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New York Times, Friday, August 26, 1966

52-Down : Capital of East Pakistan.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 361 (avg 1.87)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,222
Across
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Delicacy. : TACT
5
Took it easy. : LAZED
10
Residences, new style. : PADS
14
Gray. : ASHY
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Vedic goddess. : ADITI
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Song. : ARIA
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Scorch. : CHAR
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European worker's garb. : SMOCKFROCK
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State of Malaya. : KELANTAN
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Dedicate. : DEVOTE
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Familiar. : KNOWN
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Resort near Tampico. : MIRAMAR
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Rhythmic beat. : TATTOO
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Coin of Thailand: Var. : TIKAL
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Eastern title. : AGA
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African village. : KRAAL
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Does a grease job. : LUBES
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Type of paper. : PULP
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French writer. : DUMAS
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Apiece. : EACH
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"Land ___!" : SAKES
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Nicks. : DENTS
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___-Magnon. : CRO
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Possessive pronoun. : THEIR
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Score: Colloq. : RACKUP
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Beginning to exist. : NASCENT
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Ticket: Slang. : DUCAT
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Imitative. : ECHOIC
54
Piece of stage scenery. : BACKDROP
57
Las Vegas game. : CHUCKALUCK
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Author of a sea classic. : DANA
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Become twisted. : KINK
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Thanks: Fr. : MERCI
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Freezer. : ICER
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Harbors: Abbr. : SPTS
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Heathen. : PAGAN
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Card game. : SKAT
Down
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Short nail. : TACK
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N. C. county. : ASHE
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Lecture with visual aids. : CHALKTALK
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Absolute ruler. : TYRANT
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Latest style: Colloq. : LASTWORD
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Account executive. : ADMAN
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Hill in Jerusalem. : ZION
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Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
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Rabbit-sized antelope. : DIKDIK
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Wall St. term. : PARVALUE
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"___ of One's Own." : AROOM
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Statements. : DICTA
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Falcon. : SAKER
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Wild. : FERAL
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Recess. : NOOK
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Where La Scala is. : MILAN
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Spigots. : TAPS
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Water: Sp. : AGUA
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Circus man. : TAMER
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Accounting job. : AUDIT
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Retreat. : BACKTRACK
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Color. : ECRU
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Establishment. : SHOP
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Small faucets. : PETCOCKS
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Interrupted. : STRUCKIN
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Arab chieftain. : SHEIK
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Dress style. : SACK
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Bivouac. : ENCAMP
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Worm used as bait. : CADDIS
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Parts of bottles. : NECKS
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Have ___ on one's shoulder. : ACHIP
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Turn to one side. : SHUNT
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Capital of East Pakistan. : DACCA
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Small town. : BURG
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Lead ___ merry chase. : ONEA
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Section. : PART
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Meadow. : LEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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