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New York Times, Tuesday, August 23, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,219
Across
1. Warlord, 1941–44. : TOJO
5. Travel on foot. : TRAMP
10. Guinea pig. : CAVY
14. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
15. Desk item. : RULER
16. Opera feature. : ARIA
17. Carnegie ___. : TECH
18. Quarantine flag. : YELLOWJACK
20. Gravelly ridges. : ESKERS
22. Global area. : EUROPE
23. Mountain ridges. : ARETES
26. Decaliter: Abbr. : DAL
27. Perfume. : CENSE
29. Status ___. : QUO
31. Nut tree. : PECAN
35. Constellation. : ARA
36. Establishes. : FOUNDS
39. Theo's relative. : DORA
40. Pile. : NAP
41. Frying pans. : SPIDERS
43. Cambridge school. : MIT
44. Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
46. Containing tin: Prefix. : STANNI
47. Shell-game appurtenance. : PEA
48. Polite refusal. : NOSIR
50. It is so. : YES
51. Fish with a spoon bait. : TROLL
53. Lunch. : EAT
55. Set of volumes. : SERIES
57. French philosopher. : PASCAL
60. Write. : INDITE
63. Means of communication. : PARTYLINES
66. Alert and expectant. : ATIP
67. Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
68. Danish coin. : KRONE
69. Take place. : COME
70. Life stories, for short. : BIOS
71. Red Sea land. : YEMEN
72. Palm. : TREE
Down
1. Head: Fr. : TETE
2. Assayer's concern. : ORES
3. Whippersnapper. : JACKANAPES
4. Different ones. : OTHERS
5. Boy meets girl. : TRYST
6. Regret. : RUE
7. The whole affair. : ALL
8. Hawaiian chant. : MELE
9. Haughty. : PROUD
10. Wheedled. : CAJOLED
11. Not give ___. : ARAP
12. In place of. : VICE
13. Tibetan beast. : YAK
19. Garment. : WRAP
21. Shortens sail. : REEFS
24. Broadway group. : EQUITY
25. Popular desserts. : SUNDAES
27. Church title. : CANON
28. Muse. : ERATO
30. Danish port. : ODENSE
32. Newspaper employe. : COMPOSITOR
33. Asian gazelle. : ARIEL
34. Port of Brazil. : NATAL
37. Wife of Saturn. : OPS
38. Hospital worker: Abbr. : SRN
42. Form of protest. : SITIN
45. Rest periods. : SIESTAS
49. Spirited. : RACY
52. Edit. : REDACT
54. Loquacious. : TALKY
56. Up. : RISEN
57. Equal: Prefix. : PARI
58. Ship of myth. : ARGO
59. Italian coins. : LIRE
61. Precise instant. : TIME
62. Foil's cousin. : EPEE
63. Soho tavern. : PUB
64. ___ de guerre. : NOM
65. Chemistry suffix. : ENE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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