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New York Times, Friday, January 7, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 5,991
Across
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Wings. : ARMS
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Husband of Jezebel. : AHAB
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Advantage. : ASSET
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Bird. : ROOK
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Well-known Napoleon. : SOLO
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Canary island. : PALMA
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Ballet wear. : TUTU
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School festivity. : PROM
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Courage. : PLUCK
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Contest of a sort. : SPELLINGBEE
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Born. : NEE
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Fishing boat. : DORY
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Ease off. : SLACKEN
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Dull and flat. : JEJUNE
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"___ foolish things ... " : THESE
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Saying. : ADAGE
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Forestalled. : PREVENTED
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Precious porcelain. : MING
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Sheer linen. : TOILE
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Tropical root. : TARO
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Cleaning aid. : STEELWOOL
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Twisted. : WRUNG
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Makes muddy. : ROILS
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Calls it quits. : CEASES
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Pretend. : PLAYACT
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"They ___ not ... " : TOIL
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Fall behind. : LAG
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Scatterbrain. : FEATHERPATE
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Official decree. : UKASE
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Kodiak. : BEAR
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Kabul title. : AMIR
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___ maid. : METER
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Secular. : LAIC
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"Laugh," in famous aria. : RIDI
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Tea and others. : BREWS
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Different. : ELSE
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Answers. : KEYS
Down
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Student's choice. : ARTS
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Poultry ailment. : ROUP
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Speck. : MOTE
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Villain's occupation. : SKULDUGGERY
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Have dreams. : ASPIRE
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Keratoid. : HORNY
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Like falling off ___. : ALOG
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Stunning occurrence. : BOMBSHELL
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Placate. : APPEASE
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Girl of song. : SAL
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Moved furtively. : SLUNK
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Dais personality: Slang. : EMCEE
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Occupied. : TAKEN
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Isolated. : LONE
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Pupil of a kind. : ELEVE
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Greenery in Gotham. : CENTRALPARK
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Squeezes. : JAMS
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Do newspaper work. : EDIT
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1847 heroine. : JANE
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Wynken, Blynken and Nod, and others. : TRIOS
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Rec room item. : POOLTABLE
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Greek letters. : TAUS
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Sea bird. : ERNE
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Whippets. : DOGS
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Doubly. : TWICE
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Sport shoes. : LOAFERS
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River dam. : WEIR
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Force. : COERCE
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Discover the facts of. : PLUMB
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Basketballer. : LAKER
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Printing type. : AGATE
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Siamese. : THAIS
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Fresh-water duck. : TEAL
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French friend. : AMIE
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In order. : TIDY
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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Baste. : SEW

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

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