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New York Times, Friday, January 21, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,005

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Carved emblem. : TOTEM
6. Je ne ___ quoi. : SAIS
10. Large African lake. : CHAD
14. Animal related to the giraffe. : OKAPI
15. Time ___ half. : ANDA
16. Nevada city. : RENO
17. Certain kind of married woman. : GRASSWIDOW
19. English composer of songs. : ARNE
20. E. Indian timber tree. : SAL
21. Abounding in certain grasses. : CANY
22. Market place. : BAZAAR
24. Blunt. : CURT
25. Man's nickname. : RUDY
26. Money in Ecuador. : SUCRES
29. Last opera by Rimski-Korsakov. : LECOQDOR
33. Zones. : AREAS
34. Resort to. : SEEK
35. City in Turkey. : URFA
36. One of the genders: Abbr. : MASC
37. People of Pisa: Abbr. : ITALS
38. Certain notes. : IOUS
39. Biblical giant. : ANAK
40. Plant. : MOSS
41. Heaven. : BLISS
42. Point on which one is sensitive. : SORESPOT
44. Self-immolation, old Hindu custom. : SUTTEE
45. Course. : ROAD
46. See 2 Down. : PODS
47. Stringed instruments. : BANJOS
50. Parched. : ARID
51. Vestment. : ALB
54. Water, in Tia Juana. : AGUA
55. Avert disaster. : SAVETHEDAY
58. At present: Lat. : NUNC
59. Auspices. : EGIS
60. Equally. : ALIKE
61. Receptionist's post. : DESK
62. Pieces of turf. : SODS
63. Term in math. : SINES
Down
1. Outfits: Colloq. : TOGS
2. Vegetable for soups and stews. : OKRA
3. Afrikaans. : TAAL
4. Electroplates: Abbr. : EPS
5. Makes an error. : MISCUES
6. Fictional adventurer (with "The"). : SAINT
7. Presidential nickname. : ANDY
8. Words of assent. : IDO
9. Tenners. : SAWBUCKS
10. Patchworks. : CRAZYQUILTS
11. Olympic dweller. : HERA
12. Garbo role. : ANNA
13. Man of action. : DOER
18. Conflicts. : WARS
23. Stir. : ADO
24. Excellent: Slang. : CRACKERJACK
25. Dances. : REELS
26. Muttonfish. : SAMAS
27. Of the heavens: Prefix. : URANO
28. Franck. : CESAR
29. Smallest. : LEAST
30. Right: Law. : DROIT
31. Not a bit ___. : OFUSE
32. Civet. : RASSE
34. Got up. : STOOD
37. Blind alleys. : IMPASSES
41. Statues seen in India. : BUDDHAS
43. Name for the Sault Ste. Marie canals. : SOO
44. And ___ goes. : SOIT
46. Crowd. : PRESS
47. Brassard. : BAND
48. Unpleasant ailment. : AGUE
49. Poor Clares. : NUNS
50. Eager. : AVID
51. Tennis score. : ADIN
52. Louise, for one. : LAKE
53. Cricket runs. : BYES
56. Past. : AGO
57. Man's name. : ELI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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