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New York Times, Wednesday, March 16, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,059
Across Down
1. Cattle feed. : MASH
5. Grasping. : AVID
9. Runway. : STRIP
14. Hall or large room. : AULA
15. Harmonize in color. : TONE
16. Graceful bearing. : POISE
17. Railroad sleepers. : CROSSTIES
19. When to pay. : LATER
20. Marsh plant. : CATTAIL
21. Foolish fancy. : CHIMERA
23. Moslem faith. : ISLAM
25. Tuber plant. : OCA
26. Obsession. : MANIA
28. Desk appurtenance. : CALENDAR
33. Play possum. : FEIGN
34. Old card game. : OMBER
35. Gold, in Italy. : ORO
36. By all ___ (by far). : ODDS
37. Pewter. : ALLOY
38. Rue de la ___. : PAIX
39. ___ doggo (keep out of sight). : LIE
40. Girl's nickname. : TRIXY
41. Evergreen. : HOLLY
42. Composer's name, in part. : KORSAKOV
44. Does business. : SELLS
45. Finnish port. : ABO
46. Cordage fiber. : ISTLE
48. Began, in a way. : TEEDOFF
52. Friend of Pylades. : ORESTES
56. Plowed land, in Spanish America. : ARADO
57. Assiduous. : ATTENTIVE
59. Kind of thread. : LISLE
60. Shed for birds. : COTE
61. End of a homily. : AMEN
62. In harmony. : KEYED
63. Piping sound. : TOOT
64. Cleave. : REND
1. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : MACC
2. Subtle essence of nature. : AURA
3. Penny-in-the-___. : SLOT
4. First victory of the Norman Conquest. : HASTINGS
5. Hunnish king. : ATTILA
6. There you are!: Fr. : VOILA
7. Feminine suffix. : INE
8. Offspring: Abbr. : DESC
9. Worker on ropes. : SPLICER
10. Every one. : TOAMAN
11. Nuptials, for one. : RITE
12. River to the Elbe. : ISER
13. Istanbul's foreign quarter. : PERA
18. Indian antelope. : SASIN
22. Like a sieve. : HOLEY
24. This year. : MCMLXVI
26. Half, in Spain. : MEDIO
27. Befriender. : AIDER
29. "It's ___!" : ABOY
30. Factotum. : DOALL
31. Parts of seeds. : ARILS
32. Early movie theater. : ROXY
33. People. : FOLK
34. Medley. : OLIO
37. ___ the covenant. : ARKOF
38. Mariner's guide. : POLESTAR
40. Not sanctioned. : TABOOED
41. Fair lady of long ago. : HELEN
43. Cut of mutton. : SADDLE
44. With 50 Down, Utopia of a kind. : STREET
47. Under: It. : SOTTO
48. Tête-á-tête. : TALK
49. Keystone State city. : ERIE
50. Unhurried. : EASY
51. Truth. : FACT
53. Regulate. : TIME
54. Not varying. : EVEN
55. Convey. : SEND
58. Very. : TOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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