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New York Times, Saturday, August 13, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,209
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1. Literary initials. : GBS
4. Meat jelly. : ASPIC
9. Tin foil for mirrors. : TAIN
13. Part of a bowknot. : LOOP
14. The same. : DITTO
15. Knob on a shield. : UMBO
16. Boy: Lat. : PUER
17. Take away: Law. : ADEEM
18. Function. : ROLE
19. Dog. : SPRINGERSPANIEL
22. Negative votes. : NOES
23. Residue. : ASH
24. Ethiopian ruler. : NEGUS
26. Contents of a shopping bag. : PACKAGES
31. Plays a game. : GOLFS
32. Fortitude. : GRIT
33. Lopez's theme tune. : NOLA
34. Toilet case. : ETUI
35. Walks wearily. : PLODS
36. Guy's companion. : DOLL
37. Noun suffix. : TUDE
38. Descartes. : RENE
39. Central Caucasian. : OSSET
40. School subject. : SPELLING
42. Western culture center. : ASPEN
43. Aswan, for one. : DAM
44. On ___ with. : APAR
45. Military center near Pikes Peak. : COLORADOSPRINGS
53. Colorful fish. : OPAH
54. Discriminative faculty. : TASTE
55. Dickens character. : NELL
56. "Gift of the ___." : MAGI
57. Ruhr city. : ESSEN
58. Hoary. : GRAY
59. Moreover. : ALSO
60. Fragment. : SHARD
61. Earth. : SOD
1. Ascend. : GOUP
2. Transvaal resident. : BOER
3. Place on the Mad River. : SPRINGFIELDOHIO
4. Saws. : ADAGES
5. Factions. : SIDES
6. Wing: Prefix. : PTER
7. Citizens of: Suffix. : ITES
8. Cosmetic cases. : COMPACTS
9. Perform certain athletic stunts. : TURNHANDSPRINGS
10. To me: Fr. : AMOI
11. Adjective suffix. : IBLE
12. Coward. : NOEL
13. Records, for short. : LPS
20. We: Fr. : NOUS
21. Question. : ASK
24. ___ to (incapable of). : NOTUP
25. Baffle. : ELUDE
26. Antler tip. : PRONG
27. Staff officer. : AIDE
28. Tailor's iron. : GOOSE
29. Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
30. Pungent wit. : SALT
31. Arrives at. : GETS
32. Valley. : GLEN
35. Apes. : PRIMATES
39. Glacial ridges. : OSAR
41. Gibbon. : LAR
42. Add. : APPEND
44. Michaelmas daisy. : ASTER
45. Part of a comet. : COMA
46. Gem. : OPAL
47. Moves slowly. : LAGS
48. Vigor. : DASH
49. Greek mountain. : OSSA
50. Tyrant. : NERO
51. Pleased. : GLAD
52. Foxy. : SLY

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

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