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New York Times, Saturday, July 30, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,195
Across
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Instrument. : BANJO
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Special handshake. : GRIP
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Science: Abbr. : ECON
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Running wild. : ARIOT
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Girl of song. : LOLA
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Admire greatly. : LOVE
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Handyman. : JACKOFALLTRADES
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Helm position. : ALEE
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Poetaster's conjunction. : ERE
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Feel contrition. : REPENT
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Hold out: Colloq. : STAY
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Deceptive utterances. : LIES
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Member of the family. : SISTER
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Walleyed pike. : PICKEREL
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Michaelmas daisy. : ASTER
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Egyptian king. : SETI
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Palm leaf. : OLA
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Find out, via bitter experience. : LEARNTHEHARDWAY
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Biblical lion. : ARI
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Meander. : ROVE
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Speechify. : ORATE
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Detract. : DEROGATE
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Oklahoman. : SOONER
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Passed over. : GAVE
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Airplane stairway. : RAMP
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Charlotte ___, capital of the Virgin Islands. : AMALIE
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French river. : AIN
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El ___. : PASO
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In an irregular way. : BYFITSANDSTARTS
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Stick of a fan. : BRIN
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Neat. : TRIG
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Correspond. : AGREE
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Called (up). : RANG
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Where Sheffield Scientific School is. : YALE
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"___ not amused" : WEARE
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___ California. : BAJA
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Asian lake. : ARAL
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Pleasing. : NICE
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Merry fellow. : JOKESTER
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Indian. : OTO
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Having much dazzle. : GLARY
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Function. : ROLE
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Unpropitious. : ILL
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One of the Kennedys. : PATRICIA
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Slip away. : ELAPSE
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Set of signals. : CODE
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Hot place. : OVEN
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Hangout. : NEST
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Anxious concern. : FEAR
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Exude. : REEK
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Sea gull. : TERN
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Effortlessly graceful. : LITHE
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Incongruous mixture: Colloq. : SALAD
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French river. : ISERE
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Companionway. : STAIR
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Annoy: Colloq. : PEEVE
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Mountain ash. : ROWAN
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Make euphoric. : ELATE
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Stratum. : LAYER
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Young pig. : SHOTE
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Poor imitation. : TRAVESTY
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Opportunity. : ROOM
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Part of a fruit crop. : DROPPAGE
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Making eyes (at). : OGLING
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Canter. : GAIT
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Without: Fr. : SANS
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Range of bills. : RIDGE
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C.P.A. or C.P.O. : ABBR
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Dame ___ Hess. : MYRA
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___ de (in order to): Fr. : AFIN
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Indigo plant. : ANIL
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Irish exclamation. : ARRA
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Jeweler's abbreviation. : STER
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Form of Hosea. : OSEE
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Altar constellation. : ARA
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Marble. : TAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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