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New York Times, Friday, December 2, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,320

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Faithful: Scot. : LEAL
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Swanky. : POSH
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Sound of bagpipes. : SKIRL
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Mountain gap in the Southwest. : ABRA
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From God: Lat. : ADEO
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Bay. : INLET
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Campus man. : PROF
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Harvest. : REAP
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Western scenery. : MESAS
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"___ the giftie gie us . . . " : OWADSOMEPOWER
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Control. : REIN
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Old Irish patriotic group. : AOH
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Scottish traditional dish. : HAGGIS
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Royal castle in Scotland. : BALMORAL
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Prospero's aide. : ARIEL
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Animal: Fr. : BETE
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Corduroy ridge. : WALE
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Fabric. : REP
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Scotsman's purse. : SPORRAN
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Compete. : VIE
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Man's name meaning "man." : ENOS
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Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
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Correct. : AMEND
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___ town. : MANABOUT
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Scottish cakes, cut in quadrants. : SCONES
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Lake: Fr. : LAC
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Bagpipe melodies. : AIRS
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"To see oursels ___." : ASITHERSSEEUS
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Before: Fr. : AVANT
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Run, in a way. : LOPE
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Lisper's answer. : YETH
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The Hours in Greek myth. : HORAE
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Scottish author. : MOIR
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Famed pseudonym. : ELIA
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Infuriation. : ANGER
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Men's group. : YMCA
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"___ Mable." : DERE
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Wash against. : LAP
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Spanish river. : EBRO
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Lined up. : AROW
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American writer on Indian lore. : LAFARGE
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Followers of Zoroaster. : PARSIS
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"___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
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Wrinkle. : SEAM
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Promise. : HOPE
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Desert storm. : SIMOOM
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Had practical understanding. : KNEWHOW
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German girl's name. : ILSE
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Kind of admiral. : REAR
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Army men: Abbr. : LTS
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Scottish imps. : DEILS
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Floret bract. : PALEA
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Dormitory of a sort. : HAREM
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Scene of action. : ARENA
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Tunic worn under armor. : GIPON
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Tam's cousin. : BERET
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Black: Prefix. : ATRO
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Bird. : RAVEN
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Adjust in order. : ALINE
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Yorkshire city. : LEEDS
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Ancient Irish king Brian. : BORU
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Canine: Slang. : POOCH
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Abalone lining. : NACRE
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Roman salt pits. : SALINAE
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Ambled along. : MOSEYED
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Cake mixture. : BATTER
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Jael's victim. : SISERA
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Meat jelly. : ASPIC
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Rugby's river. : AVON
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Marionette man. : SARG
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Full of certain trees. : ELMY
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Ben, in Scot's home. : ROOM
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Congo river. : UELE
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Commotion. : STIR
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Exclamation. : AHA
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"Scots, wha ___ . . . " : HAE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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