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New York Times, Wednesday, July 20, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J K Q }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
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Across
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Please. : SUIT
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Literary form. : NOVEL
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Schoolboy's trade. : SWAP
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City on the Jumna. : AGRA
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Cathedral city of Spain. : AVILA
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Kind of stick. : POGO
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Pocket opening. : SLIT
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Electric broiler. : ROTISSERIE
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Mad-mad-world reaction. : HYSTERIA
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Infrequently. : SELDOM
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Metal. : LEAD
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Speedometer part. : DIAL
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Skilled. : EXPERT
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Piece of real estate. : PREMISES
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Through. : PER
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Warble. : YODLE
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Thebes' river. : NILE
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Burden. : ONUS
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Kind of cookout. : ROAST
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Piece of baggage. : GRIP
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Kind of bird. : DODO
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Absolute. : UTTER
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Activate. : ENERGIZE
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Upper edge of a ship's side. : GUNNEL
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Tendril. : BINE
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Actor Cronyn. : HUME
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Kind of sight. : SECOND
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Taste. : SAMPLING
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Kind of verb. : TRANSITIVE
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Kind of bank. : SNOW
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Scots' city: Abbr. : EDIN
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Defraud. : COZEN
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Paris airport. : ORLY
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Decrease. : WANE
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Little Nell's last name. : TRENT
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Kind of sign. : NEON
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Belt. : SASH
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Ill tempered. : UGLY
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Greek goddess. : IRIS
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Chatter. : TATTLE
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Raconteur. : NARRATOR
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Ellipse. : OVOID
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"La Dolce ___." : VITA
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Name meaning "high." : ELI
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TV performer. : LASSIE
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Orthography. : SPELLING
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News. : WORD
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Fee for money exchange. : AGIO
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Eclogue. : POEM
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Stratum. : SEAM
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Fearful. : EERY
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Clad. : DREST
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Aftersong. : EPODE
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Rare gas. : XENON
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Mid-Victorian. : PRUDE
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Umpire's place. : PLATE
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Temptress. : SIREN
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Choice part. : ELITE
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Floral leaf. : SEPAL
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Twelve: Fr. : DOUZE
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Famous university: Colloq. : SORBONNE
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Skin, shell or husk. : TEGUMENT
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___ Parliament, 1648. : RUMP
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Wins a card game. : GINS
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Arraign. : INDICT
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Gubernatorial name. : NELSON
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Refuge. : HAVEN
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Ragout. : STEW
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Brünnhilde's mother. : ERDA
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The first farmer. : CAIN
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Jumbo, for one. : SIZE
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Concerning. : INRE
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Actress Nell. : GWYN
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Crag. : TOR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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