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New York Times, Friday, March 25, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { H J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,068
Across
1. Legal writ of arrest. : CAPIAS
7. Improper application. : MISUSE
13. Exaggerate. : OVERDO
14. Contributing. : DONATING
16. Latter-day Saint. : MORMON
17. In the open air. : ALFRESCO
18. Fine cotton cloth. : PIMA
19. Contravened. : DENIED
21. High craggy hill. : TOR
22. Lyric work. : ODE
23. Concentrate. : CENTER
24. Apart from anything else. : MERE
25. Woman's headband. : TIARA
27. Thrice: Lat. : TER
28. Challenged. : DARED
29. Understanding: Fr. : ENTENTE
31. Bacheller hero. : EBEN
33. "___ Romanorum." : GESTA
34. Asian palm. : ARECA
37. Archaeological find. : TOMB
39. Highwayman. : BRIGAND
41. Shade of yellow. : LEMON
44. Bard's "ever." : EER
46. Villa ___, in Tivoli. : DESTE
47. Unyielding. : IRON
48. Right to hold something. : TENURE
50. What "zehn" means. : TEN
51. Coal product. : TAR
52. City east of Torino. : MILANO
53. Prank: Colloq. : DIDO
54. Limited to a small circle. : ESOTERIC
56. Historic mountain. : ARARAT
58. Inherent. : RESIDENT
59. Memorable queen of Tonga. : SALOTE
60. Grow less. : RECEDE
61. Wreathed. : TWINED
Down
1. Fruit dish. : COMPOTE
2. Staying aloof. : AVOIDING
3. Diffuse itself through. : PERMEATE
4. "La Douce" of French play. : IRMA
5. Excitement. : ADO
6. Meteorological testing device. : SONDE
7. "Les Femmes Savantes" playwright. : MOLIERE
8. Draw as a conclusion. : INFER
9. Orange-red stone. : SARD
10. Colorado Indian. : UTE
11. British nurse. : SISTER
12. Claque's shout. : ENCORE
14. Great name in poetry. : DANTE
15. Cut triangularly. : GORED
20. Being: Sp. : ENTE
23. District of Switzerland. : CANTON
24. Riding academy. : MANEGE
26. ___ one's laurels. : RESTON
28. Ridicule. : DERIDE
30. Headgear. : TAM
32. Counter. : BAR
35. Commercial alloy. : CASTIRON
36. Precede in time. : ANTEDATE
38. Hurry-up route. : BEELINE
39. Brown: Fr. : BRUN
40. Showed. : DENOTED
41. 61.02 cubic inches. : LITER
42. Reminder of man's fallibility. : ERASER
43. Sullen. : MOROSE
45. Legislate. : ENACT
48. Ready to retire. : TIRED
49. Picnic of a kind. : ROAST
52. Native of ancient Ecbatana. : MEDE
53. Modern painter. : DALI
55. Twitching. : TIC
57. Weather word. : RAW

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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