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New York Times, Tuesday, August 23, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,219

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Warlord, 1941–44. : TOJO
5
Travel on foot. : TRAMP
10
Guinea pig. : CAVY
14
Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Desk item. : RULER
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Opera feature. : ARIA
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Carnegie ___. : TECH
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Quarantine flag. : YELLOWJACK
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Gravelly ridges. : ESKERS
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Global area. : EUROPE
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Mountain ridges. : ARETES
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Decaliter: Abbr. : DAL
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Perfume. : CENSE
29
Status ___. : QUO
31
Nut tree. : PECAN
35
Constellation. : ARA
36
Establishes. : FOUNDS
39
Theo's relative. : DORA
40
Pile. : NAP
41
Frying pans. : SPIDERS
43
Cambridge school. : MIT
44
Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
46
Containing tin: Prefix. : STANNI
47
Shell-game appurtenance. : PEA
48
Polite refusal. : NOSIR
50
It is so. : YES
51
Fish with a spoon bait. : TROLL
53
Lunch. : EAT
55
Set of volumes. : SERIES
57
French philosopher. : PASCAL
60
Write. : INDITE
63
Means of communication. : PARTYLINES
66
Alert and expectant. : ATIP
67
Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
68
Danish coin. : KRONE
69
Take place. : COME
70
Life stories, for short. : BIOS
71
Red Sea land. : YEMEN
72
Palm. : TREE
Down
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Head: Fr. : TETE
2
Assayer's concern. : ORES
3
Whippersnapper. : JACKANAPES
4
Different ones. : OTHERS
5
Boy meets girl. : TRYST
6
Regret. : RUE
7
The whole affair. : ALL
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Hawaiian chant. : MELE
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Haughty. : PROUD
10
Wheedled. : CAJOLED
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Not give ___. : ARAP
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In place of. : VICE
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Tibetan beast. : YAK
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Garment. : WRAP
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Shortens sail. : REEFS
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Broadway group. : EQUITY
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Popular desserts. : SUNDAES
27
Church title. : CANON
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Muse. : ERATO
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Danish port. : ODENSE
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Newspaper employe. : COMPOSITOR
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Asian gazelle. : ARIEL
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Port of Brazil. : NATAL
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Wife of Saturn. : OPS
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Hospital worker: Abbr. : SRN
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Form of protest. : SITIN
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Rest periods. : SIESTAS
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Spirited. : RACY
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Edit. : REDACT
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Loquacious. : TALKY
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Up. : RISEN
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Equal: Prefix. : PARI
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Ship of myth. : ARGO
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Italian coins. : LIRE
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Precise instant. : TIME
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Foil's cousin. : EPEE
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Soho tavern. : PUB
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___ de guerre. : NOM
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Chemistry suffix. : ENE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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