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New York Times, Saturday, January 8, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J V Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 5,992
Across
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Prepare. : GET
4
Top. : ACME
8
Froths. : FOAMS
13
Skip over. : OMIT
15
Type of diagnosis: Abbr. : CLIN
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Wager of a kind. : IFBET
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Astronomer's unit. : LIGHTYEAR
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One kind of day. : RAINY
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Laugh derisively. : FLEER
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Pile up. : AMASS
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Garment, for short. : TUX
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Publisher's privileges. : SERIALRIGHTS
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Some officers. : NCOS
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Where Asmara is. : ERITREA
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Headline of November, 1965. : BLACKOUT
36
Display. : UNROLL
37
Looker-on. : EYER
38
Table item. : SPOON
40
Not in use. : IDLE
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"La Vie ___." : ENROSE
43
Cotton Bowl contestant. : ARKANSAS
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Symbols of winter. : SNOWMEN
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Frozen mass. : BERG
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Math term. : DENOMINATORS
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As. : QUA
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Own up. : ADMIT
57
Boneless strip. : FILET
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Worrier's worry. : ULCER
60
In a small way. : STINTEDLY
62
Stand ___ of. : INAWE
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Lounge rooms. : DENS
64
Stamp. : SEAL
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Postmarked. : DATED
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Hence. : ERGO
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Kind of bread. : RYE
Down
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Plays a game. : GOLFS
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"South Pacific" hero. : EMILE
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Sometime paper item. : TIGER
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Noun suffix. : ACY
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Explains. : CLEARSUP
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Resort city. : MIAMI
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Infuriate. : ENRAGE
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"___ peace . . . " : FIRSTIN
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All ___ sudden. : OFA
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Not ___ (not at all). : ABIT
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Concern of a hostess. : MENU
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River of myth. : STYX
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Social group, modern style. : THEINCROWD
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Sports category. : TRACK
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Sanforized, old style. : SHRUNKEN
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Fragment of unfinished business. : LOOSEEND
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Neckwear. : STRINGTIES
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Land measures. : RODS
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Girl's name. : ELLA
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Beverages. : ALES
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Apiarist's concern. : BEES
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Boston's neighbor. : LYNN
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Flyer's prefix. : AERO
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"Only one ___ customer." : TOA
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Type of rapid transit, modern style. : ORBITING
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Besmirched. : SMEARED
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Adam and Eve on ___ (poached eggs on toast). : ARAFT
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___ plume. : NOMSDE
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Angle cut. : MITER
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Senior. : OLDER
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Power-failure villain. : RELAY
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Fashion. : STYLE
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Tobacco portion. : QUID
54
A bone. : ULNA
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Room to swing ___. : ACAT
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Woolly beast. : EWE
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Officer in the Navy: Abbr. : NSO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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