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New York Times, Saturday, April 16, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Ready. : ALLSET
7. Soothing. : BLAND
12. Weeps and wails. : BOOHOOS
14. Goofs. : BOOBOOS
16. Quick-lunch place. : AUTOMAT
17. Overadmire. : IDOLIZE
18. Blend. : STIR
19. Soother. : SALVE
21. Functions. : USES
22. Drumming. : TATTOO
24. Wants. : NEEDS
25. Devoured. : EATEN
28. March man. : SOUSA
30. Lichen shoots. : FRONDS
32. Lee penny, in Scott novel. : TALISMAN
37. Wiped. : TOWELED
39. Cochineal color. : CARMINE
40. Barely shod. : SANDALED
42. Vaunts. : BOASTS
43. Plums. : SLOES
45. Wish well to. : BLESS
46. "Woman with ___." : APAST
50. Small part or parts. : DETAIL
52. Haft. : HILT
53. Gay place. : PAREE
54. Catch. : TAKE
58. Everywhere. : ALLOVER
60. Part of Europe. : ESTONIA
62. Dog talks. : BOWWOWS
63. Man talks. : POWWOWS
64. Certain years. : TEENS
65. Learned Indian. : PANDIT
Down
1. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
2. Boor. : LOUT
3. French novelist. : LOTI
4. Docked. : SHORTENED
5. Inventory time: Abbr. : EOM
6. Symbol of warmth. : TOAST
7. Presage. : BODE
8. Game. : LOO
9. Once in ___ moon. : ABLUE
10. Sound. : NOISE
11. Nodded. : DOZED
13. Acts of Congress: Abbr. : STATS
14. Camp. : BIVOUAC
15. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
20. Plunder. : LOOT
23. First ___. : ANDLAST
24. African city. : NAIROBI
25. Newts. : EFTS
26. Town near Caracas. : AROA
27. Business center. : TOWN
29. Pitcher's plate. : SLAB
31. Retail. : SELL
33. Limited in outlook. : SMALLTOWN
34. ___ en scène. : MISE
35. Tiny workers. : ANTS
36. Suffix of quality. : NESS
38. Himalayan trees. : DEODARS
41. Forest dweller. : DEER
44. Saturate. : STEEP
46. Jezebel's husband. : AHAB
47. Trial unit, as in TV. : PILOT
48. "For ___ Have and Are."—Kipling poem, 1914. : ALLWE
49. Civil War writer. : STOWE
51. Greek fabulist. : AESOP
53. Benches. : PEWS
55. "A wink's as good as ___." : ANOD
56. Flightless bird. : KIWI
57. Bridge position. : EAST
59. From, in certain names. : VON
61. Pair: Scot. : TWA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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