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New York Times, Tuesday, April 19, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,093
Across
1. Operatic voices. : BASSI
6. A dime to a dollar. : TENTH
11. Exchanges of flattery: Abbr. : TLS
14. In the offing. : AFOOT
15. Learned Hebrew of long ago. : AMORA
16. Tiny. : WEE
17. Falcons. : BIRDSOFPREY
19. Adjective suffix. : IVE
20. "___ Brute!" : ETTU
21. Powers: Abbr. : RTS
22. Loved greatly. : ADORED
24. A real gone bird. : MOA
26. As you like it. : IDEALLY
27. "___ is flown." : THEBIRD
31. ___-tonk. : HONKY
32. Verily. : YEA
33. Yeast. : LEAVEN
35. Black: Poet. : EBON
38. Canine sound effects. : GRRS
40. Inlet. : RIA
41. Boy of Barcelona. : NINO
42. Soft ___. : SELL
43. Warnings. : ALERTS
46. Gypsy. : ROM
47. Desert plant. : YUCCA
49. Princess of Irish legend. : DEIRDRE
51. Famous tapestry. : GOBELIN
53. Mariner's course. : NBE
54. Surveyor's tool. : ALIDAD
55. Good sign on the Rialto. : SRO
57. Hold in. : BATE
61. Sequence: Abbr. : SER
62. Scene of Luther's ordeal, 1521. : DIETOFWORMS
65. Place for 11 Down. : PAD
66. "Ah! Bitter chill ___." : ITWAS
67. Village near Verdun. : ORNES
68. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
69. Some vetoes. : NYETS
70. ___'s own. : ONONE
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1. Innocent one. : BABE
2. Throw ___. : AFIT
3. Kind. : SORT
4. Not ___ (fairly smart). : SODUMB
5. "___ a bird!" : ITS
6. White House name. : TAFT
7. Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
8. Prefix with east or west. : NOR
9. "Don't ___ me!" : TREADON
10. New York planetarium. : HAYDEN
11. Helicopter. : TWIRLYBIRD
12. Tell the truth: Slang. : LEVEL
13. Down at heel. : SEEDY
18. "___ Ben Jonson!" : ORARE
23. Made of a certain wood. : OAKEN
25. Squeak silencer. : OIL
26. "___ a wise man say . . . " : IHEARD
27. Cups with two or more handles. : TYGS
28. Now's companion. : HERE
29. Communication satellites. : EARLYBIRDS
30. French admiral and statesman. : DARLAN
34. Compete. : VIE
36. ___ about. : ONOR
37. Greek province. : NOME
39. Pivoted. : SLUED
43. Quality of lime. : ACIDITY
44. Minute hand position. : TENOF
45. Close relative. : SIB
48. Wearing. : CLADIN
50. Regenerated. : REBORN
51. Inlet to the St. Lawrence. : GASPE
52. N. Y. city. : OLEAN
55. Law: Abbr. : STAT
56. Antarctic shelf. : ROSS
58. Current cartoonist. : ARNO
59. Counterfeiter's nemeses. : TMEN
60. To be: Lat. : ESSE
63. Sheep. : EWE
64. Pay court to. : WOO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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