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New York Times, Tuesday, May 10, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,114
Across
1. Area said to be clear. : COAST
6. Light splash. : SPAT
10. Middle: Prefix. : MEDI
14. Let. : ALLOW
15. Word of disdain. : PISH
16. Ruth's son. : OBED
17. Bell town. : ADANO
18. Present. : INTRODUCE
20. Man's nickname. : MAC
21. Less coarse. : FINER
23. Term in Five Hundred. : NULLO
24. Request (a thing). : ASKFOR
26. ___ the truth. : TOTELL
28. Betel palm. : ARECA
30. Anchors ___. : AWEIGH
33. Apocryphal book. : TOBIT
36. Sports place. : ARENA
38. Elected: Fr. : ELU
39. Get into ___ (get excited). : ALATHER
41. ___ hands on. : LAYONES
43. Evergreen. : FIR
44. French pronoun. : ELLES
46. Gratifies. : SATES
47. Take one ___ (scold). : TOTASK
49. Followings. : SECTS
51. Repercussions. : ECHOES
53. Brushman. : ARTIST
57. Swindle: Colloq. : BUNCO
59. Intervening: Law. : MESNE
61. ___ Jongg. : MAH
62. Type of insurance. : ENDOWMENT
64. Poem. : ELEGY
66. Noun suffixes. : ADES
67. With the bow: Mus. : ARCO
68. Type of pole. : TOTEM
69. Legal term. : TORT
70. Town near Fort Devens. : AYER
71. Lean. : SPARE
Down
1. African fox. : CAAMA
2. ___ Methuselah. : OLDAS
3. Word of regret. : ALACK
4. Child. : SON
5. Part of a race-starting chant. : TWOFORTHESHOW
6. Short auto ride. : SPIN
7. Cold remedy. : PINETAR
8. Houston ballplayer. : ASTRO
9. In diameter: Abbr. : THR
10. Unit for measuring flowing water. : MODULE
11. Full of high spirits. : EBULLIENT
12. Abbreviation in grammar. : DECL
13. Concept: Prefix. : IDEO
19. Gotham phenomena. : ONEWAYSTREETS
22. Wrath. : IRE
25. ___ accompli. : FAIT
27. Lake of Africa. : TANA
29. Man's name. : CARL
31. Kind of club. : GLEE
32. Bohemian martyr. : HUSS
33. Charles of Ohio. : TAFT
34. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
35. One of Gleason's roles. : BARTENDER
37. Otherwise. : ELSE
40. Nevada city. : ELKO
42. Hops kiln. : OAST
45. Perfume. : ESSENCE
48. Approach and speak to. : ACCOST
50. Container. : CAN
52. Corundum. : EMERY
54. "___ man with seven wives." : IMETA
55. Wiser. : SAGER
56. Aromatic plant. : THYME
57. Be the winner. : BEAT
58. Take apart. : UNDO
60. Kind of battery: Abbr. : STOR
63. Cote sound. : MAA
65. Cut off. : LOP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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