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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
Across
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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
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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