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New York Times, Friday, December 30, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,348
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1. Chinese idol. : JOSS
5. Dress style. : SHIFT
10. Kind of tobacco. : SHAG
14. Unoriginal one. : APER
15. City in the headlines. : HANOI
16. Ticker output. : TAPE
17. Determine exactly. : PUTONESFINGERON
20. Sigmoid. : ESS
21. Stake. : ANTE
22. Yorkshire city. : LEEDS
23. Common suffixes. : ESTS
25. Swift. : RAPID
28. Mysterious. : CRYPTIC
31. Certain muscles. : TENSORS
35. Distrustful: Slang. : LEERY
36. Of ___. : ASORT
38. Soothing word, when repeated. : NOW
39. Tractable. : EASY
40. Courage: Colloq. : SPUNK
41. Wheel: Lat. : ROTA
42. Bustle. : ADO
43. Fraternal order. : MOOSE
44. Tree. : PINON
45. ___ store. : TENCENT
47. Veterans (with "old"). : STAGERS
49. Creator of "Ragged Dick." : ALGER
51. Sacred bull. : APIS
52. Plain. : LLANO
55. East: Sp. : ESTE
57. Article. : THE
60. Suffer in silence. : EATONESHEARTOUT
64. Rugby's river. : AVON
65. Laurence, in "Romeo and Juliet." : FRIAR
66. Forty-niner's goal. : WEST
67. Is critical of: Slang. : RAPS
68. Fiber screen of India. : TATTY
69. Greek peak. : OSSA
1. Make jokes. : JAPE
2. Musical term. : OPUS
3. Looks at. : SETSEYESON
4. Rialto sign. : SRO
5. Chinese province. : SHENSI
6. Poetic verb form. : HAST
7. Conclude. : INFER
8. Faith: Fr. : FOI
9. Stannum. : TIN
10. Fleet animals. : STEEDS
11. Fleet animal. : HARE
12. Like two peas in ___. : APOD
13. Clan. : GENS
18. Spruce. : NATTY
19. Flash. : GLINT
24. Brisk. : SPRY
26. ___ best. : ATONES
27. Brew, as coffee. : PERK
28. Supporting piece. : CLEAT
29. English author. : READE
30. American author. : CAPOTE
32. Alert. : ONONESTOES
33. Machine part. : ROTOR
34. Birds. : SWANS
37. Genus of swine. : SUS
40. "Auld Lang Syne." : SONG
41. Peak near Lucerne. : RIGI
43. Juicy fruit. : MELON
44. Daily. : PAPER
46. Churchmen. : CANONS
48. Vast region of Siberia. : TATARY
50. Strike again. : REHIT
52. English humorist. : LEAR
53. Source of obsidian. : LAVA
54. Sleep like ___. : ATOP
56. Bench. : SEAT
58. Czech reformer. : HUSS
59. Girl's name. : ETTA
61. Lizard. : EFT
62. Feminine title. : SRA
63. Afternoon hour. : TWO

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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