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New York Times, Tuesday, September 13, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 327 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,240
Across
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Intricate. : MAZY
5
The latest. : NEWS
9
Cartoonist Kelly. : WALT
13
Chills and fever. : AGUE
14
Where Newport is. : WIGHT
15
Asian range. : ALAI
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Florida islands. : KEYS
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Expeditiously. : INGOODTIME
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Leftovers. : ODDMENTS
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NFL player. : PACKER
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Subject of long-distance photograph. : EARTH
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U.S. clergyman and author. : MATHER
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Player Palmer : ARNIE
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Adduced. : CITED
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Namely: Abbr. : VIZ
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African village. : KRAAL
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Serve: Colloq. : DOFOR
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War god. : ARES
35
Tendon. : SINEW
37
Left. : GONE
38
Prepare to drive. : TEEUP
40
Virtue. : MERIT
42
Literary initials. : RLS
43
Rounded projections. : LOBES
45
Piquant. : ZESTY
47
Blanched state. : PALLOR
49
Law court. : BENCH
50
Course. : CAREER
51
Flees. : RUNSAWAY
54
Majority. : LIONSSHARE
56
Money in Rome. : LIRE
57
Single. : UNAL
58
Was able. : COULD
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View from Taormina. : ETNA
60
Unit of field artillery: Abbr. : BTRY
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Borders. : HEMS
62
Females. : SHES
Down
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Bonito shark. : MAKO
2
Ripened. : AGED
3
Body of water, in Holland. : ZUYDERZEE
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Overly agreeable one. : YESMAN
5
Last inning. : NINTH
6
Breakfast fare. : EGGS
7
Which person. : WHO
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Reside temporarily in. : STOPAT
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Cerberus. : WATCHDOG
10
Analogous. : ALIKE
11
Debussy composition. : LAMER
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Row. : TIER
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Hibernates. : WINTERS
18
Passé. : DATED
20
Norse man's name. : ERIK
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Ryun, for one. : MILER
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Yorkshire river. : AIRE
25
Walking sticks. : CANES
26
Large vessel. : VAT
28
To love: Fr. : AIMER
30
Without delay. : FORTHWITH
31
Except that: Colloq. : ONLY
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In medias ___. : RES
34
Gloomily : SULLENLY
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Shriveled. : WIZENED
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Europeans. : POLES
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Playing cards. : TENS
44
Popular soup. : BORSCH
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Surmounts. : SCALES
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Beautify. : PAINT
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Bellowing : AROAR
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Knots in cloth. : BURLS
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Putter. : CLUB
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Room: Ger. : RAUM
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English composer. : ARNE
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Votes for. : YEAS
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Weeder's tool. : HOE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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