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New York Times, Friday, August 5, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,201
Across
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"The Moon ___." : ANDI
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Closed hand. : FIST
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School: Abbr. : ACAD
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Shensi capital. : SIAN
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Like neon gas. : INERT
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Nucha. : NAPE
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Feature of Rockefeller Center. : SKYSCRAPER
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Weather prediction. : SNOW
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Taker of an examination. : TESTEE
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Congou holder. : TEACADDY
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Cuckoopint. : ARUM
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Like river deltas. : SILTY
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Dessert. : APPLEPIE
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Fine soil. : LOESS
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Range east of Ufa. : URALS
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Like a starfish. : RAYED
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Little one. : TAD
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Best: Slang. : TOPS
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Arno. : PETER
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Inlet. : COVE
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Stop ___ dime. : ONA
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Fashions. : MODES
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Feast of Lots. : PURIM
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Join. : ENTER
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Footnote direction, unabbreviated. : NOTABENE
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Musical performances. : DUETS
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Ovine animals. : RAMS
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Highlight of a pink tea. : GIRLTALK
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Opulence. : RICHES
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Ancient music halls. : ODEA
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Advance. : GAINGROUND
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Diving bird. : LOON
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Quizmaster. : EMCEE
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Bone. : ULNA
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Air channel. : FLUE
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Card game. : SKAT
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Chore. : TASK
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Type of Prof. : ASST
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One of the missiles. : NIKE
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Time. : DAYS
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Seats. : INSTALLS
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Become suddenly angry. : FIREUP
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___ way. : INA
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Calendar abbreviation. : SEPT
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Kilmer poem. : TREES
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Having a handle. : ANSATE
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Confectionery. : CANDYSTORE
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Footless creature. : APOD
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Fresh and moist. : DEWY
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Ad for a coming attraction. : TRAILER
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Daughter of Saturn. : CERES
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Lump of clay. : CLOD
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Bogged down. : MIRED
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Self: Prefix. : AUTO
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Disposed (to). : PRONE
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Grecian VIP. : PAPANDREOU
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Consumed. : EATEN
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Juniper tree. : SAVIN
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___ no. : YESOR
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Township of ancient Attica. : DEME
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Wisconsin city. : PORTAGE
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Youth group member. : CUBSCOUT
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Sports event. : MEET
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Mountainous region of central Asia. : PAMIR
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New Orleans university. : TULANE
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Goal. : TARGET
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Noisy impacts. : SLAMS
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Sport. : GOLF
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Object of devotion. : IDOL
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Recoil. : KICK
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Wahine's dance. : HULA
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Danube tributary. : ENNS
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Where Pierre is: Abbr. : SDAK
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Educators group. : NEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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