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New York Times, Friday, May 6, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 342 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,110
Across Down
1. Munster county. : CORK
5. Plausible excuse. : ALIBI
10. City of Argyll, Scotland. : OBAN
14. Impoverish. : RUIN
15. Part of a President's name. : BUREN
16. Wrinkle: Zool. : RUGA
17. Numerical prefix. : OCTO
18. The last. : OMEGA
19. Watusi's cousin. : FRUG
20. Examination. : CHECKUP
22. Straight men. : STOOGES
24. Ethiopia's neighbor. : KENYA
26. Note of a kind. : IOU
27. Drove away. : SHOOED
30. Brilliant. : DAZZLING
35. Stimulate: Slang. : PEPUP
36. Indian corn. : MAIZE
37. Hide ___ hair. : NOR
38. Got off. : ALIT
39. By chance. : HAPLY
40. Cerulean. : BLUE
41. Discordancy. : DIN
42. Outdoes. : BESTS
43. Discontinue. : CEASE
44. Anathematize. : EXECRATE
46. Imperfect. : FLAWED
47. Light color. : RED
48. Household appliance. : DRIER
50. Straggles. : SPRAWLS
54. Rejoins. : ANSWERS
58. Inflexible. : IRON
59. "The man ___ . . . " : ILOVE
61. Where Reykjavik is: Abbr. : ICEL
62. Weedy plant. : DOCK
63. Identifies. : NAMES
64. Kipling's Ortheris, Learoyd and Mulvaney. : TRIO
65. Black. : INKY
66. Contingency. : EVENT
67. Like some juries. : HUNG
1. Gator. : CROC
2. Sound of pain. : OUCH
3. Ceremony. : RITE
4. Sensationally striking: Slang. : KNOCKOUT
5. Be rich in. : ABOUND
6. Like some bread, batter, etc. : LUMPY
7. Where 1 Across is: Abbr. : IRE
8. ___ off (reneges). : BEGS
9. Highly excited, slangy style. : INATIZZY
10. Fair means ___. : ORFOUL
11. Town: Colloq. : BURG
12. Chills and fever. : AGUE
13. Xanthippes. : NAGS
21. Last. : KEEP
23. Ocean sediment. : OOZE
25. Made fit. : ADAPTED
27. Fictional private eye. : SPADE
28. Spiral. : HELIX
29. Humorously, think. : OPINE
31. Troubles. : AILS
32. Relative. : INLAW
33. Futile. : NOUSE
34. Cupidity. : GREED
36. Vertical pole. : MAST
39. Publicize highly. : HEADLINE
40. Tolerate. : BEARWITH
42. Beverage. : BREW
43. Diminutive endings. : CLES
45. Irritable. : CRANKY
46. The cream. : FINEST
49. Glossy black. : RAVEN
50. Cairo title. : SIDI
51. Term in grammar: Abbr. : PRON
52. Shake. : ROCK
53. Byelorussian. : SLAV
55. Beige. : ECRU
56. Check. : REIN
57. Plod. : SLOG
60. Cockney's flat. : OME

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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