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New York Times, Monday, May 23, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J V }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,127
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1. Shout akin to "yippee!" : WAHOO
6. Vast sum. : MINT
10. Venomous ones. : ASPS
14. In ___ (briefly). : AWORD
15. ___ about. : ONOR
16. Poison ivy genus. : RHUS
17. Hebrew letter. : LAMED
18. Sort of forecast. : HOROSCOPE
20. Italian numeral. : TRE
21. Protruding rock. : SCAR
23. Extremist. : ULTRA
24. Goose egg. : ZERO
26. Free (of). : RID
27. Hector. : BAIT
28. Genuine: Slang. : THEREALMCCOY
33. Paid attention. : SATUP
35. Highway: Abbr. : RTE
36. Luau item. : UKE
37. Men of Spain. : SENORES
39. ___ the dark. : ASHOTIN
42. Operative: Abbr. : AGT
43. Latin possessive. : SUA
45. Mount. : HORSE
46. Completing: Slang. : DOINGUPBROWN
50. Informal test. : QUIZ
51. Region in N. Michigan. : SOO
52. Menu entry. : EGGS
56. Foolish nonsense. : FUDGE
57. This: Sp. : ESTA
59. A long time. : EON
60. Paving material. : FLAGSTONE
62. Italian staple. : PASTA
64. Old stringed instrument. : LUTE
65. Savoir faire. : TACT
66. Add: Colloq. : TOTUP
67. Certain lines. : AXES
68. ___ out (makes do). : EKES
69. Beehives. : SKEPS
1. Grandma's dance. : WALTZ
2. Informed (of). : AWARE
3. Mantle's specialty. : HOMER
4. Galena, for one. : ORE
5. Chances. : ODDS
6. Fabric. : MOHAIR
7. Tidy. : INORDER
8. Neither's companion. : NOR
9. Act as an expert mechanic: Colloq. : TROUBLESHOOT
10. Bitterly cold. : ARCTIC
11. More direct ways. : SHORTCUTS
12. Insect stage. : PUPA
13. Direction. : SSE
19. All the tricks. : SLAM
22. Fancy pancake. : CREPESUZETTE
25. Italian numeral. : OTTO
29. Ben ___. : HUR
30. ___ standstill. : ATA
31. Migratory worker. : OKIE
32. Longing: Colloq. : YEN
33. Utah's flower. : SEGO
34. Render passé. : ANTIQUATE
37. Deplorable. : SAD
38. Have a bite. : SUP
40. Method. : HOW
41. Caen's river. : ORNE
44. Lack. : ABSENCE
47. Pushes gently. : NUDGES
48. Ships' boats. : GIGS
49. Brazil reds. : ROSETS
53. Exploit. : GESTE
54. Arose. : GOTUP
55. Cookies. : SNAPS
56. A coming in of the tide. : FLUX
58. Living quarters: Abbr. : APTS
60. State: Abbr. : FLA
61. Tree. : OAK
63. Astronauts' good report. : AOK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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