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New York Times, Saturday, February 5, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,020
Across Down
1. Shortcomings. : FLAWS
6. Fabricated. : SPUN
10. College degree. : BAGR
14. Something crescent-shaped. : LUNET
15. Norse name. : ARNE
16. Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
17. Perfume from flowers. : ATTAR
18. Is inattentive. : NODS
19. Next in order. : THEN
20. Food combination. : MEATANDPOTATOES
23. Moves "on the double." : HIES
24. Adrianople. : EDIRNE
25. Fabricate. : INVENT
28. City in Illinois. : ELGIN
30. Inadequate. : POOR
31. Places of worship. : SYNAGOGUES
36. Term in music. : SOLFA
38. Vessel. : URN
39. Pole to hold a sail. : SPRIT
40. One of the sciences. : ENTOMOLOGY
43. Poem or song: Poet. : RUNE
44. Insubordinate. : REBEL
45. Device used by writers. : ERASER
47. Peachtree, for example. : STREET
50. Secular. : LAIC
51. "The thief of time." : PROCRASTINATION
57. Vesuvius matter. : LAVA
58. Image. : IKON
59. Color slightly. : TINGE
60. Sherbets. : ICES
61. ___ blue or green. : NILE
62. Capital of Ghana. : ACCRA
63. Assay. : TEST
64. Climbing iron, used by lumberjacks. : SPUR
65. Passover feast. : SEDER
1. Humbug. : FLAM
2. Plectrum instrument. : LUTE
3. Pier or pillar. : ANTA
4. Clear and cool. : WEATHERFORECAST
5. Ancestry. : STRAIN
6. Figuratively, particles of time. : SANDS
7. Sustain. : PROP
8. Annul. : UNDO
9. Money of a kind. : NESTEGG
10. Diamond drill. : BATTINGPRACTICE
11. Abominate. : ABHOR
12. Putting course. : GREEN
13. Laundry procedure. : RINSE
21. Clears. : NETS
22. Parting word in Gaudalajara : ADIOS
25. Latin pronoun. : IPSE
26. One of a timely trio. : NOON
27. Electrical unit. : VOLT
28. Matriculate. : ENROL
29. Speech: Abbr. : LANG
32. Holiday season. : YULE
33. The aurochs, extinct wild ox. : URUS
34. German pronoun. : EINE
35. Suffix of personal nouns. : STER
37. Mohammedan VIP. : AMEER
41. Is in general usage. : OBTAINS
42. Bring forth young (as a goat). : YEAN
46. Ropes of a kind. : RIATAS
47. Half pint: Colloq. : SPLIT
48. Small quantity. : TRACE
49. Moves hither, thither and yon. : ROVES
50. Seen in 10 Down. : LINER
52. Ricochet. : SKIP
53. Fragrant balsam. : TOLU
54. Added: Abbr. : INCD
55. Folklore character. : OGRE
56. Approximating. : NEAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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