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New York Times, Wednesday, August 17, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,213
Across
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Fish. : CARP
5
Fish. : COD
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Yield. : BEND
12
Shots beyond the target. : OVERS
14
Kind of package. : CARE
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Winged: Anat. : ALAR
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Eyelashes. : CILIA
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First man. : ADAM
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European president. : TITO
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Without limit. : ADINFINITUM
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Early Roman date. : XIV
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Essence. : SCENT
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Caustic. : EROSIVE
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Pine (for). : ACHE
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Ditch or moat. : FOSS
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Reveals. : BARES
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First-quarter moon. : CRESCENT
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Glove size. : SIX
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Secreted. : HID
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Cache of arms. : ARSENAL
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French king. : ROI
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Main and others: Abbr. : STS
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To the point. : RELEVANT
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Chemical element. : BORON
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Prefix for phone or ton. : MEGA
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Followers: Suffix. : ITES
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Oblivious. : UNAWARE
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Maker of violins. : AMATI
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Oriental money. : SEN
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Scrupulous. : PUNCTILIOUS
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Shingle. : SIGN
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Equine. : MARE
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Velvet. : PANNE
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Former English P.M. : EDEN
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Mild expletive. : EGAD
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Part of a walk-up. : STAIR
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Venture. : DARE
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Bird's bill. : NEB
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Heroine of animal tale. : ELSA
Down
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Tropical shrub. : COCA
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Very eager. : AVID
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Enjoyed. : RELISHED
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Monarchs. : PRINCES
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Mohammedan judge. : CADI
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Speechifies. : ORATES
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Take exception. : DEMUR
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Club. : BAT
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Tincture. : ELIXIR
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Aborigine. : NATIVE
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Moving crowds. : DROVES
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Vault. : SAFE
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Districts. : CANTONS
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Derives by reasoning. : INFERS
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Pendant ornament. : MOBILE
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Kind of horn, for short. : SAX
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German exclamation. : ACH
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Dernier ___. : CRI
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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Doze. : CATNAP
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Delicatessen. : SALAMI
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Vetoed. : NEGATED
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Sensible. : RATIONAL
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Number. : ONE
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Possessive pronoun. : ITS
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Barnyard animal. : SOW
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Weaken. : VITIATE
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Transported, in a way. : BUSSED
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Indian. : ONEIDA
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U.S. lunar probe. : RANGER
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Household. : MENAGE
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Cud. : RUMEN
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Dolomites. : ALPS
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Zodiac sign. : CRAB
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Les Etats ___. : UNIS
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Laboratory specialties. : SERA
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Compass point. : NNE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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