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New York Times, Tuesday, September 6, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has super symmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,233
Across
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Nickname for a thin man. : SLATS
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Pleasure trip. : JAUNT
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Phantoms. : SPIRITS
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Concentrates. : CENTERS
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Popular Broadway musical. : CAMELOT
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Side. : LATERAL
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Sphere. : ORB
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Persons of energy and determination. : TROJANS
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Compete. : VIE
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Quay. : PIER
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Recognizes. : KNOWS
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English poet. : POPE
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Matriculate. : ENROL
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Observe. : EYE
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Tilt. : JOUST
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Good place to ski. : GSTAAD
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Nap. : DROWSE
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Viper. : ASP
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One: Fr. : UNE
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Modern kind of "bug." : LITTER
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Captured. : SNARED
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Quotes. : CITES
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Southern constellation. : ARA
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Biblical king. : HEROD
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Taking a siesta. : ABED
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Dashboard features. : DIALS
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Finished. : DONE
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Apiece. : PER
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Restaurant worker. : CASHIER
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Engineering project. : DAM
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Obliteration. : ERASURE
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Artlessness. : NAIVETE
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Some novels. : SATIRES
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Fur animals. : ERMINES
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Permits the use of. : LENDS
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Places in office. : SEATS
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Frugal. : SPARING
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Makes flexible. : LIMBERS
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Live. : ARE
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Lean. : TILT
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Marabou. : STORK
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Casual wear. : JEANS
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Social insects. : ANTS
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American Indian. : UTE
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Apprehensive. : NERVOUS
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Trudge: Colloq. : TRAIPSE
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Opportunity. : SCOPE
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Pitted. : STONED
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Attacked in a way. : CLAWED
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Winter precipitation. : SLEET
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Delight. : JOY
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Went around. : ROTATED
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Equipped with a motor. : POWERED
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Stands wear and tear. : LASTS
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Book of the Old Testament. : JONAH
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Mandrill. : APE
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Operate. : RUN
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Political designation. : LIBERAL
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Heightens. : RAISES
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Briny. : SALINE
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Causing disintegration. : ERODENT
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Contributes. : DONATES
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Fear and Flattery. : CAPES
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Cheer. : RAH
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Greek townships. : DEMES
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Has courage. : DARES
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Chars. : SEARS
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Term in cheesemaking. : CURD
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Frost. : RIME
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Pride, for one. : SIN
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Passing through. : VIA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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