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New York Times, Monday, April 18, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,092
Across Down
1. Shrewd. : FOXY
5. White-plumed bird. : EGRET
10. Chinese dynasty. : MING
14. Vapor: Prefix. : ATMO
15. One of the Mickeys. : MOUSE
16. Early Irish alphabet. : OGAM
17. Buenos ___. : DIAS
18. Zip Code. : POSTALZONE
20. Jewish ascetic. : ESSENE
22. Stiff muslin. : TARLATAN
23. Mild exclamation. : MERCY
25. Very much. : FAR
26. Renowned ship. : MONITOR
29. Flags. : BUNTING
33. Swiss-French author. : ANET
34. Philippine patriot. : ROMULO
36. Novi ___, Moscow magazine. : MIR
37. Tent. : TEPEE
39. Mountain pass. : COL
40. Narrow escape: Colloq. : SHAVE
42. Personality. : EGO
43. 100 kopecks: Var. : ROUBLE
46. Double curve. : OGEE
47. Bird classification. : RASORES
49. Cerium, for one. : ELEMENT
51. Launching place. : PAD
52. Stanza. : STAVE
53. Property of radiant energy. : ACTINISM
57. Light color. : PASTEL
61. Tremendous effort. : GREATPAINS
63. Hawkeye State. : IOWA
64. Handle. : HILT
65. Set free. : UNTIE
66. Ball of thread. : CLEW
67. Skilled. : ABLE
68. Percolates. : SEEPS
69. "Sweet Adeline" composer. : KERN
1. Vanish. : FADE
2. Elevator pioneer. : OTIS
3. Holiday season. : XMAS
4. National park. : YOSEMITE
5. Beethoven concerto. : EMPEROR
6. Sticky stuff. : GOO
7. Out of practice. : RUSTY
8. Pronoun: Sp. : ESTA
9. Lachrymose. : TEARFUL
10. "Jupiter Symphony" composer. : MOZART
11. "___ rhythm . . . " : IGOT
12. Barrie role. : NANA
13. Certain agents. : GMEN
19. Grassy plains. : LLANOS
21. Yield. : NET
24. Sign of spring. : CROCUS
26. Parent. : MATER
27. Karelian lake. : ONEGA
28. Roman historian. : NEPOS
29. Missile. : BULLET
30. Portrait. : IMAGE
31. Alias Phineas Fogg. : NIVEN
32. Hail. : GREET
35. Crowd. : MOB
38. Wandering. : ERRANT
41. Nostalgic. : HOMESICK
44. Sophocles character. : OEDIPUS
45. Passes. : ELAPSES
48. Soothing agent. : OPIATE
50. Little ___. : EVA
52. Hit. : SMITE
53. Moslem title. : AGHA
54. Piece of furniture. : CRIB
55. Rossini hero. : TELL
56. Sound. : SANE
58. Type of metalware. : TOLE
59. Pitcher. : EWER
60. Greensward. : LAWN
62. Small bit. : NIP

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

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