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New York Times, Wednesday, August 3, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,199

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Medicinal drink. : POTION
7. California peak. : SHASTA
13. Relevant. : APROPOS
15. Table decor. : DOILIES
16. Stage direction. : REENTER
17. Introduces from without. : IMPORTS
18. Cuttlefish's protection. : INK
19. Make soaking wet. : SOUSE
21. Parts of yards. : FEET
22. Day: Abbr. : FRI
24. Nursery rhyme eater. : SPRAT
26. Long scarfs. : STOLES
29. Luck: Anglo-Irish. : CESS
30. Dance step: Fr. : PAS
33. Autocrat. : MOGUL
34. Bursting into flame. : IGNESCENT
36. Issue. : EDITION
38. Type of battery. : STORAGE
39. Novel experience. : ADVENTURE
41. Mend a seam. : RESEW
42. Farmer's crop. : RYE
43. To be, in Paris. : ETRE
44. Rods for sharpening knives. : STEELS
45. ___ man to another. : ASONE
46. Make inquiries. : ASK
47. Manchurian boundary river. : AMUR
50. Type of blouse. : MIDDY
52. "Monkey see, monkey do." : APE
55. Spanish officer. : CAPITAN
57. Kind of spray bomb. : AEROSOL
60. Ending. : CLOSING
61. Major port on the Avon. : BRISTOL
62. Locum ___ (temporary substitute) : TENENS
63. Makes application for. : SPEAKS
Down
1. Equal: Prefix. : PARI
2. Word with house or door. : OPEN
3. Migration. : TREK
4. Positive or negative ___. : ION
5. Make a choice. : OPT
6. Purely intellectual comprehension. : NOESIS
7. Maugham's middle name. : SOMERSET
8. Type of roof. : HIP
9. Overhead. : ALOFT
10. Ancestor. : SIRE
11. Head: Fr. : TETE
12. Girl Friday: Abbr. : ASST
14. Sign of success. : SRO
15. Give out. : DISPENSE
20. Sea-going initials. : USCG
22. Channel or groove. : FLUTE
23. Recovers the inside. : RELINES
25. Classifies. : ASSORTS
26. Make messy. : SMEAR
27. Hot drink. : TODDY
28. Diagonal rib of a Gothic vault. : OGIVE
30. Kind of porridge. : PEASE
31. Ball player. : ANGEL
32. One-dish meals. : STEWS
34. Entombing. : INURNING
35. Bayou. : CREEK
37. Footstools. : OTTOMANS
40. Noted Army surgeon. : REED
44. Creator of Lord Peter Wimsey. : SAYERS
45. Begin. : ARISE
47. Business abbreviation. : ACCT
48. He-man. : MALE
49. Well versed in: Colloq. : UPON
51. Flatfish. : DAB
52. Fictional canine. : ASTA
53. "Puck of ___'s Hill," Kipling book. : POOK
54. Old cloth measures. : ELLS
56. Stannum. : TIN
58. Long sleeper of folk tale. : RIP
59. Suffix in chemistry. : OSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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