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New York Times, Saturday, December 24, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,342

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Structure. : ANATOMY
8. Heart for earth, for one. : ANAGRAM
15. Quick bread. : POPOVER
16. Salad green. : ROMAINE
17. Theater bargains: Slang. : TWOFERS
18. Where to store 16 Across. : CRISPER
19. To's partner. : FRO
20. Party man: Abbr. : DEM
21. Soupy. : SALES
24. Turf. : SOD
27. Flavor. : SAPOR
31. Off-Broadway theatrical award. : OBIE
32. Contemporary.of John Donne. : CAREW
34. Dos-à-dos. : SOFA
35. Restrain. : DAM
36. Mother's specialty. : HOMECOOKING
38. Baba. : ALI
39. Artistic paperwork, à la Japan. : ORIGAMI
40. Farm denizen. : SOW
41. Side dish. : POTATOSALAD
43. Prosecute. : SUE
44. People. : ONES
45. Part of a dovetail. : TENON
46. Mannerism. : POSE
47. Elevated position. : PERCH
49. Mixed drink. : NOG
50. Sharpened. : HONED
51. Barber. : RED
53. Dessert. : PIE
54. Least possible. : MINIMAL
58. See 16 Across. : LETTUCE
62. State. : ALABAMA
63. Triumvirates, figuratively. : TROIKAS
64. Pepper. : CAYENNE
65. Twisters. : DANCERS
Down
1. Part of a certain bldg. : APT
2. Never's alternative. : NOW
3. Army address. : APO
4. Candy. : TOFFEE
5. Cricket series. : OVERS
6. Grouper. : MERO
7. Part of a letter closing: Abbr. : YRS
8. Part of an ellipse. : ARC
9. Parisian gare. : NORD
10. French friends. : AMIES
11. Protective face covering. : GASMASK
12. Rush: Colloq. : RIP
13. Chemical suffix. : ANE
14. Sea: Fr. : MER
21. Soft drink. : SODAPOP
22. Ear shell. : ABALONE
23. Restricting factor. : LIMITER
24. Banjo's relative. : SAMISEN
25. Culinary herb. : OREGANO
26. Famous group of ten. : DECALOG
28. Fish: Fr. : POISSON
29. Worthless. : OFNOUSE
30. Herb of genus: Ambrosia. : RAGWEED
32. French painter. : COROT
33. Mother. : WOMAN
36. Excitable. : HOT
37. Like: Suffix. : OID
42. Impute. : ASCRIBE
46. Lyrical. : POETIC
48. Two-fisted one. : HEMAN
50. Come up with (a solution). : HITON
52. Homonym of 35 Across. : DAMN
53. New section of Istanbul. : PERA
54. Relative of Ben. : MAC
55. Longshoremen's group. : ILA
56. Vote. : NAY
57. Town on Huon Gulf. : LAE
58. Business abbreviation. : LTD
59. Relative of 24 Down, for short. : UKE
60. Conveyance. : CAR
61. Letter. : ESS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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