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New York Times, Monday, July 4, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 332 (avg 1.76)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,169
Across Down
1. U.S. agency insuring deposits. : FDIC
5. Peaks. : ACMES
10. Native of the Philippines. : MORO
14. Island near Venice. : LIDO
15. Ambassador to Australia. : CLARK
16. Rural sound. : CROW
17. Smooth. : EVEN
18. Famous batsman. : CASEY
19. Space agency. : NASA
20. Cabinet member. : DEANRUSK
22. Fishing boat. : WHALER
24. Rows. : OARS
25. Tree: Ger. : BAUM
26. Mrs. Patricia ___, Ambassador to Luxembourg. : HARRIS
29. Precursor. : WAYMAKER
33. Noun suffix. : ADE
34. Ambassador to Mauritania. : LEWIS
36. College official: Slang. : PREXY
37. Coin of Iran. : RIAL
39. Handed (out). : DOLED
41. In the company of. : AMID
42. Ice pinnacle. : SERAC
44. More mature. : OLDER
46. October brew. : ALE
47. VIP at Cabinet meetings. : HUMPHREY
49. Cabinet member. : FOWLER
51. Army Chief of Staff, 1910–14. : WOOD
52. Bartlett. : PEAR
53. Having streaks. : STRIPY
56. Ambassador at Large. : HARRIMAN
60. East Indian tree. : POON
61. To possess: Fr. : AVOIR
63. Pass. : GOBY
64. All excited. : AGOG
65. Ambassador to Vietnam. : LODGE
66. One of 18. : HOLE
67. Den mothers, perhaps. : MOMS
68. Modern device using light. : LASER
69. Allowance for waste. : TRET
1. Vanished. : FLED
2. Gainer. : DIVE
3. Notion. : IDEA
4. Cabinet member. : CONNOR
5. Detestable. : ACCURSED
6. First ___. : CLASS
7. Catcher's gear. : MASK
8. Cockney's "present." : ERE
9. Air route. : SKYWAY
10. Cabinet member. : MCNAMARA
11. Spoken. : ORAL
12. New York's symbol. : ROSE
13. Man ___. : OWAR
21. Kind of bird. : RAIL
23. Over the ___. : HUMP
25. Established. : BASED
26. Severe. : HARSH
27. Parting word. : ADIEU
28. Fortify again. : REARM
29. Brandt of Berlin. : WILLY
30. Mustafa ___, Turkish leader. : KEMAL
31. Banish. : EXILE
32. ___ Cup, golf trophy. : RYDER
35. Courted. : WOOED
38. Crested plovers. : LAPWINGS
40. Procrastinator. : DEFERRER
43. Mince. : CHOP
45. Stadium sound. : ROAR
48. Last Secretary of War. : ROYALL
50. Ambassador to China (Taiwan). : WRIGHT
52. Satchel of baseball. : PAIGE
53. Part of the Americas: Abbr. : SPAM
54. "And four ___." : TOGO
55. Study. : ROOM
56. Coal scuttles. : HODS
57. Anchor. : MOOR
58. Competent. : ABLE
59. Veto word. : NYET
62. USIA radio. : VOA

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

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