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New York Times, Friday, August 19, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,215
Across
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Computer input. : DATA
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Electrical unit. : WATT
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Cracker. : WAFER
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Sartorial style. : IVYLEAGUE
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Home base. : PLATE
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Members of the board. : DIRECTORS
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Highway to Fairbanks. : ALCAN
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Ab ___ (from the beginning): Lat. : OVO
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Shed. : LEANTO
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Use a blowtorch. : WELD
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Haul. : CART
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Hang on to. : KEEP
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Discuss. : DEBATE
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Type of large trunk. : SARATOGA
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Ferrum. : IRON
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Calico cloth. : DOWLAS
36
Man's nickname. : WES
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Speech sound. : VOWEL
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Coal mine. : PIT
40
Ebb and flow. : TIDES
42
Singular. : ODD
43
Represent. : ACTFOR
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Range feature. : MESA
47
Huntley-Brinkley report, for instance. : TELECAST
49
Fish hawk. : OSPREY
51
Wapiti. : ELKS
52
Notches. : CUTS
53
Additional. : MORE
55
Cigar. : HAVANA
58
Develop. : BUD
61
Part of OD. : OLIVE
63
Letter writer's sign-off. : CORDIALLY
65
Large and small. : SIZES
66
Symbol of rapture. : CLOUDNINE
67
Trail. : SCENT
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Part of THI. : TEMP
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On ___ with (equal to). : APAR
Down
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Antic. : DIDO
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Tel ___. : AVIV
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Beginner. : TYRO
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Hops drink. : ALE
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Diluted. : WATERED
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Have ___ (try). : AGOAT
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Curve. : TURN
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Sample. : TEST
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Agency of the thirties. : WPA
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Wrong: Slang. : ALLWET
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Compact item. : FACEPOWDER
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And elsewhere: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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Pull apart. : REND
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Fame. : ECLAT
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Stew ingredient. : OKRA
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Malacca. : CANE
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Direction. : EAST
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Lump of turf. : DIVOT
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Expurgate. : BOWDLERIZE
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Fast. : SWIFT
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Choir member. : ALTO
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Fowl. : GEESE
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See 8 Down. : ASSAY
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Makes a choice. : OPTS
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Require. : LACK
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Brats. : IMPS
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Ready money. : CASH
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Rodeo. : ROUNDUP
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Six bells. : ELEVEN
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Sober-minded. : STAID
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Billiard shot. : CAROM
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Bryophyte. : MOSS
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Chemical suffix. : OLIC
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Business abbreviation. : ACCT
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Field mouse. : VOLE
58
Radar screen image. : BLIP
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Bone. : ULNA
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Textile worker. : DYER
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Time zone abbreviation. : EST
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Collection of table talk. : ANA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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