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New York Times, Wednesday, December 14, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { G X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,332

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Cards. : JOKERS
7
Sealskin canoes. : KAYAKS
13
Indefinite future time. : ONEDAY
14
Ape. : IMITATE
16
Digestive enzyme. : PEPSIN
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A religious. : CENOBITE
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Illuminated. : LIT
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Aspects. : LOOKS
22
Breakwaters. : MOLES
23
Apple of one's eye. : IDOL
25
Fancy. : DREAM
27
Defeat or excel. : BEST
28
Pram pushers. : NANAS
30
Reliquary. : ARCA
31
Recipe instruction. : STIR
32
Ship's main timber. : KEEL
34
Letters. : ENS
36
Chinese pagoda. : TAA
37
Sharp shrill sound. : SQUEAL
40
Man's name. : ANTONY
42
Large cask. : TUN
43
___ amis. : MES
45
Egyptian mythical creator. : PTAH
46
Hand tool. : RAKE
48
Nine, in Italy. : NOVE
50
Oriental dish. : PILAF
54
Actor Tamiroff. : AKIM
55
Tilted. : ALIST
57
California city. : NAPA
58
Shreds. : WISPS
60
Frolicsome. : ANTIC
62
School in Troy, N. Y.: Abbr. : RPI
63
Old Roman coin. : SESTERCE
65
School book. : READER
67
Salesman's concern. : REORDER
68
Make fast, old style. : ENSEAL
69
Elegantly clad. : DRESSY
70
First word of marriage rite. : DEARLY
Down
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Missouri city. : JOPLIN
2
Indian tribe. : ONEIDA
3
Persevered. : KEPTON
4
Wynn and others. : EDS
5
Complain violently. : RAIL
6
Council. : SYNOD
7
Small engine in a boat. : KICKER
8
Lowest throw at dice. : AMESACE
9
Yang and ___. : YIN
10
Particle. : ATOM
11
Popular cookout dish. : KABOBS
12
Weapon. : STILETTO
15
Annual, as winds. : ETESIAN
18
Lost dog or cat. : ESTRAY
21
Test type. : ORAL
24
Geneva. : LAKE
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___-arms (soldier). : MANAT
29
Hem's relative. : SEAM
33
Name of an Italian queen. : ELENA
35
Speak sharply. : SNAP
37
Proverbial back-breakers. : STRAWS
38
More shivery. : QUAKIER
39
Like sweet sixteen? : UNKISSED
41
Slender. : THIN
44
Comforts. : SOLACES
45
Annoying one. : PEST
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Caveat ___ (let the buyer beware). : EMPTOR
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Kind of greenhouse. : VINERY
51
Pantry. : LARDER
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Urgent request. : APPEAL
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Moderately. : FAIRLY
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Weary. : TIRED
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Withered. : SERE
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Recent: Suffix. : CENE
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Highways: Abbr. : RDS
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Al Jolson's first name. : ASA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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