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New York Times, Saturday, December 31, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,349
Across Down
1. Shiny mineral. : SPAR
5. Run before the wind. : SCUD
9. Uneven. : ALOP
13. First word of the Aeneid. : ARMA
14. Eleazar's father. : AARON
16. Alaskan cape. : NOME
17. Le Carré satire. : LOOKINGGLASSWAR
20. Missing person. : ABSENTEE
21. London landmark. : TOWER
22. Sounds of surprise. : OHOS
23. Less tanned. : PALER
24. Snug harbors. : COVES
26. Phaeton. : MOTORCAR
29. Flutter. : WAVER
30. Stocking. : NYLON
31. Baton Rouge campus. : LSU
32. River rising in Silesia. : ODER
33. Coin of Iraq. : DINAR
34. Old-time weapon. : MACE
35. Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
36. Evergreen. : CEDAR
37. Legal tender in Baja California. : PESOS
38. Disembarks, modern style. : DEPLANES
40. Best. : WORST
41. Branch: Lat. : RAMUS
42. Grammarian's abbreviation. : MASC
43. Baked in a kiln. : FIRED
44. Song of praise. : CANTICLE
48. Delicacy, to some. : PICKLEDPIGSFEET
50. Not exposed to the wind. : ALEE
51. Factotum. : DOALL
52. Standard of quantity. : UNIT
53. Make tidy: Dial. : REDD
54. ___ quid (being thus): Lat. : ESSE
55. Misplace. : LOSE
1. Cámara's cousin. : SALA
2. Math homework: Abbr. : PROB
3. Biblical prophet. : AMOS
4. ___ the coals. : RAKEOVER
5. World-famous coffee port. : SANTOS
6. Baskets of a sort. : CAGES
7. Plead with. : URGE
8. Money: Abbr. : DOL
9. Puzzler's concern. : ANSWER
10. First grade, perhaps. : LOWERCLASS
11. Bradley. : OMAR
12. By. : PER
15. Swimmer. : NATATOR
18. "What does he see ___?" : INHER
19. Lawmaker. : SOLON
23. Kind of bear. : POLAR
24. Skeleton organization. : CADRE
25. Too too dear. : OVERPRICED
26. Talking birds. : MYNAS
27. Scene of British social event. : ASCOT
28. Boulevards. : RUES
29. Blue dye. : WOAD
30. Broods of pheasants. : NIDES
33. Stripped. : DENUDED
34. Clement. : MERCIFUL
36. Beast of burden. : CAMEL
37. Places sentries. : POSTS
39. Frolicked. : LARKED
40. Get by trickery: Colloq. : WANGLE
42. Posts. : MAILS
43. Office item. : FILE
44. Men of figures. : CPAS
45. Recent: Prefix. : CENO
46. Certain neckwear. : LEIS
47. Feminine suffix. : ETTE
48. Average. : PAR
49. John or Jane. : DOE

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

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