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New York Times, Tuesday, July 12, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,177
Across
1. Oriental gem. : JADE
5. Hominy. : SAMP
9. Fare for a beach cookout. : CLAMS
14. Over: Ger. : UBER
15. At the drop of ___. : AHAT
16. Afghan city. : HERAT
17. Gaseous compounds. : NITROGENS
19. Subcontinent. : INDIA
20. Prefix with plunk or flop. : KER
21. Pure and simple. : MERE
22. Appetizing. : SAVORY
23. Gem state. : IDAHO
25. Caballeros. : SENORES
26. "Love me and the world ___." : ISMINE
28. Saintly quality. : PIETY
29. Popular musical. : THEKINGANDI
31. Langley, for one: Abbr. : AFB
34. First-class. : AONE
35. Term in physics. : ERG
36. Ibsen's home. : OSLO
37. Assign by contract. : LET
38. Mongol conqueror. : GENGHISKHAN
42. Large volume. : FOLIO
43. Give an account. : RELATE
44. Cajole. : WHEEDLE
47. Modern warning device. : RADAR
48. Hidden treasures. : HOARDS
49. British general at Bunker Hill. : HOWE
50. Flounder. : DAB
53. Succeed. : ENSUE
54. Source of a valuable commodity. : SUGARCANE
56. December songs. : NOELS
57. Venerable. : AGED
58. Govt. agency. : USIA
59. City on the Rhone delta. : ARLES
60. Noted diva. : BORI
61. Discussion. : TALK
Down
1. Ship of the Yellow Sea. : JUNK
2. Anne Nichols' hero. : ABIE
3. Damaging influence. : DETRIMENT
4. Slip. : ERR
5. Grouse. : SAGEHEN
6. "No man is ___ to his valet." : AHERO
7. Lion's pride. : MANE
8. Measures: Abbr. : PTS
9. Dry red wine. : CHIANTI
10. Poetic postscript. : LENVOY
11. Intensity. : ARDOR
12. Official in a French city. : MAIRE
13. Guy ropes. : STAYS
18. People of Muscat. : OMANI
22. Embryo plant. : SEED
24. Sea wall. : DIKE
25. Hindu warrior. : SINGH
26. Language: Abbr. : ITAL
27. Loafer. : SHOE
28. Snapper or porgy. : PARGO
30. Spirit of Arabian saga. : GENIE
31. ___ rock. : ASHARDASA
32. Off key. : FLAT
33. Clavicle. : BONE
36. State: Abbr. : OKLA
38. Woman of great charms. : GODDESS
39. Pipe joints. : ELLS
40. River in Burma: Var. : IRAWADI
41. Passover feast. : SEDER
42. Schoolmaster's stick. : FERULE
44. "___ wooer goes a-wooing . . . " : WHENA
45. Distinction. : HONOR
46. Atelier piece. : EASEL
47. O.K.! : ROGER
49. Novelist exiled by Napoleon. : HUGO
51. West Indian shrub. : ANIL
52. Pelican's pride. : BEAK
54. Day of rest: Abbr. : SAB
55. Partner of dried. : CUT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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