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New York Times, Thursday, September 15, 1966

31-Across : Carnival employe: Slang.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,242
Across
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Show anger. : FUME
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Preserved. : SAVED
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Fodder bin. : CRIB
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Neat as ___. : APIN
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Lend ___. : ANEAR
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Greek goddess. : HERA
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Harmony; studied elegance, as of literary style. : CONCINNITY
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Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
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Famous poem by Keats. : ENDYMION
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Walked. : STRODE
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Dacca or Mecca. : CITY
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Asparagus tip. : SPEAR
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Unsound. : FAULTY
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Furtiveness. : STEALTH
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"___ not gold ... " : ALLIS
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Carnival employe: Slang. : SHILL
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Tiny. : WEE
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College group: Abbr. : ROTC
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Unfilled pie crust. : SHELL
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Room. : CELL
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Possessive. : OUR
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Ice. : CHILL
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Ingredient in crayons. : CHALK
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Scribble. : DASHOFF
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One of Seven Wonders. : PHAROS
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Lacking skill. : INAPT
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To behold: Fr. : VOIR
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Classify. : ASSORT
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Choir members. : SOPRANOS
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Fictional detective. : MOTO
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Adolescence. : AWKWARDAGE
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"What ___?" : OFIT
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Stratum. : LAYER
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Equitable. : EVEN
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Pungent. : RACY
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Genuflected. : KNELT
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Origin. : SEED
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Confront. : FACE
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Well versed in: Colloq. : UPON
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Obey. : MIND
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For general circulation. : ENCYCLIC
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Reasonableness. : SANITY
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Bother. : ANNOY
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Mineral deposit. : VEIN
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Take tea. : EAT
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Drought. : DRYSPELL
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Sung by a group. : CHORAL
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Bikini, for instance. : RESORTWEAR
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Garden plant. : IRID
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First, second or third. : BASE
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Copies: Abbr. : IMITS
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River duck. : TEAL
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However. : STILL
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Gambler's choice. : FARO
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Audibly. : ALOUD
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Advocating the extreme. : ULTRAISTIC
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Part of a whatnot. : SHELF
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Surprised exclamation. : HELLO
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Dress style. : SHIFT
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Wapiti. : ELKS
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Business conversation. : SHOPTALK
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Parlor game. : CHARADES
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Burn up. : CHAR
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Cicada trill. : CHIRR
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Uppity. : SNOOTY
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Gallery display. : POPART
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I, for one. : VOWEL
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Love: Sp. : AMOR
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Davenport. : SOFA
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Kind of terrier. : SKYE
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Church section. : NAVE
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S-curved molding. : OGEE
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Dispatch. : SEND
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Faint or feeble. : WAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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