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New York Times, Wednesday, August 24, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,220
Across
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Fluent. : GLIB
5
Harmonium. : ORGAN
10
Attention-getting sound. : AHEM
14
Argyll island. : IONA
15
Freight. : CARGO
16
Pro ___. : RATA
17
Informal wear. : SPORTSHIRT
19
That time. : THEN
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Fraction. : TENTH
21
Phenomenon of the 1920's. : SPEAKEASY
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Chemical ending. : OIC
25
Dresses of Allahabad. : SARIS
26
Be speechless from emotion: Colloq. : CHOKEUP
30
Office help. : TYPISTS
34
Inter-American group. : OAS
35
Impostor. : FRAUD
37
___ through (persisted). : SAWIT
38
Small notch. : NICK
40
Roman, elite, and others. : TYPES
42
Poetic contraction. : NEER
43
MetaIlic sound. : CLANG
45
Volcano on Honshu. : ASAMA
47
Dined. : ATE
48
Vainglorious behavior. : HEROICS
50
Uncultivated one: Slang. : LOWBROW
52
Causes surfeit. : CLOYS
54
Dame. : GAL
55
Cowboys. : BUCKAROOS
59
Glory. : KUDOS
63
Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
64
Take chances. : RUNTHERISK
66
Stead. : LIEU
67
Spry. : AGILE
68
Account. : TALE
69
Deputy: Abbr. : ASST
70
Engines, for short. : LOCOS
71
Gradual. : SLOW
Down
1
Main point. : GIST
2
Gait. : LOPE
3
Look ___ (visit). : INON
4
Hungarian composer. : BARTOK
5
Army training outfit. : OCS
6
Stadium sounds. : RAHS
7
Handles. : GRIPS
8
Very much. : AGREATDEAL
9
Taker of affidavits. : NOTARY
10
Well. : ARTESIAN
11
Mirthful sound. : HAHA
12
Vous ___ (you are): Fr. : ETES
13
Quite a few. : MANY
18
Larcenous one. : THIEF
22
Undressed pelts. : KIPS
24
Bluff. : CURT
26
Shell. : CONCH
27
Selassie. : HAILE
28
Source of 59 Across, in Hollywood. : OSCAR
29
Way to meet taxes. : PAYASYOUGO
31
Assert with emphasis. : SWEAR
32
Become associated with. : TIETO
33
Broadcast. : STREW
36
Raises: Colloq. : UPS
39
Sensationally attractive one: Slang. : KNOCKOUT
41
Weather word. : SMOG
44
River into the Colorado. : GILA
46
Rouse. : AWAKE
49
Ranch structure. : CORRAL
51
Utters impulsively. : BLURTS
53
___ boom. : SONIC
55
Ball-rope missile. : BOLA
56
Novelist Leon. : URIS
57
Letters. : CEES
58
Caen's neighbor. : STLO
60
Call up. : DIAL
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European capital. : OSLO
62
Swerve or twist. : SKEW
65
Males. : HES

Answer summary:
1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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