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New York Times, Thursday, August 25, 1966

5-Down : Bell sound.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has duplicate clues.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,221
Across
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Summer fare. : SALAD
6
Imprudent. : RASH
10
Singer of songs. : BARD
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Excuse: Colloq. : ALIBI
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Bread spread. : OLEO
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Lamb. : ELIA
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Clothing. : LINEN
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Folk medicine. : POWWOWISM
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"Little" woman. : MEG
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Summery symbol. : GREENLEAVES
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Suitable. : INORDER
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"Your majesty." : SIRE
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Fork over. : PONYUP
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Nobelist in literature, 1930. : LEWIS
32
Gambling spot. : CASINO
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___ culpa. : MEA
37
Witness's words. : IDO
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Elec. unit. : AMP
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Shipboard device, as for holding compass level. : GIMBALS
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P.M. party. : TEA
43
Luau food. : POI
44
Robot play. : RUR
45
Chessman. : BISHOP
47
Graceful girl. : SYLPH
50
Audiophile's activity. : TAPING
52
Rented. : TOOK
54
Carouse. : ROISTER
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Girl's name. : RAE
63
With the exception of. : ASIDEFROM
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Headdress. : TIARA
66
Summer's end. : FALL
67
Cows, once. : KINE
68
Over. : ENDED
69
Lively lad. : TYKE
70
Medicare' s beneficiaries. : AGED
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Like an oboe's sound. : REEDY
Down
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Game dish. : SALMI
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Strange. : ALIEN
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Jargon. : LINGO
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Noted nickname. : ABE
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Bell sound. : DINGDONG
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Hawser plant. : ROPERY
7
Lily plant. : ALOE
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Basted. : SEWN
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Ululates, : HOWLS
10
"___ the Jubjub bird ... " : BEWARE
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Full of moving things. : ALIVEWITH
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Rebel. : RISE
13
Obstructs. : DAMS
19
Eye: Fr. : OEIL
22
Great impressionist. : RENOIR
24
College at Troy, N. Y. : RPI
27
Shadow. : UMBRA
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Kind of soup. : PEA
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Kind of gram or graph. : IDEO
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Water's companion. : SOAP
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Birettas. : CAPS
33
Chinese port. : AMOY
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Water over the dam. : SPILTMILK
36
England: Poet. : ALBION
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Wife of Amen-Ra. : MUT
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Ominous. : SINISTER
46
Law officers: Abbr. : SGS
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Popular pet. : POODLE
49
Nylons. : HOSE
51
College course, for short. : PREMED
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Author of "Amerika." : KAFKA
55
Swap. : TRADE
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Like certain seals. : EARED
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On the qui vive. : READY
58
Handle. : HAFT
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Beginning of an anthem. : OSAY
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Smug one. : PRIG
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Girl's name. : IONE
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Like: Suffix. : INE

Answer summary:
5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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