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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

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Students & seniors
Across
1. 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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