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New York Times, Tuesday, July 26, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,191
Across
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Federal agents. : GMEN
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Ship's crew. : HANDS
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Talk idly: Slang. : CHIN
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Roman historian. : LIVY
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Love: It. : AMORE
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Yorkshire river. : OUSE
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Exploited. : USED
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Red Sea country. : YEMEN
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Blackthorn tree. : SLOE
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Virtue. : MERIT
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Part of the street scene. : NEWSSTAND
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Devoid of interest. : ARID
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Texas campus. : SMU
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Make timid. : UNMAN
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Variety. : BRAND
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Go ___ (fall into bad habits). : TOTHEDEVIL
40
Composer Novello. : IVOR
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Island of the Far North. : ATTU
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Join forces. : UNITE
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Nimbus of a comet. : COMA
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Piece of news. : ITEM
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Puts by. : STORESAWAY
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Bowler. : DERBY
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Cricket term. : SNICK
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Degrees in science. : SDS
51
Opened the game. : LED
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African lake. : CHAD
55
Lunchroom. : CAFETERIA
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Sailor's duty period. : WATCH
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Child's plaything. : HOOP
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About the time of. : CIRCA
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Years: Lat. : ANNI
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In return. : AGAIN
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Rocky formation. : CRAG
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Man's name in an expression. : PETE
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Nickname of the Lone Eagle. : LINDY
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Austrian river. : ENNS
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Morose. : GLUM
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___ en scène. : MISE
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Eternally. : EVER
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Blind girl in 1834 novel. : NYDIA
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Crop. : HAY
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Part of the Constitution. : AMENDMENTS
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City in Alaska. : NOME
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Famous American actor. : DREW
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Intuition. : SENSE
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Where Cartago is. : COSTARICA
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Dance. : HULA
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"This ___ me." : ISON
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Obligation. : NEED
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Sincere. : TRUE
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Religious degree. : STB
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Pakistan's river. : INDUS
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Stodgy. : STAID
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Grove of trees on a prairie. : MOTTE
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Complete. : UTTER
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Plane at Orly. : AVION
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Aqua fortis. : NITRICACID
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Declares. : AVOWS
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Bedouin. : NOMAD
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Sturdy carts. : DRAYS
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Loser's fare. : HUMBLEPIE
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Physician, old style. : LEECH
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Cape of Jutland. : SKAW
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Thus far. : YET
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Transfer design, for short. : DECAL
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Ball. : DANCE
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Boy. : CHAP
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First-rate. : AONE
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Assortment of type. : FONT
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Mountain near Lake of Lucerne. : RIGI
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Moslem country. : IRAN
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Tattered. : TORN
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Family group. : CLAN
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Razorbacks. : HOGS
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One or another. : ANY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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