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New York Times, Monday, July 18, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,183
Across
1. Impudence: Colloq. : SASS
5. Abrupt. : RAPID
10. Part of a fore-and-aft rig. : GAFF
14. Costume for a ballerina. : TUTU
15. Musical exercise. : ETUDE
16. Husband of Gudrun. : ATLI
17. Spoken. : ORAL
18. Ancestor. : FOREFATHER
20. Type of employment. : PARTTIME
22. Repeats. : ECHOES
23. Makes progress. : GAINS
24. Most ineffective. : LAMEST
25. Caper. : PRANCE
27. Scarce item, at times. : WATER
28. Namely: Abbr. : VIZ
29. Snakes. : KRAITS
31. Metrical foot. : IAMB
35. Monkey puzzles. : TREES
37. Silvery gray. : ASH
38. Excessive. : UNDUE
39. Evening, in Italy. : SERA
40. Advances slowly. : CREEPS
42. Where Muscle Shoals is: Abbr. : ALA
43. Track. : SPOOR
45. Knocked. : RAPPED
47. Sponsor. : PATRON
49. Sired. : BEGAT
50. Body of beliefs. : GOSPEL
51. Wooden peg, used in shipbuilding. : TREENAIL
54. Put back in place. : REPOSITION
56. Shawm's cousin. : OBOE
57. Hebrew dry measure. : OMER
58. Lasso loop. : NOOSE
59. In the preceding month: Abbr. : ULTO
60. Disappeared. : WENT
61. Ruined one: Colloq. : GONER
62. Certain evergreen plants. : TEAS
Down
1. Save, in hockey. : STOP
2. Emanation. : AURA
3. Astrologer. : STARGAZER
4. Moslem VIP. : SULTAN
5. Oil company employe. : REFINER
6. Tiny particles. : ATOMS
7. Absolute. : PURE
8. Chemical suffix. : IDE
9. Losses. : DEFEATS
10. Harvest. : GATHERIN
11. Companion of Aramis. : ATHOS
12. Famous street. : FLEET
13. Evergreens. : FIRS
19. Highest point. : ACME
21. Metronome sounds. : TICKS
24. Shaping tool. : LATHE
25. Army men: Abbr. : PVTS
26. To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
27. "Sadder but ___." : WISER
30. Burr. : AARON
32. Flexible, in a way. : ADAPTABLE
33. Slipper. : MULE
34. Drop or bubble. : BEAD
36. City on Passamaquoddy Bay. : EASTPORT
38. Custom. : USAGE
40. ___ off period. : COOLING
41. Fastidious one. : PREENER
44. Exec. off. : PRES
46. Succeed: Colloq. : PANOUT
47. Verse: Fr. : POEME
48. Colorado resort. : ASPEN
49. Scottish oatmeal dish. : BROSE
50. Become. : GROW
51. Noun-forming suffix. : TION
52. After theta. : IOTA
53. Delibes and others. : LEOS
55. Extremely. : TOO

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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