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New York Times, Thursday, September 29, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,256
Across
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Columbus's starting point. : PALOS
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Mountain ranges of southern India. : GHATS
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Disconcerted. : PUTOUT
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Praise. : TRIBUTE
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Entice. : ALLURE
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Enjoyed exceedingly: Slang. : HADABALL
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA
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Withdraws. : SECEDES
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City in SW France. : PAU
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Pride and its retinue. : SINS
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Great name in the theater. : DUSE
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Vent. : SLIT
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Start. : ENTER
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Cradles. : BEDS
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Smooth, in phonetics. : LENE
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Living statue of legend. : GALATEA
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Certain winds. : TRADES
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Evergreens. : FIRS
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Connery. : SEAN
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Thin flake, as of metal. : LAMINA
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First-rate. : CAPITAL
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Top performers. : ACES
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Vehicle of a sort. : PRAM
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Overalls. : LEVIS
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Scene in "A Study in Scarlet." : UTAH
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Body of traditional poetry. : EPOS
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Native of Fyn. : DANE
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Mail-order item. : GUN
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Approaches and speaks to. : ACCOSTS
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Mountain in Crete. : IDA
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Talked over differences: Colloq. : HADITOUT
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Store. : OUTLET
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Address. : LECTURE
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Smooths. : PREENS
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Harvests. : REAPS
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Beach. : SANDS
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Attracting. : PULLING
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"Gate City." : ATLANTA
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Gehrig. : LOU
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Possessive pronoun. : OURS
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Palfrey. : STEED
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Rated for quality. : GRADED
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Cover up. : HIDE
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Arabian garments. : ABAS
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Clumsy boat. : TUB
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Fastened together. : STAPLED
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Hesitate. : PAUSE
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"___ Wolf." : THESEA
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Relative of Helen. : ELAINE
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Guitars of old. : LUTES
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Solid squares. : CUBES
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Egotistical. : SELFISH
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Showing a biased opinion. : SLANTED
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Shower. : RAIN
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Chassé. : STEP
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Hazard, on the links. : TRAP
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Kind of road. : RAIL
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Greek island. : SAMOS
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Chortle. : LAUGH
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True. : ACTUAL
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Stroll aimlessly. : MEANDER
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Best-selling author. : CAPOTE
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Was of use (to). : AVAILED
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Basswood trees. : LINDENS
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Happens again. : RECURS
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Passengers' concerns. : SEATS
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Passengers' concerns. : STOPS
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Sweetsop tree. : ATTA
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Clever stratagem. : COUP
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Chapter of the Koran. : SURA
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Light summer dessert. : ICE
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Lacrosse team. : TEN

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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