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New York Times, Sunday, May 1, 1966

Author: William A. Lewis Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 150, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.93, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 683 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 170, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,105
Across Down
1. Tapering pieces of cloth. : GORES
6. Casbah sight. : VEILS
11. Orchard product. : CIDER
16. Hard, magnetic metal. : COBALT
17. Name in "Pride and Prejudice." : BENNET
18. Scofflaw. : FLOUTER
20. New York landmark. : BROOKLYNBRIDGE
22. TV fare. : LATESHOW
24. Dippers. : LADLES
25. Islands off Sicily. : EGADI
26. Ethically neutral. : AMORAL
28. Greek letter. : ETA
29. Without sustenance. : UNFED
30. Brown: Fr. : BRUN
31. Thinks much of. : ADMIRES
33. Moselle tributary. : SAAR
34. Orinoco and Amazon. : RIOS
35. Wimbledon champ. : BUENO
36. Kernel of corn. : NIBLET
37. "Ah Sin" collaborator. : HARTE
38. Goo of a kind. : TAR
39. Groundwork. : BASIS
40. Man of learning. : SAVANT
41. Faculties. : SENSES
42. Having corners. : NOOKED
44. Long, hooded cloak. : CAPOTE
45. Fleshed. : MEATED
46. Slipped on. : DONNED
47. Hebrew sanctuaries. : BAMOTH
48. Altar boy's vestment. : COTTA
49. Cook's mixture. : BATTER
50. Passages. : CANALS
51. Michener setting. : SOUTHSEAS
55. Satellite name. : ECHO
56. City near Brescia, Italy. : CHIARI
57. Dickens' Captain ___. : CUTTLE
58. Pro sports group. : NBA
59. Figuratively, casual acquaintances. : SHIPSTHATPASSINTHENIGHT
64. Bikini-wearer's object. : TAN
65. Grand ___ Dam. : COULEE
66. Man called "Mr. Democrat." : FARLEY
67. Purplish black plum. : SLOE
68. Recommended. : SUGGESTED
70. Nip. : PINCER
71. Subway feature. : STAIRS
73. Disturbed. : UPSET
74. Warning. : CAVEAT
75. Emulate the guerrillas. : HARASS
76. Deliberately wrongs. : SPITES
78. S. African badgers. : RATELS
79. Noted adviser to presidents. : BARUCH
80. Set or fixed. : STATED
81. Like a certain people. : DUTCHY
82. Billow. : SURGE
83. Commercial abbreviation. : LBS
86. Roman robe, ankle-length. : TALAR
87. Japan's "mainland." : HONSHU
88. A number. : THREE
89. River duck. : TEAL
90. Upper: Ger. : OBER
91. First name in movie lore. : MARILYN
92. Dutch painter. : HALS
93. Spaghetti or ravioli. : PASTA
94. Lawyer's client: Abbr. : PLF
95. Masquerade half mask. : DOMINO
96. Vitebsk's river. : DVINA
98. Sentimental: Colloq. : SLUSHY
99. Floating airport. : SEADROME
101. Real Irish dish. : OBRIENPOTATOES
104. Sailor's stews. : SCOUSES
105. "Articulate painting."—Plutarch. : POETRY
106. A great many. : DOZENS
107. Kind of moth. : EGGER
108. Refreshments. : SODAS
109. Cobs or pens. : SWANS
1. Worthless. : GOODFORNOTHING
2. Old French half deniers. : OBOLES
3. Inclined. : RAKED
4. Wings. : ELLS
5. Pen. : STY
6. Summer, in Spain. : VERANO
7. Geraint's wife. : ENID
8. Famous race. : INDIANAPOLISFIVEHUNDRED
9. Cut of meat. : LEG
10. Sauna. : STEAMBATH
11. Table wine. : CLARET
12. Greek letters. : IOTAS
13. Contest. : DUEL
14. Small ones: Suffix. : ETS
15. Practice. : REHEARSE
16. Skulls. : CRANIA
17. Boys' toys. : BBGUNS
18. Small flower. : FLORET
19. Alternated. : ROTATED
20. Utter suddenly. : BLURT
21. Sea nymph. : NEREID
23. Goods. : WARES
27. Creator of the Heffalump. : MILNE
30. Traveled, in a way. : BUSED
32. Fairway items. : DIVOTS
33. Certain seasonal employes. : SANTAS
35. It follows "Able." : BAKER
37. Irreligious people. : HEATHEN
39. Heart, core. : BONE
40. Key fruit. : SAMARA
41. Calm. : SETTLE
43. Victorious. : ONTOP
44. Before-dinner item. : CANAPE
45. Garrulous. : MOUTHY
46. Notorious concentration camp. : DACHAU
47. Made attractive. : BAITED
48. ___ pin. : COTTER
49. Defeats. : BESTS
50. Cottage with wide overhang. : CHALET
51. Minor celestial body. : SUNLET
52. Something for immigrants. : ENGLISHLESSONS
53. Can't stand. : ABHORS
54. Appeases fully. : SATES
56. Rodeo structures. : CHUTES
57. Approximations. : CIRCAS
60. Royal mace. : SCEPTER
61. ___ salad. : TOSSED
62. Rationally. : SANELY
63. Newton. : ISAAC
69. Segovia's forte. : GUITAR
70. Irregular. : PATCHY
71. NCO name. : SARGE
72. Unfeigned. : TRUE
74. Sailing craft. : CATSLOOPS
75. Certain quarry. : HARES
76. Old cavalry bugle call. : STABLES
77. A Bob Hope movie. : PALEFACE
78. Tiff. : RUNIN
79. Gunny. : BURLAP
80. Knobs on pipe organs. : STOPS
81. Small seaworthy craft. : DORIES
82. European blenny. : SHANNY
84. Swims. : BATHES
85. Overwhelms. : SLAYS
87. Drive. : HAMMER
88. First president of France's Third Republic. : THIERS
89. Take up slack. : TAUTEN
91. American big game. : MOOSE
93. Open square. : PLAZA
95. Lull or stupefy. : DRUG
97. Life: Lat. : VITA
98. Pack. : STOW
100. Husky. : DOG
102. Scare word. : BOO
103. Certain uniforms. : ODS

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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