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New York Times, Thursday, July 7, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,172

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1
Dish with mint jelly. : LAMB
5
___ Nostra. : COSA
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The sheriff's boys. : POSSE
14
Turkish regiment. : ALAI
15
Portent. : OMEN
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Tuckered out. : ALLIN
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Diplomacy. : TACT
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North, to a Berliner. : NORD
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Sea goddess, guardian of the Gorgons. : DEINO
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Parisian's state. : ETAT
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Phrase from the fox. : SOURGRAPES
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Most recent. : NEWEST
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Lord ___, author of "Churchill." : MORAN
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Greeley's associate. : REID
28
Half a dozen, in Roma. : SEI
29
Type of resort. : SPA
32
Explained again. : RESTATED
36
Repeated. : ECHOED
38
Hero of long-run comedy. : ABIE
39
Alaskan boat. : UMIAK
41
Whether ___. : ORNO
42
Chord in geometry. : SECANT
44
Tempting. : INVITING
46
State: Abbr. : ARK
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Ice: Ger. : EIS
49
Cry in pain. : YELP
50
Contests, as in ancient Greece. : AGONS
52
Take up again. : REOPEN
56
Certain stars, in stage slang. : TOPBANANAS
60
Whitewall. : TIRE
61
Like some gems. : UNSET
62
Roasted: Fr. : ROTI
63
"There ought to be ___." : ALAW
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Way over a fence. : STILE
65
G & S role. : KOKO
66
Assay. : TEST
67
Washes (down). : HOSES
68
9 inches. : SPAN
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Poems. : ODES
Down
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Make tardy. : LATEN
2
Winged. : ALATE
3
Big bird. : MACAW
4
"The ___ of General Yen." : BITTERTEA
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"Old Ironsides." : CONSTITUTION
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Titular Melville character. : OMOO
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Fluid akin to plasma. : SERUM
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Aegean island. : ANDROS
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Poet ___ Colum. : PADRAIC
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New York city. : OLEAN
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Slide. : SLIP
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Trigonometric term. : SINE
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Son of Seth. : ENOS
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Translation of the Bible. : GREEKVERSION
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The foam. : SEA
27
Political party: Abbr. : DEM
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Spore cases on ferns. : SORI
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English statesman. : PENN
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___'s life. : ADOG
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Tabula ___. : RASA
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Eponymous ancestor of the Hebrews. : EBER
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Like some jokes. : SICK
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6th-cen. date. : DII
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Hard-to-handle situation. : HOTPOTATO
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Some. : ANY
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Makes ineffective. : NEGATES
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___ de France. : ILE
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Imaginary animals. : SNARKS
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White poplar. : ABELE
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Busybody. : SNOOP
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Heaped up. : PILED
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Wipe out. : ERASE
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Salamanders. : NEWTS
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Annoyed exclamation. : TUSH
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Hep. : ONTO
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Greek letters. : PSIS
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Alaskan island. : ATKA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 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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