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New York Times, Sunday, January 2, 1966

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.86, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 5,986
Across
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Pinch pennies. : SCRIMP
7
Foggy low-lying cloud. : STRATUS
14
Enjoys the road. : MOTORS
20
Young man with a horn. : TOOTER
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Modern French composer. : POULENC
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Homeric. : EPICAL
23
A poison, in combinations. : ARSENO
24
A childhood hero, Oriental style. : ALIBABA
25
Office term. : TENURE
26
Shipshape. : TRIM
27
Relatives of brackets, for short. : PARENS
29
In conclusion, mon ami. : ENFIN
31
The quiet side. : LEE
32
James Bond's alter ego. : IAN
33
Hushing exclamations. : WHISTS
34
Hand signal lamp for ships. : ALDIS
35
Wine barrel. : CASK
36
Shield-shaped: Biol. : CLYPEATE
38
Not so sweet. : DRIER
39
Classes. : SORTS
40
A girl from Glasgow. : LASS
41
Toughened and tempered. : HARDENEDUP
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Waxy ointment. : CERATE
47
Wigwam or tepee. : HOMEOFTHEBRAVE
51
Letters from Israel. : ALEPHS
52
Indo-Europeans. : ARYANS
53
Erie's neighbor. : ONTARIO
54
Clergyman's house. : MANSE
55
Engulf. : WHELM
56
Electrical safety device. : FUSE
57
Heath, in Cornish names. : ROS
58
Theater of 1944. : ETO
59
Beautiful dreamer. : RAINBOWCHASER
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River into Lake Balkhash. : ILI
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One-tenth of a sen. : RIN
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Huguenot city of France. : SENS
66
Speak with pomp. : ORATE
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Glossy-black. : RAVEN
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County in Tennessee. : OVERTON
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Walked firmly. : STRODE
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Seven feet, in Russia. : SAGENE
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The back of beyond. : NEVERNEVERLAND
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Inactive ingredients. : INERTS
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Heeded. : LISTENEDTO
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British gun. : STEN
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Brief extract. : SCRAP
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Slangy airplanes. : KITES
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Typewriter fusillades. : RATATATS
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Lose the magic glow. : CLOY
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"___ born free . . . " : MANIS
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Wrongly taken. : STOLEN
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Bash. : BOP
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No model of loyalty. : RAT
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Nil nisi ___. : BONUM
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Bigger. : LARGER
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Man of exploits. : HERO
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Hot country. : ARABIA
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Heir. : LEGATEE
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Salt on the water. : SAILOR
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Baseball great. : MELOTT
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Forward, Frenchmen! : ENAVANT
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Swarm all over. : INFEST
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Coaches. : STAGES
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Leaves high and dry. : STRANDS
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Clicks and clacks. : NOISES
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Interference. : STATIC
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Cowpen. : CORRAL
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Helping to grip, like resin. : ROSINY
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Article for sale. : ITEM
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Earthlings. : MEN
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First stages in mitosis. : PROPHASES
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Thinly scattered. : SPARSE
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Vacancy sign. : TOLET
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Sights in Greece and Rome. : RUINS
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Vestments. : ALBS
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Between-meals snack. : TEA
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Skeptical attitudes. : UNBELIEFS
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Climbing, as a plant. : SCANDENT
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First wife of Zeus. : METIS
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Start. : OPEN
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Stannum. : TIN
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Visual. : OCULAR
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Hardest to obtain. : RAREST
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Makes smooth and plump. : SLEEKS
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River islets. : AITS
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Smoke-eaters' base : FIREHOUSE
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Lining to keep winter outside. : WEATHERSTRIP
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Son of Caleb: I Chron. 2:18. : ARDON
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Dried coconut meat. : COPRA
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Plops. : PLAPS
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Escapists' abodes. : DREAMWORLDS
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Of the nether world. : SUBTERRANEAN
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Mount Sinai. : HOREB
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Relating to starch. : AMYLO
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Compact. : DENSE
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Lincoln's Secy. of War, 1861–62. : CAMERON
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The absolute superlative. : ELATIVE
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Splitsville, so to speak. : RENONEV
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Nobelist in chemistry, and others. : HAHNS
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Successful man. : ARRIVER
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Of shattering force. : VIOLENT
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Dyes used in red inks. : EOSINES
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Dweller in Chicago suburb. : WINNETKAN
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Destined. : FATED
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Long times. : AEONS
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Yugoslav. : CROAT
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___ time for. : HADNO
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Today's fiction hero. : AGENT
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Send by stages. : RELAY
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Tender feeling. : SENTIMENT
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Outdoor beauties. : TREES
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Baby-tenders in Bloomsbury. : SITTERSIN
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Small blood vessels. : VEINULES
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Auction. : SALE
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Runs off: Slang. : SCRAMS
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Red. : CLARET
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Weedy flower, the toothcup. : ROTALA
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"___ Thesaurus." : ROGETS
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White poplars. : ABELES
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Knobby. : TOROSE
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Newspaper section. : SPORTS
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Certain fortifications. : MOATS
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Soul snatcher. : SATAN
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The way of the times. : TREND
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Nibble. : BITE
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Slag. : LAVA
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Musical hobby. : HIFI
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Feature of Irish terrain. : BOG
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Sharp-nosed river fish. : GAR
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Up: Prefix. : ANO

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 17 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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