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New York Times, Friday, July 15, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,180
Across
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Official garments. : ROBES
6
Heath. : MOOR
10
White lies. : FIBS
14
Perfume. : AROMA
15
Top. : ACME
16
Single. : UNAL
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Hit the ceiling. : FLYOFFTHEHANDLE
20
Chemical compounds. : ESTERS
21
French article. : LES
22
Presidential nickname. : IKE
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___ of Light. : CITY
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Switzerland's lack. : SEACOAST
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Solder, for one. : ALLOY
28
Cadences. : METRES
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Substantive. : NOUN
30
Theater part. : PIT
31
Fragment. : SNATCH
35
Catch. : NAB
36
Spotted. : MOTTLED
38
Whitney. : ELI
39
Rejoinder. : ANSWER
41
"A Shropshire ___." : LAD
42
Kernel. : MEAT
43
Horn. : ANTLER
45
Discoveries. : FINDS
46
Conductors. : MAESTROS
49
Beyond: Prefix. : PARA
50
East: Ger. : OST
51
Mulberry. : AAL
52
What all the world is. : ASTAGE
54
Historic group of 1941. : THEFLYINGTIGERS
58
Hour: Sp. : HORA
59
Vingt-___. : ETUN
60
Come together. : MERGE
61
Bid to go. : SEND
62
Modern artist. : DALI
63
Partner: Abbr. : ASSOC
Down
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British service unit. : RAF
2
Heraldic band. : ORLE
3
Youth groups. : BOYSCLUBS
4
Feeling. : EMOTION
5
Kind of belt. : SAFETY
6
Gymnasium gear. : MATS
7
Gaelic exclamation. : OCH
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Spanish ___. : OMELET
9
Told over from start to finish. : REHEARSED
10
Partner of games. : FUN
11
Nepal's neighbor. : INDIA
12
Frustrates. : BALKS
13
Weather word. : SLEET
18
Little fishes. : FRY
19
Climb. : ASCEND
24
Puts in order. : SETTLES
25
She-bear: Sp. : OSA
26
O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
27
Give temporarily. : LOAN
28
Harvard's neighbor. : MIT
30
Depicted. : PORTRAYED
32
Members of the family. : TEENAGERS
33
Dressed. : CLAD
34
Fortunate chances. : HITS
36
Intellectual. : MENTAL
37
Tutelary god. : LAR
40
Used to be. : WAS
42
Optical phenomena. : MIRAGES
44
The "nymphet." : LOLITA
45
Bluebeard's last wife. : FATIMA
46
Housewife's problem. : MOTHS
47
"For want of ___ . . . " : ASHOE
48
Everlasting: Poet. : ETERN
49
Sibilant sound. : PST
52
Vedic god of fire. : AGNI
53
Hence. : ERGO
55
Passing fancy. : FAD
56
Not any: Law. : NUL
57
Moment, for short. : SEC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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