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New York Times, Monday, December 12, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,330
Across Down
1. Flaming. : AFIRE
6. Singing lady. : DIVA
10. Captain of the Pequod. : AHAB
14. Prepared, as apples. : CORED
15. ___ cry. : AFAR
16. Far: Prefix. : TELE
17. Modern aid for buyers. : CREDITCARD
19. Surfeit. : SATE
20. Try for office. : RUN
21. Savoir-faire. : TACT
22. Cricket team. : ELEVEN
24. Western republic. : AMERICA
26. Chinese name, in part. : ENLAI
27. Temporary: Abbr. : INT
28. Greek gulf. : ARTA
29. Novel title. : SHE
32. Inquiring about closely. : GOINGINTO
36. Ordeal. : TRIAL
38. Grain bristles. : AWNS
39. Chord: It. : CORDA
41. Take ___ view of. : ADIM
42. Loses color. : FADES
44. Skilled toolshop workers. : DIEMAKERS
46. Calendar abbreviation. : FRI
47. Musical finale. : CODA
49. Honest ___. : ABE
50. Narration. : STORY
52. Hooded jackets for Arctic wear. : ANORAKS
56. Elk. : WAPITI
58. Ballet skirt. : TUTU
59. Abbreviation on a memo. : FYI
60. Space. : ROOM
61. Sidewalk scooter. : SKATEBOARD
64. Handle: Fr. : ANSE
65. Whether ___. : ORNO
66. Girl's nickname. : ESSIE
67. Equal. : PEER
68. Carps at one. : NAGS
69. Eminent. : NOTED
1. Capital of Ghana. : ACCRA
2. Tribunal. : FORUM
3. Daughter of Zeus. : IRENE
4. Flushed. : RED
5. Preparing copy. : EDITING
6. Capital of East Pakistan. : DACCA
7. "___ first you don't succeed . . . " : IFAT
8. Toulon's department. : VAR
9. Eager. : ARDENT
10. Bewildered. : ATSEA
11. Atomized layer of upper atmosphere. : HEAVISIDE
12. Old man, in Germany. : ALTE
13. Auxiliary verb. : BEEN
18. Maneuver. : TACTIC
23. Old language: Abbr. : LLAT
25. Wash out. : RINSE
26. Wear away. : ERODE
28. Entrance courts. : ATRIA
30. Thin margin. : HAIR
31. Trees. : ELMS
32. Barbed spear. : GAFF
33. Man ___. : OWAR
34. Make unfit. : INDISPOSE
35. Tame tropical sea bird. : NODDY
37. Worker in the garden. : RAKER
40. Lover, as they say it in Seville. : AMANTE
43. Native of Perth. : SCOT
45. ___ Adhem. : ABOUBEN
48. Prayer. : ORISON
51. Stop watch. : TIMER
52. Gas buggies. : AUTOS
53. Pull ___ one. : AFAST
54. ___ eleison. : KYRIE
55. Sympathized (with). : SIDED
56. Do (up). : WRAP
57. Tops. : AONE
58. Flavor. : TANG
62. Ape of India. : KRA
63. Bear: Sp. : OSO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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