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New York Times, Monday, January 24, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,008
Across
1. Bighorn. : SHEEP
6. Adm. Nelson's lady. : EMMA
10. Pigeon's extinct cousin. : DODO
14. Put off until later. : WAIVE
15. "Ich ___," Prince of Wales' motto. : DIEN
16. King of Norway. : OLAF
17. Intended. : AIMED
18. Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
19. Let loose. : VENT
20. Useful item on the farm. : GRINDSTONE
22. Noun suffix. : ENCE
23. Records. : LPS
24. Inscribed. : WRITTEN
26. Light, old style. : GASJET
30. Gift for 20th anniversary. : CHINA
31. Thrills for the Met set. : ARIAS
32. Agreed. : COINCIDED
36. Lots. : MANY
37. Arctic air base. : THULE
38. Be bested or worsted. : LOSE
39. Cutting blade of a kind. : PLOWSHARE
41. Thick. : DENSE
42. On one's toes. : ALERT
43. Gaffer. : CODGER
44. Evoke. : CALLOUT
47. Call of the riled. : BOO
48. In a frenzy. : AMOK
49. Sports events. : RELAYRACES
55. Clear or sheer. : PURE
56. Smell ___. : ARAT
57. Work of art. : MURAL
58. Consumer. : USER
59. Israel's Premiere Eshkol. : LEVI
60. Originated. : AROSE
61. Honor cards. : TENS
62. Where Pierre is: Abbr. : SDAK
63. Recorded. : TAPED
Down
1. Boodle. : SWAG
2. Tiny margin. : HAIR
3. Book by E. E. Cummings. : EIMI
4. Not fractional. : EVEN
5. Hawks. : PEDDLES
6. Reworks. : EDITS
7. Spanish painter. : MIRO
8. At the same time. : MEANWHILE
9. Like a goose. : ANSERINE
10. Fitted nicely. : DOVETAILED
11. Fragrant. : OLENT
12. Frug or monkey. : DANCE
13. Frequently. : OFTEN
21. Rio, for one: Abbr. : SPT
25. Business abbreviation. : INC
26. Large umbrella. : GAMP
27. Turkistan sea. : ARAL
28. Chinese: Prefix. : SINO
29. Some pedestrians. : JAYWALKERS
30. Place for a game. : COURT
32. Hired. : CHARTERED
33. Bell sound. : DONG
34. Sum, ___, ful . . . : ESSE
35. Sambar. : DEER
37. 1,300-mile range. : THEURALS
40. Highway sign, for short. : SLO
41. Household appurtenance. : DOORMAT
43. Demure. : COY
44. Head: Lat. : CAPUT
45. Divert. : AMUSE
46. Big name in movies. : LOREN
47. Textile design. : BATIK
50. Source of obsidian. : LAVA
51. Distinctive air. : AURA
52. Wheat or oats. : CROP
53. Sybarite's delight. : EASE
54. Go-devil. : SLED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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