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New York Times, Sunday, January 2, 1966

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.86, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 5,986
Across Down
1. Pinch pennies. : SCRIMP
7. Foggy low-lying cloud. : STRATUS
14. Enjoys the road. : MOTORS
20. Young man with a horn. : TOOTER
21. Modern French composer. : POULENC
22. Homeric. : EPICAL
23. A poison, in combinations. : ARSENO
24. A childhood hero, Oriental style. : ALIBABA
25. Office term. : TENURE
26. Shipshape. : TRIM
27. Relatives of brackets, for short. : PARENS
29. In conclusion, mon ami. : ENFIN
31. The quiet side. : LEE
32. James Bond's alter ego. : IAN
33. Hushing exclamations. : WHISTS
34. Hand signal lamp for ships. : ALDIS
35. Wine barrel. : CASK
36. Shield-shaped: Biol. : CLYPEATE
38. Not so sweet. : DRIER
39. Classes. : SORTS
40. A girl from Glasgow. : LASS
41. Toughened and tempered. : HARDENEDUP
44. Waxy ointment. : CERATE
47. Wigwam or tepee. : HOMEOFTHEBRAVE
51. Letters from Israel. : ALEPHS
52. Indo-Europeans. : ARYANS
53. Erie's neighbor. : ONTARIO
54. Clergyman's house. : MANSE
55. Engulf. : WHELM
56. Electrical safety device. : FUSE
57. Heath, in Cornish names. : ROS
58. Theater of 1944. : ETO
59. Beautiful dreamer. : RAINBOWCHASER
63. River into Lake Balkhash. : ILI
64. One-tenth of a sen. : RIN
65. Huguenot city of France. : SENS
66. Speak with pomp. : ORATE
67. Glossy-black. : RAVEN
69. County in Tennessee. : OVERTON
71. Walked firmly. : STRODE
73. Seven feet, in Russia. : SAGENE
74. The back of beyond. : NEVERNEVERLAND
76. Inactive ingredients. : INERTS
77. Heeded. : LISTENEDTO
78. British gun. : STEN
79. Brief extract. : SCRAP
82. Slangy airplanes. : KITES
83. Typewriter fusillades. : RATATATS
87. Lose the magic glow. : CLOY
88. "___ born free . . . " : MANIS
89. Wrongly taken. : STOLEN
91. Bash. : BOP
92. No model of loyalty. : RAT
93. Nil nisi ___. : BONUM
94. Bigger. : LARGER
95. Man of exploits. : HERO
96. Hot country. : ARABIA
98. Heir. : LEGATEE
100. Salt on the water. : SAILOR
102. Baseball great. : MELOTT
103. Forward, Frenchmen! : ENAVANT
104. Swarm all over. : INFEST
105. Coaches. : STAGES
106. Leaves high and dry. : STRANDS
107. Clicks and clacks. : NOISES
1. Interference. : STATIC
2. Cowpen. : CORRAL
3. Helping to grip, like resin. : ROSINY
4. Article for sale. : ITEM
5. Earthlings. : MEN
6. First stages in mitosis. : PROPHASES
7. Thinly scattered. : SPARSE
8. Vacancy sign. : TOLET
9. Sights in Greece and Rome. : RUINS
10. Vestments. : ALBS
11. Between-meals snack. : TEA
12. Skeptical attitudes. : UNBELIEFS
13. Climbing, as a plant. : SCANDENT
14. First wife of Zeus. : METIS
15. Start. : OPEN
16. Stannum. : TIN
17. Visual. : OCULAR
18. Hardest to obtain. : RAREST
19. Makes smooth and plump. : SLEEKS
28. River islets. : AITS
30. Smoke-eaters' base : FIREHOUSE
33. Lining to keep winter outside. : WEATHERSTRIP
34. Son of Caleb: I Chron. 2:18. : ARDON
35. Dried coconut meat. : COPRA
37. Plops. : PLAPS
38. Escapists' abodes. : DREAMWORLDS
39. Of the nether world. : SUBTERRANEAN
41. Mount Sinai. : HOREB
42. Relating to starch. : AMYLO
43. Compact. : DENSE
44. Lincoln's Secy. of War, 1861–62. : CAMERON
45. The absolute superlative. : ELATIVE
46. Splitsville, so to speak. : RENONEV
47. Nobelist in chemistry, and others. : HAHNS
48. Successful man. : ARRIVER
49. Of shattering force. : VIOLENT
50. Dyes used in red inks. : EOSINES
55. Dweller in Chicago suburb. : WINNETKAN
56. Destined. : FATED
60. Long times. : AEONS
61. Yugoslav. : CROAT
62. ___ time for. : HADNO
68. Today's fiction hero. : AGENT
70. Send by stages. : RELAY
71. Tender feeling. : SENTIMENT
72. Outdoor beauties. : TREES
73. Baby-tenders in Bloomsbury. : SITTERSIN
75. Small blood vessels. : VEINULES
78. Auction. : SALE
79. Runs off: Slang. : SCRAMS
80. Red. : CLARET
81. Weedy flower, the toothcup. : ROTALA
83. "___ Thesaurus." : ROGETS
84. White poplars. : ABELES
85. Knobby. : TOROSE
86. Newspaper section. : SPORTS
88. Certain fortifications. : MOATS
89. Soul snatcher. : SATAN
90. The way of the times. : TREND
93. Nibble. : BITE
94. Slag. : LAVA
95. Musical hobby. : HIFI
97. Feature of Irish terrain. : BOG
99. Sharp-nosed river fish. : GAR
101. Up: Prefix. : ANO

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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