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New York Times, Monday, December 5, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Country ___. : CLUB
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Resort area. : COAST
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Make a trade. : SWAP
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German article. : EINE
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Modern defense equipment. : RADAR
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Andean republic. : PERU
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Lay at anchor. : RODE
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Hokkaido's main port. : OTARU
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Metric foot. : IAMB
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Holmes's wonderful shay. : ONEHOSS
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Father of Egyptian gods. : AMONRA
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Knitter's concern. : RIBS
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Country in W. Africa. : GHANA
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Latin name for Switzerland. : HELVETIA
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Church alcoves. : NICHES
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Gallic name. : ELIE
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Cow-headed goddess. : ISIS
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Kim's last name. : OHARA
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Piece of ordnance. : GUN
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Ever-popular movie. : WESTERN
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Month: Abbr. : NOV
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Hoover's middle name. : EDGAR
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Fabled snowman. : YETI
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Goods: Abbr. : MDSE
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Tenant. : LESSEE
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Redeemed, in a way. : RANSOMED
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Money in India. : ANNAS
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French writer. : GIDE
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British-style investment. : CONSOL
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One in the know. : INSIDER
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Timber wolf. : LOBO
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Irish county. : CLARE
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Kitchen staple. : SODA
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River boat. : SCOW
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Tornado's aftermath. : HAVOC
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Shoot. : TWIG
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Service charge. : TOLL
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Bone. : SHANK
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
Down
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Large food fish. : CERO
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Popular social figure. : LION
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Subordinates. : UNDERLINGS
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Symbol on Utah's state flag. : BEEHIVE
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Sleeper. : CROSSTIE
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Provender. : OATS
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Oklahoma city. : ADA
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Name meaning princess. : SARAH
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White House name. : TRUMAN
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Vegetable. : SPINACH
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Apparel. : WEAR
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"___ virumque cano . . . " : ARMA
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Putney tavern. : PUB
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British honor. : OBE
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Bermuda plant. : ONION
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Congress boots. : GAITERS
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German philosopher. : HEGEL
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Baffle pursuit. : ELUDE
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Suburb of Paris. : ISSY
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Garment of a kind. : HANDMEDOWN
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Irregular in contour. : EROSE
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Kept. : SAVED
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___ precedent. : SETA
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British servicewomen. : WRENS
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Kind of pheasant. : RINGNECK
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Wise ___. : ASANOWL
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Figure in the fashion world. : MODISTE
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Arden and namesakes. : ENOCHS
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Member of the family: Colloq. : SIS
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Object of Moslem worship. : ALLAH
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Palm tree. : COCO
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Agora coin. : OBOL
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Strong. : IRON
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Prepare copy. : EDIT
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Tantrum. : RAGE
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W. W. II vessel. : LST
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Former capital of Burma. : AVA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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