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New York Times, Friday, September 23, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,250

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Contrived. : MADE
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Elephant of juvenile fame. : BABAR
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Totals: Abbr. : AMTS
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Letter: Abbr. : INIT
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Former President of Turkey. : INONU
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Part of a revolution. : COUP
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Firefly. : LIGHTNINGBEETLE
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Type of acids. : AMINO
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Big name in golf. : SNEAD
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"The Better ___." : OLE
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In ___. : NOTIME
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Mixed. : STIRRED
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Lily plant. : CALLA
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Auditory. : OTIC
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Painting. : OIL
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Weeping woman of myth. : NIOBE
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Side post of a doorway. : JAMB
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Ingredients of melodrama. : BLOODANDTHUNDER
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Person. : SOUL
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Progress. : GETON
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Part of the psyche. : EGO
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Mosquito. : PEST
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Part of AWOL. : LEAVE
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Stared wide-eyed. : GOGGLED
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Milk curdler. : RENNET
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A Gardner. : AVA
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Stop, at sea. : AVAST
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Fallacies, in logic. : IDOLA
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Famous explorer. : MERIWETHERLEWIS
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Do a household job. : IRON
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Baseball name. : REESE
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Siesta. : REST
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Of the sea: Abbr. : NAUT
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Helicon dweller. : ERATO
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Strike down. : SLAY
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Lombardy city. : MILAN
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With intention and will: Lat. : ANIMO
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Number. : DIGIT
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Of nations or groups. : ETHNIC
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Receptacle. : BIN
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Black birds. : ANIS
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City on the Rhine. : BONN
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Heavenly ones, in Paris. : ANGES
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Direction in music. : RUBATO
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Top-flight. : ACE
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Parade of a kind. : MOTORCADE
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Fabric for bridal veil. : TULLE
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What radar checks. : SPEED
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___ Jerry, hot rum drink. : TOMAND
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Prepare copy. : EDIT
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Lamb. : ELIA
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Rembrandt van ___. : RIJN
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Southern Senator. : LONG
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___ Krim, Moroccan leader. : ABDEL
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Discarded: Abbr. : OBS
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Labor group. : ILO
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Werewolf, in Paris. : LOUPGAROU
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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Jo's sister. : MEG
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Family member: Abbr. : BRO
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Cassini. : OLEG
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Frost. : HOAR
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Disclose formally. : UNVEIL
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Vegetable dish. : SLAW
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Roma's river. : TEVERE
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Finishers. : ENDERS
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Child of the streets. : GAMIN
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Have ___ barrel. : OVERA
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Office gadget. : DATER
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Christmas, old style. : NOWEL
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Relative of Betty. : ELISA
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Word for a pasty. : TASTY
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One of the stadiums. : SHEA
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Laboratory procedure. : TEST
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Kind of income: Abbr. : INT
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Old car. : REO

Answer summary: 5 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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