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New York Times, Tuesday, December 27, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,345
Across
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World's largest city. : TOKYO
6
Intention. : PLAN
10
Guns a motor. : REVS
14
Sight on the levee. : BALES
15
Ethereal. : AERY
16
Highway sign. : EXIT
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Call ___. : AHALT
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Opposite of woe. : WEAL
19
Levantine port. : ACRE
20
Brooks. : RUNLETS
22
Yacht marina. : MOORAGE
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Out ___ limb. : ONA
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Certain notions. : PINS
26
Vogue: Fr. : TON
27
Wood anemones. : SNOWDROPS
31
Fraxinus tree. : ASH
33
Crude locking device. : HASP
34
Kind of code. : ZIP
35
Sportsmen. : SKIERS
38
Most favorable. : OPTIMAL
40
Iroquois Indian. : WYANDOT
41
Cause to operate. : TURNON
42
Crock. : JAR
43
Frankfurt housewife. : FRAU
44
Standard reference book: Abbr. : OED
45
Beach hero. : LIFEGUARD
47
Wilt. : SAG
49
Country south of Judea. : EDOM
51
___-pros. : NOL
52
Car. : TROLLEY
54
Wise ___. : ASANOWL
58
Monotonous repetition. : ROTE
59
Quantity of wood. : CORD
61
"___ Soleil." : LEROI
62
Early governor of North Carolina. : ASHE
63
Et ___. : ALII
64
Rhone tributary. : ISERE
65
Secretary. : DESK
66
Menu entry. : LAMB
67
To eat: Ger. : ESSEN
Down
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Construction beam. : TBAR
2
Where Hickam Field is. : OAHU
3
Unit of a secret order. : KLAN
4
Timber tree. : YELLOWPINE
5
Port on the North Sea. : OSTEND
6
Cat's quartet. : PAWS
7
Nautical term. : LEE
8
Dumas character. : ARAMIS
9
Synthetic. : NYLON
10
Last echelon. : REAR
11
With authority: Lat. : EXCATHEDRA
12
Constellation. : VIRGO
13
Dutch painter : STEEN
21
Lord Greystoke of fiction. : TARZAN
23
Honshu seaport. : OSAKA
25
Musical direction. : PPP
27
Small pellets. : SHOT
28
Chevrotain. : NAPU
29
Conquerors of Italy, 493 A.D. : OSTROGOTHS
30
Fuel. : OIL
32
Iniquity. : SINFULNESS
35
Warning horns, in Britain. : SYRENS
36
Loud sound. : ROAR
37
Upright beam. : STUD
39
Mock-up. : MODEL
40
Service group. : WAF
42
Conrad hero. : JIM
45
New Orleans university. : LOYOLA
46
Team member. : GOALIE
47
Old violin: Colloq. : STRAD
48
"Might Lak' ___." : AROSE
50
Transfer picture. : DECAL
53
Culinary herb. : LEEK
54
Star in Draco. : ADIB
55
Great Lakes cargoes. : ORES
56
Sported. : WORE
57
Mortgage. : LIEN
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Part of a cup. : RIM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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