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New York Times, Thursday, March 3, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,046
Across
1. Dictator. : TSAR
5. Downy. : SOFT
9. ___ intents and purposes. : TOALL
14. Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
15. Others: Lat. : ALII
16. Via ___. : APPIA
17. Act. : PLAYAPART
19. Countersinks. : REAMS
20. "Just as ___ . . . " : IAM
21. Hide. : COVERUP
23. Cheerful sounds. : RAH
24. Status symbol. : CREST
26. Go. : DEPART
28. Prefix with graph or trope. : HELIO
31. Algerian cavalrymen. : SPAHIS
34. Fictional dog. : ASTA
37. Motor: Abbr. : ENG
38. Tender: It. : TENERO
39. Severe. : SPARTAN
41. Biased. : PARTIAL
42. Stuffier. : POKIER
43. Exclude. : BAR
44. Name meaning rejuvenation. : EDNA
45. Zweig. : STEFAN
46. Church part. : ALTAR
48. Old Egyptian coins. : ASPERS
50. Invitation requests. : RSVPS
54. Hiatus. : GAP
56. ___ per aspera. : ADASTRA
59. Elusive one. : EEL
60. Light ___. : ASAIR
62. Famous name of 19th century. : BONAPARTE
64. Kind of mate or rate. : FIRST
65. Arena event. : BOUT
66. " . . . ere ___ Elba." : ISAW
67. Derisive nickname. : FATTY
68. What decorators decorate: Abbr. : INTS
69. Ott and others. : MELS
Down
1. Subject. : TOPIC
2. Fixed by the sun. : SOLAR
3. Make ___ for oneself. : ANAME
4. Slight trace. : RAY
5. Soap, in pharmacy. : SAPO
6. Nordic name. : OLAV
7. Andiron. : FIREDOG
8. Duc or Comte. : TITRE
9. Shack covering. : TARPAPER
10. Poetic verb. : OPE
11. Burning question in U. of S. A. : APARTHEID
12. City in Ohio. : LIMA
13. Dash against. : LASH
18. Entr'___. : ACTE
22. Parvenu. : UPSTART
25. Descendants of Fatima. : SHARIFS
27. Soapbox orators. : RANTERS
29. Justice Hand. : LEARNED
30. Lodging place. : INN
32. Where Shiraz is. : IRAN
33. Alone: Lat. : SOLA
34. Ophidians. : ASPS
35. Spy. : SPOT
36. Dismantle. : TAKEAPART
40. Social event. : TEAPARTY
41. Buddy. : PAL
43. Big horn. : BASSOON
47. Not give ___. : ARAP
49. Stephen Wise. : RABBI
51. Chapter's partner. : VERSE
52. Part of a rose. : PETAL
53. Scads. : SLEWS
54. Finish for a fish. : GAFF
55. Global area. : ASIA
57. Companion of a bolt. : TNUT
58. Ship deserters. : RATS
61. Follower of an ism. : IST
63. Intention. : AIM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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