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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
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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
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Grand hotel. : ASTOR
17
Amend. : ALTER
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Tune. : AIR
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Miracle men of a sort. : RAINMAKERS
21
Boundary. : LINE
22
Solution for 48 Across? : PRECIPITATION
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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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