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New York Times, Wednesday, September 14, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,241
Across
1. Neck piece. : NAPE
5. Side of bacon. : SLAB
9. Ethereal fluid. : ICHOR
14. Ammonia derivative. : AMIN
15. City near Rangoon. : PEGU
16. Former device for moving stage scenery. : SLOTE
17. Guard, in London. : BEEFEATER
19. "___ a Hot Tin Roof." : CATON
20. Ready for action: Colloq. : ONTAP
21. Bivouacked. : ENCAMPED
23. Greasy spoon. : BEANERY
26. Subject for a sculptor. : TORSO
27. Twit. : TEASE
29. Indian tribe. : PIUTES
32. Querying sounds. : HEHS
35. Lost in thought. : RAPT
37. Colorful gems. : OPALS
38. Old French coin. : ECU
39. Expends. : PAYSOUT
41. Annoyed exclamation. : TUT
42. Protection. : ARMOR
44. Times. : EONS
45. Units of currency: Abbr. : DOLS
46. Import from South America. : RUBBER
48. Bungle. : MISDO
50. Monkey's cousin. : LEMUR
52. City on the Po. : CREMONA
56. Namesakes of a famous coloratura. : AMELITAS
59. Napery. : LINEN
60. Stone: Lat. : LAPIS
61. Fails, à la Broadway. : LAYSANEGG
64. Appear. : ARISE
65. Legal move. : PLEA
66. Giant. : OGRE
67. Resorts to. : SEEKS
68. Large amount: Colloq. : HEAP
69. Get under way. : SAIL
Down
1. Very rich man. : NABOB
2. Agreeble. : AMENE
3. Michelangelo group. : PIETA
4. Les petits. : ENFANTS
5. Dax or Evian. : SPA
6. Hire out. : LET
7. Askew. : AGEE
8. Altered by heat. : BURNT
9. Betrayer. : ISCARIOT
10. Stops talking: Slang. : CLAMSUP
11. Hard-to-handle issue. : HOTPOTATO
12. Indian. : OTOE
13. Tear. : REND
18. Foil's cousin. : EPEE
22. Law man: Slang. : COP
24. Unusual: Lat. : RARA
25. Belgian composer. : YSAYE
28. Derby town. : EPSOM
30. Jewish month. : ELUL
31. Sibilant sounds. : SSTS
32. Get news. : HEAR
33. Color. : ECRU
34. Something to eat, at times. : HUMBLEPIE
36. Bracer. : TONIC
39. House and lot. : PREMISES
40. Large land mass. : USSR
43. Cleopatra's Needle. : OBELISK
45. Game. : DOMINOS
47. Something to get out of. : RUT
49. With 57 Down, a poet. : DELA
51. Bunche. : RALPH
53. Europe's second largest lake. : ONEGA
54. Memorable movie name. : NEGRI
55. Kind of cake. : ANGEL
56. Woeful word. : ALAS
57. See 49 Down. : MARE
58. Bazaar. : SALE
62. Voice vote : YEA
63. Source of maple syrup. : SAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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