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New York Times, Monday, June 6, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { J K Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
PS notes: There were two 65-Across clues listed one right after the other in the original. One had "Torn," and the other had "Let"; either can elicit the answer RENT. Chose "Torn."
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,141
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1. Lady. : WIFE
5. Mother of Apollo. : LETO
9. Plot. : CABAL
14. Asian sea. : ARAL
15. Sleep like ___. : ATOP
16. Harangue. : ORATE
17. Farewell of a kind. : BONVOYAGE
19. Crucial. : ACUTE
20. Begins. : ENTERS
21. Annoying one. : GNAT
23. Unwise. : MAD
24. Constellation. : ARA
25. Lady ___ (Miss Lillie). : PEEL
26. Indian measures. : SERS
27. Person: Colloq. : CUSS
29. American painter. : PARRISH
31. Relevant. : APT
32. Cheerful. : ROSY
33. Scribble idly. : DOODLE
37. Table decor. : DOILIES
39. Cinematographer's device. : FADEOUT
40. Begin. : INCEPT
41. Musical passage. : CODA
42. Chemical prefix. : OXA
43. Falling short. : FAILURE
45. Be annoyed. : FRET
46. Discontinue. : QUIT
49. Deuce. : CARD
50. High peak. : ALP
51. Vase. : URN
52. ___ were. : ASIT
53. Gambol. : FROLIC
56. "The ___ and the Ecstasy." : AGONY
58. Marconi's forte. : RADIOWAVE
60. Title for Goya. : SENOR
61. Clock part. : DIAL
62. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
63. Goddess of peace. : IRENE
64. Swing around. : SLUE
65. Torn. : RENT
1. Jabberwocky word. : WABE
2. Shade of gray. : IRON
3. Capricious. : FANTASTIC
4. Young eels. : ELVERS
5. Ballads. : LAYS
6. Greek letter. : ETA
7. Clothing store: Colloq. : TOGGERY
8. Kitchen device. : OPENER
9. Slicker. : COAT
10. Parabola. : ARC
11. Famous French chemist. : BAUME
12. Perfume. : ATTAR
13. City in Yorkshire. : LEEDS
18. ___ et labora. : ORA
22. Surveying telescope. : ALIDADE
25. Football play. : PASS
26. Tire casing. : SHOE
27. Moslem judge. : CADI
28. ___ my word! : UPON
29. Type of literary criticism. : POETICS
30. Baking ingredient. : SODA
32. River bank. : RIPA
34. Entrance appurtenance. : DOORPLATE
35. De ___. : LUXE
36. State: Fr. : ETAT
38. Boxer's blow. : LEFT
39. Cross a stream. : FORD
41. Shorten. : CURTAIL
44. Scotsmen. : LAIRDS
45. Boutonniere. : FLOWER
46. Seemingly. : QUASI
47. Impatient one. : URGER
48. All ___ (together). : INONE
50. Plow: Lat. : ARO
52. Point on the Isle of Man. : AYRE
53. Dossier. : FILE
54. "Terrible" one. : IVAN
55. Hibernian. : CELT
57. Common prefix. : NON
59. Family member: Abbr. : DAU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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