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New York Times, Tuesday, January 25, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,009
Across
1. Where Bengasi is. : LIBYA
6. Adriatic wind. : BORA
10. That ___ say. : ISTO
14. One of the Flynns. : ERROL
15. Saroyan hero. : ARAM
16. Stimulus. : SPUR
17. Working. : GOING
18. Doing calisthenics (with "up"). : LIMBERING
20. Party in office. : INS
21. Tall Asiatic tree. : ACLE
23. Galsworthy character. : IRENE
24. Child: Colloq. : TYKE
26. Biddy. : HEN
27. Days, in Madrid. : DIAS
28. Race with time: Slang. : BEATTHECLOCK
33. Feast of Lots. : PURIM
35. Kind of shooter. : SIX
36. Veneto or Flaminia. : VIA
37. Muse of music. : EUTERPE
39. Fleet and others. : STREETS
42. Numerical prefix. : TRI
43. Suffix with idol or lion. : IZE
45. Zoo sounds. : ROARS
46. Servings of a kind. : HALFPORTIONS
50. Where Meshed is. : IRAN
51. Big bird. : EMU
52. Scarlett O'Hara's home. : TARA
56. Rulers. : CZARS
57. Temerarious. : RASH
59. Year Claudius I died. : LIV
60. Recoiling. : FLINCHING
62. Shade of green. : OLIVE
64. Carnation. : PINK
65. Dies ___. : IRAE
66. Declarer, in bridge. : MAKER
67. Wheels with teeth. : COGS
68. Buddies. : PALS
69. Linen closet, old style. : EWERY
Down
1. Genuine: Slang. : LEGIT
2. Feature of some writing. : IRONY
3. Keen. : BRISK
4. Poetic contraction. : YON
5. Water plant. : ALGA
6. Form of entertainment. : BALLET
7. Adjusts to a situation. : ORIENTS
8. Bellwether. : RAM
9. Versatile. : AMBIDEXTROUS
10. "Life ___ . . . " : ISREAL
11. Revolves. : SPINSOVER
12. Popular air. : TUNE
13. An order: Abbr. : ORG
19. Greenland's colonizer. : ERIC
22. Supremacy. : CHAMPIONSHIP
25. French name for Spanish river. : EBRE
29. Norse goddess. : EIR
30. Pronoun. : HIS
31. Inhabitants: Abbr. : CITS
32. State: Abbr. : KAS
33. Aqua ___. : PURA
34. Turning to profitable account. : UTILIZING
37. Old verb ending. : ETH
38. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : EZR
40. King Arthur's lance. : RON
41. Direction. : EAST
44. Perpetual. : ETERNAL
47. Sends (mail) free of postage. : FRANKS
48. Relative of a "bois." : PARC
49. Reflections. : IMAGES
53. Equally. : ALIKE
54. The Red or the Green. : RIVER
55. Louisiana island. : AVERY
56. Sister of 37 Across. : CLIO
58. Recent P.M. : HOME
60. Govt. agency since 1920. : FPC
61. David's chief officer. : IRA
63. Branch of knowledge. : LAW

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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