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New York Times, Friday, August 5, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,201
Across
1. "The Moon ___." : ANDI
5. Closed hand. : FIST
9. School: Abbr. : ACAD
13. Shensi capital. : SIAN
14. Like neon gas. : INERT
16. Nucha. : NAPE
17. Feature of Rockefeller Center. : SKYSCRAPER
19. Weather prediction. : SNOW
20. Taker of an examination. : TESTEE
21. Congou holder. : TEACADDY
23. Cuckoopint. : ARUM
25. Like river deltas. : SILTY
26. Dessert. : APPLEPIE
30. Fine soil. : LOESS
32. Range east of Ufa. : URALS
33. Like a starfish. : RAYED
35. Little one. : TAD
37. Best: Slang. : TOPS
38. Arno. : PETER
39. Inlet. : COVE
40. Stop ___ dime. : ONA
41. Fashions. : MODES
42. Feast of Lots. : PURIM
43. Join. : ENTER
45. Footnote direction, unabbreviated. : NOTABENE
47. Musical performances. : DUETS
49. Ovine animals. : RAMS
50. Highlight of a pink tea. : GIRLTALK
53. Opulence. : RICHES
57. Ancient music halls. : ODEA
58. Advance. : GAINGROUND
60. Diving bird. : LOON
61. Quizmaster. : EMCEE
62. Bone. : ULNA
63. Air channel. : FLUE
64. Card game. : SKAT
65. Chore. : TASK
Down
1. Type of Prof. : ASST
2. One of the missiles. : NIKE
3. Time. : DAYS
4. Seats. : INSTALLS
5. Become suddenly angry. : FIREUP
6. ___ way. : INA
7. Calendar abbreviation. : SEPT
8. Kilmer poem. : TREES
9. Having a handle. : ANSATE
10. Confectionery. : CANDYSTORE
11. Footless creature. : APOD
12. Fresh and moist. : DEWY
15. Ad for a coming attraction. : TRAILER
18. Daughter of Saturn. : CERES
22. Lump of clay. : CLOD
24. Bogged down. : MIRED
26. Self: Prefix. : AUTO
27. Disposed (to). : PRONE
28. Grecian VIP. : PAPANDREOU
29. Consumed. : EATEN
31. Juniper tree. : SAVIN
34. ___ no. : YESOR
36. Township of ancient Attica. : DEME
38. Wisconsin city. : PORTAGE
39. Youth group member. : CUBSCOUT
41. Sports event. : MEET
42. Mountainous region of central Asia. : PAMIR
44. New Orleans university. : TULANE
46. Goal. : TARGET
48. Noisy impacts. : SLAMS
50. Sport. : GOLF
51. Object of devotion. : IDOL
52. Recoil. : KICK
54. Wahine's dance. : HULA
55. Danube tributary. : ENNS
56. Where Pierre is: Abbr. : SDAK
59. Educators group. : NEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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