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New York Times, Saturday, August 20, 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 Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,216
Across
1. Political group. : GOP
4. Went swiftly. : SPED
8. Rain check. : STUB
12. "___ after his own heart." : AMAN
14. French square. : CARRE
15. Hebrides island. : IONA
16. In low tones. : UNDERONESBREATH
19. Fraudulent. : DISHONEST
20. Go on ___. : ANDON
21. Husband: Fr. : MARI
22. Container. : BIN
23. Fur. : MARTEN
27. Currency. : DOLLARS
31. Oriental prince. : AMEER
32. Of aircraft. : AERO
33. Artist's medium. : OIL
35. William J. Bryan's home. : LINCOLNNEBRASKA
39. Once ___ lifetime. : INA
40. Statutes. : ACTS
41. Enemies of the Iroquois. : ERIES
42. Dance. : ONESTEP
45. Importance. : STRESS
46. ___ West. : MAE
47. Greek letter. : IOTA
49. Victoria and others. : LAKES
52. Submissions of laws to popular vote. : REFERENDA
57. Candor. : OPENHEARTEDNESS
59. Type of car. : USED
60. Kitchen utensil. : RICER
61. Personal attribute. : TACT
62. Studies. : DENS
63. Arabian gulf. : ADEN
64. Greek letter. : PSI
Down
1. Trinket. : GAUD
2. All: Prefix. : OMNI
3. Sites at Cape Kennedy. : PADS
4. More judicious. : SANER
5. American notable of 1853. : PRESIDENTPIERCE
6. Formerly, old style. : ERST
7. Society girl. : DEB
8. Orange-red pigment. : SIENNA
9. Tailless amphibian. : TOAD
10. Poetic preposition. : UNTO
11. Road, in Berlin. : BAHN
13. O. T. Book: Abbr. : NEH
14. Literary middle name. : CONAN
17. Hollywood name. : ROMERO
18. Wading bird. : RAIL
22. Globule. : BLOB
23. Senegal's neighbor. : MALI
24. ___ acids. : AMINO
25. French historian. : RENAN
26. Operative: Slang. : TEC
28. Cinnabar and others. : ORES
29. Girl of song. : ROSIE
30. Dickens character. : SIKES
32. Suffix with appear or disappear. : ANCE
34. Colleen's cousin. : LASS
36. Recent. : LATE
37. Hinder. : RETARD
38. R.R. abbreviation. : ARR
43. Improves. : EMENDS
44. Window part. : SASH
45. Ranch animal. : STEER
48. Frequently. : OFTEN
49. Flashy. : LOUD
50. Church section. : APSE
51. Penetrating. : KEEN
52. Military action. : RAID
53. Noun suffix. : ENT
54. ___ tide. : NEAP
55. Awards for valor. : DSCS
56. Italian wine center. : ASTI
58. Period. : ERA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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