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New York Times, Thursday, December 21, 1967

20-Across : Toy for tots.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,704
Across
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What there is "nothin' like." : ADAME
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Monarch. : SHAH
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Govt. agency. : NASA
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Horse with a certain gait. : LOPER
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I sing: Lat. : CANO
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Oxfordshire. : OXON
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Santa ___. : ANITA
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State of being bent. : ARCUATION
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Toy for tots. : NOAHSARK
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Theater district. : RIALTO
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River into the Seine. : OISE
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Business unit. : FIRM
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Man's double. : SHADOW
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Scholar's work. : RESEARCH
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Fuel. : OIL
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Deerlike animals of Asia. : NAPUS
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American author. : DRURY
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Pulpy fruits: Bot. : UVAS
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Cozy places. : NESTS
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Joint. : KNEE
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Followings. : SECTS
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Seed covering. : TESTA
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Prime time. : TEN
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Wonder State. : ARKANSAS
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One of the fifty. : ALASKA
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Stir up. : ROIL
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Cultivate. : TILL
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Mule or goat. : MASCOT
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Roosevelt's home. : HYDEPARK
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Befitting a prince. : ARCHDUCAL
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Donor. : GIVER
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Faithful. : TRUE
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Staff. : POLE
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As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
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Felts. : HATS
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Kind of battery: Abbr. : STOR
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Greek island. : DELOS
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Author Villiers. : ALAN
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"The king can ___ wrong." : DONO
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Pacific island port. : APIA
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Way of doing. : METHOD
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Rubbing out. : ERASION
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Startle. : SCARE
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Listen! : HARK
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Nurses' group. : ANC
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Beautiful damsels. : HOURIS
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Spotless (with "on") : NOTAMARK
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Angle of twig and branch. : AXIL
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Carbon. : SOOT
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Broadcasted. : AIRED
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Dam site. : ASWAN
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Endings with song and gab. : FESTS
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Memorable bandmaster. : SOUSA
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Winter: Fr. : HIVER
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Cry of dismay. : ALACK
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Tricks. : RUSES
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Peewees. : RUNTS
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Rivulate. : CREEK
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Zoo denizen. : HYENA
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Flower part. : PETAL
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Stiffens. : STARCHES
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Grave. : STAID
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Fillet. : SNOOD
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So-called. : ALLEGED
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Morning exercises. : SITUPS
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Of lofty peaks. : ALPINE
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U.S. President. : TYLER
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School course. : MATH
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Irish exclamation. : ARRA
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Rabbit's tail. : SCUT
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Nimbus. : HALO
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Grandparental. : AVAL
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San ___. : REMO
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Malay dagger. : KRIS
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Spare bed. : COT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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