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New York Times, Tuesday, November 15, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,303
Across
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Gem. : OPAL
5
Confronts. : FACES
10
Move sharply upward. : ZOOM
14
French cookery term. : ROTI
15
Pictures of sorts. : OPART
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Place of hustle and bustle. : HIVE
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Machete. : BOLO
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Purchase again. : REBUY
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River into the Elbe. : ISER
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One of the new stretch fibers. : SPANDEX
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Shore bird. : PLOVER
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Sets a dog on. : SICS
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Flying hero of myth. : ETANA
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Window repairmen. : GLAZIERS
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From ___ riches. : RAGSTO
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Storm. : RAGE
34
Apiece. : EACH
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Greek letters. : IOTAS
37
Compass point. : ESE
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More enraged. : ANGRIER
40
Company name adjunct. : INC
41
American poet. : BENET
43
Davenport. : SOFA
44
Numerical prefix. : OCTA
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Expunges. : ERASES
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Skilled worker, in popular demand. : WIGMAKER
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Wardrobe items. : SUITS
51
Norse god. : LOKI
52
Custodian. : KEEPER
54
Devotee of the offbeat. : BEATNIK
57
Stable. : BARN
58
Hat. : TOQUE
60
Italian painter. : RENI
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Each of all. : EVERY
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Calculated, as costs: Abbr. : ESTD
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Receives. : GETS
65
Marsh plant. : SEDGE
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Those: Sp. : ESOS
Down
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Spheres. : ORBS
2
Stern deck. : POOP
3
One of the major rockets. : ATLASAGENA
4
Treat as a celebrity. : LIONIZE
5
Prognosticated. : FORESEEN
6
Highest point. : APEX
7
Jitney's relative. : CAB
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Burst forth. : ERUPT
9
Like an etching needle. : STYLAR
10
Hero of notable best seller. : ZHIVAGO
11
River into the Seine. : OISE
12
Done with. : OVER
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Sea: Fr. : MER
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601. : DCI
23
Where one walks when exultant. : ONAIR
25
Deeds put in care of a third party. : ESCROWS
26
Bird of the loon family. : GREBE
27
Light-beam device. : LASER
28
Teases: Colloq. : RAGS
30
Quality of humid weather. : STICKINESS
31
Aunt, in French or German. : TANTE
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Statuette award. : OSCAR
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Record player. : HIFI
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Consumed. : ATEUP
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Symbol of vigilance. : EAGLEEYE
42
Secreters of the Dead Sea Scrolls. : ESSENES
44
Forest feature. : OAKTREE
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Sevens, in Spain. : SIETES
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Extinct bird. : MOA
50
Treasure ___. : TROVE
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Kind of cabbage. : KALE
53
Archaic "formerly." : ERST
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Town: Colloq. : BURG
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Toward and within. : INTO
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Young animals. : KIDS
57
Tease for. : BEG
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Initials used in geometry. : QED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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