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New York Times, Tuesday, May 17, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,121
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1. Tolstoi. : LEO
4. Norris novel (with "The"). : PIT
7. Lecture prop. : CHART
12. Recoil. : BACKLASH
14. Of a planet. : LUNAR
15. City in Texas. : AMARILLO
16. Marbles. : AGATES
18. Ice pinnacle. : SERAC
19. Spanish painter. : MIRO
21. Indian. : REE
22. Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
23. South Sea islander. : KANAKA
26. Flighty exclamation. : LALA
27. Procedure. : STEP
29. Novelist Macaulay. : ROSE
30. Within the law. : LICIT
31. Unbending. : RIGID
33. American merchant. : FILENE
34. Exponent of naturalism. : THEODOREDREISER
38. "Seventh ___." : HEAVEN
39. One of a large family. : QUINT
40. Destroys: Var. : RASES
41. Ruminate. : MUSE
42. Myra of music. : HESS
46. Place near the land of Nod. : EDEN
47. Handy tool. : PLIERS
49. Fiber knot. : NEP
50. Hardwood. : ELM
51. Zloty, for one. : COIN
52. Sarai's servant. : HAGAR
54. Be furious. : SEETHE
56. B.C. Roman conspirator. : CATILINE
59. Tinker in "Midsummer Night's Dream." : SNOUT
60. Elevation. : EMINENCE
61. Milieu of 37 Down. : STAGE
62. Kennel noise. : YIP
63. Witness. : SEE
1. Mournful ballad. : LAMENT
2. Card game. : ECARTE
3. Poddy plant. : OKRA
4. Intimate: Slang. : PAL
5. Avalon, for one: Abbr. : ISL
6. 19th-century stylist. : THOMASDEQUINCEY
7. Santa ___. : CLARA
8. Great novelist. : HUGO
9. Collection of anecdotes. : ANA
10. Hectic goings-on. : RATRACES
11. Mountain feature. : TREELINE
12. Luxuriates. : BASKS
13. French ___. : LICK
17. Usher. : SEATER
20. Prominent Pennsylvanian. : IKE
24. Gaseous element. : ARGON
25. Rouge's companion. : NOIR
26. Adam's fabled wife. : LILITH
28. Made clear. : PROVEN
30. Mortgage. : LIEN
32. "The ___ of March." : IDES
33. Chicken. : FRIER
34. What good things come in. : THREES
35. Like the horseman of Sleepy Hollow. : HEADLESS
36. Legal right. : EASEMENT
37. Great name in Italy. : DUSE
41. Year in Macbeth's time. : MLI
43. Diesel. : ENGINE
44. Session. : SEANCE
45. Berlin's river. : SPREE
47. Type of writer: Fr. : POETE
48. Climb (up). : SHIN
51. Explosive sound. : CHUG
53. Tavern specialties. : ALES
55. ___ man. : TOA
57. Pierrot, for example. : AMI
58. Cant. : TIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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