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New York Times, Thursday, May 12, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,116
Across
1. Son of Ham. : CUSH
5. Chris of astronautics. : KRAFT
10. Newspaper department. : ART
13. As a result. : HENCE
14. Sun: Prefix. : HELIO
15. A bit of sun. : RAY
16. Grand hotel. : ASTOR
17. Amend. : ALTER
18. Tune. : AIR
19. Miracle men of a sort. : RAINMAKERS
21. Boundary. : LINE
22. Solution for 48 Across? : PRECIPITATION
24. Greek letter. : ETA
25. Diamond design. : ARGYLE
28. Calendar abbreviation. : APR
31. Egyptian native. : COPT
35. Come to the ___. : AIDOF
36. Front page item. : WEATHERFORECAST
40. African antelope. : ORIBI
41. External: Prefix. : ECTO
42. Agree with. : YES
43. Washday problem. : LINENS
45. Part of an overshoe. : TOE
48. National problem. : WATERSHORTAGE
55. 1/8 ounce. : DRAM
57. Part of the Ancient Mariner's plaint. : WATERWATER
58. Furrow. : RUT
59. Willow. : OSIER
60. Man's name. : ELIAS
61. Bardic production. : ODE
62. Slangy answer in the negative. : DUNNO
63. French pound. : LIVRE
64. Through. : PER
65. Young oysters. : SPATS
66. Tall stories. : LIES
Down
1. Franck. : CESAR
2. Loose. : UNTIE
3. Wall candelabra. : SCONCE
4. Anchoret. : HERMIT
5. Shade of brown. : KHAKI
6. Sublease. : RELET
7. ___ volta (another time): It. : ALTRA
8. Monterrey gala. : FIESTA
9. High hill. : TOR
10. Period of need. : ARAINYDAY
11. ___-in-the-Face, Sioux chief. : RAIN
12. Great city of ancient world. : TYRE
13. Instrument. : HARP
20. Swiftly. : APACE
21. Valid deductions. : LOGIC
23. Dies ___. : IRAE
26. Miss. : LOSE
27. Small reptiles. : EFTS
28. M.P.'s concern. : AWOL
29. Iolanthe, for one. : PERI
30. Quite soft liquid. : RAINWATER
32. Argentite. : ORE
33. G. I. : PFC
34. Child. : TOT
37. Structural member. : TBEAM
38. Forewarning. : HINT
39. Copter part. : ROTOR
44. Makes certain of. : SEWSUP
46. Futuristic novelist. : ORWELL
47. And others: Lat. : ETALII
49. Role in "Arms and the Man." : RAINA
50. Tax, old style. : STENT
51. Beatrice's cousin and others. : HEROS
52. Verb suffix. : ATIVE
53. Motor components. : GEARS
54. Gaelic. : ERSE
55. Rain ___. : DROP
56. Uncivil. : RUDE
59. Uniforms, akin to 5 Down. : ODS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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