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New York Times, Friday, November 25, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,313
Across
1. Lost. : MISLAID
8. Betel palm. : ARECA
13. "I do," for example. : SENTENCE
14. Make gay. : LIVEN
15. O'Connor best seller. : ALLINTHEFAMILY
17. Subterfuges. : BLINDS
18. Westerns, edible style. : OMELETS
20. Hanker (for). : LONG
21. Mythical ship. : ARGO
23. ___ 'nuff. : SHO
24. Lamb's mother. : EWE
25. Slow: Var. : POKEY
27. Admit. : LETIN
29. Possessing flavor. : SAPID
30. Growing spicae. : EARING
31. Certain nuptials. : SHOTGUNWEDDINGS
35. Embankments. : LEVEES
36. Ancient. : OLDEN
37. Certain schools: Abbr. : ELEMS
38. Caribbean port. : COLON
39. Best friend. : PAL
42. Norse goddess. : EIR
43. Makeshift. : RUDE
44. Jeune fille's relative. : PERE
45. Umbrella. : PARASOL
48. Make ___ (swap). : ATRADE
50. Drury best seller. : CAPABLEOFHONOR
53. Tête-___. : ATETE
54. Bursar's interest. : TREASURY
55. Laws, Latin style. : LEGES
56. Yellow jackets. : HORNETS
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1. Like fine cheese. : MELLOW
2. Queued up. : INLINE
3. Attribute of 56 Across. : STING
4. Afford. : LEND
5. Formicary dwellers. : ANTS
6. German pronoun. : ICH
7. Balmoral's river. : DEE
8. Texas cottonwood. : ALAMO
9. Frost. : RIME
10. Snaky. : EVIL
11. Name of five popes: Var. : CELESTIN
12. You name it! : ANYTHING
13. Dark. : SABLE
16. Old ___. : FOGY
19. Madrigals. : SONGS
21. Similar. : AKIN
22. Sequoia. : REDWOOD
25. Would-be knights. : PAGES
26. Musical work. : OPUS
27. Heavily loaded. : LADEN
28. Hibernia. : ERIN
29. Pipe piece. : STEM
30. Taro root. : EDDO
31. Emulate a storied beauty. : SLEEP
32. Near the sun. : HELIACAL
33. Assess too highly. : OVERRATE
34. French pronoun. : ELLE
38. Pick out. : CULL
39. Goober. : PEANUT
40. Enthusiasms. : ARDORS
41. Suspicious: Colloq. : LEERY
43. Peignoirs. : ROBES
44. Writer's work. : PROSE
46. Take down ___. : APEG
47. Glut. : SATE
48. Southwest wind. : AFER
49. Word of comparison. : THAN
51. Anglo-Saxon letter. : ETH
52. Gold: Sp. : ORO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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