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New York Times, Friday, February 11, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,026
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1. Greek island, near Athens. : SALAMIS
8. Medicine men. : SHAMANS
15. Creamy white. : IVORINE
16. Nation lacking resources: Colloq. : HAVENOT
17. Most optimistic. : ROSIEST
18. Laziness. : INERTIA
19. Sheep. : EWES
20. Employing. : USING
22. Poppins. : MARY
23. ___ fork (fishing spear). : EEL
25. Seed covering. : TESTA
27. Weatherman of a sort. : RAINMAKER
31. Flinch. : WINCE
35. Make a fluff. : ERR
36. Via Appia, for one. : ITER
37. Bladed tool. : SIDEAX
38. Government agency. : CIA
39. Occupies. : TENANTS
41. Bacheller hero. : DRI
42. Doctrines. : TENETS
44. Whistle sound. : TOOT
45. Speck. : DOT
46. Pimola. : OLIVE
47. D.F.C.'s. : AIRMEDALS
49. One of the Nine. : ERATO
51. Auxiliary verb. : ARE
52. Houseworker, British style. : CHAR
55. Term in geometry. : CONIC
57. Actress Daniels. : BEBE
61. Airplane part. : AILERON
63. Cried out. : SHOUTED
65. Musical bar. : MEASURE
66. Historic London prison. : NEWGATE
67. Simulate. : PRETEND
68. Opera role. : TRISTAN
1. "Your majesty." : SIRE
2. Confess. : AVOW
3. Outdistance in a race. : LOSE
4. Ascended. : ARISEN
5. Italian possessive. : MIE
6. Does an electrician's job. : INSULATES
7. Beauty parlor items. : SETS
8. Little fish. : SHINER
9. Suspends. : HANGS
10. Prayer. : AVE
11. Shakespearean tavern. : MERMAID
12. Broadway initials. : ANTA
13. Black: Fr. : NOIR
14. Mast support. : STAY
21. Repetition. : ITERATION
24. Discharger. : EMITTER
26. Type of dancer. : TWISTER
27. Right-hand page. : RECTO
28. Prospero's servant. : ARIEL
29. Man from Abadan. : IRANI
30. State: Abbr. : KEN
32. Canio's wife. : NEDDA
33. "Main Street" heroine. : CAROL
34. Doors. : EXITS
37. Former article of dress. : STOMACHER
40. Kind of easter, nautically speaking. : NOR
43. Tenzing's conquest. : EVEREST
47. Compensated (for). : ATONED
48. What a computer-programmer does. : DEBUGS
50. Squirrel food. : ACORN
52. David, for one. : CAMP
53. Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
54. Ear lobes: Anat. : ALAE
56. Common verbal contraction. : ISNT
58. State: Fr. : ETAT
59. Second of a series. : BETA
60. Well-known garden. : EDEN
62. Strong-scented herb. : RUE
64. W. W. II agency. : OWI

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

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