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New York Times, Monday, September 12, 1966

26-Across : Medicines.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,239
Across
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Piglet. : SHOAT
6
Diamond feature. : PLATE
11
Whirlybird. : CHOPPER
13
Moving from side to side. : WEAVING
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Salad green. : ROMAINE
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International agreement. : ENTENTE
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Be obligated. : OWE
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Stretch inning. : SEVENTH
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Swamp. : FEN
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Used to be. : WERE
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Conduce (to). : TEND
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Get home. : SCORE
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Medicines. : DRUGS
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Name akin to Elisabeth. : LISA
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Positions of golf balls. : LIES
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Pried. : SNOOPED
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Baseball area. : FIELD
35
Nailed obliquely. : TOED
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Brewer's yeast. : BARM
37
Banal. : TRITE
39
Circus men, hard-sell type. : BARKERS
42
Executive: Abbr. : PRES
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Buddies. : PALS
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Cookies. : SNAPS
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Line-ups. : LISTS
49
Negative votes. : NOES
51
Beginner. : TIRO
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Total: Abbr. : AMT
53
Koufax, for one. : PITCHER
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Transgression. : SIN
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Copy. : IMITATE
59
Smoothing (out). : IRONING
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Contrivances. : DEVICES
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Natural abilities. : TALENTS
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Ten: Lat. : DECEM
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Does a dance. : CLOGS
Down
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Delayers of games. : SHOWERS
2
Grand slam, perhaps. : HOMERUN
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Former govt. agency. : OPA
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Sacred bull. : APIS
5
Belief. : TENET
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Confined. : PENT
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Building materials. : LATHS
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Street sign: Abbr. : AVE
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Wrapping material. : TINFOIL
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Posted. : ENTERED
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Lifeblood of the ball park. : CROWD
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Made merry. : REVELED
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Proceeds on: Poet. : WENDS
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Biological factors. : GENES
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Oklahoma city. : ENID
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Cousin of a know-it-all. : EGOTIST
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Mild, as weather. : CLEMENT
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Coal dust. : SOOT
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In the distance. : AFAR
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Chirp. : PEEP
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Annoys. : IRKS
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Single or double. : BASEHIT
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Defeated: Colloq. : TRIMMED
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Uneasy. : RESTIVE
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Political group. : BLOC
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Lifting. : RAISING
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Runs at top speed. : SPRINTS
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Type of cloth. : PLAID
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Preliminary wagers. : ANTES
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Chanties. : SONGS
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Room. : SPACE
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Ice pinnacle. : SERAC
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Detail. : ITEM
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Bakery product. : ROLL
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Twitch. : TIC
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Modern: Prefix. : NEO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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