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New York Times, Monday, January 3, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 5,987
Across
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Highland slope. : BRAE
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Exclamation of disbelief. : OHNO
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Disney's middle name. : ELIAS
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Rock's partner. : ROLL
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Rise up. : REAR
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Tree cobra. : MAMBA
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Valuable whale secretion. : AMBERGRIS
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Narrator of Poe sea tale. : MRPYM
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Fabricate. : WEAVE
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African export. : IVORY
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Within: Prefix. : ESO
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Part of London. : EASTEND
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Princess of German legend. : ELSA
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Initials on some mail. : APO
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Mackintosh. : COAT
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Suffix with joy or grace. : FUL
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Rome's adversary. : CARTHAGE
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Skirt feature. : PLEAT
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"___ abandon, ye who enter here." : ALLHOPE
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Kneecap. : PATELLA
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"What ___ know?" : DOYOU
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Jaunty. : DEBONAIR
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Certain privileges: Abbr. : RTS
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Glacé. : ICED
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Girl's nickname. : NAN
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Resort at foot of Bernese Alps. : THUN
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Narrow-minded. : INSULAR
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Cold ___. : WAR
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Bethlehem product. : STEEL
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Florida city. : TAMPA
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Parting word. : ADIEU
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Tourist's need. : GUIDEBOOK
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Anc. peoples of Rome: Lat. : ITALI
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Defense group. : USAF
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Island east of Java. : BALI
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Type of ball game. : NOHIT
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Spanish painter. : SERT
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Put ___ (pretend): Colloq. : ITON
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Excellent: Scot. : BRAW
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Site of traffic problem, since B.C. days. : ROME
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Part of Canada: Abbr. : ALBA
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Lycée student. : ELEVE
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Club: Abbr. : ORG
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Birthright. : HERITAGE
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Simplicity. : NAIVETE
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Bean. : ORSON
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TV award. : EMMY
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Malay gibbon. : LAR
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Motivate. : IMPEL
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Bottomless gulf. : ABYSS
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South Pacific island. : SAMOA
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Extend a helping hand. : REACHOUT
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Direction finder: Abbr. : RDF
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Castile. : SOAP
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Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
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School: Abbr. : ACAD
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___ Alto. : PALO
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Paris airport. : ORLY
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Au courant. : UPTODATE
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Spine. : THORN
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Gallic zeal. : ELAN
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Lake. : TARN
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Distinctive. : PECULIAR
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W. H. Hudson hero. : ABEL
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Type of entertainer. : DISEUSE
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Rest. : SIT
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Mark of fame. : TWAIN
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___ do with. : HADTO
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Mr. Heep. : URIAH
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Haile Selassie's title. : NEGUS
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Jewish title. : RABBI
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Courtship. : SUIT
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Castle's defense. : MOAT
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Field game. : POLO
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Similar. : AKIN
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Samuel's teacher. : ELI
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Defendant: Abbr. : DFT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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