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New York Times, Saturday, July 9, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { C J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,174
Across
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Tease: Slang. : RAG
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Craft. : SHIPS
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Slangy exclamation. : HEY
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Hipbones. : ILIA
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Exhaust. : EATUP
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___-Coburg. : SAXE
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Whirring sound. : BIRR
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Famous four. : THEBEATLES
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Driftage. : FLOTSAM
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Touches. : ABUTS
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Las Vegas game. : FARO
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Wearied. : IRKED
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Expedite. : HURRYUP
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Voiced. : UTTERED
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Eastern name. : ALI
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Verdi opera. : OTELLO
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Propinquitous. : NEAR
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Noted violinist. : STERN
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Shelter. : LEE
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Degree of progression. : STAGE
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English composer. : ARNE
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Wash with water: Slang. : SLOOSH
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French article. : LES
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Would-be frog. : TADPOLE
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Trial balloons. : FEELERS
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Distinct parts. : UNITS
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Cella. : NAOS
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Arose. : GOTUP
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Verily. : INTRUTH
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Employs. : MAKESUSEOF
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New Mexican art colony. : TAOS
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Old oath. : EGAD
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West African lemur. : POTTO
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Type of party. : STAG
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Lighthearted. : GAY
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Like some hose. : SHEER
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Type of phone: Abbr. : EXT
Down
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Tease: Slang. : RIB
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Arabic letter. : ALIF
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Date. : GIRLFRIEND
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Commences. : SETSOUT
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Laugh. : HAHA
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First paragraph of a contract. : ITEMI
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Tavern: Slang. : PUB
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Address. : SPEAKTO
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Terminate. : HALT
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Letters. : EXES
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Concession. : YES
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Clamorous. : AROAR
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Collegian. : STUDENT
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Assist. : ABET
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Test, in a way. : TRYON
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___ thumb. : RULEOF
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Tackles diligently. : HASAT
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Extreme. : ULTRA
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Popgun ammunition. : PELLET
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Property. : REALESTATE
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Keen. : EAGER
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Habit. : DRESS
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Zodiac sign. : LEO
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Popularly supposed. : REPUTED
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Clip. : SHEAR
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Oversights: Colloq. : SLIPUPS
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Summoned. : SENTFOR
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Charge. : ONUS
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Boorish ones. : LOUTS
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Spanish numeral. : SIETE
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Wildly enthused. : GAGA
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Approval: Colloq. : OKAY
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Reminder. : NOTE
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Deception. : HOAX
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Girl's nickname. : MEG
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Soothing word to a horse. : SOH
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Police officer: Abbr. : SGT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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