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New York Times, Friday, September 9, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Across
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Chatter. : BLAB
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Up to now. : SOFAR
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Ward (off). : FEND
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Refrain syllables. : LALA
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Abode of a sort. : ADOBE
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Fee for money exchange. : AGIO
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To begin with. : INTHEFIRSTPLACE
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Sgt. : NCO
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Must. : HASTO
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Tree. : ALDER
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Meal course. : DESSERT
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Learning. : LORE
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Familiar affirmative. : OUI
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Star. : LUMINARY
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Forbidden. : TABU
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Certain fliers. : KITES
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River in Chile. : LOA
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Siren. : ALARM
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Compass point. : NNE
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Mortal. : HUMAN
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Garland. : LEI
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Indians. : OTOES
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Position. : RANK
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Slows up. : LETSDOWN
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Pony. : NAG
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Skin. : PEEL
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Times. : MOMENTS
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Asiatic rulers. : AGHAS
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"South Pacific" hero. : EMILE
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Exclamation of discovery. : AHA
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Time, to a physicist. : FOURTHDIMENSION
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Centuries. : AGES
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Gives the eye. : OGLES
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Member of a crew. : HAND
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Rambler. : ROSE
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Fuses, as metal. : WELDS
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Peevish. : EDGY
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Window shade. : BLIND
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Weapon. : LANCE
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Voices. : ALTOS
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Nonsense! : BAH
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Hunting expedition. : SAFARI
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Poet. : ODIST
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Citadel. : FORT
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Ultimates. : ABSOLUTES
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Inactive: Abbr. : RET
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Overthrown. : FALLEN
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Mild expletive. : EGAD
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Agreeable. : NICE
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Go-getter. : DOER
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Alas: Lat. : EHEU
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County, in Louisiana. : PARISH
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Tart. : SOUR
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Cockney's residence. : OME
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Tablecloths, etc. : LINEN
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Girl's name. : ALMA
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Color of a horse. : ROAN
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G.I. : YANK
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Large. : TALL
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Minnows. : BAIT
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Power, according to Francis Bacon. : KNOWLEDGE
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Retiring. : MODEST
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Press. : URGE
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Sock part. : TOE
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Scanty. : SPARSE
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At least as much. : NOLESS
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Verily. : AMEN
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Copied. : MIMED
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Nymph. : NAIAD
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Strap. : THONG
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Famous nickname in baseball. : SANDY
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See from ___. : AFAR
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Teen-agers' slogan. : GOGO
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Colors. : HUES
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Move (around) in a circle. : MILL
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A good question. : HOW
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Novel title. : SHE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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