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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
1. Official garments. : ROBES
6. Heath. : MOOR
10. White lies. : FIBS
14. Perfume. : AROMA
15. Top. : ACME
16. Single. : UNAL
17. Hit the ceiling. : FLYOFFTHEHANDLE
20. Chemical compounds. : ESTERS
21. French article. : LES
22. Presidential nickname. : IKE
23. ___ of Light. : CITY
24. Switzerland's lack. : SEACOAST
26. Solder, for one. : ALLOY
28. Cadences. : METRES
29. 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
1. 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
8. 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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