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New York Times, Sunday, January 30, 1966

Author:
Leonard Sussman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 519 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,014
Across
1. Campus figure. : PROF
5. Word with run or play. : OFFS
9. Weight. : CARAT
14. Slew. : RAFT
18. Moslem weight. : ROTL
19. Member of sect in Bombay. : PARSI
21. Type of acid. : AMINO
22. French name of Greek hero. : ENEE
23. Kind of cake. : UPSIDEDOWN
25. Take up a regular job. : SETTLEDOWN
27. European. : TEUTON
28. Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
30. Mistreated. : ILLUSED
31. Direction in music: Abbr. : CRES
33. "___, thou art thou . . . " : IAMI
34. Certain officials. : MACERS
35. Current best seller. : UPTHEDOWNSTAIRCASE
42. Term in cookery. : PUREE
43. Classical trio. : FATES
44. Kind of gas. : NEON
45. Bird sound. : CAW
48. Revolutionary patriot. : OTIS
49. Chinese: Prefix. : SINO
50. Maryland initials. : USNA
51. See 51 Down. : ROTI
52. Chinquapin. : NUT
53. In difficulty: Colloq. : UPAGAINSTIT
56. Runs away. : BOLTS
57. Individuals. : PERSONS
59. Hawaiian goose. : NENE
60. Dilapidated, current style. : BEATUP
61. Noun suffix. : EER
62. Lullaby theme. : SLEEP
63. Passé: Abbr. : OBS
64. Billiards error. : MISCUE
67. Verdi role. : AIDA
68. Pertaining to a fungus. : ERGOTIC
72. Consume. : EATUP
73. Breakfast instruction. : SUNNYSIDEUP
76. Card game. : NAP
78. Chinese gelatin. : AGAR
79. Punta del ___. : ESTE
80. Noun suffix. : NESS
81. Muse of history. : CLIO
82. Former screen star. : LOY
83. Chill. : AGUE
84. French chemist. : BAUME
86. Tocsin. : ALARM
87. Old joke about elevator operator. : HADONESUPSANDDOWNS
91. Songs. : CAROLS
94. French pronoun. : ELLE
95. Foxes: Scot. : TODS
96. Kind of schoolhouse. : ONEROOM
98. Mud: Prefix. : PELO
99. Conical tent. : TEEPEE
103. Minimized. : DOWNGRADED
105. Made a note of. : MARKEDDOWN
109. Girl's nickname. : EDIE
110. Sundered. : BROKE
111. Grill. : BROIL
112. Soldier, old style. : ULAN
113. Forward. : SEND
114. War horse. : STEED
115. Factory. : MILL
116. Folds. : PENS
Down
1. River into the Danube. : PRUT
2. Painter. : ROPE
3. Honshu city. : OTSU
4. Sides of bacon. : FLITCHES
5. Began action. : OPENED
6. Rage. : FAD
7. Back, in a phrase. : FRO
8. Compass point. : SSW
9. Cinnamon bark. : CASSIA
10. Iowa town. : AMES
11. Direction in music: Abbr. : RIT
12. Combating: Prefix. : ANTI
13. Bridge attendant. : TOLLMAN
14. Bring under control. : REDUCE
15. ___ for news. : ANOSE
16. Not so many. : FEWER
17. Manages. : TENDS
20. If. : INCASE
24. John ___ salt-water fish. : DOREE
26. Greek resistance group. : ELAS
29. Figures: Abbr. : AMTS
32. Bulgarian. : SOFIAN
33. Come ___ fortune. : INTOA
35. In answer to. : UPON
36. Underhandedly arranged. : PUTUP
37. Banal. : TRITE
38. B.C. rulers of China. : WANGS
39. Way to drill. : INSTEP
40. Italian painter. : RENI
41. Prince Albert. : COAT
45. Yearling. : COLT
46. Alaskan isle. : ATTU
47. Lock of hair. : WISP
49. Germ cell. : SPORE
50. Lichens. : USNEAS
51. Bake. : ROAST
53. Consume. : USEUP
54. Queued up. : INLINE
55. Indigent. : NEEDY
56. Type of jazz. : BEBOP
58. Happen again. : RECUR
60. Counterfeit. : BOGUS
62. S.C. river. : SANTEE
64. Tortilla ingredient. : MEAL
65. Classic villain. : IAGO
66. Brace. : STAY
68. Swelling. : EDEMA
69. Feel hurt. : RESENT
70. Relative of a sort. : INLAW
71. Heap of stones. : CAIRN
73. Symbol of Utah. : SEGO
74. Ancient Asiatic. : USUN
75. Operating. : INUSE
77. Bangs: Colloq. : POMS
81. Shut tight. : CLOSEDUP
83. Gathers on a surface. : ADSORBS
84. John ___. : BULL
85. Imperturbable poise. : APLOMB
86. Said further. : ADDED
87. Intruded (with "in"): Slang. : HORNED
88. Sleep like ___. : ALOG
89. Distributed in a tournament. : SEEDED
90. You don't say! : DOTELL
91. Signals, spy style. : CODES
92. Pole of a battery. : ANODE
93. Capture back. : REWIN
97. Shopping place. : MART
98. Dog: Colloq. : PEKE
100. Shaft. : POLE
101. Celtic name. : EWAN
102. River into the Danube. : ENNS
104. Fictitious name. : DOE
106. Inlet. : ARM
107. Gallic ruler. : ROI
108. 5/8 mile: Abbr. : KIL

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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