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New York Times, Thursday, August 11, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,207

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Across
1
Made public. : BARED
6
Select, in a way. : SIFT
10
Part of a postmark. : DATE
14
Straighten. : ALINE
15
Muse of history. : CLIO
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Man's name, for short. : EBEN
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Fissures. : RIFTS
18
Share. : ALLOTMENT
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One of Ben Franklin's inventions. : BIFOCALS
22
Community of a sort. : GHETTO
23
Lily plant. : IRID
24
Spring peeper. : TOAD
25
In force. : VALID
27
Storklike bird. : WOODIBIS
31
Come in first. : WIN
32
Still to come. : BEHIND
34
Rabbit fur. : CONY
35
Brisk. : AGILE
37
Keelbill. : ANI
38
Mason's partner. : DIXON
39
More than a little. : SOME
40
Christmas symbol. : CRECHE
42
Before. : ERE
43
Forward course. : PROGRESS
45
Unsweet. : ACERB
47
High: Ger. : HOCH
48
One of the slayers of Ymir. : ODIN
49
Consume. : DEVOUR
52
One of the scenic wonders of the world. : TAJMAHAL
56
Implications. : OVERTONES
58
Beguile. : AMUSE
59
Chow ___. : MEIN
60
Take leave. : PART
61
George Sand novel. : LELIA
62
River of Austria. : ENNS
63
Amounts. : SUMS
64
Reduce drastically. : SLASH
Down
1
Arrowhead part. : BARB
2
Et ___. : ALII
3
Native of Morocco. : RIFF
4
Ensnare. : ENTOIL
5
Set forth. : DESCRIBE
6
Recipe direction. : SCALD
7
Troubles. : ILLS
8
Thread: Fr. : FIL
9
"___ to be true." : TOOGOOD
10
Marie ___, queen of France. : DEMEDICI
11
Support in evildoing. : ABET
12
Pavilion. : TENT
13
Within: Prefix. : ENTO
19
Man's name, for short. : THAD
21
Staff member. : AIDE
24
Stimulating. : TONIC
25
Intensity. : VIGOR
26
___ et fide, (by courage and faith): Lat. : ANIMO
27
Zeltinger and zinfandel. : WINES
28
Athlete. : BOXER
29
Encircle. : INORB
30
"Auld Lang ___." : SYNE
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U.S. aircraft carrier. : WASP
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Jarring. : HARSH
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Variety of domestic fowl. : LEGHORNS
38
Tenths. : DECIMALS
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Legendary Greek king, founder of Athens. : CECROPS
41
Pilgrimage to Mecca. : HADJ
44
Drive out. : ROUT
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Cloisonné. : ENAMEL
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Structures for drying tobacco. : OASTS
49
Feature of 52 Across. : DOME
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Level. : EVEN
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Branching rib of a leaf. : VEIN
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Expression. : TERM
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Dance. : HULA
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Commercial term. : ASIS
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Sister of Rachel. : LEAH
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Ship: Prefix. : NAU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 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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