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New York Times, Monday, August 8, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
PS notes: Original was missing the clue for 10-Across. Looked like there could have been an underscore, so went with "___-yourself." (a clue Margaret had used).
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,204
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1. Tiller. : HELM
5. Fountain treats. : SODAS
10. ___-yourself. : DOIT
14. Notion: Prefix. : IDEO
15. Genus of marine snails. : OVULA
16. Aware (of): Slang. : ONTO
17. Native of Helsinki. : FINN
18. Climb aboard. : HOPON
19. Blessing. : BOON
20. As originally placed: Lat. : INSITU
22. Dormer windows. : LUTHERNS
24. Roughed it. : CAMPEDOUT
26. House shape. : CIGARBOX
29. Decorate. : SETOFF
33. Indian. : UTE
34. Petitions. : PLEAS
36. Prefix with comic or comedy. : SERIO
37. High old time. : BALL
39. Unfurnished. : EMPTY
41. Brooklet. : RILL
42. Inter ___. : ALIOS
44. Name meaning princess. : SARAH
46. Lodge member. : ELK
47. Gave assent. : NODDED
49. Raised shelves behind altars. : RETABLES
51. Chinese structure. : GREATWALL
53. Nursery of a sort. : TREEFARM
56. Hollywood commodity: Var. : GLAMOR
60. Marmalade ingredient. : RIND
61. Biblical verb. : DOETH
63. Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
64. Spanish-African colony. : IFNI
65. Girl's name, for short. : TONIA
66. Bivalve. : CLAM
67. Average. : MEAN
68. Frequently. : OFTEN
69. Lend a hand. : HELP
1. Record equipment. : HIFI
2. Midlothian city: Abbr. : EDIN
3. Camera part. : LENS
4. Santa ___. : MONICA
5. "Be it ever ___ . . . " : SOHUMBLE
6. Egg: Prefix. : OVO
7. Type of residence. : DUPLEXAPARTMENT
8. Audibly. : ALOUD
9. Port of Brazil. : SANTOS
10. Improve. : DOBETTER
11. ___ about. : ONOR
12. Put ___ (exaggerate): Slang. : ITON
13. Oodles. : TONS
21. Canvas cover. : TARP
23. Shades. : HUES
25. Idyls. : POEMS
26. Native of Oriente. : CUBAN
27. Combining form for a country. : ITALO
28. Extremely cold. : GELID
30. Bay window. : ORIEL
31. Girl: Fr. : FILLE
32. People. : FOLKS
35. Scatter. : STREW
38. Embedded. : LODGEDIN
40. Turkish saber. : YATAGHAN
43. Helot. : SERF
45. Auditorium. : HALL
48. ___ the world (asleep). : DEADTO
50. Whiten. : BLANCH
52. Have ___ over one's head. : AROOF
53. Shipshape. : TRIM
54. Prevalent. : RIFE
55. Sicilian resort. : ENNA
57. Lawn tunneler. : MOLE
58. Spoken. : ORAL
59. Turnpike exit. : RAMP
62. Relationship. : TIE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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