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New York Times, Saturday, December 24, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,342
Across
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Structure. : ANATOMY
8
Heart for earth, for one. : ANAGRAM
15
Quick bread. : POPOVER
16
Salad green. : ROMAINE
17
Theater bargains: Slang. : TWOFERS
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Where to store 16 Across. : CRISPER
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To's partner. : FRO
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Party man: Abbr. : DEM
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Soupy. : SALES
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Turf. : SOD
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Flavor. : SAPOR
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Off-Broadway theatrical award. : OBIE
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Contemporary.of John Donne. : CAREW
34
Dos-à-dos. : SOFA
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Restrain. : DAM
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Mother's specialty. : HOMECOOKING
38
Baba. : ALI
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Artistic paperwork, à la Japan. : ORIGAMI
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Farm denizen. : SOW
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Side dish. : POTATOSALAD
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Prosecute. : SUE
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People. : ONES
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Part of a dovetail. : TENON
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Mannerism. : POSE
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Elevated position. : PERCH
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Mixed drink. : NOG
50
Sharpened. : HONED
51
Barber. : RED
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Dessert. : PIE
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Least possible. : MINIMAL
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See 16 Across. : LETTUCE
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State. : ALABAMA
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Triumvirates, figuratively. : TROIKAS
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Pepper. : CAYENNE
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Twisters. : DANCERS
Down
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Part of a certain bldg. : APT
2
Never's alternative. : NOW
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Army address. : APO
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Candy. : TOFFEE
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Cricket series. : OVERS
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Grouper. : MERO
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Part of a letter closing: Abbr. : YRS
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Part of an ellipse. : ARC
9
Parisian gare. : NORD
10
French friends. : AMIES
11
Protective face covering. : GASMASK
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Rush: Colloq. : RIP
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
14
Sea: Fr. : MER
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Soft drink. : SODAPOP
22
Ear shell. : ABALONE
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Restricting factor. : LIMITER
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Banjo's relative. : SAMISEN
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Culinary herb. : OREGANO
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Famous group of ten. : DECALOG
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Fish: Fr. : POISSON
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Worthless. : OFNOUSE
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Herb of genus: Ambrosia. : RAGWEED
32
French painter. : COROT
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Mother. : WOMAN
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Excitable. : HOT
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Like: Suffix. : OID
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Impute. : ASCRIBE
46
Lyrical. : POETIC
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Two-fisted one. : HEMAN
50
Come up with (a solution). : HITON
52
Homonym of 35 Across. : DAMN
53
New section of Istanbul. : PERA
54
Relative of Ben. : MAC
55
Longshoremen's group. : ILA
56
Vote. : NAY
57
Town on Huon Gulf. : LAE
58
Business abbreviation. : LTD
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Relative of 24 Down, for short. : UKE
60
Conveyance. : CAR
61
Letter. : ESS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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