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New York Times, Saturday, August 20, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,216
Across
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Political group. : GOP
4
Went swiftly. : SPED
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Rain check. : STUB
12
"___ after his own heart." : AMAN
14
French square. : CARRE
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Hebrides island. : IONA
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In low tones. : UNDERONESBREATH
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Fraudulent. : DISHONEST
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Go on ___. : ANDON
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Husband: Fr. : MARI
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Container. : BIN
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Fur. : MARTEN
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Currency. : DOLLARS
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Oriental prince. : AMEER
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Of aircraft. : AERO
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Artist's medium. : OIL
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William J. Bryan's home. : LINCOLNNEBRASKA
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Once ___ lifetime. : INA
40
Statutes. : ACTS
41
Enemies of the Iroquois. : ERIES
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Dance. : ONESTEP
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Importance. : STRESS
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___ West. : MAE
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Victoria and others. : LAKES
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Submissions of laws to popular vote. : REFERENDA
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Candor. : OPENHEARTEDNESS
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Type of car. : USED
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Kitchen utensil. : RICER
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Personal attribute. : TACT
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Studies. : DENS
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Arabian gulf. : ADEN
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Greek letter. : PSI
Down
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Trinket. : GAUD
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All: Prefix. : OMNI
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Sites at Cape Kennedy. : PADS
4
More judicious. : SANER
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American notable of 1853. : PRESIDENTPIERCE
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Formerly, old style. : ERST
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Society girl. : DEB
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Orange-red pigment. : SIENNA
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Tailless amphibian. : TOAD
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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Road, in Berlin. : BAHN
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O. T. Book: Abbr. : NEH
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Literary middle name. : CONAN
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Hollywood name. : ROMERO
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Wading bird. : RAIL
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Globule. : BLOB
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Senegal's neighbor. : MALI
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___ acids. : AMINO
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French historian. : RENAN
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Operative: Slang. : TEC
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Cinnabar and others. : ORES
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Girl of song. : ROSIE
30
Dickens character. : SIKES
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Suffix with appear or disappear. : ANCE
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Colleen's cousin. : LASS
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Recent. : LATE
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Hinder. : RETARD
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R.R. abbreviation. : ARR
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Improves. : EMENDS
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Window part. : SASH
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Ranch animal. : STEER
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Frequently. : OFTEN
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Flashy. : LOUD
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Church section. : APSE
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Penetrating. : KEEN
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Military action. : RAID
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Noun suffix. : ENT
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___ tide. : NEAP
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Awards for valor. : DSCS
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Italian wine center. : ASTI
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Period. : ERA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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