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New York Times, Thursday, December 15, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 331 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,333
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1. Principal. : HIGH
5. Little bit. : SCRAP
10. Lateral parts. : ARMS
14. Cadet's alma mater. : USMA
15. Affect. : TOUCH
16. Sheltered place. : NOOK
17. Wall Street figure. : BEAR
18. Sports car. : RACER
19. Qualified. : ABLE
20. Return. : SENDBACK
22. Inactive. : ASLEEP
24. Delay. : WAIT
25. Doctrinaire. : ISMY
26. Host. : THRONG
29. One reaction to the smog. : SNEEZING
33. Item not needed in the Astrodome. : RAINCHECK
35. River to the North Sea. : WESER
36. Classifieds. : ADS
37. Chirp. : TWEET
39. Old French poem. : LAI
40. Enjoys. : LIKES
43. Jeopardizes. : ENDANGERS
46. At all. : ANYWHERE
48. ___-café, after-dinner liqueur. : POUSSE
49. Slippery : EELY
50. Fishing tackle. : REEL
51. Fair one. : BLONDE
54. Salad potherb. : PURSLANE
58. Uncouth. : RUDE
59. Cotton twill. : CHINO
61. Holm oak. : ILEX
62. Office VIP. : EXEC
63. Clock time. : TENOF
64. Mademoiselle. : ELLE
65. Lectern. : DESK
66. Personnel. : STAFF
67. Money in Callao. : SOLS
1. Active centers. : HUBS
2. Words of understanding. : ISEE
3. Federal operative. : GMAN
4. Obtained by effort. : HARDWON
5. Poker hand. : STRAIGHT
6. Work together. : COACT
7. Multitude. : RUCK
8. Pre-eminent. : ACE
9. Part of a sentence. : PHRASE
10. Do a chemist's job. : ANALYZE
11. Covering. : ROBE
12. Lawn pest. : MOLE
13. Beehive. : SKEP
21. Judge's bench. : BANC
23. Diving duck. : SMEW
25. Used a pen. : INKED
26. Musical phrase. : TRALA
27. ___ mind (unremembered). : HADIN
28. Unsound. : RISKY
29. Locale. : SCENE
30. Avalon and others. : ISLES
31. Approaches. : NEARS
32. Gray: Fr. : GRISE
34. Storage room, as in a palace. : EWERY
38. Stop gradually. : TAPEROFF
41. Defect in certain animals. : EWENECK
42. Lean-to. : SHED
44. Turndowns. : NOES
45. Erosion features. : GULLIES
47. Chooses. : ELECTS
50. ___ the mill. : RUNOF
51. Nurtured. : BRED
52. De ___. : LUXE
53. Literary works. : ODES
54. Philippine cloth. : PINA
55. Different: Prefix. : ALLO
56. Helen's relative. : NELL
57. Letters. : EXES
60. All ___ up. : HET

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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