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New York Times, Thursday, December 22, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,340
Across
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Team member: Abbr. : CAPT
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Tree. : ALDER
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Clumsy craft. : SCOW
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Oriental nurse. : AMAH
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Knight or castle. : PIECE
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Therefore. : ERGO
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In person. : FACETOFACE
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Dolly or Mame. : ROLE
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Attempt. : ESSAY
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Garden frames. : TRELLISES
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Lock. : TRESS
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Eternity. : EONS
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"Deck the Halls," for example. : CAROL
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___-China. : INDO
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Informed: Slang. : HEP
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Island east of Java. : BALI
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Evening, in Roma. : SERA
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Christmas ___. : SEALS
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Authoritative pronouncements. : ORACLES
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Vacuist's opposite. : PLENIST
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Part of the laundry cycle. : RINSE
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Legal maneuver. : PLEA
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Thrice: Prefix. : TRIS
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Nautical course. : NBE
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Spanish painter. : GOYA
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Analyze critically. : PARSE
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Powerful man in Congress. : WHIP
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Humane group. : NSPCA
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Junior Leaguer. : DEBUTANTE
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Article of adornment. : TIARA
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Extinct wild ox. : URUS
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In the shape of a fourth part of a circle. : QUADRANTAL
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Runcible spoon. : FORK
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Bones. : ULNAE
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Old ___. : FOGY
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African animal. : ELAND
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Fraternal obligation. : DUES
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French beverage. : CAFE
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You love: Lat. : AMAS
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Sheepskin shoes. : PACS
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Broadway's forte. : THEATRICS
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Military address. : APO
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Cobbler's items. : LIFTS
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Form of address. : DEARSIR
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Lo!: Lat. : ECCE
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Whirled. : REELED
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Small finch. : SERIN
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Optical instrument parts. : CROSSHAIRS
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Look flirtatiously. : OGLE
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Troubles. : WOES
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Neophyte. : TYRO
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Partner of fast. : LOOSE
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Other. : ELSE
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S. American Indian. : CARIB
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Served in a certain sauce. : ALANEWBURG
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Place for a mane. : NAPE
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Girl's name. : ELSIE
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Sibilant sounds. : PSTS
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"A Child is ___" : BORN
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Notice suddenly. : ESPY
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Started a journey. : ENTRAINED
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On the up and up. : LEGIT
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Northern European. : LAPP
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Tropical flower. : LANTANA
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Obscure. : OPAQUE
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___ part. : ACTA
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Eskimo dog. : HUSKY
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Detroit product. : SEDAN
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Plum ___, British pudding. : DUFF
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Slangy suffix. : EROO
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Invalid. : NULL
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Alaskan base. : ATTU
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R.P.M., for one. : RATE
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Beverages. : ALES
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Claret. : RED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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