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New York Times, Saturday, April 2, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,076
Across Down
1. Took a downward turn. : SLID
5. Dice player's term. : FADES
10. Thunder sound. : CLAP
14. Route. : LANE
15. Tree climber. : LIANA
16. ___ hoop. : HULA
17. What call-ups bring. : ACTIVEDUTY
19. Chemical compound. : ACID
20. Groused. : BEEFED
21. Bride's traditional nemesis. : BISCUITS
23. A Beatle. : RINGO
25. House or home. : ROOF
26. Two-fisted. : MASCULINE
29. Down from. : OFFOF
33. Venomous one. : ASP
34. Ciertamente! : SISI
35. Be to one's liking. : PLEASE
36. Slant: Abbr. : DIAG
38. Prominent Italian Socialist. : NENNI
40. Surface irregularity. : RISE
41. An old sport. : RACING
43. A whole lot. : TONS
45. Characteristic nickname. : RED
46. One who bears watching. : ENEMY
47. What natives seldom see. : THESIGHTS
49. Hawaiian song or chant. : MELE
51. Girl's name. : DELIA
52. Dressing tables. : VANITIES
56. From time ___. : TOTIME
59. Of the ear. : OTIC
60. Like some hares or dogs. : SHORTEARED
62. An instant. : WINK
63. Flycatcher. : PEWEE
64. Hawaiian goose. : NENE
65. Inviting word. : STAY
66. Mister, to many. : SENOR
67. Stettin's river. : ODER
1. Piece of wood. : SLAB
2. Curtain material. : LACE
3. Future challenge for NASA. : INTERSPACE
4. Godlike. : DEIFIC
5. Tyro. : FLEDGLING
6. What many countries need. : AID
7. Apply freely. : DAUB
8. Complete. : ENTIRE
9. Authority. : SAYSO
10. Portable, open-top stove. : CHAUFFER
11. Popular Washingtonian. : LUCI
12. Settled. : ALIT
13. Launching platforms. : PADS
18. Site of recent space probe. : VENUS
22. Unenthusiastic. : COOL
24. Seine tributary. : OISE
26. See 54 Down. : MADRE
27. Easterner. : ASIAN
28. One inning. : NINTH
30. Favorite. : FAIRHAIRED
31. Caucasian Aryan. : OSSET
32. Gratifies. : FEEDS
35. Bowling alley employe. : PINSETTER
37. Full of new devices: Slang. : GIMMICKY
39. Entered a denial. : NOED
42. Word heard in the U.N. : NYET
44. "Waters of ___," Merton book. : SILOE
47. Giggle. : TEEHEE
48. Spanish gypsy. : GITANO
50. Speech faults. : LISPS
52. Promises. : VOWS
53. Keep ___ (persist in doing a job). : ATIT
54. Child of 26 Down. : NINA
55. Scattered. : SOWN
57. Word on the wall. : MENE
58. River into the Fulda. : EDER
61. Old auto. : REO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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