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New York Times, Wednesday, November 30, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 323 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,318
Across
1. Family member. : MAMA
5. Thick. : DENSE
10. Bark cloth. : TAPA
14. Oath of old. : EGAD
15. Absence permit, British style. : EXEAT
16. Downfall. : RUIN
17. The Evangelist. : LUKE
18. Side by side. : JUXTAPOSED
20. Poignant. : DEEPFELT
22. Blames on. : LAYSTO
23. Swagger. : STRUT
24. Fish, in a way. : DIB
25. Fleming. : IAN
26. Incites. : EGGSON
28. Turbid. : ROILY
30. More than enough. : TOO
31. ___ letters. : MENOF
33. Marshes. : OOZES
37. Sleep like ___. : ATOP
39. Capek character. : ROBOT
41. A great deal. : MUCH
42. The present. : TODAY
44. Biblical ruler. : HIRAM
46. 144: Abbr. : GRO
47. Inert gas. : XENON
49. Even chance. : TOSSUP
51. See 34 Down. : ALP
54. Quietly. : LOW
55. Deign. : STOOP
56. Maxims. : MORALS
58. Excellent. : STERLING
61. Illicit trader. : MOONSHINER
63. Siouan. : OTOE
64. Concerning. : ASTO
65. Greenish-yellow. : OLIVE
66. Poet Pound. : EZRA
67. Inert gas. : NEON
68. Obliterated (with "out"). : WIPED
69. Beloved. : DEAR
Down
1. Score at pinochle. : MELD
2. Chills and fever. : AGUE
3. Repays or replaces. : MAKESGOOD
4. Experts. : ADEPTS
5. Croissants et café. : DEJEUNER
6. Be jubilant. : EXULT
7. Nearest to. : NEXT
8. Calendar abbreviation. : SAT
9. And others: Lat. : ETALII
10. Ilium. : TROY
11. Besides: Fr. : AUSSI
12. Notable piece of sculpture. : PIETA
13. On ___ (at great length). : ANDON
19. Picasso. : PABLO
21. Beginning at. : FROM
24. Look after: Colloq. : DOFOR
26. "L'___, c'est moi." : ETAT
27. Head for. : GOTO
28. Batman's accomplice. : ROBIN
29. ___ Kippur. : YOM
32. Not at all: Colloq. : NOHOW
34. Highest peak of Bavaria and of Germany. : ZUGSPITZE
35. Unbleached. : ECRU
36. Market. : SHOP
38. ___ vobiscum. : PAX
40. In shreds. : TATTERED
43. Stadium cheers. : YELLS
45. Wasteland. : MOOR
48. Reservation reneger. : NOSHOW
50. Performed alone. : SOLOED
51. Capital of Jordan. : AMMAN
52. Unrestrained. : LOOSE
53. First: Prefix. : PROTO
55. Allen. : STEVE
57. Unascribable: Abbr. : ANON
58. Fragment. : SNIP
59. Ibsen character. : NORA
60. Apparatus. : GEAR
62. River into Lake Balkhash. : ILI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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