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New York Times, Tuesday, April 12, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,086

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Nevada city. : ELKO
5
Stiffly formal. : PRIM
9
Gaucho's missile. : BOLAS
14
Former African rulers. : DEYS
15
Essential part. : ROOT
16
Remarque. : ERICH
17
Member of the Ivy League. : DARTMOUTH
19
Comedian's forte. : FARCE
20
"___ was saying . . . " : ASI
21
Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
22
Plane surfaces of a gem. : FACETS
23
Date of a sort. : STEADY
25
Tumble. : SPILL
27
Major leaguers. : PROS
29
Attentive. : ALLEARS
33
Military command. : PRESENTARMS
37
Bird. : DAW
38
Term of endearment. : LOVE
39
Where: Lat. : UBI
40
Remedy. : CURE
41
Native of: Suffix. : OTE
42
Garden product. : CABBAGEHEAD
46
Break in on. : DISTURB
48
Nothing: Sp. : NADA
49
Holds up. : STAYS
51
Warmhearted. : TENDER
55
Man's name. : ANSELM
58
Not settled. : OPEN
60
Yellow bugle. : IVA
61
River mouth. : DELTA
62
Wrinkles of a sort. : CROWSFEET
64
Refuse. : DROSS
65
Extent. : AREA
66
Scary one. : OGRE
67
Realtors' offerings. : SITES
68
Double exclamation. : MYMY
69
Fair-haired ones. : BOYS
Down
1
Two old Norse books. : EDDAS
2
Slightest. : LEAST
3
___ eleison (Lord, have mercy). : KYRIE
4
East: Ger. : OST
5
Star in Canis Minor. : PROCYON
6
Scatter in flight. : ROUT
7
Whits. : IOTAS
8
Calendar abbreviation. : MTH
9
Takes place. : BEFALLS
10
Sibyl. : ORACLE
11
Foreign currency. : LIRE
12
Business abbreviation. : ACCT
13
The women. : SHES
18
Señorita's parent. : MADRE
22
Picture. : FILM
24
Church feature. : APSE
26
Of a fine white marble. : PARIAN
28
Short and heavy. : STUBBY
30
Together: Mus. : ADUE
31
___ avis. : RARA
32
Part of Europe: Abbr. : SWED
33
Trudge. : PLOD
34
French menu entry. : ROTI
35
See 13 Down. : EVES
36
Yarn of the warp, in weaving. : ABB
40
Famous Charlie. : CHAN
42
Sword. : CUTLASS
43
Biblical region. : ARAM
44
Ingress or egress. : GATEWAY
45
Delightful spots. : EDENS
47
Insect. : TSETSE
50
Apologetic utterance. : SORRY
52
Rivera. : DIEGO
53
Complete. : EVERY
54
Considers. : RATES
55
Subjoins. : ADDS
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St. Philip ___. : NERI
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Part of a piggybank. : SLOT
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Metrical word. : POEM
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Piece of mechanism. : CAM
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Business abbreviation. : FOB

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

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