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New York Times, Wednesday, March 23, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q V }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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C
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,066
Across
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City of Lombardy. : COMO
5
Civil War general. : BRAGG
10
Metric weights: Abbr. : CGMS
14
Military acronym. : AWOL
15
Primitive. : EARLY
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Act precipitately. : LEAP
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Heeds. : LENDSANEAR
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Noun ending. : ANCE
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___ all. : NOTAT
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Per contract. : ASAGREED
23
"___ to laugh." : ITIS
25
Steak source. : STEER
26
The gamut. : FROMATOZ
30
Entire. : INTACT
33
Port on the Seine. : ROUEN
34
Station. : DEPOT
36
Household god. : LAR
37
Afghan title. : AMIR
38
Navigation aid. : LORAN
39
Snack. : BITE
40
___ Mahal. : TAJ
41
Island off Turkey. : SAMOS
42
Flows slowly. : OOZES
43
Brisk: Colloq. : SNAPPY
45
Swizzle sticks. : STIRRERS
47
Sophisticated. : BLASE
49
Progress. : ONGO
50
Outdoorsmanship. : SCOUTING
53
___ Arabia. : SAUDI
56
Too bad! : ALAS
57
Reprimanding: Colloq. : TELLINGOFF
60
34 Across, in France. : GARE
61
Hill nymph. : OREAD
62
Musical hobby. : HIFI
63
Ends' companion. : ODDS
64
For the ___. : NONCE
65
Charon's beat. : STYX
Down
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
2
Welsh social reformer. : OWEN
3
Numerical prefix. : MONO
4
Veteran. : OLDTIMER
5
Get out! : BEATIT
6
Made tracks. : RAN
7
Field. : AREA
8
Mirror. : GLASS
9
Spiral motion. : GYRATION
10
Purplish-red. : CLARET
11
Conclude broadly. : GENERALIZE
12
Nutmeg. : MACE
13
See 6 Down. : SPED
18
The serpent. : SATAN
22
Fellow. : GENT
24
Sinful place. : SODOM
26
Campus groups. : FRATS
27
___ à clef. : ROMAN
28
Séance adjunct. : OUIJABOARD
29
Goose eggs. : ZEROS
31
Supply food. : CATER
32
Lovelock. : TRESS
35
Meal, in Roma. : PASTO
38
Exaggerates: Colloq. : LAYSITON
39
Queens, et al. : BOROUGHS
41
Petty quarrel. : SPAT
42
Calliope's cousin. : ORGAN
44
Gains. : PLUSES
46
Within. : INSIDE
48
Winter month: Sp. : ENERO
50
Kind of palm. : SAGO
51
Bedight. : CLAD
52
Valley. : GLEN
54
___ yourself. : DOIT
55
Not certain: Colloq. : IFFY
58
Varnish ingredient. : LAC
59
Predicament: Colloq. : FIX

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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