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New York Times, Monday, January 3, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 5,987
Across
1. Highland slope. : BRAE
5. Exclamation of disbelief. : OHNO
9. Disney's middle name. : ELIAS
14. Rock's partner. : ROLL
15. Rise up. : REAR
16. Tree cobra. : MAMBA
17. Valuable whale secretion. : AMBERGRIS
19. Narrator of Poe sea tale. : MRPYM
20. Fabricate. : WEAVE
21. African export. : IVORY
23. Within: Prefix. : ESO
24. Part of London. : EASTEND
26. Princess of German legend. : ELSA
27. Initials on some mail. : APO
30. Mackintosh. : COAT
31. Suffix with joy or grace. : FUL
33. Rome's adversary. : CARTHAGE
35. Skirt feature. : PLEAT
39. "___ abandon, ye who enter here." : ALLHOPE
40. Kneecap. : PATELLA
42. "What ___ know?" : DOYOU
43. Jaunty. : DEBONAIR
44. Certain privileges: Abbr. : RTS
46. Glacé. : ICED
47. Girl's nickname. : NAN
48. Resort at foot of Bernese Alps. : THUN
51. Narrow-minded. : INSULAR
54. Cold ___. : WAR
55. Bethlehem product. : STEEL
56. Florida city. : TAMPA
60. Parting word. : ADIEU
62. Tourist's need. : GUIDEBOOK
64. Anc. peoples of Rome: Lat. : ITALI
65. Defense group. : USAF
66. Island east of Java. : BALI
67. Type of ball game. : NOHIT
68. Spanish painter. : SERT
69. Put ___ (pretend): Colloq. : ITON
Down
1. Excellent: Scot. : BRAW
2. Site of traffic problem, since B.C. days. : ROME
3. Part of Canada: Abbr. : ALBA
4. Lycée student. : ELEVE
5. Club: Abbr. : ORG
6. Birthright. : HERITAGE
7. Simplicity. : NAIVETE
8. Bean. : ORSON
9. TV award. : EMMY
10. Malay gibbon. : LAR
11. Motivate. : IMPEL
12. Bottomless gulf. : ABYSS
13. South Pacific island. : SAMOA
18. Extend a helping hand. : REACHOUT
22. Direction finder: Abbr. : RDF
25. Castile. : SOAP
26. Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
27. School: Abbr. : ACAD
28. ___ Alto. : PALO
29. Paris airport. : ORLY
32. Au courant. : UPTODATE
34. Spine. : THORN
36. Gallic zeal. : ELAN
37. Inter ___. : ALIA
38. Lake. : TARN
40. Distinctive. : PECULIAR
41. W. H. Hudson hero. : ABEL
43. Type of entertainer. : DISEUSE
45. Rest. : SIT
48. Mark of fame. : TWAIN
49. ___ do with. : HADTO
50. Mr. Heep. : URIAH
52. Haile Selassie's title. : NEGUS
53. Jewish title. : RABBI
55. Courtship. : SUIT
57. Castle's defense. : MOAT
58. Field game. : POLO
59. Similar. : AKIN
61. Samuel's teacher. : ELI
63. Defendant: Abbr. : DFT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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