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New York Times, Tuesday, August 16, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,212

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Across
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Hindu deity. : RAMA
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Moving. : ASTIR
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Plant fiber. : HEMP
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Great work. : EPIC
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Surfeited. : BLASE
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On the deep. : ASEA
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Catherine ___, Henry VIII's sixth. : PARR
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Ally oneself with. : JOINFORCES
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Broke a date: Slang. : STOODUP
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Farmers' machines. : TEDDERS
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Destructive insect. : BORER
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Move swiftly: Colloq. : RIP
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Hockey rink area, near goal. : CREASE
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Passageways. : AVENUES
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Slow: Fr. : LENTE
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___ breeches. : KNEE
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Salver. : TRAY
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"Nut-brown ___." : ALE
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Least hasty. : SLOWEST
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French article. : UNE
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Fencing. : WIRE
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Heron's cousin. : IBIS
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Numerical prefix. : HEPTA
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Army man. : COLONEL
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Type of golf club. : LOFTER
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Poetic time of day. : EVE
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Stunt. : DWARF
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Subservient. : SLAVISH
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Admitted. : OWNEDUP
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Celebrates. : MAKESMERRY
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Cooper heroine. : CORA
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Schedule: Abbr. : ITIN
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Another meaning for 20 Across. : AROSE
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Dice throw. : TREY
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Shoe sizes. : TENS
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More recent. : NEWER
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Remarks. : SAYS
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Party members: Abbr. : REPS
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"___ on the back." : APAT
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Spanish painter. : MIRO
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Trampoline performer. : ACROBAT
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Forswear. : ABJURE
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Inclination. : SLOPE
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Indochinese native. : TAI
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Common verbal contraction. : ISNT
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Sports officials. : REFEREES
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___ to it (having trouble). : HARDPUT
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Verb ending. : ESCE
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Sea: Ger. : MEER
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Annie Oakley. : PASS
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Valhalla name. : ODIN
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Prescribed amounts. : DOSES
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Got out of hand. : RANWILD
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Talon. : CLAW
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Vestige. : RELIC
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Spanish month. : ENERO
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Letters. : VEES
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Explode. : ERUPT
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A votre ___. : SANTE
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Port of Honshu. : KOBE
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Four seasons. : YEAR
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Tennis official. : LINESMAN
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Irritant, figuratively. : THORN
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Dice throws. : ELEVENS
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Consequences. : EFFECTS
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Genus of sheep. : OVIS
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Solicitor. : LAWYER
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More faulty. : WORSE
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Struck, old style. : SMIT
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Not long ago. : LATE
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Consanguineous. : AKIN
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This spot. : HERE
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Dickens heroine. : DORA
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Nobelist in physics. : UREY
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Offers, as respects. : PAYS
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Quarrel. : ROW

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