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New York Times, Friday, September 2, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Richly green. : EMERALD
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Be sparing and frugal. : SCRIMP
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Playboy. : REVELER
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California's Mount ___. : PALOMAR
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Public promenade. : ALAMEDA
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Try to surpass. : EMULATE
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Mediocre. : SOSO
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Frank. : OPEN
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Engender. : BEGET
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Blue-pencil. : EDIT
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Breeding places. : NESTS
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Regal form of address. : SIRE
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Steeple-head or buttonhead. : RIVET
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"___ Hemingway." : PAPA
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Transgression. : SIN
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That: Fr. : CELA
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Mild oath. : BYGUM
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Little lad. : TAD
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December time. : YULE
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Viva voce. : ORAL
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Mornings. : AMS
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The "Man Without a Country." : NOLAN
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Mellow. : RIPE
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Inexperienced. : RAW
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Transportation charge. : TOLL
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Overhead. : ABOVE
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Biblical king. : AGAG
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Father of Tobias. : TOBIT
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"Essays of ___." : ELIA
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American poet. : BENET
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Go paddling. : WADE
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Tenantry costs. : RENT
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Set aside for the future. : INSTORE
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Intensify. : ENHANCE
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Bent. : STOOPED
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Speak excitedly. : STUTTER
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Well-sunburned. : TANNED
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Lacking in fullness. : THREADY
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Reminder of man's fallibility. : ERASER
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Sweet to the ear. : MELODIC
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Equivocal. : EVASIVE
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With aloofness. : REMOTELY
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Nog of old-time Norfolk. : ALE
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Induced to proceed on an unwise course. : LEDON
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Hang of clothing. : DRAPE
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One of the Wellers. : SAM
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Association. : CLUB
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Functions. : ROLES
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Kind of poet. : IMAGIST
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___ Medica. : MATERIA
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Feign. : PRETEND
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U.S. military nerve center. : PENTAGON
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Catch sight of. : ESPY
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Stimulate. : SPUR
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Ridicule. : TAUNT
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Opera soprano Lucine. : AMARA
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Bawled. : BELLOWED
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Spoils. : LOOT
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Free. : LIBERATE
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Specialist in a certain language. : ARABIST
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Fuchsine. : MAGENTA
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Big name in movies. : SWANSON
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Canadian province: Abbr. : ALBA
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Italian porridge. : POLENTA
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Made manifest. : EVINCED
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Lunch room: Slang. : EATERY
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Be compatible. : GETON
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Tithe. : TENTH
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Dome-shaped Buddhist shrine. : TOPE
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Well-sunburned. : RED
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Ben ___. : HUR

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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