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New York Times, Friday, October 7, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,264
Across
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Habit pattern. : TRAIT
6
Mark. : SCAR
10
Pitcher's plate. : SLAB
14
Vague feeling. : HUNCH
15
Norse god. : LOKI
16
Carroll character. : HARE
17
Early capitalist. : ASTOR
18
Chemical. : ACID
19
Gumbo. : OKRA
20
Gem of a kind. : RHINESTONE
22
Paper quantity. : REAM
23
Solar disc. : ATEN
24
Monkey business. : APERY
26
Worn out. : EFFETE
30
Ordinary. : USUAL
32
Of an age. : ERAL
33
Broadway group. : ANTA
35
Storyteller. : AESOP
39
State flower of Idaho. : LEWISMOCKORANGE
42
Opera role. : SENTA
43
Smile. : GRIN
44
Meadow mouse. : VOLE
45
Panegyric. : ELOGE
47
Opera name. : STEBER
49
Flattery. : SUGAR
51
Of the U.S.: Abbr. : AMER
53
Aleutian isle. : ATTU
54
Happen. : COMETOPASS
60
Roster. : ROTA
61
Bones. : HIPS
62
Faction. : JUNTO
63
Ancient Hebrew measure. : OMER
64
See 61 Across. : ILIA
65
On foot: Fr. : APIED
66
City section. : WARD
67
Colors. : DYES
68
Wife of Balder. : NANNA
Down
1
Desert in Pakistan. : THAR
2
Hurry. : RUSH
3
Against. : ANTI
4
Religious figure. : ICON
5
Or else! : THREAT
6
List of candidates. : SLATE
7
Dessert. : COCONUTCREAMPIE
8
Related. : AKIN
9
Curtain: Fr. : RIDEAU
10
Liberty. : SHORELEAVE
11
Basketballer. : LAKER
12
Finery. : ARRAY
13
See 43 Across. : BEAM
21
Cook, in a way. : STEAM
25
Television name. : PAAR
26
Fish dish. : EELS
27
Spontaneous. : FREE
28
Pale shade. : FAWN
29
The Black Shirts. : ELITEGUARD
31
H. H. Munro. : SAKI
34
Strong ale, in Britain. : NOGG
36
Social climber. : SNOB
37
Give the eye. : OGLE
38
Baron. : PEER
40
Parlor: Sp. : SALA
41
Beginning. : ONSET
46
Symbol of luxury. : ORCHID
48
Energetic person. : TROJAN
49
Leaf pore. : STOMA
50
Express. : UTTER
52
Features of the West. : MESAS
53
Lined up. : AROW
55
Viscous. : OILY
56
Cocoon dweller. : PUPA
57
Have ___ (have pull). : ANIN
58
Type of gun. : STEN
59
Beverage. : SODA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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