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New York Times, Tuesday, March 15, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,058

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Tale. : SAGA
5. Ingredient in cookery. : SODA
9. Fiery items. : COALS
14. Color. : ECRU
15. State: Abbr. : ALAS
16. Give evidence of. : ARGUE
17. Concealment of damaging fact. : WHITEWASH
19. Money in Abadan. : RIALS
20. ___ region. : NETHER
21. Venus. : HESPERUS
23. State: Abbr. : OREG
25. Consulted. : SEEN
26. Islands off Scotland. : HEBRIDES
30. Perfume. : ATTAR
33. Correspond. : AGREE
34. Pastries. : TARTS
36. Admirable person. : GEM
38. Made wrathful. : IRED
39. Dumas adventurer. : ATHOS
40. Island of song. : BALI
41. Went ahead. : LED
42. Pamper. : SPOIL
43. Lucifer. : SATAN
44. Buckle, old style. : TACHE
46. Bruise of a kind. : BLACKEYE
48. With vigor. : HARD
50. Wild plum. : SLOE
51. Abridgement. : SYNOPSIS
55. Directly opposite to what is. : IRONIC
59. Worker's reward. : RAISE
60. "Great ___" of Hawthorne tale. : STONEFACE
62. Blackbird. : OUSEL
63. Osaka Bay port. : KOBE
64. Campus group. : FRAT
65. Like cacti. : SPINY
66. Went in haste. : SPED
67. Advertised event. : SALE
Down
1. Like some book bindings. : SEWN
2. Suffer. : ACHE
3. Spunk. : GRIT
4. Wrote. : AUTHORED
5. Got mad. : SAWRED
6. Wave: Sp. : OLA
7. Spirited quality. : DASH
8. Residue. : ASHES
9. Sometime magic items. : CARPETS
10. Traveler's choice. : ORIENT
11. Seaweed substance. : AGAR
12. Standout. : LULU
13. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
18. Scary. : EERIE
22. Parts of bicycles. : SEATS
24. Succeed in reaching. : GETTO
26. Weather word. : HAIL
27. Bird. : EGRET
28. Historic city of Holland. : BREDA
29. Hindu "master." : SAHIB
31. Marble. : AGATE
32. Kind of race. : RELAY
35. Bakery product. : ROLLS
37. Rich source. : MINE
39. Mimics. : APERS
40. Contest for amateur cooks. : BAKEOFFS
42. Well-formed. : SHAPELY
43. Orchestrate. : SCORE
45. Picked. : CHOSEN
47. In a row. : ALINED
49. Platters. : DISKS
51. Box office signs. : SROS
52. Talk noisily: Slang. : YAUP
53. Unless: Lat. : NISI
54. Safety sign. : STOP
56. City near Kyoto. : NARA
57. Adjective suffix. : ICAL
58. Whale. : CETE
61. Initials of British Order. : OBE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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