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New York Times, Thursday, November 17, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,305

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Across
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French Nobelist. : CAMUS
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Big laugh. : HAHA
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Praise. : LAUD
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Chemical compound. : AMINE
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Eastern name. : ABOU
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Yellow fish. : ORFE
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Colophony. : ROSIN
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Withdraw: Colloq. : BACKOUTOF
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Fairly goodlooking. : PRETTYISH
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Member of the family: Colloq. : SISSY
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Withered. : SERE
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Western aborigine. : UTE
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Burro. : ASS
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Chemistry prefix. : SUL
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Auto horns. : KLAXONS
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Possessive. : ITS
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Shrink. : RECOIL
38
Notion. : IDEA
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Final offer. : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
42
Botanical angle. : AXIL
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Metal objects. : INGOTS
44
Scarce workers. : RNS
45
Summer drink. : LIMEADE
47
Only one ___ customer. : TOA
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Mild expletive. : GEE
50
Hasten. : HIE
52
Ointment. : NARD
56
To possess: Fr. : AVOIR
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Religious title. : MONSIGNOR
61
Copper engraving. : MEZZOTINT
63
Knave. : ROGUE
64
Broadway hit. : MAME
65
Pastry maker. : ICER
66
Greek name for Greek island. : KRETE
67
Dear, dear! : ALAS
68
Yucatan native. : MAYA
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January events. : SALES
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Cavils. : CARPS
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Love, in Napoli. : AMORE
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Money grubber. : MISER
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Blends. : UNITES
5
Transmitted. : SENT
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Costume. : HABIT
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Humble. : ABASE
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German cheer. : HOCH
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Sea bird. : AUK
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Furniture style. : LOUISXIV
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Part of B.A. : ARTS
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Flying saucers. : UFOS
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Foil. : DEFY
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Greek peak. : OSSA
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Holiday. : YULETIDE
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Building wings. : ALLETTES
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Swiss canton. : URI
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Unit of weight. : KILO
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Familiar refusal. : NEIN
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Certain days: Abbr. : SATS
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European land: Abbr. : ITAL
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Hack. : TAXI
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Read superficially. : SKIM
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Tree fruit. : CONE
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Assn. : ORG
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Laments in a poem. : ELEGIZES
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Kyushu volcano. : ASO
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Prefix for dynamics or gram. : AERO
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Source of mohair. : ANGORA
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Word of endearment. : HONEY
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Prefix for mural or state. : INTRA
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Guiding spirit. : ANGEL
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Road. : ROUTE
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Suffers: Scot. : DREES
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Church title. : AMMA
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Menu entry. : VEAL
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Juvenile princess. : OZMA
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Mineral. : MICA
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Annoys. : IRKS
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A Cratchit. : TIM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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