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FUN CITY FUN

New York Times, Sunday, October 16, 1966

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 675 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,273
Across
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Evergreen tree. : CAROB
6
Show off. : ACTUP
11
Vociferates. : RANTS
16
Proceed apace. : HIE
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City in Brazil. : RECIFE
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Gracie Mansion. : HOUSE
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B.W.I. sorcery. : OBEAH
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Sicilian commune. : ENNA
24
Many a New Yorker. : CLIFFDWELLER
26
Many New Yorkers. : BONVIVANTS
28
Florida city. : DADE
29
Steamed up. : IRATE
30
City near Münster. : CLEVE
32
Gourmands. : EATERS
33
Proceeds apace. : ZIPS
34
Port: Fr. : HAVRE
35
Bushelman. : ALTERER
36
Outgoing tide. : EBB
39
Inactive: Abbr. : RET
40
Wheelsman. : PILOT
41
Tree. : ALDER
42
Saxon's foe. : NORMAN
44
Member of the smart set. : BOULEVARDIER
47
Abundant. : FAT
50
Marches. : TROOPS
51
Insert: Abbr. : ENCL
52
Swan: Lat. : OLOR
53
Prime time. : NINE
54
Portray in a way. : ENACT
55
Certain spreads. : PATES
56
Yukon river. : LEWES
58
Fates of Viking days. : NORNS
59
Pigments. : REDS
60
Premier of Japan. : SATO
61
Vase-shaped container. : EWER
62
Hound. : BASSET
63
Disseminate. : SOW
64
Foot-weary citizen. : STRAPHANGER
68
North Africans. : HAMITES
69
Dismays. : APPALS
71
Groggy. : AREEL
72
Planet. : SATURN
73
Auditions. : TRYOUTS
75
Wily Gothamite. : CITYSLICKER
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"There ___ happy land . . . " : ISA
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Midriffs. : WAISTS
81
Salvador. : DALI
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Exigency. : NEED
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Feature of Brooklyn: Abbr. : HGTS
84
Entr'___. : ACTES
85
Blanches. : PALES
86
Looks over. : SCANS
88
African gazelles. : MOHRS
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
90
Dinner holder, old style. : PAIL
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Street hazard. : HOLE
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Highlander. : KILTIE
93
Mdse. : GDS
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Fictional Gothamites. : GUYSANDDOLLS
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Faithful. : ARDENT
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Sharp-witted. : CANNY
100
Misdid. : ERRED
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Proclaim. : CRY
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Football players: Abbr. : RGS
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Western city. : LARAMIE
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Makes level. : TRUES
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Big name in Queens. : SHEA
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___ curiae. : AMICUS
110
Siberian forest. : TAIGA
111
Expert: Slang. : SHARK
112
Small fruit. : SLOE
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Certain taxicabs. : NIGHTHAWKS
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Cousin of 44 Across. : MANABOUTTOWN
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Hemline site. : KNEE
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Iroquoians. : ERIES
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Rory himself. : OMORE
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Hears of. : LEARNS
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Sent: Abbr. : DLD
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Brazil's President, 1946–51. : DUTRA
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Less. : FEWER
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Turkish gulf. : SAROS
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That: Fr. : CELA
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Type of test. : ACID
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Widespread. : RIFE
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Canceled. : OFF
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Dresses showily. : BEDIZENS
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All of ___ (all of a sudden). : AHEAP
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NFL team. : COLTS
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Bulrush. : TULE
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Application. : USE
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Cotton cloth. : PERCALE
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"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" show. : ROBERTA
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Surpassing. : ABOVE
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Hawaiian bird. : NENE
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Hebrew letter. : TAV
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Protector. : SHIELDER
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Household appliance. : HEATER
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Type of tube. : INNER
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___ nous. : ENTRE
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Accepted: Abbr. : RCD
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Soviet republic: Abbr. : ASSR
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Legal order. : WRIT
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Father: Ger. : VATER
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City in the Ukraine. : LVOV
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Palisades' relatives. : HILLS
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Inter ___. : ALIOS
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Goes onstage. : ENTERS
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Third largest island. : BORNEO
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Many New Yorkers. : BROADWAYITES
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Engrossed. : RAPT
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Brownish purple. : PUCE
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American educator. : ADLER
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Footwear. : MOCS
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Mother Cabrini and others. : BEATAS
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Successful. : ONTOP
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Galley slave. : ROWER
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Spectator of a kind. : FIRSTNIGHTER
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Bonne ___! : ANNEE
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Auditions. : TESTS
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Denial. : NOSIR
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Legislatures: Abbr. : PARLS
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Laws: Lat. : LEGES
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Actor Tom. : EWELL
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Belgian city. : NAMUR
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Laws: Abbr. : STATS
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Lessened. : BATED
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Steam boiler plates. : SPUTS
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___ Selassie. : HAILE
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Ars gratia ___. : ARTIS
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French marshal. : NEY
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Fishes. : HAKES
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Puzzle. : POSER
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Sights. : SCENES
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Speech sound. : TWANG
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Highballed. : RACED
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Arum plant. : CALLA
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All ___. : INALL
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Leash. : STRING
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Bank's backlog. : ASSETS
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Girl of song. : DAISY
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Hammerlock. : HOLD
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One of the Whitneys. : PAYNE
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Flats. : SHOES
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Winter forecast. : COLD
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Boggy. : MIRY
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Disciplined. : PUNISHED
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Valuable furs. : KARAKULS
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Entire series. : GAMUT
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Gratiano's wife. : NERISSA
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Pharmaceutical. : DRUG
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Envision. : DREAMOF
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Hidden. : CACHED
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Food fish. : CERO
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Like a string bean. : LANK
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Have ___ to. : AMIND
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Star in Orion. : RIGEL
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Certain bettor. : TAKER
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Wall Street term. : SHARE
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Nobelist in chemistry, 1918. : HABER
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Rally. : TWIT
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Winter forecast. : SNOW
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Toast of 38 Down. : STAR
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Parrot fish. : LORO
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Acknowledges. : OWNS
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U.S.N.A. grad. : ENS
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Islands near New Guinea. : ARU
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Party. : TEA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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