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New York Times, Friday, May 13, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 3, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,117
Across Down
1. Drinks: Colloq. : MALTS
6. Gossip. : TALK
10. Someone hard to cope with. : OGRE
14. Knock for ___. : ALOOP
15. To one side: Dial. : AGEE
16. East Indian bird. : RAYA
17. Via ___. : SACRA
18. Bible of 1611. : KINGJAMES
20. Role in "Oliver Twist." : SIKES
21. Letters. : EFS
22. "___ of robins in her hair." : ANEST
23. Bearlike marsupial. : WOMBAT
25. Marbles. : MIGS
26. You, in 18 Across. : THOU
28. ___ ear . . . : INONE
30. "When Adam delved and Eve ___ . . . " : SPAN
33. Settled (in). : ROOTED
35. Party in Paris. : FETE
37. Season in Paris. : ETE
38. German conjunction. : UND
39. Music arranger. : ADAPTER
41. Mesabi product. : ORE
42. Political party: Abbr. : SOC
43. Grand ___. : TIER
44. Sounded harshly. : RASPED
46. Walked. : TROD
48. School in Paris. : ECOLE
50. Drinks. : ALES
51. Collars. : NABS
53. Hawk. : PEDDLE
55. Ghana city. : ACCRA
57. Resistance unit. : OHM
58. Spy, in Spain. : ESPIA
61. Famous Ludwig. : BEETHOVEN
63. Texas county. : MILAM
64. Being, in Paris. : ETRE
65. Where Baylor University is. : WACO
66. Ready to vote. : OFAGE
67. 19th century singer. : LIND
68. British island and cathedral. : ELYS
69. "___ bonnie banks . . . " : BYYON
1. Large-scale. : MASS
2. With 19 Down, a game. : ALAI
3. Best seller (with "The"). : LOCKWOODCONCERN
4. Removed forcibly. : TOREOUT
5. Sudden activity. : SPASM
6. ___ interest. : TAKEAN
7. Best seller. : AGIFTOFPROPHECY
8. Focusing agent. : LENS
9. Small barrel. : KEG
10. Simians, for short. : ORANGS
11. Best seller. : GAMESPEOPLEPLAY
12. Romany ___. : RYES
13. Right side of a map. : EAST
19. See 2 Down. : JAI
24. Old hens. : BIDDIES
25. Measured. : METERED
26. Buster's target. : TRUST
27. System in some schools. : HONOR
29. Final income. : NET
31. Up ___ (cornered). : ATREE
32. Musts. : NEEDS
34. Consume. : EAT
36. Long time. : ERA
40. Washington agency. : AEC
45. Oyster plant. : SALSIFY
47. Shaped with angled seams. : DARTED
49. Greek island. : LEMNOS
52. Sound of scorn. : BAH
54. Release from the Army: Brit. slang. : DEMOB
55. First farmer. : ABEL
56. Of the whale. : CETI
57. Shape of some faces. : OVAL
59. Emilia's spouse. : IAGO
60. End of a creed. : AMEN
62. Part of IOU. : OWE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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