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New York Times, Wednesday, December 7, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { H J X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,325
Across
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Student's bugaboo. : QUIZ
5
Argot. : CANT
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Puts two and two together. : ADDS
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
14
Prohibition. : TABOO
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Water bird. : COOT
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Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
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Wind gauge. : ANEMOMETER
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Balderdash! : TOMMYROT
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Tropical plants. : TAROS
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Bravo!, Latin style. : EUGE
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Tree akin to the apple. : SORB
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See 5 Down. : PADDLE
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Perfumery appurtenance. : ATOMIZER
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Japanese sash. : OBI
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Musical study. : ETUDE
34
King-size book. : TOME
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Hindu deity. : SIVA
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More foxlike. : SLIER
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Women's group. : YWCA
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Relative of Gouda. : EDAM
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Corrida performers. : TOROS
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Noun suffix. : IER
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The Kennedys. : SENATORS
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Frolics. : SPREES
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Singing sound. : LALA
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Marquette's title. : PERE
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Stormed. : RAGED
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Grasshoppers' cousins. : KATYDIDS
57
Red-carpet treatment. : REGALEMENT
59
Paddock dweller. : MARE
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Biblical kingdom. : EDOM
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Relative of "kinda." : SORTA
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First governor of Alaska. : EGAN
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Weather phenomena. : FOGS
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Large amounts: Colloq. : TONS
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Heads: Slang. : NOBS
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Depart from. : QUIT
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Cancel. : UNDO
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Columnist's need. : ITEM
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Hummed continuously. : ZOOMED
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Water craft. : CANOE
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Aid's partner. : ABET
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___ de guerre. : NOM
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Extremely: Slang. : TOOTOO
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Harshness of temper. : ACERBITY
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___ death. : DOTO
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Cervine animals. : DOES
12
Ship: Abbr. : STR
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Clay pigeons. : TARGETS
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Feminine title: Dial. : MARM
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Holiday time. : YULE
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Guide. : STEER
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Puts forth. : POSES
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"___ with me . . . " : ABIDE
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Drawing room item. : DIVAN
27
Parting word. : ADIOS
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Slangy exclamation. : ZOWIE
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Dais figure. : EMCEE
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Puts up. : REARS
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Prefix for sonic or violet. : ULTRA
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Combinations. : AMALGAMS
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___ stone. : ROSETTA
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Agile. : SPRY
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Oriental weight. : TAEL
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Least fresh. : OLDEST
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Aborigines. : REDMEN
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Parts of suits. : PANTS
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Make over. : REDO
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Excited. : AGOG
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American composer. : KERN
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Shakespearean role. : IAGO
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Monotonous. : DRAB
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City in France. : SENS
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Type of book: Abbr. : REF
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Farm sound. : MOO

Answer summary: 2 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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