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New York Times, Tuesday, May 24, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,128
Across
1. Very funny! : HAHA
5. Moslem ruler. : AMIR
9. Ready for action: Colloq. : ONTAP
14. Opposed: Dial. : AGIN
15. Capital of Yemen. : SANA
16. Certainly not camp. : CORNY
17. Street in N.Y.C. : MOTT
18. Football term. : HITTHELINE
20. Stakes. : ANTES
22. Place famous for first big bang. : LOSALAMOS
23. Franz and others. : LEHARS
25. Light. : NEON
26. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
27. Outdo. : BEST
28. Bowler. : HAT
31. Places with no telephones. : HIDEAWAYS
34. Choler. : BILE
35. See 5 Across. : EMIR
36. Shingle. : SLATE
38. To take off: Fr. : OTER
39. Subject of pictures taken in 1965. : MARS
40. "___ to have loved . . . " : TISBETTER
42. Qt. or pt. : AMT
43. Liability for a hostess. : BOOR
45. Ablution. : BATH
46. One kind of note. : MASH
47. Hard: Prefix. : SCLERA
50. Fires. : SHOOTSOFF
55. Elementary Jewish school. : HEDER
56. Elevate oneself, in a way. : HITTHEROOF
58. Coin. : CENT
59. Go fly ___. : AKITE
60. Girl's name. : NORA
61. Superb serves. : ACES
62. Ornamentation. : DECOR
63. Winter sight. : SLED
64. Rd. : PKWY
Down
1. Redcap, oriental style. : HAMAL
2. Of yore. : AGONE
3. Infantryman's injunction. : HITTHEDIRT
4. Aardvarks. : ANTEATERS
5. Tree. : ASH
6. First class item. : MAIL
7. "___ each life . . . " : INTO
8. Kinds of depositories. : RATSNESTS
9. American cat. : OCELOT
10. Lloyd, for one. : NOLAN
11. Barber's specialty. : TRIM
12. Part off A.D. : ANNO
13. Old tables of church rules. : PYES
19. Has, in Scotland. : HAES
21. Title, in S.A. : SRTA
24. Embroiders. : SEWS
27. One way to get there. : BYAIR
28. Skipper's command. : HITTHEDECK
29. Nautical term. : ALEE
30. Reg. or dist. : TERR
31. Blood: Prefix. : HEMA
32. Caliph. : IMAM
33. Wind instruments. : ALTOHORNS
34. Cork's relative. : BOTTLECAP
37. Abates. : EBBS
41. Every one. : EACH
43. Participant in 45 Across. : BATHER
44. Bone: Prefix. : OSSE
46. "Eureka," for one. : MOTTO
48. Resume. : RENEW
49. ___-craftsy. : ARTSY
50. Shore dinner specialty. : SHAD
51. Walk in the country. : HIKE
52. Of the ear area. : OTIC
53. Waste time. : FOOL
54. One kind of warning. : FORE
57. Come-and-go phenomenon. : FAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 14 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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