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New York Times, Monday, August 22, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,218

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
5. Financial figure. : WAGE
9. Clever scheme. : DODGE
14. Lacking color. : PALE
15. College in N. C. : ELON
16. Lobster's claw. : CHELA
17. Shaw play. : PYGMALION
19. Illegal escapade: Slang. : CAPER
20. Gehrig. : LOU
21. Piece of porch furniture. : GLIDER
23. Square dance. : REEL
24. Mexican Indian. : YUMAN
26. Girl. : MAIDEN
28. Game fish of Florida waters. : PINTADOS
31. Grackle's cousin. : DAW
34. Yard. : SPAR
37. Hold title to. : OWN
38. Ivanhoe's wife. : ROWENA
40. Canadian metropolis. : TORONTO
42. Curtain fabric. : FISHNET
43. Europa's father. : AGENOR
44. River island. : AIT
45. Scientist's abbreviation. : ATWT
46. Sticky stuff. : GOO
47. Take to one's heels. : TURNTAIL
50. Nursery rhyme character. : PIEMAN
52. Land of the Gurkha. : NEPAL
56. Wire nail. : BRAD
58. Somewhat more, in music. : PIUPIU
61. News agency: Abbr. : UPI
62. Impatient. : EAGER
64. Service organization. : LIONSCLUB
66. Regale. : AMUSE
67. Common French infinitive. : ETRE
68. Head of the haus. : HERR
69. Succulent. : TASTY
70. Aniline products. : DYES
71. Phrase of understanding. : ISEE
Down
1. Spread on. : APPLY
2. Creek of the Gulf Coast. : BAYOU
3. Red sandalwood. : ALGUM
4. School: Abbr. : SEM
5. Satisfactorily. : WELL
6. Others: Lat. : ALII
7. Famous band leader. : GOODMAN
8. Set of nine. : ENNEAD
9. 700. : DCC
10. Chicago airport. : OHARE
11. Type of tax deduction. : DEPENDENT
12. Exultation. : GLEE
13. British peer. : EARL
18. Hindu fire god. : AGNI
22. Ziegfeld musical of 1927. : RIORITA
25. Pinafore. : APRON
27. British military awards. : DSOS
29. Bid at bridge. : NOTRUMP
30. Brace. : TWO
32. In a different manner. : ANEW
33. Scottish inventor. : WATT
34. Men's get-together. : STAG
35. Comic character. : POGO
36. High tribunal, Greek style. : AREOPAGUS
39. Captain Ahab's enemy. : WHALE
41. Eminence. : NOTE
42. Suitable. : FIT
44. Type of income. : ANNUITY
48. Ranted. : RAILED
49. "And there is no truth ___." : INUS
51. That is: Lat. : IDEST
53. Whimpers. : PULES
54. Orinoco tributary. : APURE
55. Free: Fr. : LIBRE
56. Drum sound. : BEAT
57. Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
59. Minute opening. : PORE
60. Señorita's name. : INES
63. King: Sp. : REY
65. Greek letter. : CHI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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