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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
David Steinberg 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
Across
1
Lady. : WIFE
5
Mother of Apollo. : LETO
9
Plot. : CABAL
14
Asian sea. : ARAL
15
Sleep like ___. : ATOP
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Harangue. : ORATE
17
Farewell of a kind. : BONVOYAGE
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Crucial. : ACUTE
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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
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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
Down
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Jabberwocky word. : WABE
2
Shade of gray. : IRON
3
Capricious. : FANTASTIC
4
Young eels. : ELVERS
5
Ballads. : LAYS
6
Greek letter. : ETA
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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
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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