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New York Times, Friday, January 28, 1966

49-Down : Soldier.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
David Steinberg notes:

In original, "colony" from 68-Across clue was on the line before; fixed this.

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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,012
Across
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Angle. : FISH
5
Ethereal fluid of Greek myth. : ICHOR
10
Train. : TAIL
14
Amble. : LOPE
15
Auto style. : COUPE
16
Soup plant. : OKRA
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Military term. : AWOL
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Like some seamen. : ABLEBODIED
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Containers. : PAILS
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___ bonnet. : WAR
23
Coxcomb. : DANDY
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Time off. : LEAVE
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Nautical call. : AHOY
28
Coins: Abbr. : CTS
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Sea-food item. : LOBSTER
32
Little: Scot. : SMA
35
1933 headline. : REPEAL
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Discoverer of Uranus. : HERSCHEL
39
At another time. : ANON
40
Official decree. : UKASE
42
Commotion. : TODO
43
Embossed, as metal. : TOREUTIC
45
Famous naturalist. : DARWIN
47
Small lizard. : EFT
48
Fur collar, for one. : NECKLET
50
Break the ___. : ICE
51
Insurance term. : RISK
52
Oriental. : ASIAN
54
Not give ___. : AHOOT
57
Forbid. : BAN
59
Honeyed words. : SUGAR
62
Ancient type of entertainment. : BELLYDANCE
65
Spanish title. : DONA
66
Tasman. : ABEL
67
Entr'___. : ACTES
68
Spanish African colony. : IFNI
69
Heavy swells. : SEAS
70
Kilt. : SKIRT
71
"Confessions ___ Advertising Man." : OFAN
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Flutter. : FLAP
2
Siouan Indian. : IOWA
3
Kill-joy. : SPOILSPORT
4
Girl of golden-fleece legend. : HELLE
5
Peruvian river. : ICA
6
Part of the decor of a haunted house. : COBWEB
7
Dance. : HULA
8
Runs. : OPERATES
9
Johnny ___. : REB
10
The present. : TODAY
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Related. : AKIN
12
Incensed. : IRED
13
British title. : LADY
19
Perfumes. : ODORS
21
Room in a pensión. : SALA
25
Spiral scrolls. : VOLUTES
27
Heirs, in law. : HEREDES
28
Container. : CRATE
29
Time term. : TENOF
31
Hut. : SHACK
32
Getting attention. : SHOWINGOFF
33
Man in white. : MEDIC
34
Separate. : ALONE
36
Compass point. : ENE
38
Football player: Abbr. : CTR
41
Refund, snide style. : KICKBACK
44
Oneness. : UNITY
46
Sweetsop. : ATIS
49
Soldier. : LANCER
51
Status symbol. : ROLLS
53
Television term. : AUDIO
54
Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Greek goddess. : HEBE
56
Olive genus. : OLEA
58
One opposed. : ANTI
60
Musical heroine. : ANNA
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Drizzle. : RAIN
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Law enforcers: Abbr. : DAS
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Common suffix. : EST

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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