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New York Times, Wednesday, August 17, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,213
Across
1. Fish. : CARP
5. Fish. : COD
8. Yield. : BEND
12. Shots beyond the target. : OVERS
14. Kind of package. : CARE
15. Winged: Anat. : ALAR
16. Eyelashes. : CILIA
17. First man. : ADAM
18. European president. : TITO
19. Without limit. : ADINFINITUM
22. Early Roman date. : XIV
23. Essence. : SCENT
24. Caustic. : EROSIVE
26. Pine (for). : ACHE
28. Ditch or moat. : FOSS
30. Reveals. : BARES
31. First-quarter moon. : CRESCENT
33. Glove size. : SIX
34. Secreted. : HID
35. Cache of arms. : ARSENAL
37. French king. : ROI
40. Main and others: Abbr. : STS
41. To the point. : RELEVANT
43. Chemical element. : BORON
46. Prefix for phone or ton. : MEGA
47. Followers: Suffix. : ITES
48. Oblivious. : UNAWARE
50. Maker of violins. : AMATI
52. Oriental money. : SEN
53. Scrupulous. : PUNCTILIOUS
57. Shingle. : SIGN
59. Equine. : MARE
60. Velvet. : PANNE
61. Former English P.M. : EDEN
62. Mild expletive. : EGAD
63. Part of a walk-up. : STAIR
64. Venture. : DARE
65. Bird's bill. : NEB
66. Heroine of animal tale. : ELSA
Down
1. Tropical shrub. : COCA
2. Very eager. : AVID
3. Enjoyed. : RELISHED
4. Monarchs. : PRINCES
5. Mohammedan judge. : CADI
6. Speechifies. : ORATES
7. Take exception. : DEMUR
8. Club. : BAT
9. Tincture. : ELIXIR
10. Aborigine. : NATIVE
11. Moving crowds. : DROVES
13. Vault. : SAFE
14. Districts. : CANTONS
20. Derives by reasoning. : INFERS
21. Pendant ornament. : MOBILE
25. Kind of horn, for short. : SAX
26. German exclamation. : ACH
27. Dernier ___. : CRI
29. Cubic meter. : STERE
32. Doze. : CATNAP
33. Delicatessen. : SALAMI
36. Vetoed. : NEGATED
37. Sensible. : RATIONAL
38. Number. : ONE
39. Possessive pronoun. : ITS
40. Barnyard animal. : SOW
42. Weaken. : VITIATE
43. Transported, in a way. : BUSSED
44. Indian. : ONEIDA
45. U.S. lunar probe. : RANGER
46. Household. : MENAGE
49. Cud. : RUMEN
51. Dolomites. : ALPS
54. Zodiac sign. : CRAB
55. Les Etats ___. : UNIS
56. Laboratory specialties. : SERA
58. Compass point. : NNE

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