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New York Times, Thursday, July 7, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,172

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Dish with mint jelly. : LAMB
5. ___ Nostra. : COSA
9. The sheriff's boys. : POSSE
14. Turkish regiment. : ALAI
15. Portent. : OMEN
16. Tuckered out. : ALLIN
17. Diplomacy. : TACT
18. North, to a Berliner. : NORD
19. Sea goddess, guardian of the Gorgons. : DEINO
20. Parisian's state. : ETAT
21. Phrase from the fox. : SOURGRAPES
23. Most recent. : NEWEST
25. Lord ___, author of "Churchill." : MORAN
26. Greeley's associate. : REID
28. Half a dozen, in Roma. : SEI
29. Type of resort. : SPA
32. Explained again. : RESTATED
36. Repeated. : ECHOED
38. Hero of long-run comedy. : ABIE
39. Alaskan boat. : UMIAK
41. Whether ___. : ORNO
42. Chord in geometry. : SECANT
44. Tempting. : INVITING
46. State: Abbr. : ARK
47. Ice: Ger. : EIS
49. Cry in pain. : YELP
50. Contests, as in ancient Greece. : AGONS
52. Take up again. : REOPEN
56. Certain stars, in stage slang. : TOPBANANAS
60. Whitewall. : TIRE
61. Like some gems. : UNSET
62. Roasted: Fr. : ROTI
63. "There ought to be ___." : ALAW
64. Way over a fence. : STILE
65. G & S role. : KOKO
66. Assay. : TEST
67. Washes (down). : HOSES
68. 9 inches. : SPAN
69. Poems. : ODES
Down
1. Make tardy. : LATEN
2. Winged. : ALATE
3. Big bird. : MACAW
4. "The ___ of General Yen." : BITTERTEA
5. "Old Ironsides." : CONSTITUTION
6. Titular Melville character. : OMOO
7. Fluid akin to plasma. : SERUM
8. Aegean island. : ANDROS
9. Poet ___ Colum. : PADRAIC
10. New York city. : OLEAN
11. Slide. : SLIP
12. Trigonometric term. : SINE
13. Son of Seth. : ENOS
22. Translation of the Bible. : GREEKVERSION
24. The foam. : SEA
27. Political party: Abbr. : DEM
29. Spore cases on ferns. : SORI
30. English statesman. : PENN
31. ___'s life. : ADOG
32. Tabula ___. : RASA
33. Eponymous ancestor of the Hebrews. : EBER
34. Like some jokes. : SICK
35. 6th-cen. date. : DII
37. Hard-to-handle situation. : HOTPOTATO
40. Some. : ANY
43. Makes ineffective. : NEGATES
45. ___ de France. : ILE
48. Imaginary animals. : SNARKS
50. White poplar. : ABELE
51. Busybody. : SNOOP
53. Heaped up. : PILED
54. Wipe out. : ERASE
55. Salamanders. : NEWTS
56. Annoyed exclamation. : TUSH
57. Hep. : ONTO
58. Greek letters. : PSIS
59. Alaskan island. : ATKA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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