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New York Times, Friday, November 18, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Expunge (with "out"). : WIPE
5. Carpenter's tool. : BEVEL
10. Probability. : ODDS
14. Where Abadan is. : IRAN
15. See 32 Across. : EXILE
16. Gratis. : FREE
17. Snooze. : FORTYWINKS
19. Measures. : FEET
20. Supplication. : ENTREATY
21. Stogies: Var. : SEGARS
23. Be all ___. : EARS
24. Nonsense: Slang. : HOKUM
25. Stick. : ADHERE
28. Start to talk: Colloq. : FIREAWAY
31. Numerical prefix. : TRI
32. The "Man Without a Country." : NOLAN
34. Racecourse: Suffix. : DROME
35. Form of address in India. : BABU
37. Traveler. : FARER
39. River of Morocco. : DRAA
40. Sanctions. : AMENS
42. Moved forward. : NOSED
44. Officers: Abbr. : LTS
45. Designating some all-wool fabrics. : YARDWIDE
47. Brigand. : BANDIT
49. Approaches. : NEARS
50. Particle. : IOTA
51. Enjoin. : CHARGE
53. Shrewdly. : ASTUTELY
57. Bonnets. : HATS
58. Nocturnal phenomena. : NIGHTMARES
60. Comment of comprehension. : ISEE
61. Register. : ENROL
62. Early bedtime. : NINE
63. Niño's home. : CASA
64. Skim. : SKATE
65. Disrupt. : TEAR
Down
1. Mate. : WIFE
2. Golf club. : IRON
3. Faction. : PART
4. Main course. : ENTREE
5. ___ the dog. : BEWAREOF
6. Doors. : EXITS
7. Like a grape arbor. : VINY
8. Wapiti. : ELK
9. One who rents out property. : LESSOR
10. Vulnerable to attack. : OFFGUARD
11. Walter Mitty's milieu. : DREAMWORLD
12. Whiterail. : DEER
13. Beauty parlor items. : SETS
18. Pine (for). : YEARN
22. Made do (with "out"). : EKED
24. Mimi of Broadway. : HINES
25. Cornered. : ATBAY
26. Masque. : DRAMA
27. Takes a long sleep. : HIBERNATES
28. North Atlantic islands. : FAROE
29. Violinmaker. : AMATI
30. Leaven. : YEAST
33. Arrives. : LANDS
36. Spear-fishing milieu. : UNDERSEA
38. Decant, in a way. : REBOTTLE
41. Boodle. : SWAG
43. Fact. : DATUM
46. Namesakes of a Greek goddess. : IRENES
48. Floating in water. : NATANT
50. "___ an arrow into the air . . . " : ISHOT
51. Smart. : CHIC
52. ___ heart. : HASA
53. Site of the Taj Mahal. : AGRA
54. Indian. : ERIE
55. Siberian river. : LENA
56. Belgian river. : YSER
59. Art material. : INK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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