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New York Times, Friday, July 22, 1966

30-Across : Confusion.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,187
Across
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Namesakes of Shandy's uncle. : TOBYS
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To some extent: Colloq. : HALF
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Cupid's title. : DAN
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Attorney-___. : ATLAW
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Tall crown worn by Osiris. : ATEF
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Gets used to. : SHAKESDOWN
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Berra. : YOGI
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Rush-hour phenomenon. : MOB
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Harrow's rival. : ETON
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Denounced as a failure. : DAMNED
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In reserve. : UPONESSLEEVE
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Balance, as accounts. : EVENUP
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Behaves abstractedly. : MOONS
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Confusion. : MIXUP
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Humdinger. : BEAUT
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Important. : BIG
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School groups. : PTAS
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Snatch forcibly. : WREST
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I came: Lat. : VENI
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Depression. : SAG
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Region of the femur. : THIGH
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___ Solemnis. : MISSA
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Astronaut's gear. : GSUIT
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Motor part. : PISTON
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Hidden asset. : ACEINTHEHOLE
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Triangular flag. : BURGEE
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Steep rise or slope. : BANK
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Id ___. : EST
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___ impasse. : ATAN
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Tends. : LOOKSAFTER
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Vehicle. : AUTO
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Novel heroine. : IONE
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Of ___ (ineffectual). : NOUSE
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According to. : PER
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Leftovers. : ENDS
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The South. : DIXIE
Down
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Where Hobart is: Abbr. : TASM
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Roman emperor. : OTHO
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Tattle. : BLAB
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Hairy ox of Asia. : YAK
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Clean, in a way. : SWEEPUP
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Wore. : HADON
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Incomparable. : ALONE
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Precept. : LAW
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Discovers. : FINDSOUT
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Workers on a certain shift. : DAYMEN
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In top form. : ATONESBEST
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Desert of Israel. : NEGEV
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Bona ___. : FIDE
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Period. : STOP
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Many. : ALOT
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Latin numeral. : UNUS
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Tennis stroke. : SMASH
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Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
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Brief autobiographical sketch. : VITA
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Overstate. : EXAGGERATE
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B'nai ___. : BRITH
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Record of brain-waves: Abbr. : EEG
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___ many words. : INSO
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Part of Menotti's name. : GIAN
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Fib. : WHITELIE
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Tool in carpentry. : VISE
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Air. : TUNE
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___ honey. : MILKAND
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Gentleman of Verona. : SIGNOR
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Lily. : PONS
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Rhyme scheme. : ABAA
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Show-off. : CUTUP
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Good investment. : EBOND
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Cousins of the cod. : HAKES
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And wife: Lat. abbr. : ETUX
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Blackfin snapper. : SESI
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Tupelo. : TREE
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Diminutive suffix. : OON
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Faith: Fr. : FOI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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