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New York Times, Wednesday, September 28, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,255
Across
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Somersault. : FLIP
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Caterpillar or grub. : LARVA
10
Canine name. : ASTA
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Large moth. : LUNA
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"___ without a name." : ADEED
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Highway sign. : STOP
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Wall Street term. : EXDIVIDEND
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Diminutive on girls' names. : TINA
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Like a watch spring. : COILED
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Fiendish. : DIABOLIC
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Gemini flight director. : KRAFT
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Armpits. : AXILLAE
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PMG's concern. : USMAIL
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Buddy. : PAL
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Pedestrian. : DULL
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Tavern. : INN
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Fixation. : FETISH
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___ of Good Feeling. : ERA
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Strong overcall, in bridge. : SKIPBID
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Fire: Fr. : FEU
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Peter out. : FIZZLE
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Arab alliance. : UAR
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Juncture. : SEAM
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Affirmation. : YEA
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Posture. : STANCE
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Encase. : SHEATHE
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Turned left. : HAWED
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Laborious. : TOILSOME
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In full measure. : RICHLY
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Constellation. : ARGO
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In difficulty: Slang. : UPTHECREEK
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Coin of Thailand. : BAHT
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Incite. : SETON
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Quondam. : ONCE
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6-2, 6-4, etc. : SETS
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Build. : ERECT
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Party assets. : WITS
Down
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Spot of color. : FLECK
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Tourist city on the Nile. : LUXOR
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Republic since 1950. : INDIA
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Certain quantity. : PAILFUL
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Put down. : LAID
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Do sums. : ADD
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Cattail. : REED
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That can be forgiven. : VENIAL
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Antelope of North Africa. : ADDAX
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Arthurian town. : ASTOLAT
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Painting. : STILLLIFE
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Girl's name, for short. : TONIA
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Quickly. : APACE
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Legionnaires. : VETS
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Man or bird. : BIPED
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Aid for an emcee. : MIKE
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Black bird. : ANI
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Data for a computer. : INPUT
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Meaning: Abbr. : DEF
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Swiss canton. : URI
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Airplane maneuver. : LAZYEIGHT
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Glacial snow. : FIRN
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Bering. : SEA
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Drone. : HUM
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Louver boards. : SLATS
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Cote cry. : BAA
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Enthusiasts. : ZEALOTS
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Black-headed gull. : SEACROW
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___ fidelis. : SEMPER
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Stylish. : CHIC
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Tries: Colloq. : STABS
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Hours of Greek myth. : HORAE
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Villa. : HOUSE
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"___ was one-and-twenty . . . " : WHENI
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Make a choice. : ELECT
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Levees: Var. : DYKES
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Suffix with room or kitchen. : ETTE
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Sundered. : RENT
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Ad ___. : HOC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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