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New York Times, Saturday, March 12, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,055

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Color. : SAND
5. Barley beards. : AWNS
9. Hurdle. : LEAP
13. Notion: Fr. : IDEE
14. Olive oil: Lat. : OLEUM
15. Goya's duchess. : ALBA
16. With interruptions. : DISCONTINUOUSLY
19. Kind of decoration. : INTERIOR
20. Manumits. : FREES
21. Raincoats, in Soho. : MACS
22. Head man: Sp. : JEFE
24. High-pitched. : TREBLE
27. Manage. : GETALONG
31. Skep. : HIVE
32. Bearing no name: Abbr. : ANON
33. Kind of score. : TIE
34. Sporadically. : EVERYNOWANDTHEN
39. Half a score. : TEN
40. Barnyard sound: Colloq. : OINK
41. Dream: Fr. : REVE
42. With ingenuity. : ARTFULLY
44. Pinnacles. : SPIRES
46. Comply with. : OBEY
47. Black: Prefix. : MELA
48. Have ___. : ACARE
51. Louvre treasure. : MONALISA
55. See 34 Across. : BYFITSANDSTARTS
58. Gulf off Iran. : OMAN
59. Contend. : ARGUE
60. Greek temple. : NAOS
61. Skin excrescence. : WART
62. Man of war. : MARS
63. Cooperstown name. : DEAN
Down
1. African title. : SIDI
2. Deuce's cousin. : ADIN
3. ___-ce pas. : NEST
4. Month. : DECEMBER
5. Choir group. : ALTOS
6. Milldam. : WEIR
7. Poor Clare. : NUN
8. Texas school. : SMU
9. Victory symbol. : LAUREL
10. Otherwise. : ELSE
11. Talented. : ABLE
12. French countryside. : PAYS
14. In reserve. : ONICE
17. Kind of school exam. : ORAL
18. ___ on. : OFFAND
22. City on the Saale. : JENA
23. Harrow's rival. : ETON
24. Greek letter. : THETA
25. Rubicon. : RIVER
26. Contingency. : EVENT
27. Clumsy. : GAWKY
28. Additional. : OTHER
29. Snow, in Spain. : NIEVE
30. Fowler and others. : GENES
35. Slangy affirmation. : YOUBET
36. Yellow-green. : NILE
37. Finest. : ONLY
38. ___ error. : TRIALAND
43. Coin of Hungary. : FORINT
44. Intelligence. : SENSE
45. Piece of land. : PLAT
47. ___ vivendi. : MODUS
48. Take ___. : ABOW
49. Curved molding. : CYMA
50. Remote. : AFAR
51. Businessman: Abbr. : MNGR
52. ___ caelestes (divine wrath): Lat. : IRAE
53. Portico of old. : STOA
54. Group: Abbr. : ASSN
56. Mr. Pickwick's man. : SAM
57. Constellation. : ARA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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