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New York Times, Thursday, June 2, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 95, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,137
Across
1. Melon. : CASABA
7. Make ready. : PREPARE
14. Temperamental display. : TANTRUM
15. Expose. : LAYOPEN
16. Straddling. : ASTRIDE
17. Quite ordinary. : AVERAGE
18. Stand (one) in good ___. : STEAD
19. Angles in a nonagon. : NINE
21. In good order. : TRIM
22. French girl's nickname. : TONI
23. French river. : AIRE
24. One of the Rosses. : BETSY
25. "To ___ and a bone . . . " : ARAG
26. ___-Aztecan. : UTO
27. Needlefish. : GAR
28. The two. : BOTH
29. Tawdry. : TINSEL
31. Hardtop. : CAR
34. Girl in "South Pacific." : LIAT
35. Glessite or amber. : RESIN
36. Vaulter's gear. : POLE
37. Draper's measure of yore. : ELL
38. Compared with. : BESIDE
39. Lively frolic. : ROMP
40. On this side: Prefix. : CIS
41. German article. : DER
42. Hyalite or girasol. : OPAL
43. With ___ breath. : BATED
46. Mother of Ares. : HERA
47. Sanctuary of early Christian church. : BEMA
48. Source of a blue dye. : ANIL
49. Tolerable. : SOSO
50. "___/De Sade." : MARAT
51. Sometime band members. : SIDEMEN
53. Stir up. : AGITATE
55. Repeat. : ITERATE
56. Crossed out. : DELETED
57. March 25th. : LADYDAY
58. Alloy of lead and tin. : SOLDER
Down
1. Old-fashioned remedy. : CASTOROIL
2. Before birth. : ANTENATAL
3. Poker hand. : STRAIGHT
4. Droughty. : ARID
5. Gemma. : BUD
6. Courteous behavior. : AMENITIES
7. Soar on wings. : PLANE
8. Storm. : RAVE
9. Watch. : EYE
10. Railroad employe. : PORTER
11. Separately. : APART
12. St. ___, river into the St. Lawrence. : REGIS
13. Hostile host. : ENEMY
14. Full of flavor. : TASTABLE
20. Type of warship. : IRONSIDES
23. Others: Fr. : AUTRES
24. Soirée of a kind. : BAL
27. Classifications, in biology. : GENERA
30. Highway offshoots. : SIDEROADS
31. Work together. : COOPERATE
32. College anthem. : ALMAMATER
33. Laminated anew. : REPLATED
36. Proved a will genuine. : PROBATED
38. Invite. : BID
40. Vegetable. : CELERY
43. Turtle soup flavoring. : BASIL
44. "West Side Story" role. : ANITA
45. Surged. : TIDED
46. Dear. : HONEY
49. Silk: It. : SETA
50. Plant. : MILL
52. Wildly gay. : MAD
54. Earth: Prefix. : GEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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