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New York Times, Saturday, December 10, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,328
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Greek letter. : SIGMA
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Sweet treat. : JAM
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French composer. : BIZET
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Bones. : ULNAE
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Wing: Anat. : ALA
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Allan ___. : ADALE
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Type of music. : CLASSICAL
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Fix again. : RESET
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Caesar's judgment of Cassius. : HETHINKSTOOMUCH
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Energy unit. : ERG
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Shade tree. : ELM
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Isolated rock. : SCAR
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Handy instrument. : LEADPENCIL
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Logger's boot. : PAC
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Spies' unit. : CELL
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Timeless: Poet. : ETERNE
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Scene of Androcles's triumph. : ARENA
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Proper. : FIT
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Shirk. : EVADE
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Bullfighter. : TORERO
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___ War. : BOER
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Balsam. : FIR
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Plumpness, French style. : EMBONPOINT
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Pause. : STAY
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German article. : EIN
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Color. : ASH
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Visions of a kind. : CASTLESINTHEAIR
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Memorable U.N. name. : ADLAI
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Libby's full name. : ELISABETH
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Crown jewel. : TIARA
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Kitchen container. : TIN
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"Sound of Music" role. : MARIE
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Dvorák. : ANTON
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So: Scot. : SAE
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Building material. : STONE
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So great. : SUCH
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"Winnie ___ Pu." : ILLE
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Midge. : GNAT
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Kitchen device. : MASHER
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Odin, Thor, Balder, etc. : AESIR
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Card. : JACK
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Dear me! : ALAS
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Fountain order. : MALTED
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Weatherglass. : BAROMETER
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The same: Lat. : IDEM
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Actress Pitts. : ZASU
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Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
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Hebrew letter. : TETH
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Fireplace. : INGLE
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Wine pitcher of ancient Greece. : OLPE
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Outpouring. : SPATE
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Billiard shot. : CAROM
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Bitter. : ACERB
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Sprite. : ELF
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Excuse: Colloq. : ALIBI
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State: Abbr. : NEV
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Special skill. : CRAFT
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Global area. : INDIA
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Wary: Slang. : LEERY
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Red quartz. : CARNELIAN
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Recent: Prefix. : NEO
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Weight. : TON
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Man's name. : OPIE
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___ Unis. : ETATS
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Attacks. : ONSETS
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Fifth month of Jewish calendar. : SHEBAT
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Feigns. : SHAMS
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Down: Prefix. : CATA
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Tennis term. : ADIN
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Piece of wood. : SLAT
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Elephant's-ear. : TARO
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Dorsal bones. : ILIA
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Rush hour. : NINE
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Flying prefix. : AERO
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Have ___ for. : ITIN
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Korean name. : RHEE

Answer summary: 3 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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