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New York Times, Saturday, August 6, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J K W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,202

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Across
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French story. : CONTE
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Snakes. : BOAS
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Historic peninsula of Luzon. : BATAAN
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Thieve: Colloq. : BURGLE
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Phrase used in enumerating. : LASTBUTNOTLEAST
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Diminutive suffixes. : ETTES
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Like some plants. : ROOTY
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Oriental ruler. : AMIR
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Tendencies. : BENTS
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Demonstrative. : THAT
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Front. : VAN
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Coarse. : CRASS
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Famous sculpture in Rome. : PIETA
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Language: Abbr. : ENG
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Esteem. : RATE
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Homeowner’s equipment. : LADDER
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Sight from the Kremlin. : REDSQUARE
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“Little Rhody” and others. : STATES
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Loosen. : UNDO
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Physicians’ org. : AMA
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Designating some roads. : PAVED
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Lawyer’s concern. : LIBEL
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Colloid. : GEL
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Pub drinks. : ALES
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Proceed. : GETON
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Rover’s friend. : FIDO
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Pronoun. : HER
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Extra amount. : BONUS
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Kind of strike. : SITIN
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To begin with. : INTHEFIRSTPLACE
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German. : TEUTON
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Rears. : ERECTS
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Esteemed. : DEAR
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Name in the millinery world. : DACHE
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Director’s task. : CASTING
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Fish-eating mammal. : OTTER
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Seizes. : NABS
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Greek letter. : TAU
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Implores. : ENTREATS
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Rams. : BUTTS
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Paris airport. : ORLY
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Century. : AGE
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Cut, as prices. : SLASHED
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Juvenile favorite. : BATMAN
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Shoeshine boy, British style. : BOOTS
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Country place. : ESTATE
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Holiday of a kind. : LEAVE
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Fallacy in logic: Lat. : NONSEQUITUR
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Siberian. : TATAR
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Nails. : BRADS
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Current. : TIDE
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Confession of faith. : CREED
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Oral. : PAROL
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Burdened. : LADEN
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Map abbreviations. : RTES
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Free from domination. : UNBOSSED
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Algerian cavalryman. : SPAHI
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Superior ability. : TALENT
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Warded off. : AVERTED
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Roil. : AGITATE
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Docs. : MEDICS
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Unique. : ALONE
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Personage of 28 Across. : LENIN
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Like very much: Colloq. : GOFOR
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See 11 Across. : FILCH
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Second in a series. : BETA
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Requirement: Abbr. : SPEC
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City in the headlines. : HUE
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___ la la. : TRA

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