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New York Times, Saturday, October 1, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,258
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1. Three lines that rhyme. : TERCET
7. Situation. : JOB
10. Stake. : PALE
14. Old Venetian medal. : OSELLA
15. Boat man. : OAR
16. School: Abbr. : ACAD
17. Special-purpose cutter. : STEAKKNIFE
19. Dilute. : THIN
20. Consecrated. : HOLY
21. Period akin to a blue moon. : EON
22. Global area. : AFRICA
24. Tops. : BEST
26. Hank. : SKEIN
27. ___ Flow. : SCAPA
29. Red. : RUBY
30. Menacing sound. : GRR
33. Diverted. : TURNED
34. Height: Prefix. : ACR
35. Relative of a vita. : BIO
36. English version of Vergil dictum. : SNAKEINTHEGRASS
40. Formicary dweller. : ANT
41. Low. : MOO
42. Smart-___. : ALECKY
43. New York city. : RYE
44. View from Warwick castle. : AVON
45. Tightly curled. : KINKY
46. Colophony. : ROSIN
48. Ecclesiastic. : ABBE
49. Writer of the third Gospel. : STLUKE
51. Reddish element: Abbr. : CPR
52. "And away ___!" : WEGO
56. Exclamations of triumph. : AHAS
57. Bakery items. : WHITECAKES
60. Comb. : RAKE
61. Away from. : OUT
62. Francis. : ARLENE
63. Baltic port. : KIEL
64. Little fishes. : FRY
65. Love's companions. : KISSES
1. Buncombe. : TOSH
2. This: Sp. : ESTO
3. Dance. : REEL
4. Type of road shoulder. : CLAYBANK
5. Shoe leather. : ELK
6. Is unenthusiastic about. : TAKESADIMVIEWOF
7. Meet. : JOIN
8. Gawk. : OAF
9. Tennyson poem. : BREAKBREAKBREAK
10. Prefix, with arch or mony. : PATRI
11. Result of hard work. : ACHINGBACK
12. Secular. : LAIC
13. First name in fiction. : EDNA
18. "I should say ___!" : NOT
23. Puckish. : FEY
25. Foil's cousin. : EPEE
26. So much. : SUCH
27. Bright. : SUNNY
28. National Park. : CRATERLAKE
29. Mouse: Sp. : RATON
31. Hazardous. : RISKY
32. Optimistic. : ROSY
33. Ruler. : TSAR
37. Twelve. : NOON
38. Fast-talking. : GLIB
39. Some subscriptions. : RENEWALS
44. Beg. : ASK
47. European thrush. : OUSEL
48. Prone. : APT
49. Channel island. : SARK
50. Siamese. : THAI
51. Home of the slickers. : CITY
53. Stretches (out). : EKES
54. Factor. : GENE
55. Chemical suffixes. : OSES
58. Hero of 1880 novel. : HUR
59. Dernier ___. : CRI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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