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New York Times, Thursday, January 27, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { G J V }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Not present. : PAST
5. Man from Eugene. : MORSE
10. Vacation treat. : SWIM
14. Trifling. : IDLE
15. Thin as ___. : ARAIL
16. Staff member. : AIDE
17. Impracticable. : QUIXOTICAL
19. Chigger. : FLEA
20. City on the Danube. : ULM
21. Sports place. : RINK
22. Nigerian city. : IBADAN
24. Primary linguistic form. : ETYMON
26. Outstanding. : SUPERB
28. Courtroom word. : OYEZ
30. Popular garments. : TSHIRTS
33. Baglike structures. : SACS
36. Aegean island. : EUBOEA
38. Gambler's note. : IOU
39. Fourth estate. : PRESS
41. Irving character. : RIP
42. Songs. : NOELS
44. Mountain pass. : COL
45. Hospital section. : CLINIC
48. Kind of school. : PREP
49. Of heat. : CALORIC
51. Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
53. Parisian gangster. : APACHE
55. Legal football play. : ONSIDE
59. Sort. : STRIPE
61. Facial expression. : POUT
63. Club: Abbr. : SOC
64. Scope. : AREA
65. Shiftless. : NEERDOWELL
68. Sport equipment. : MITT
69. Arrow shaft. : STELE
70. Ancient chest. : ARCA
71. Pretense. : POSE
72. Let up. : EASED
73. One means of locomotion. : FEET
Down
1. Nettle. : PIQUE
2. One kind of education. : ADULT
3. Covered with mud. : SLIMY
4. State: Abbr. : TEX
5. Kind of performance. : MATINEE
6. One of the Lehmans. : ORIN
7. Garment factory items. : RACKS
8. N. M. Indian. : SIA
9. Geometric figure. : ELLIPSE
10. Hunting trip. : SAFARI
11. Dog rose. : WILDBRIER
12. Notion. : IDEA
13. Statistician's concern. : MEAN
18. ___ Plata. : OROY
23. Irish playwright. : BEHAN
25. Spanish ___. : MOSS
27. Imaginary island. : UTOPIA
29. Swiss canton. : ZURICH
31. Painted metal for trays, etc. : TOLE
32. Stop temporarily: Abbr. : SUSP
33. Children's agency. : SPCC
34. Venezuelan mining town. : AROA
35. Cabinets for wine. : CELLARETS
37. Compartment. : BIN
40. Cast aside. : SCRAP
43. Contrary terms: Abbr. : OPPS
46. Motorist's concern. : LICENSE
47. Overshadowed. : CLOUDED
50. Type of drug. : OPIATE
52. Aware of: Colloq. : ONTO
54. Foils. : EPEES
56. River into the Rhone. : ISERE
57. Soft, in music. : DOLCE
58. Brilliancy. : ECLAT
59. Coarsely ground corn. : SAMP
60. Piece of music. : TRIO
62. Heraldic band. : ORLE
66. After zeta. : ETA
67. Air Force member. : WAF

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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