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New York Times, Wednesday, November 16, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,304
Across
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Booted. : SHOD
5
Degrees. : PHDS
9
Santa Claus, for one. : ELF
12
First-class: Colloq. : AONE
13
Cote sound. : BLEAT
14
One of the Beerys. : NOAH
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Witty words. : MOTS
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Property. : REALESTATE
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Celestial. : ETHEREAL
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Small tray. : WAITER
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Upright. : ERECT
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Fractions. : TENTHS
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___ Circle. : ARCTIC
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Paragon. : MODEL
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Gehrig. : LOU
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African river. : NIGER
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Groom hair again. : RESET
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Piano. : SOFT
36
Dido. : ANTIC
38
Modern painter. : DALI
39
Volunteer. : OFFER
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Fictional cockroach. : ARCHY
43
Brown. : TAN
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Remainder: Fr. : RESTE
46
Court decision. : RULING
48
Discards. : SCRAPS
50
One slated for success. : COMER
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Intertwine. : ENLACE
52
Harmful. : DAMAGING
55
Risky. : TOUCHANDGO
57
Western campus. : UCLA
58
American Indian. : CREE
59
Birds. : KITES
60
Shopper's milieu. : MART
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Scores in a game. : TDS
62
Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Dresden's river. : ELBE
Down
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Unchanged. : SAME
2
Shout of disapproval. : HOOT
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With payment deferred: Slang. : ONTHECUFF
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Large part of Iran. : DESERT
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Fold. : PLEAT
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Make whole. : HEAL
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Decaliter: Abbr. : DAL
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Cooked, in a way. : STEWED
9
Gave a right to. : ENTITLED
10
Reluctant. : LOATH
11
Well-known trio. : FATES
13
A composite rock. : BRECCIA
15
Possessive pronoun. : HER
18
More sensible. : SANER
20
Guide line. : REIN
23
Kind of lens. : TORIC
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What is more. : ALSO
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Kind of garden. : ROOF
26
Cadence. : METRE
29
Midges. : GNATS
31
Indulging in ridicule. : SATIRICAL
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Verve. : ELAN
33
High-pitched sound. : TING
35
Outdoor features in suburbia. : TERRACES
37
Colored prints, old style. : CHROMOS
40
Gunman's command. : REACH
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Arizona city. : YUMA
45
Discourses. : SPEAKS
47
Plant of the pea family. : LEGUME
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Angry sound. : SNORT
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Provided with a bit of evidence. : CLUED
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Mews for hawks. : CAGES
51
Everyday Latin item. : ETC
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Insecticides. : DDTS
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Labor group. : NLRB
54
Entrance. : GATE
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Never: Ger. : NIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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