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New York Times, Wednesday, January 5, 1966

17-Across : Singly.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { C H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 5,989
Across
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Head man. : BOSS
5
Mirror. : GLASS
10
Gem. : OPAL
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In ___ of. : LIEU
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Ceylon coin. : RUPEE
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Nothing: Sp. : NADA
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Singly. : ONEATATIME
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Sponsorship. : EGIS
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Abbreviation on the sports page. : TKO
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Dutch ___. : OVEN
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Typesetter's concern. : INDENT
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Central points. : NODES
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Nylon hazard. : SNAG
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Overturn. : UPEND
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Improvised. : RIGGEDUP
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Inquisitive. : NOSEY
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Important cities. : PORTS
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Equal: Prefix. : ISO
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Pulls. : TOWS
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TV term. : VIDEO
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State: Abbr. : SDAK
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___ nutshell. : INA
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Out. : NOTIN
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Chisel. : GOUGE
42
Flatters. : LAYSITON
44
More mature. : RIPER
45
Expanded. : OPEN
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Publisher's ad. : BLURB
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Words of commiseration. : TOOBAD
51
Propensity. : BIAS
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Louis XIV, for one. : ROI
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Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
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___ the gauntlet. : FLINGSDOWN
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Fire god, in Hindu myth. : AGNI
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Egress. : OUTGO
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Man's name. : OWEN
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Debatable. : MOOT
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Goes up. : RISES
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Linemen. : ENDS
Down
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Splotch. : BLOT
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Farmyard sound: Colloq. : OINK
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Discover a clear course. : SEEONESWAY
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Latin possessive. : SUA
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Momentous. : GRAVE
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Stringed instruments. : LUTES
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Neat as ___. : APIN
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Academy: Abbr. : SEM
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Looking after. : SEEINGTO
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Nervous. : ONEDGE
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Leaf. : PAGE
12
Cousin of "deuce." : ADIN
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Continue. : LAST
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Nightcap, perhaps. : TODDY
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Plays the shrew. : NAGS
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Little ___. : ONES
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Enticing one. : SIREN
27
Up to the time when. : UNTIL
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City in India. : POONA
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Great sculptor. : RODIN
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Made a thorough job of: Slang. : DIDUPBROWN
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Habit. : USAGE
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Draw, perhaps. : POKER
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Iron peg for mountaineers. : PITON
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Endorsed. : VOTEDFOR
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Evening, in Paris. : SOIR
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E. Indian palm. : NIPA
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Finely granulated rock. : GRUSS
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Provided, old style. : SOBEIT
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Spree: Slang. : BINGE
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Nigeria's capital. : LAGOS
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Sporting group. : TEAM
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Progress. : ONGO
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___ account. : ONNO
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Morsels. : BITS
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Was obligated to. : OWED
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Wayside places. : INNS
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French pronoun. : LUI
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John or Jane. : DOE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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