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New York Times, Wednesday, October 19, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 363 (avg 1.92)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,276
Across Down
1. Birds of prey. : OWLS
5. Yakked. : JAWED
10. Fastener. : CLIP
14. Pour down. : RAIN
15. Nitrogen. : AZOTE
16. Amusement park offering. : RIDE
17. She, in Italy. : ELLA
18. Type of soup. : PUREE
19. Sharp cry. : YELP
20. Winter weather. : BLIZZARD
22. Provokes. : PIQUES
24. City section. : ZONE
25. Dishes to be served. : MENU
26. Kind of drawing. : CRAYON
29. City of Ukraine. : VINNITSA
33. Interval. : LAG
34. Sounded kittenish. : MEWED
36. Sober-minded. : STAID
37. ___'s ale (water). : ADAM
39. Mother of Perseus. : DANAE
41. Timetable, for short. : SKED
42. Alpine region of France. : SAVOY
44. Vigorous. : LUSTY
46. Name meaning life. : EVE
47. Bestows. : PRESENTS
49. Discontinued. : CEASED
51. College Bowl program. : QUIZ
52. Welfare, old style. : WEAL
53. Notably elegant. : DELUXE
56. Good citizens. : PATRIOTS
60. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
61. Not wordly-wise. : NAIVE
63. Adhesive. : GLUE
64. Skillful. : DEFT
65. Part of a radio. : TUNER
66. Olympian : HEBE
67. Vehicle. : AUTO
68. To boot. : EXTRA
69. Amphibian. : TOAD
1. Midianite slain by Gideon. : OREB
2. Barrier. : WALL
3. "___ Marlene." : LILI
4. Flashily attractive: Slang. : SNAZZY
5. Highly glossed. : JAPANNED
6. Shade of blue. : AZURE
7. Remark. : WORD
8. Opposite of "hiver." : ETE
9. Make more profound. : DEEPEN
10. Give up: Colloq. : CRYQUITS
11. Stead. : LIEU
12. Unbusy. : IDLE
13. Encourages (with "up"). : PEPS
21. Aerobatic maneuver. : ZOOM
23. Motels of yore. : INNS
25. One with a golden touch. : MIDAS
26. Embrace : CLASP
27. Tracking device. : RADAR
28. Ornamental plant. : AGAVE
29. One subject of space research. : VENUS
30. Movie scenes. : TAKES
31. Screen out. : SIEVE
32. Extra. : ADDED
35. Popular dance. : WALTZ
38. Culex. : MOSQUITO
40. And others. : ETCETERA
43. Eyes: Fr. : YEUX
45. Twelvemonth. : YEAR
48. Dolce far ___. : NIENTE
50. Get off. : ALIGHT
52. Show doubt. : WAVER
53. Nursery talk. : DADA
54. Big bird. : EMEU
55. Send skyward. : LOFT
56. Bottle size. : PINT
57. Grocery item. : OLEO
58. One of the brasses. : TUBA
59. Flax product. : SEED
62. "___ armes!" : AUX

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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