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New York Times, Wednesday, October 12, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,269
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1. Slip of the tongue. : LAPSE
6. Feeler. : PALP
10. Bland. : SOFT
14. Intelligent one. : BRAIN
15. Scent. : ODOR
16. Eastern title. : EMIR
17. Sports events. : RACES
18. Many: Prefix. : POLY
19. European. : POLE
20. Shadow. : PENUMBRA
22. Distribute. : STREW
23. Color. : MAROON
24. Linen. : SHEETS
25. Wilson Dam project. : TVA
27. Adjective suffix. : EST
28. Ramble. : ROAM
29. Sea birds. : AUKS
31. Entertainment group. : STRINGBAND
36. Entreaties. : PLEAS
38. Edge. : LIP
39. Masculine title. : SENOR
40. Another kind of entertainment. : STRIPTEASE
43. Wander. : ROVE
44. ___ birthday, Jan. 19. : LEES
45. Seize. : NAB
47. Fresh. : NEW
48. Cellar receptacle. : ASHCAN
51. Flaubert character. : BOVARY
53. Pursue (game). : STALK
54. The past. : FORETIME
56. Unassisted. : SOLO
57. Dart. : FLIT
58. Cadge. : MOOCH
60. Thanks ___. : ALOT
61. Sussex river. : OUSE
62. Infer from data. : EDUCE
63. Network. : MESH
64. Brew. : BEER
65. Town near Amiens. : NESLE
1. Workers: Abbr. : LBR
2. Not care ___. : ARAP
3. Leader. : PACEMAKER
4. Birthplace of St. Catherine. : SIENA
5. Guarantee. : ENSURE
6. Once-refundable items. : POPBOTTLES
7. Dress up. : ADORN
8. Girl of song. : LOLA
9. Lever. : PRY
10. Thirty days. : SEPTEMBER
11. Hero of Lover novel. : OMORE
12. ___ mignon. : FILET
13. Tartan trousers. : TREWS
21. Bryophyte. : MOSS
22. Does a lively dance. : SHAGS
24. Heir. : SON
25. Lights out. : TAPS
26. Non ___ contendere. : VULT
28. Humdinger. : RIPSNORTER
30. Fabric. : SAILCLOTH
32. Inlet. : RIA
33. Nameless. : ANONYMOUS
34. Nine, in Italy. : NOVE
35. Portrayed. : DREW
37. Command to a dog. : SPEAK
41. Card. : TEN
42. Roof edge. : EAVE
46. Youngsters in costume. : BATMEN
48. Tibet's neighbor. : ASSAM
49. Fur wrap. : STOLE
50. Nimbi. : HALOS
51. Western capital. : BOISE
52. ___ la Plata. : RIODE
54. Air passage. : FLUE
55. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : ECCL
57. Business abbreviation. : FOB
59. Half of a bray. : HEE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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