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New York Times, Friday, December 2, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Faithful: Scot. : LEAL
5. Swanky. : POSH
9. Sound of bagpipes. : SKIRL
14. Mountain gap in the Southwest. : ABRA
15. From God: Lat. : ADEO
16. Bay. : INLET
17. Campus man. : PROF
18. Harvest. : REAP
19. Western scenery. : MESAS
20. "___ the giftie gie us . . . " : OWADSOMEPOWER
23. Control. : REIN
24. Old Irish patriotic group. : AOH
25. Scottish traditional dish. : HAGGIS
28. Royal castle in Scotland. : BALMORAL
33. Prospero's aide. : ARIEL
34. Animal: Fr. : BETE
35. Corduroy ridge. : WALE
36. Fabric. : REP
37. Scotsman's purse. : SPORRAN
40. Compete. : VIE
41. Man's name meaning "man." : ENOS
43. Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
44. Correct. : AMEND
46. ___ town. : MANABOUT
48. Scottish cakes, cut in quadrants. : SCONES
49. Lake: Fr. : LAC
50. Bagpipe melodies. : AIRS
51. "To see oursels ___." : ASITHERSSEEUS
57. Before: Fr. : AVANT
58. Run, in a way. : LOPE
59. Lisper's answer. : YETH
61. The Hours in Greek myth. : HORAE
62. Scottish author. : MOIR
63. Famed pseudonym. : ELIA
64. Infuriation. : ANGER
65. Men's group. : YMCA
66. "___ Mable." : DERE
Down
1. Wash against. : LAP
2. Spanish river. : EBRO
3. Lined up. : AROW
4. American writer on Indian lore. : LAFARGE
5. Followers of Zoroaster. : PARSIS
6. "___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
7. Wrinkle. : SEAM
8. Promise. : HOPE
9. Desert storm. : SIMOOM
10. Had practical understanding. : KNEWHOW
11. German girl's name. : ILSE
12. Kind of admiral. : REAR
13. Army men: Abbr. : LTS
21. Scottish imps. : DEILS
22. Floret bract. : PALEA
25. Dormitory of a sort. : HAREM
26. Scene of action. : ARENA
27. Tunic worn under armor. : GIPON
28. Tam's cousin. : BERET
29. Black: Prefix. : ATRO
30. Bird. : RAVEN
31. Adjust in order. : ALINE
32. Yorkshire city. : LEEDS
34. Ancient Irish king Brian. : BORU
38. Canine: Slang. : POOCH
39. Abalone lining. : NACRE
42. Roman salt pits. : SALINAE
45. Ambled along. : MOSEYED
47. Cake mixture. : BATTER
48. Jael's victim. : SISERA
50. Meat jelly. : ASPIC
51. Rugby's river. : AVON
52. Marionette man. : SARG
53. Full of certain trees. : ELMY
54. Ben, in Scot's home. : ROOM
55. Congo river. : UELE
56. Commotion. : STIR
57. Exclamation. : AHA
60. "Scots, wha ___ . . . " : HAE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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