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New York Times, Thursday, October 27, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,284
Across
1. As soon as. : ONCE
5. Road sign. : STOP
9. Antelope. : ELAND
14. Bards' songs. : LAYS
15. Olympian. : HERA
16. Province of Mindanao. : LANAO
17. Ref. book. : DICT
18. Oh, dear! : ALAS
19. Malicious: Slang. : SNIDE
20. Blow up, in a way. : ENLARGE
22. Sound of raindrops. : SPATTER
24. Noun suffix. : OTE
25. People generally. : THEY
27. Cereal spikes. : EARS
28. Considered. : RATED
30. Hawthorne heroine. : HESTER
32. Makes a slip. : ERRS
33. Coin of Peru. : SOL
34. Well-known composer. : HANDEL
38. One: Sp. : UNO
39. Kind of bobbin lace. : HONITON
41. J. C. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI
42. Writer of a kind. : PENPAL
44. "Yes, I ___." : CAN
45. 12th-cen. date. : MCIV
46. Trojan warrior. : AGENOR
48. World topic. : PEACE
49. Clarinet socket. : BIRN
52. O'Neill heroine. : NINA
53. Ship channel. : GAT
54. Come forth. : EMANATE
56. Makes a splashing sound. : SWASHES
60. Ceylon language. : TAMIL
61. This: Fr. : CECI
63. In the last month: Abbr. : ULTO
64. Past, old style. : AGONE
65. Son of Zebulun. : ELON
66. Mansard. : ROOF
67. Berlin's forte. : SONGS
68. Pakistani. : SIND
69. City in Sicily. : ENNA
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1. Ye ___ Taverne. : OLDE
2. Scene of Biblical miracle. : NAIN
3. Atom smasher. : CYCLOTRON
4. Country places. : ESTATES
5. Coarse tobacco. : SHAG
6. Type of TV program. : TELETHON
7. Pray: Lat. : ORA
8. Gridiron plays. : PASSES
9. Famous lioness. : ELSA
10. Magic ___. : LANTERN
11. Girl's name. : ANITA
12. Author of 1966 best seller. : NADER
13. Relatives of eager beavers. : DOERS
21. Hair shade. : RED
23. Snake. : PYTHON
26. Mountain home of Apollo. : HELICON
28. Enlist again: Slang. : REUP
29. Norse name. : ARNE
31. Resembling: Suffix. : EAN
33. Channel north of the Isle of Wight. : SOLENT
35. Olympics event. : DECATHLON
36. Norse name. : ERIC
37. TV term. : LIVE
39. Witch. : HAG
40. Town on the Rhone. : TARASCON
43. Rotating a TV camera. : PANNING
45. Yardstick. : MEASURE
47. Relatives. : NIECES
48. Golfers' group. : PGA
49. Frat letters. : BETAS
50. Insect's adult stage. : IMAGO
51. Novarro of the silent screen. : RAMON
55. Pub orders. : ALES
57. Feature of Inez. : WIND
58. Kind of jacket. : ETON
59. Davenport. : SOFA
62. Whitney. : ELI

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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