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New York Times, Tuesday, November 29, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F W X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,317
Across
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Doorway post. : JAMB
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Discothèque term. : AGOGO
10
Afrikaans. : TAAL
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___ Ben Adhem. : ABOU
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Antiseptic. : IODIN
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Play part. : ACTI
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Office classification methods. : TABSYSTEMS
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W. W. II craft. : LCTS
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Legendary Gaelic bard. : OSSIAN
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Talk up. : SPEAKOUT
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Negations. : NOES
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Ballet garb. : TUTU
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Well-known poem. : TREES
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Article. : THE
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French maid. : BONNE
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Wheel parts. : RIMS
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Liverpool millionaire. : BEATLE
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Son of Odin. : TYR
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Learners: Abbr. : APPS
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Being put to service. : INUSE
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Metric measure. : KILO
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Brynner. : YUL
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Footwear. : BOOTEE
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Adam's grandson. : ENOS
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Chinaware. : SPODE
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Aftermath: Abbr. : SEQ
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Swan: Fr. : CYGNE
49
Assents. : YEAS
51
Witty remark. : QUIP
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Modern machine. : COMPUTER
57
Scottish name. : STUART
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Russian city. : OREL
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Secretary. : AMANUENSIS
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Whether ___. : ORNO
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Philanthropist. : GIVER
66
Business abbreviation. : CORP
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Girl's nickname. : KATY
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Saturate. : STEEP
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Shades. : HUES
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Type of plane take-off. : JATO
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Garments for Bedouins. : ABAS
3
Crowds. : MOBS
4
Work. : BUSINESS
5
Soissons's river. : AISNE
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Acquired. : GOT
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Anthology items. : ODES
8
Braided fabric. : GIMP
9
Beginning. : ONSET
10
Confer with. : TALKTO
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Type of work. : ACCOUNTING
12
Alaskan isle. : ATTU
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Agenda. : LIST
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Natives of SW China. : YAOS
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River into the Seine. : AUBE
24
Office workers. : STENOS
26
Cafeteria gear. : TRAYS
27
Tear apart. : RIPUP
28
Work. : EMPLOYMENT
30
Terre ___. : HAUTE
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And those that follow: Lat. abbr. : ETSEQQ
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Hosiery material. : NYLON
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Irregular, as if gnawed away. : EROSE
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Life: Prefix. : BIO
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Nautical term. : LEE
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Cut holes in (a data card). : KEYPUNCH
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Boy friend. : BEAU
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Spread out, in military science. : DEPLOY
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Quote. : CITE
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Certain party men. : STAGS
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Seize power. : USURP
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Kind of job. : COOK
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Odd: Scot. : ORRA
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Send out. : EMIT
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Talk, in a way. : RAVE
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Without ___ (broke). : ASOU
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To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Recipe measures. : TSPS
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Born. : NEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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