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New York Times, Thursday, August 18, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,214

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Across
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Business letter abbreviation. : INST
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Bankrolls: Slang. : WADS
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Bright red. : FLAME
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Slangy denial. : NOPE
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Shade of blue. : ROYAL
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Drama at the ball park. : GRANDSLAM
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Lincoln Center treat. : OPERA
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Finishes. : ENDSUP
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Noises. : POPS
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Middle man: Abbr. : AGT
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Poetic time of day. : EEN
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Not in love. : HEARTFREE
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Questioning adverb. : HOW
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19th cen. Irish statesman. : PARNELL
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Initials of 1945. : UNO
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Containers. : URNS
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Fraction. : PIECE
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Applied a color. : PURPLED
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Having waterways. : CANALED
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Ray. : SKATE
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Tidal wave. : BORE
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Numerical prefix. : UNI
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Garment feature. : ARMHOLE
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Odd man's position in a tournament. : BYE
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Diamond ___, gourmet treat. : TERRAPINS
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Mornings, for short. : AMS
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Grain. : RYE
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"___ deal." : ITSA
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Shoe of a kind. : BOOTEE
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Pushes. : URGES
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Opening play, in a game. : SNEAKLEAD
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One sixtieth of a dram. : MINIM
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Name meaning "the helper." : EZRA
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Pool. : TARN
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Hammer heads. : PEENS
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Cupid and others. : DANS
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State: Abbr. : OKLA
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Current playwright. : INGE
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Urth or Sculd. : NORN
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Initial effort. : SPADEWORK
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Present, for one. : TENSE
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Insect. : WASP
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Total. : ALL
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Nursery items. : DIAPERS
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Pacific islander. : SAMOAN
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Depth to which cold penetrates the soil. : FROSTLINE
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Hang downward. : LOP
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"For ___ and a day." : AYEAR
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Girl's nickname. : MARGE
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Make joyful. : ELATE
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Grayish brown. : DUN
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Fit out. : PREPARE
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American jurist. : HAND
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Type of circus performer. : FLEA
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Word used to urge on a horse. : HUP
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Task. : ONUS
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Appropriate. : PREEMPT
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Extreme points of view. : ULTRAISMS
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Restaurant order. : CLUBSTEAK
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Counting-out word. : EENY
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TV's Jack. : PAAR
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Gaps between mountains. : COLS
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Cube. : DIE
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Gold mine. : BONANZA
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Disapproved vocally. : HISSED
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No ___. : TRUMP
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Nest on a cliff. : EYRIE
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Reign: Fr. : REGNE
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Astronaut's "all's well." : AOK
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Much, in music. : MOLTO
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Cote sounds. : BAAS
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Warren. : EARL
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First name in poetry. : EDNA
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German article. : EIN
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Sea bird. : ERN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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