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New York Times, Thursday, June 9, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,144
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1. Ivan or Alexis. : CZAR
5. Pastel color. : FLESH
10. Ardent fan: Colloq. : BUFF
14. The moon personified. : LUNA
15. Accessory for a vaquero. : REATA
16. United: Fr. : UNIE
17. Tips. : ENDS
18. Long cliff. : ESCARPMENT
20. Flop. : FIASCO
22. Pleasant exercise. : HIKE
23. Contend. : VIE
24. 1936 candidate. : LANDON
26. Ovine animal. : EWE
28. Verily. : AMEN
30. Infallible. : UNERRING
33. Adjective suffix. : OSE
34. Agree. : ACCEDE
36. Normandy locale. : STLO
38. See 20 Across. : FIZZLE
40. Recipe measurement. : CUPFUL
42. Disconcert: Colloq. : FAZE
43. Deprive (of). : DIVEST
47. Indian. : UTE
48. Eric or Leif. : NORSEMAN
50. Haarlem painter. : HALS
52. Extremely. : TOO
53. Present, as a claim. : PREFER
55. Number on a clock. : III
57. Throat-clearing sound. : AHEM
59. Silver: Poet. : ARGENT
63. Deny. : CONTRADICT
66. Iris plant. : IXIA
67. German name. : OTTO
68. Change of ___. : VENUE
69. Meadow mouse. : VOLE
70. Famous cartoonist. : NAST
71. Kefauver. : ESTES
72. Prize-winning biographer. : EDEL
1. Musical sign. : CLEF
2. Pueblo Indian. : ZUNI
3. Time ___ half. : ANDA
4. Engage in a certain sport: Dial. : RASSLE
5. Refrigerant. : FREON
6. "___ Miserables." : LES
7. Every person. : EACHONE
8. Like some glass. : STAINED
9. Listen! : HARK
10. Dodger, at one time. : BUM
11. Calm. : UNEVENTFUL
12. Ended: Fr. : FINI
13. Garden party, perhaps. : FETE
19. Equal. : PEER
21. Kiel, for one. : CANAL
25. French title. : DUC
27. Shred. : WISP
28. Oriental. : ASIAN
29. Certain engravings. : MEZZOTINTS
31. LP's. : RECS
32. Floods (the market). : GLUTS
33. Gone away. : OFF
35. Assign. : CEDE
37. Iberian cheer. : OLE
39. Cold number. : ZERO
41. Arthur's father. : UTHER
44. Gets in the way of. : IMPEDES
45. Critter. : VARMINT
46. Hydrocarbon suffix. : ENE
49. Rise high. : SOAR
51. Greek. : ARGIVE
54. Clotho et al. : FATES
55. Picture. : ICON
56. Letter for 51 Down. : IOTA
58. Acquire. : HAVE
60. O. T. Book: Abbr. : EXOD
61. Karnak's river. : NILE
62. Chinese weight. : TAEL
64. Add (up): Colloq. : TOT
65. Signal to begin. : CUE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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