or bubble. : BEAD
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City on Passamaquoddy Bay. : EASTPORT
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Custom. : USAGE
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___ off period. : COOLING
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Fastidious one. : PREENER
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Exec. off. : PRES
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Succeed: Colloq. : PANOUT
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Verse: Fr. : POEME
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Colorado resort. : ASPEN
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Scottish oatmeal dish. : BROSE
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Become. : GROW
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Noun-forming suffix. : TION
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After theta. : IOTA
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Delibes and others. : LEOS
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Extremely. : TOO

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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