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New York Times, Saturday, November 26, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,314
Across
1. Put aside. : DOFF
5. Narrow gorge. : FLUME
10. Designating a California. : BAJA
14. Rhodes's state. : OHIO
15. Soviet space probers. : LUNAS
16. Ancient Syria. : ARAM
17. Old ___, Cromwell's nickname. : NOLL
18. Not shortened. : UNCUT
19. Receipts: Slang. : TAKE
20. Often-bearded one. : THELIONINHISDEN
23. Crew member. : OAR
24. Of the air: Prefix. : AERI
25. Historic street. : DOWNING
29. "___ the Nibelungs." : RINGOF
33. Campus group. : FRAT
34. TV selector. : DIAL
36. Garment. : STOLE
37. Eyewinker. : LASH
38. Derby locale. : EPSOM
40. Cache. : HIDE
41. Abdul the Bulbul, for one. : AMEER
43. Cap-___. : APIE
44. Where Olympia was. : ELIS
45. Titled Turks. : PASHAS
47. Not interminable. : ENDABLE
49. Step ___! : ONIT
51. Where Leinster is: Abbr. : IRE
52. Children's classic. : THEUGLYDUCKLING
60. Caution. : WARN
61. Beth's relative. : ELISA
62. Circus performer of a kind. : FLEA
63. "___ a little nut tree . . . " : IHAD
64. Emphatic denial. : NEVER
65. Modest brook. : RILL
66. Ship channels. : GATS
67. Line. : TRADE
68. Very Southern contraction. : YALL
Down
1. "You ___ say!" : DONT
2. Apprehensive sound. : OHOH
3. Workshop item. : FILE
4. Indulge in a sport. : FOLLOWTHEHOUNDS
5. Toothpaste ingredient. : FLUORIDE
6. Sally of teacake fame. : LUNN
7. Hooklike parts. : UNCI
8. ___ Loa. : MAUNA
9. Book of the Bible. : ESTHER
10. Wacky notions. : BATSINTHEBELFRY
11. Rumanian city. : ARAD
12. Just right: Slang. : JAKE
13. Word of approval. : AMEN
21. Smith of Africa. : IAN
22. Greek goddess. : IRIS
25. Tense episode. : DRAMA
26. Desert attractions. : OASES
27. Leafy thatch. : NIPA
28. Quebec's peninsula. : GASPE
30. Turn out badly. : GOILL
31. Chestnut, for example: Colloq. : OLDIE
32. Professional income. : FEES
33. Beat the air. : FLAP
35. Cut of beef. : LOIN
39. Health measure. : MEDICARE
42. Resounded. : RANG
46. Stilled. : SILENT
48. Sacred chest. : ARK
50. Tippecanoe's teammate. : TYLER
52. Leafy stem. : TWIG
53. Reaction to a joke. : HAHA
54. Was to be: Lat. : ERAT
55. Callas or Price. : DIVA
56. What a trade-in is. : USED
57. Hipbone areas. : ILIA
58. Miss Gwyn of history. : NELL
59. Be vexatious. : GALL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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