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New York Times, Monday, August 22, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,218

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1
Down with: Fr. : ABAS
5
Financial figure. : WAGE
9
Clever scheme. : DODGE
14
Lacking color. : PALE
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College in N. C. : ELON
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Lobster's claw. : CHELA
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Shaw play. : PYGMALION
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Illegal escapade: Slang. : CAPER
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Gehrig. : LOU
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Piece of porch furniture. : GLIDER
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Square dance. : REEL
24
Mexican Indian. : YUMAN
26
Girl. : MAIDEN
28
Game fish of Florida waters. : PINTADOS
31
Grackle's cousin. : DAW
34
Yard. : SPAR
37
Hold title to. : OWN
38
Ivanhoe's wife. : ROWENA
40
Canadian metropolis. : TORONTO
42
Curtain fabric. : FISHNET
43
Europa's father. : AGENOR
44
River island. : AIT
45
Scientist's abbreviation. : ATWT
46
Sticky stuff. : GOO
47
Take to one's heels. : TURNTAIL
50
Nursery rhyme character. : PIEMAN
52
Land of the Gurkha. : NEPAL
56
Wire nail. : BRAD
58
Somewhat more, in music. : PIUPIU
61
News agency: Abbr. : UPI
62
Impatient. : EAGER
64
Service organization. : LIONSCLUB
66
Regale. : AMUSE
67
Common French infinitive. : ETRE
68
Head of the haus. : HERR
69
Succulent. : TASTY
70
Aniline products. : DYES
71
Phrase of understanding. : ISEE
Down
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Spread on. : APPLY
2
Creek of the Gulf Coast. : BAYOU
3
Red sandalwood. : ALGUM
4
School: Abbr. : SEM
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Satisfactorily. : WELL
6
Others: Lat. : ALII
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Famous band leader. : GOODMAN
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Set of nine. : ENNEAD
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700. : DCC
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Chicago airport. : OHARE
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Type of tax deduction. : DEPENDENT
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Exultation. : GLEE
13
British peer. : EARL
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Hindu fire god. : AGNI
22
Ziegfeld musical of 1927. : RIORITA
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Pinafore. : APRON
27
British military awards. : DSOS
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Bid at bridge. : NOTRUMP
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Brace. : TWO
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In a different manner. : ANEW
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Scottish inventor. : WATT
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Men's get-together. : STAG
35
Comic character. : POGO
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High tribunal, Greek style. : AREOPAGUS
39
Captain Ahab's enemy. : WHALE
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Eminence. : NOTE
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Suitable. : FIT
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Type of income. : ANNUITY
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Ranted. : RAILED
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"And there is no truth ___." : INUS
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Whimpers. : PULES
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Orinoco tributary. : APURE
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Free: Fr. : LIBRE
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Drum sound. : BEAT
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Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
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Minute opening. : PORE
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Señorita's name. : INES
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King: Sp. : REY
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Greek letter. : CHI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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