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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

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Paddock animal. : MARE
5
Remedy. : HELP
9
Guys. : CHAPS
14
Holm oak. : ILEX
15
Unwritten. : ORAL
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Mathematical term. : RATIO
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Balkan region. : MACEDONIA
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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
Down
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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
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Hines's forte. : ARIA
51
Siberian river. : LENA
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Britisher's exclamation. : ISAY
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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