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New York Times, Saturday, August 27, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 4, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,223
Across Down
1. Paddock animal. : MARE
5. Remedy. : HELP
9. Guys. : CHAPS
14. Holm oak. : ILEX
15. Unwritten. : ORAL
16. Mathematical term. : RATIO
17. Balkan region. : MACEDONIA
19. Information, Spanish style. : AVISO
20. River of Scotland. : ESK
21. With 35 and 46 Across, quote from "Much Ado About Nothing." : EVERYONECAN
23. Fabrics. : LACES
25. 5 Down's boys. : GMEN
26. Connecting member. : TIEBAR
28. Neckwear. : BOAS
29. Assembly: Abbr. : ASM
32. To eat, in Berlin. : ESSEN
33. Much-used past participle. : BEEN
34. Austen novel. : EMMA
35. See 21 Across. : MASTERAGRIEFBUT
38. Intimates. : PALS
39. Grandson of Adam. : ENOS
40. Fireplace. : GRATE
41. Gelid. : ICY
42. Narrow cut. : SLIT
43. Battlefield of Hundred Years' War. : CRESSY
44. Greek letters. : CHIS
45. Throat-clearing sounds. : AHEMS
46. See 21 Across. : HETHATHASIT
50. Oriental name. : ALI
53. Aisle man. : USHER
54. Old ___, historic frigate. : IRONSIDES
56. Bootery. : STORE
57. Spanish boy. : NINO
58. Girl's name, "the ninth." : NONA
59. Swift animals. : HARES
60. Jokes of a kind. : GAGS
61. Ravel. : FRAY
1. Entertainer. : MIME
2. Dear me! : ALAS
3. In a foolhardy manner. : RECKLESSLY
4. English river. : EXE
5. Washington name. : HOOVER
6. Birds. : ERNES
7. Retreat. : LAIR
8. Theater buffs. : PLAYGOERS
9. Builder's equipment. : CRANES
10. Storm cellar, for one. : HAVEN
11. Adjective suffix. : ATIC
12. City on the Arno. : PISA
13. Without delay. : SOON
18. A hydrocarbon. : DECANE
22. Certain Asians. : OMANI
24. Eggs on. : ABETS
26. Rates of speed, in music. : TEMPI
27. Stern. : ISAAC
28. Sired. : BEGOT
29. David K. E. Bruce, for one. : AMBASSADOR
30. South African name. : SMUTS
31. Chummy: Brit. : MATEY
33. Expatriating. : BANISHING
34. Zimbalist. : EFREM
36. Kindled again. : RELIT
37. Birds. : EGRETS
42. Portions. : SHARES
43. Garments made of cotton twill. : CHINOS
44. Dear: Fr. : CHERE
45. "Without ___." : ASONG
46. Soothing word. : HUSH
47. This: Sp. : ESTA
48. Norse god. : THOR
49. Hines's forte. : ARIA
51. Siberian river. : LENA
52. Britisher's exclamation. : ISAY
55. Military abbreviation. : INF

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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