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New York Times, Wednesday, July 27, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 236 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 48, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has supersymmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,192

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Across
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Hebrew letter. : RESH
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Under Secretary of State. : BALL
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Placed in office. : SEATED
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Old-fashioned gems. : CAMEOS
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Seize. : CAPTURE
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Establishes one's bearings. : ORIENTS
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Groove. : RUT
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Requires. : DEMANDS
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Sweetheart, Irish style. : GRA
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Acrimonious. : ACID
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Drench. : SOUSE
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Jail of a kind. : BRIG
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Brazilian port. : BELEM
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Compass point. : NNE
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Finnish bath. : SAUNA
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Protesting. : REMONSTRATING
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Odist. : POET
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Menu entry. : VEAL
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Theses. : DISSERTATIONS
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Recipient of a gift. : DONEE
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School subject. : ART
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Certain songs. : DUETS
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One of the Jacksons. : ANDY
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Porch. : STOOP
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Tropical food plant. : TARO
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Feminine suffix. : INE
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Pan and others. : DEITIES
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Region of Morocco. : RIF
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Italian seaside resort. : SANREMO
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Return to office. : REELECT
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Visit briefly. : STOPIN
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First name in literature. : ERNEST
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Poses (for). : SITS
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Suffix with rheo or thermo. : STAT
Down
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Lizard, for one. : REPTILE
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Have a bite. : EAT
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Kind of poker. : STUD
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Start of a toast. : HERES
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Covered with bacon, in cuisine. : BARDE
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Friends: Fr. : AMIS
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Actor Marvin. : LEE
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In the ___. : LONGRUN
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Piece of crockery. : SAUCER
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Public display of group feeling. : DEMONSTRATION
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Music school. : CONSERVATOIRE
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Twine. : STRING
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Zodiac sign. : CRAB
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Type of novel. : SAGA
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Relative. : AUNT
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Name in ring lore. : DEMPSEY
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Hit the silk. : BAILOUT
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Bull ___. : MOOSE
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Prim. : STAID
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Born. : NEE
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Aged: Lat. abbr. : AET
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Women of Italy. : DONNAS
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Sets in from the margin. : INDENTS
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Jog. : TROT
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Closest. : NEAREST
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Exact. : STRICT
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VIP's place. : DAIS
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Gentle. : SOFT
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Certain divisions of contests: Colloq. : SEMIS
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Equals. : PEERS
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Agent: Abbr. : DEPT
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Dispatched. : SENT
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Vive le ___! : ROI
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Mead. : LEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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