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New York Times, Tuesday, October 4, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,261
Across
1. Thicket. : CLUMP
6. Fashionable. : SMART
11. Reorganization. : SHAKEUP
13. Little fish. : SHINERS
15. Spanish paprika. : PIMENTO
16. Concludes. : WINDSUP
17. Symbol of power. : ORB
18. Nonmember of the brain trust. : DULLARD
20. Burmese. : TAI
21. Mineral aggregates. : ORES
23. U.S. actor and playwright. : PAYNE
24. Sports place. : RINK
25. Indian state on Arabian Sea. : KUTCH
27. Hospital aides. : RNS
28. Bob up and down. : DANCE
29. City on the Salt River. : PHOENIX
31. Kind of bank. : PIGGY
32. Servicewomen. : WACS
33. El ___. : PASO
34. Word of greeting. : HELLO
36. Light trucks. : PICKUPS
39. Strobiles. : CONES
40. ___-de-sac. : CUL
41. Condescend. : STOOP
43. Occupy. : HOLD
44. Modifies in color. : TONES
46. Without: Lat. : SINE
47. ___ rule. : ASA
48. Kittiwake, for one. : SEAGULL
50. Direction. : NNE
51. National League contenders. : PIRATES
53. Coin of Turkey. : PIASTER
55. Part. : SEGMENT
56. Germinates. : SPROUTS
57. Gathers in. : REAPS
58. Overlooks. : SKIPS
Down
1. Birdlike sound. : CHIRRUP
2. Borough on the Thames. : LAMBETH
3. Luau instrument. : UKE
4. Patch. : MEND
5. Build. : PUTUP
6. Devon, for one. : SHIRE
7. Attend closely. : MIND
8. Conjunction. : AND
9. Dormant. : RESTING
10. School problem. : TRUANCY
11. Spirit: Slang. : SPOOK
12. Star in Ursa Minor. : POLARIS
13. Certain dives. : SWANS
14. Type of heel. : SPIKE
19. Wildcat. : LYNX
22. Frowned. : SCOWLED
24. Menu entries. : RAGOUTS
26. Makes sound. : HEALS
28. Flying objects. : DISKS
30. Cpl. or sgt. : NCO
31. Logger's boot. : PAC
33. Log jams. : PILEUPS
34. Terre Haute resident. : HOOSIER
35. Blow up. : ENLARGE
36. Sleigh. : PUNG
37. Emphasize. : POINTUP
38. Poems of the Bard. : SONNETS
39. Cowboy gear. : CHAPS
40. Seashore. : COAST
42. Gazes. : PEERS
44. Youthful years. : TEENS
45. Errors. : SLIPS
48. Footfall. : STEP
49. European song bird. : LARK
52. Medical group. : AMA
54. ___-disant. : SOI

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

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