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New York Times, Friday, May 27, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
David Steinberg notes:

In 63-Across, Entebbe is clued as the capital of UGANDA, but by the time Uganda became an independent nation in 1962 (4 years before this puzzle was published), the capital had already moved to Kampala.

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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,131

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Interjection of disbelief. : HUH
4
Man of iron. : STOIC
9
Chief Justice, 1921–30. : TAFT
13
___ old cat. : ONE
14
Consider. : LOOKAT
16
Jar. : OLLA
17
Form of address. : SIR
18
Medieval helmets. : ARMETS
19
Southern porgy. : SCUP
20
Prairie's cousin. : STEPPE
22
Washington Indian. : SPOKANE
24
Floored, for short. : KOD
25
Top. : CAP
27
High ___. : JINKS
28
___ cog. : SLIPA
30
Final home of King Arthur. : AVALON
32
Mackerels. : PETOS
33
Japanese general. : TOJO
34
Garment. : TOGA
38
Unplanned. : CATCHASCATCHCAN
41
Novelist Seton. : ANYA
42
Form of address. : MAAM
43
___ stand. : LETIT
44
Thirty: It. : TRENTA
46
Images. : ICONS
47
Rampage. : SPREE
50
Theological degree. : DSS
51
Pile. : NAP
52
Roughened, as skin. : CHAPPED
54
Temporary theaters: Brit. : FITUPS
57
Liturgy. : RITE
58
Eau-de-vie. : COGNAC
61
Tack. : SEW
62
Landed. : ALIT
63
Its capital is Entebbe. : UGANDA
64
Age. : ERA
65
Game. : POOL
66
Mill product. : STEEL
67
Total. : SUM
Down
1
Cayuse. : HOSS
2
Individual. : UNIT
3
Command to a feline. : HEREKITTY
4
Haphazardly. : SLAPDASH
5
Raced. : TORE
6
Dutch uncle. : OOM
7
Presidential nickname. : IKE
8
Nightwear of a sort. : CATSPAJAMAS
9
Infinitive for an exercise. : TOSKINTHECAT
10
Well-known highway. : ALCAN
11
Not make the grade. : FLUNK
12
Records. : TAPES
15
Abbreviation in cookery. : TSP
21
Mexican volcano. : POPOCATEPETL
23
Eye: Sp. : OJO
25
Certain wares of Wall Street. : CATSANDDOGS
26
Lawyers: Fr. : AVOCATS
28
Society founded in 1866. : SPCA
29
Spare. : LEAN
31
Share. : LOT
35
Marine animals. : OCTOPUSES
36
Increase. : GAIN
37
Social insects. : ANTS
39
Soul: Fr. : AME
40
Coolly dispassionate. : CLINICAL
45
Status: Slang. : REP
47
Bit. : SCRAP
48
One of the Vances. : PHILO
49
Proportion. : RATIO
53
Old French coin. : ECU
54
Dim. : FADE
55
Where Belaunde Terry is president. : PERU
56
Didn't sink. : SWAM
59
Channel. : GAT
60
Compass point. : NNE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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