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New York Times, Monday, May 9, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F K Q W }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,113
Across Down
1. Surprise. : JOLT
5. Highland hillside. : BRAE
9. Performer of a sort. : BASSO
14. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
15. Drizzle. : RAIN
16. Dryad's cousin. : OREAD
17. Big bottles. : DEMIJOHNS
19. European blackbird. : MERLE
20. Dice throw. : ELEVEN
21. Certain craft. : TUGBOATS
23. Cousin of 9 Across. : ALTO
25. Of a period. : ERAL
26. Fishing lines with many hooks. : SPILLERS
30. Habit. : USAGE
33. Courageous. : NERVY
34. Thin and bony. : GAUNT
36. Word in a Latin lesson. : AMO
38. Indian. : OTOE
39. Speak boastfully. : VAUNT
40. Well-known nine. : CUBS
41. Cellar structure. : BIN
42. Cape. : MANTA
43. Is half asleep. : DOZES
44. Rank beginners. : TYROS
46. Anything short-lived. : EPHEMERA
48. Vertex. : APEX
50. Press down. : TAMP
51. Gads about: Colloq. : TRAIPSES
55. Famous first name in music. : SERGEI
59. Cleanse. : RINSE
60. Grace and others. : BLESSINGS
62. Music group. : OCTET
63. Supreme Court name. : EARL
64. Judicious. : SAGE
65. Disagreeable ones. : TOADS
66. Botanical inflorescence. : CYME
67. Old language. : ERSE
1. Color. : JADE
2. City near Kursk. : OREL
3. Unconvincing. : LAME
4. Adjective for a shell. : TRIVALVE
5. English novelist. : BRONTE
6. Word of cheer. : RAH
7. Grammarian's problem. : AINT
8. Result. : ENSUE
9. High-sounding words. : BOMBAST
10. Small area. : AREOLA
11. Doctor's concern. : SERA
12. Preserve (with "away"). : SALT
13. Works of art. : ODES
18. Popular confection. : JELLY
22. Salt-water fish. : GRUNT
24. Church feature. : ORGAN
26. Haughty one. : SNOB
27. Kind of jury. : PETIT
28. Form of ridicule. : IRONY
29. Cooked in oil. : SAUTE
31. Filmy stuff. : GAUZE
32. Pertaining to a fasting period. : EMBER
35. Not disposed. : UNAPT
37. Mountain in Thessaly. : OSSA
39. Containers. : VASES
40. Make up. : COMPRISE
42. Little ones. : MOPPETS
43. Greek districts. : DEMES
45. Made a poker maneuver. : RAISED
47. "Rhubarb." : HASSLE
49. Mediterranean vessel. : XEBEC
51. Harness race. : TROT
52. Puerto ___. : RICO
53. Architectural term. : ANTA
54. Do away with. : SLAY
56. Snarl. : GNAR
57. Humpty Dumpty and others. : EGGS
58. Understanding comment. : ISEE
61. Rich fur: Abbr. : ERM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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