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New York Times, Thursday, March 31, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 89, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,074
Across
1. Famous first name in mysteries. : AGATHA
7. Safecracker: Slang. : PETEMAN
14. Grazed in passing. : BRUSHED
15. Urban center on the Shannon. : ATHLONE
16. Tea experts. : TASTERS
17. Part of the harvest. : SHEAVES
18. In the last (month). : ULTIMO
19. Kelly the clown. : EMMETT
20. Republic in the Pyrenees. : ANDORRA
24. Wagner role. : WOTAN
28. Three ___ match. : ONA
29. Brother of Hodiah's wife. : NAHAM
34. Bolivian mining city. : ORURO
35. No one: Lat. abbr. : NEM
36. Popular radio offering. : OPERA
37. Theme. : MOTIF
38. Topsy's friend. : EVA
39. Angry man. : FUMER
40. Fed the kitty. : ANTED
41. The Almighty. : GOD
42. Something special. : TREAT
43. Din. : NOISE
44. ___ loss. : ATA
45. Famous Patrick. : HENRY
46. ___ gives consent. : SILENCE
49. Units of weight. : CARATS
53. Small monkey of India. : RHESUS
58. Type of medical man. : OCULIST
60. The strings. : VIOLINS
61. Escort. : RETINUE
62. Try to equal. : EMULATE
63. Tested. : ASSAYED
64. Italian city near the Adriatic. : TERAMO
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1. Asian sea. : ARAL
2. Outburst of laughter. : GUST
3. Italian city famous for its wine. : ASTI
4. Play by G.B.S. : THEMANOFDESTINY
5. Great blue bird. : HERON
6. Classified items. : ADS
7. Ballet step. : PAS
8. Milieu for astronauts. : ETHER
9. VIP. : THEMANOFTHEHOUR
10. Where Susa was. : ELAM
11. Affect emotionally. : MOVE
12. Swiss-French author. : ANET
13. Coop receptacle. : NEST
14. Abbreviation in physics. : BTU
21. Ulster county. : DONEGAL
22. Enough to swing an election. : ONEVOTE
23. Moslem month. : RAMADAN
24. "The ___ in White." : WOMAN
25. Maine college town. : ORONO
26. For all instruments: Mus. : TUTTI
27. Zodiac sign. : ARIES
30. River into the Orinoco. : APURE
31. Heroes of the Wild West. : HEMEN
32. Toward the back. : AREAR
33. Borgnine's Oscar role. : MARTY
47. Publish. : ISSUE
48. Nonpaying occupation. : CRIME
49. Cooper character. : CORA
50. Tops of suits. : ACES
51. Fixed practices. : RUTS
52. By another way: Lat. : ALIA
54. Name meaning elfin. : ELLA
55. Scene of popular musical. : SIAM
56. Poetic preposition. : UNTO
57. Direction. : SSE
59. Do a farmer's job. : TED
60. November 11 honors him. : VET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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