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New York Times, Friday, November 4, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,292
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1. Reptile, for short. : CROC
5. Power source: Abbr. : ELEC
9. Microscopic animal. : AMEBA
14. Satin, in Italy. : RASO
15. Flightly exclamation. : LALA
16. Island group of the Philippines. : BATAN
17. Not know from ___. : ADAM
18. Troubles. : AILS
19. Church pictures. : IKONS
20. Comes first. : TAKESPRECEDENCE
23. Wipes out. : ERASES
24. Section. : AREA
25. Delight. : TREAT
28. ___ de corps. : ESPRIT
32. Stirring. : AFOOT
35. Capricorn. : GOAT
37. Tie, in a way. : ROPE
38. ___ Neuf, Paris bridge. : PONT
39. Cries: Colloq. : BAWLS
40. Leisure. : EASE
41. Part of a yard. : INCH
42. Famous pen name. : ELIA
43. Supplementary. : ADDED
44. Cattle. : STEERS
46. Fountain in Rome. : TREVI
48. Square column. : PIER
50. Mathematical term. : VECTOR
54. Not considered good enough. : OUTOFTHEPICTURE
59. To no ___ (to no advantage). : AVAIL
60. Travel route: Abbr. : ITIN
61. Little one: Noun suffix : ILLA
62. N. H. city. : KEENE
63. Now: Lat. : NUNC
64. Swan genus. : OLOR
65. Seasons. : SALTS
66. Heraldic term. : ENTE
67. Knots in cotton fibers. : NEPS
1. Box. : CRATE
2. Weather Bureau equipment. : RADAR
3. Honshu city. : OSAKA
4. Speaks plainly. : COMESTOTHEPOINT
5. Pass. : ELAPSE
6. Retreat. : LAIR
7. French pronoun. : ELLE
8. Conspirator against Caesar. : CASCA
9. Endures. : ABIDES
10. Prognosticate. : MAKEAPREDICTION
11. Part of Buckinghamshire. : ETON
12. Place for a judge. : BANC
13. Handle: Fr. : ANSE
21. Noted muralist. : SERT
22. ___ Yisrael (Palestine). : ERETS
26. Arab's head cord. : AGAL
27. Namely. : TOWIT
29. Way. : ROAD
30. Latin pronoun. : IPSE
31. ___ off. : TEED
32. Sacred bull. : APIS
33. Source. : FONT
34. Whenever. : ONCE
36. Wing-shaped. : ALAR
39. Hem in. : BESET
43. With: Fr. : AVEC
45. Garands. : RIFLES
47. Indicate. : EVINCE
49. Cologne's river. : RHINE
51. Fine material. : TULLE
52. Relative of a poop. : ORLOP
53. Rises high. : REARS
54. English horse race (with "the"). : OAKS
55. Eye part. : UVEA
56. Oriental weight. : TAEL
57. Vingt-___. : ETUN
58. Two cups. : PINT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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