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New York Times, Tuesday, February 22, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,037
Across
1. Cuts down. : FELLS
6. Muzzle. : NOSE
10. Piece of wood. : SLAB
14. Devoured. : ATEUP
15. Anglo-Saxon letters. : ETHS
16. Whitewall. : TIRE
17. Free-for-all. : DONNYBROOK
19. Shade of blue. : AQUA
20. Obstacle. : SNAG
21. Finished. : OVER
22. Forms a film, as in fermenting. : SCUMS
23. Disconcert: Colloq. : FAZE
25. Complacent one. : EGOTIST
27. Plant rarity. : ALBINO
30. Like some diamonds. : FLAWED
31. Exult. : BOAST
32. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
33. Peak. : ALP
36. Quintessential. : OFTHEFIRSTWATER
40. ___ degree. : NTH
41. Prayers. : AVES
42. ___ time. : ATONE
43. Bonneted. : HATTED
46. The man who "was here." : KILROY
47. Fellow man. : BROTHER
49. Mens ___ . . . : SANA
50. Motorist's choice. : ROUTE
51. False god. : BAAL
53. Ingenuous: Fr. : NAIF
57. Otherwise. : ELSE
58. Spring period. : EASTERTIDE
60. Porters. : ALES
61. Catch ___. : ONTO
62. Undercover one. : HIDER
63. With few exceptions. : MOST
64. Companion of bones. : SKIN
65. Great quantity. : OCEAN
Down
1. Ephemeral things. : FADS
2. Shelley's alma mater. : ETON
3. River into the Arctic. : LENA
4. Dipnoan. : LUNGFISH
5. Popular figure in fiction. : SPY
6. Strength. : NERVE
7. Sioux. : OTOE
8. Extending without end: Poet. : SHORELESS
9. Alaskan: Abbr. : ESK
10. Sweet spice used in incense. : STACTE
11. Settler of an estate. : LIQUIDATOR
12. Jack-in-the-pulpits. : ARUMS
13. Quadruped. : BEAST
18. Fellow: Slang. : BOZO
22. Broadcast. : SOW
24. ___ meridiem. : ANTE
26. Thomas Wolfe character. : GANT
27. ___ marché (cheap): Fr. : ABON
28. Gallery. : LOFT
29. Features of beaches. : BATHHOUSES
30. Excited. : FIRED
32. Where artists like to paint. : RIVERBANK
34. Soft fabric. : LENO
35. Victim. : PREY
37. Destiny. : FATE
38. Cart, old style. : WAIN
39. See 65 Across. : ATLANTIC
44. Certify. : ATTEST
45. ___ thing. : THE
46. Cabbage. : KALE
47. Sunfish. : BREAM
48. Juvenile hero of 19th century. : ROLLO
49. Repressed: Colloq. : SATON
52. Wine city of Italy. : ASTI
54. Part of A.D.C. : AIDE
55. Fancy. : IDEA
56. Polypody. : FERN
58. Dawn goddess. : EOS
59. Greek letter. : RHO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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