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New York Times, Friday, December 9, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { B J K X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,327
Across
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First name. : ADAM
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Coin of the Philippines. : PESO
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As soon as. : WHEN
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Pop. : SODA
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Seance sounds. : RAPS
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Pester. : TEASE
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Rises and floats in the air. : LEVITATES
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Poker strategem. : RAISE
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Honshu bay. : ISE
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Film section. : REEL
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Became insipid. : PALLED
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City east of Genoa. : PARMA
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Feel contrite. : REPENT
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Nippy taste. : TANG
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Blimps. : AIRSHIPS
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Five-year periods. : QUINQUENNIA
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French king. : ROI
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Specious. : UNSOUND
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Alarms. : TOCSINS
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Chemical ending. : IDE
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Seemly. : INGOODTASTE
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Those conditionally released. : PAROLEES
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Yearn (for). : SIGH
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Premieres. : FIRSTS
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Kilns. : OASTS
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Shoddy. : SLEAZY
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Weather word. : RAIN
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Nautical chain or rope. : TYE
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Type of pitch. : CURVE
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Not alee. : WINDSWEPT
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Verve. : ARDOR
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Entr'-___. : ACTE
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Is beholden to. : OWES
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Churchman. : DEAN
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Addams, for one. : CHAS
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Thessalian peak. : OSSA
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"___ of the tongue." : ASLIP
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___ world of good. : DOESA
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Publicist. : ADVERTISER
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Paris time. : MAI
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Before: Prefix. : PRAE
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Jack Horner, for one. : EATER
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Like a cave. : SPELEAN
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W.W. II outfit. : OSS
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Profusion. : WEALTH
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Weather word. : HAIL
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Being: Lat. : ESSE
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Requirement. : NEED
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Deals. : TRANSACTIONS
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Soothing agent. : TRANQUILIZER
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Ages. : PERIODS
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___ War. : MANO
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Cow pony. : PINTO
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Military science. : GUNNERY
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Menu items. : IRISHSTEWS
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Bridge: Fr. : PONT
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Six, in dicing. : SISE
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Wisecrack. : QUIP
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Wave: Lat. : UNDA
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Moves gradually. : EDGES
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Heroic narrative. : SAGA
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Figuratively, an ignorer of danger. : OSTRICH
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Bard ___. : OFAVON
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Seasonal figure. : SANTA
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Roman and others. : TYPES
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___ precedent. : SETSA
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Salt-water fish. : SCAD
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Angler's fly. : LURE
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"Das Rheingold" role. : ERDA
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Roman date. : IDES
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Army corps. : WAC
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Court. : WOO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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