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New York Times, Thursday, December 29, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,347
Across
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African republic. : CHAD
5
Ruler. : SHAH
9
Ecclesiastics. : ABBES
14
City of Lombardy. : LODI
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Distinctive style. : TONE
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Fun. : MIRTH
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Norse name. : OLAF
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Very small quantity. : IOTA
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Vexed. : IRATE
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Accomplished. : PERFECTED
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Sharp. : EDGED
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Members of an Order. : ELKS
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Reads. : CONS
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Weather word. : STORMY
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Spouses. : CONSORTS
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Takes it easy. : LAZES
34
Canvass. : POLL
35
Extremities. : FEET
36
Thames town. : ETON
37
Like some eyes. : BEADY
38
Novel heroine. : ANNA
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Breathe, in a way. : PANT
40
Performing ___. : ARTS
41
Following. : AFTER
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Bridge supports. : TRESTLES
44
Tops. : CRESTS
45
Math course. : TRIG
46
Alms box. : ARCA
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Constellation. : LIBRA
50
Rolls. : REGISTERS
55
Shun. : AVOID
56
Currier's partner. : IVES
57
Trucker's distance. : HAUL
58
Color. : TAUPE
59
State bird of Hawaii. : NENE
60
Sum, ___, fui, futurus. : ESSE
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Start upon. : ENTER
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Historian's concern. : ERAS
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Grass. : REED
Down
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Street sound. : CLOP
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Cove, in place names. : HOLE
3
Jewish month. : ADAR
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Of a ___ (of unusual character). : DIFFERENTSTRIPE
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Difficult: Colloq. : STICKY
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Boos. : HOOTS
7
Bet. : ANTE
8
Perennial ailments. : HEADCOLDS
9
Picardy city. : AMIENS
10
People having similar characteristics. : BIRDSOFAFEATHER
11
Toot one's own horn. : BRAG
12
Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
13
Take off. : SHED
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Trees. : ELMS
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One and ___. : ONLY
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Was dormant. : SLEPT
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Asian. : TATAR
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Fresh air. : OZONE
29
Chesterfields. : COATS
30
Leases. : RENTS
31
Creed. : TENET
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Luminaries. : STARS
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Large, swift falcon. : PEREGRINE
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Island of song. : BALI
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Eyebrow shapes. : ARCS
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Merchant. : TRADER
44
Moments of truth. : CRISES
46
Atlas-___. : AGENA
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Recent. : LATE
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Slavic name. : IVAN
49
Fight. : BOUT
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Word with how or what : EVER
52
Luxury. : EASE
53
Bit of trickery. : RUSE
54
Double-runner. : SLED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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