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New York Times, Wednesday, December 14, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { G X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,332
Across
1. Cards. : JOKERS
7. Sealskin canoes. : KAYAKS
13. Indefinite future time. : ONEDAY
14. Ape. : IMITATE
16. Digestive enzyme. : PEPSIN
17. A religious. : CENOBITE
19. Illuminated. : LIT
20. Aspects. : LOOKS
22. Breakwaters. : MOLES
23. Apple of one's eye. : IDOL
25. Fancy. : DREAM
27. Defeat or excel. : BEST
28. Pram pushers. : NANAS
30. Reliquary. : ARCA
31. Recipe instruction. : STIR
32. Ship's main timber. : KEEL
34. Letters. : ENS
36. Chinese pagoda. : TAA
37. Sharp shrill sound. : SQUEAL
40. Man's name. : ANTONY
42. Large cask. : TUN
43. ___ amis. : MES
45. Egyptian mythical creator. : PTAH
46. Hand tool. : RAKE
48. Nine, in Italy. : NOVE
50. Oriental dish. : PILAF
54. Actor Tamiroff. : AKIM
55. Tilted. : ALIST
57. California city. : NAPA
58. Shreds. : WISPS
60. Frolicsome. : ANTIC
62. School in Troy, N. Y.: Abbr. : RPI
63. Old Roman coin. : SESTERCE
65. School book. : READER
67. Salesman's concern. : REORDER
68. Make fast, old style. : ENSEAL
69. Elegantly clad. : DRESSY
70. First word of marriage rite. : DEARLY
Down
1. Missouri city. : JOPLIN
2. Indian tribe. : ONEIDA
3. Persevered. : KEPTON
4. Wynn and others. : EDS
5. Complain violently. : RAIL
6. Council. : SYNOD
7. Small engine in a boat. : KICKER
8. Lowest throw at dice. : AMESACE
9. Yang and ___. : YIN
10. Particle. : ATOM
11. Popular cookout dish. : KABOBS
12. Weapon. : STILETTO
15. Annual, as winds. : ETESIAN
18. Lost dog or cat. : ESTRAY
21. Test type. : ORAL
24. Geneva. : LAKE
26. ___-arms (soldier). : MANAT
29. Hem's relative. : SEAM
33. Name of an Italian queen. : ELENA
35. Speak sharply. : SNAP
37. Proverbial back-breakers. : STRAWS
38. More shivery. : QUAKIER
39. Like sweet sixteen? : UNKISSED
41. Slender. : THIN
44. Comforts. : SOLACES
45. Annoying one. : PEST
47. Caveat ___ (let the buyer beware). : EMPTOR
49. Kind of greenhouse. : VINERY
51. Pantry. : LARDER
52. Urgent request. : APPEAL
53. Moderately. : FAIRLY
56. Weary. : TIRED
59. Withered. : SERE
61. Recent: Suffix. : CENE
64. Highways: Abbr. : RDS
66. Al Jolson's first name. : ASA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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