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New York Times, Monday, May 30, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,134
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1. Fraction. : HALF
5. Bland. : SOFT
9. French psychologist. : BINET
14. Of an age. : ERAL
15. Melody. : ARIA
16. Wind: Prefix. : ANEMO
17. ___ die. : SINE
18. Peddler of Bibles, tracts, etc. : COLPORTEUR
20. Military district. : SECTOR
22. Readers, as in churches. : LECTORS
23. Chosen. : ELECTED
25. British gun. : STEN
26. Pelts. : HIDES
28. Sets up. : ERECTS
32. Bob of "The Rivals." : ACRES
35. Harbor sights. : MASTS
37. Tint. : HUE
38. Time. : HOUR
39. Goes boating. : PUNTS
40. Nobelist author. : MANN
41. Unit of work. : ERG
42. More simple. : BARER
43. Engages. : HIRES
44. "___ Marco Polo." : MESSER
46. Bird. : RAVEN
48. Pronoun. : THAT
50. Archaic term for "weaver." : WEBSTER
54. Scrapes. : ABRADES
57. Part of the eye. : RETINA
58. Archaic term for "clerks." : SCRIVENERS
60. Sticks. : RODS
61. Get ___ on. : AMOVE
62. Correct. : TRUE
63. Alter ___. : EGOS
64. English writer. : LEWES
65. Pullets. : HENS
66. Maiden ___. : LANE
1. West German state. : HESSE
2. Satellite of Uranus. : ARIEL
3. Ancient weapon. : LANCE
4. Archaic maker of arrows. : FLETCHER
5. Holy. : SACRED
6. Mountain: Prefix. : ORO
7. Pervade. : FILL
8. Records in a certain way. : TAPES
9. Trades. : BARTERS
10. Vocalize. : INTONE
11. ___-do-well. : NEER
12. Ratite birds. : EMUS
13. Rocky pinnacle. : TOR
19. Double quartets. : OCTETS
21. Inventor Elisha. : OTIS
24. Object. : DEMUR
27. More reasonable. : SANER
29. Scorch. : CHAR
30. Melody. : TUNE
31. French city. : SENS
32. Throaty noise. : AHEM
33. Central part. : CORE
34. Lap robes. : RUGS
36. Hollow stem. : STRAW
39. Procession. : PARADE
40. Medieval singer. : MINSTREL
42. Conducts oneself. : BEHAVES
43. Youth goddess. : HEBE
45. Contend. : STRIVE
47. Quatrains. : VERSES
49. Fraction. : TENTH
51. N. Y. county. : TIOGA
52. Not sideways. : ENDON
53. Civet. : RASSE
54. Peak. : ACME
55. Forehead. : BROW
56. Dry. : SERE
58. "My gal." : SAL
59. Go. : RUN

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