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New York Times, Saturday, September 17, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,244
Across
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Certain recordings. : TAPES
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Playful scurry. : SCAMPER
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Contradiction. : DENIAL
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Pile-face fabric. : CHENILLE
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Cantankerous. : ORNERY
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Popular game. : HANDBALL
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Twelve dozen. : GROSS
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Leave waiting at the church. : JILT
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Gunpowder, for one. : TEA
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Kind of sauce. : SOY
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19th-century French composer. : LALO
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Obdurate. : STONY
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Altar constellation. : ARA
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Fellow prisoner. : JAILMATE
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Card game. : GINRUMMY
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"Vissi d'arte" lady. : TOSCA
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Man on the run. : ESCAPEE
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Where Granite Peak is. : MONTANA
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Companion of a mortise. : TENON
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Designating certain animals. : DOMESTIC
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U.S. carrier, Gemini 3 pickup, March, 1965. : INTREPID
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Dilutes. : THINS
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Become tangled. : MAT
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Pronoun. : HER
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Geraint's beloved. : ENID
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Vaquero's rope. : REATA
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Like a hermit. : EREMITIC
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Architectural feature. : TURRET
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Tedious sameness. : MONOTONE
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Store sign. : ONSALE
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Pasqueflower. : ANEMONE
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Undersized: Colloq. : TEENY
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Exponent of the use of violence. : TERRORIST
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Vexation. : ANNOYANCE
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Menu specialties. : PIES
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What pitchers have. : EARS
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Furtive. : SLY
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Israel's notable passenger ship. : SHALOM
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Copper. : CENT
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Ampersand. : AND
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Kid's marble. : MIB
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"Crito" author. : PLATO
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Scott heroine. : ELLEN
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Type of race. : RELAY
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Long time: Colloq. : DOGSAGE
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Unfriendly. : CHILLY
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James, in Spain. : JAIME
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Deplore. : LAMENT
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Removed seeds from. : STONED
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Trial runs. : TESTS
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Tunics worn by knights. : JUPONS
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Minute. : ATOMIC
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Arrested: Slang. : RANIN
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Boat with twin hulls. : CATAMARAN
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With life. : ANIMATELY
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Was apathetic. : MOPED
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Cellulose fabric. : ACETATE
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Invention. : DEVICE
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Of the frogs. : RANINE
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Topic: Lat. : THEMA
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Wading bird. : HERON
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Goddess of peace. : IRENE
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Shelley's school. : ETON
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Old Norse poem. : RUNE
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Family member. : MOM
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Auntie Mame's houseboy. : ITO
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One-year-old. : TOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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