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New York Times, Thursday, December 8, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Piece of jewelry. : CLIP
5. Originate. : BREED
10. Celebrity. : FAME
14. Staff officer. : AIDE
15. Tool for boring holes. : AUGER
16. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
17. Like Little Buttercup, for example. : PLEASINGLYPLUMP
20. Takes by surprise. : STARTLES
21. Ship's kitchen. : GALLEY
22. Accomplishes. : DOES
23. Gardener's art: Abbr. : HORT
24. Breach of the peace. : AFFRAY
27. Inspect. : LOOKOVER
31. Mythical man of brass. : TALOS
32. River of Hesse. : FULDA
33. Fiber: Prefix. : INO
34. Journey. : TRIP
35. Subdues. : TAMES
36. Stir: Colloq. : TODO
37. Freeze. : ICE
38. Fogged-in. : SOUPY
39. Alone: Lat. : SOLUS
40. Prescribed procedure. : CEREMONY
42. Place for storage. : CLOSET
43. Gains, as profit. : NETS
44. Hebrew month. : ELUL
45. ___ gown. : BRIDAL
48. Sea food item. : CLAMSTEW
52. Tools of the writer. : FIGURESOFSPEECH
54. Field: Lat. : AGER
55. Turkish liqueurs. : RAKIS
56. Historic village of Ireland. : TARA
57. Surfeit. : SATE
58. Setting. : SCENE
59. Part of a city. : SLUM
Down
1. Ammo of a kind. : CAPS
2. Sprightly tune. : LILT
3. Bright thought. : IDEA
4. Piece of candy. : PEARDROP
5. Circus name. : BAILEY
6. Mystic symbols. : RUNES
7. Farm commodity. : EGGS
8. Fish. : EEL
9. Small store specialty. : DRYGOODS
10. Begin. : FALLTO
11. Arab name. : ABUL
12. Broadway role. : MAME
13. Notice. : ESPY
18. Where Greeks met Greeks. : STOAS
19. Igloo wear. : PARKA
23. Like well-worn socks. : HOLEY
24. Loft. : ATTIC
25. Kind of play. : FARCE
26. Member of 53 Down. : FLIER
27. Like some batter. : LUMPY
28. Bass ___. : VIOLS
29. Provide (with). : ENDUE
30. Perch. : ROOST
32. Creatures of myth. : FAUNS
35. Recorder players. : TOOTLERS
36. Presents for Junior and dad. : TOOLSETS
38. Fingerpaint. : SMEAR
39. Decline. : SLUMP
41. Last. : ENDURE
42. Rank: Fr. : CLASSE
44. Puckish. : ELFIN
45. College degrees. : BFAS
46. City on the Dvina. : RIGA
47. "___ a kick out of you . . . " : IGET
48. Fuel. : COKE
49. Shade of blue. : TEAL
50. Beige. : ECRU
51. Loud sound. : WHAM
53. Defense unit: Abbr. : SAC

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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