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New York Times, Monday, September 26, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,253
Across
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Reptile, for short. : CROC
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French composer. : FAURE
10
Strategic maneuver. : PLOY
14
Famous beach resort. : LIDO
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Dress for show. : ARRAY
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Similar. : LIKE
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"Well, hardly ___." : EVER
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Hair beautifier. : RINSE
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Washington outfit. : USIA
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Movie of a kind. : FEATURE
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Machinator. : PLOTTER
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And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
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Type of ray. : BETA
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Wind in and out. : ZIGZAG
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Those mustered out. : VETERANS
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Indulge. : HUMOR
36
Carry on. : ACTUP
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Type of package. : BALE
39
Numerical prefix. : TETRA
41
Israeli dance. : HORA
42
Fragrant resin. : ELEMI
44
Appointment. : TRYST
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England's money, for short. : LSD
47
North Star. : CYNOSURE
49
Receiver of property. : BAILEE
51
Assumed name of Balkan President. : TITO
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Arctic sight. : BERG
53
President. : MADISON
56
Where Tallinn is. : ESTONIA
60
Tortosa's river. : EBRO
61
Assert as fact. : POSIT
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Library. : ROOM
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Israeli statesman. : EBAN
65
Mature insect. : IMAGO
66
European capital. : OSLO
67
Life. : DAYS
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Mosquito genus. : AEDES
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Shipbuilders' wood. : TEAK
Down
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Pitch indicator: Music. : CLEF
2
Split. : RIVE
3
Ancient theaters. : ODEA
4
Montezuma's master. : CORTEZ
5
Civil War admiral. : FARRAGUT
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Shelley's name for himself. : ARIEL
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Keatsian subject. : URN
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Dark red. : RASPBERRY
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Peephole. : EYELET
10
Cicero's biographer. : PLUTARCH
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Inventory. : LIST
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Migrant worker. : OKIE
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Part of a lustrum. : YEAR
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Where Bingham Canyon is. : UTAH
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Great Barrier Island, N. Z. : OTEA
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Corsair vessel. : ZEBEC
27
Where 14 Across is. : ITALY
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Ancient physician. : GALEN
29
A ___ santé. : VOTRE
30
Bikini, for one. : ATOLL
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Indispensable worker. : NURSE
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Tool. : SPADE
35
Timing device. : METRONOME
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Pity and others. : EMOTIONS
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Curtain material. : ASBESTOS
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Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
45
Pastry shell. : TART
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Perfect place. : UTOPIA
50
Luzon tribesmen. : IGOROT
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Tan. : BEIGE
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Reward: Poet. : MEED
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Rhyme scheme of a quatrain. : ABBA
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Farm vehicle. : DRAY
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One kind of dive. : NOSE
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City in Kansas. : IOLA
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Out of control. : AMOK
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Lugubrious. : SAD

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

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