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New York Times, Tuesday, September 20, 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: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,247
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1. Big game, on TV. : GOLF
5. Broke the speed limit. : RACED
10. Football team. : RAMS
14. Musical instrument. : OBOE
15. Where Greek met Greek. : AGORA
16. Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
17. Army arm, "up to new tricks." : AIRCAVALRY
19. Out of line: Dial. : AGEE
20. Glasslike meteorite. : TEKTITE
21. Myth. : LEGEND
23. By oneself. : LONE
24. Piece of furniture. : DIVAN
25. "What's My Line?" name. : ARLENE
28. Fuchsia red. : MAGENTA
30. Desist. : CEASE
31. Spas. : BATHS
32. Ice: Ger. : EIS
34. Trees. : ELMS
35. Choral composition. : MOTET
36. Ancient city of Elam. : SUSA
37. Slight hollow. : DIP
38. Spares. : TIRES
39. Archeologist's concern. : RUINS
40. Communications satellite. : TELSTAR
42. Gelatin capsules. : PERLES
43. Intensity. : DEPTH
44. Knife: Slang. : SHIV
45. Cool dessert. : MOUSSE
47. Fishermen. : SEINERS
50. Greek mountain. : OSSA
51. Sign on a movie marquee. : NOWPLAYING
54. Smelting residue. : SLAG
55. Raise the spirits of. : ELATE
56. Medley. : OLIO
57. Sound. : TONE
58. French saint. : DENIS
59. Piece of writing: Abbr. : REPT
1. Region now part of India. : GOA
2. Newspaper item, for short. : OBIT
3. Traditional knowledge. : LORE
4. Irresponsible. : FECKLESS
5. Gorge. : RAVINE
6. Boy's marble. : AGATE
7. Porter. : COLE
8. Make a slip. : ERR
9. Summer time. : DAYLIGHT
10. California candidate. : REAGAN
11. Suburb of Paris. : ARGENTEUIL
12. Aspect. : MIEN
13. Tennis tournament term. : SEED
18. In agreement. : ATONE
22. Poetic times. : EVES
24. Fruit. : DATES
25. Won a tennis point. : ACED
26. Ignited again. : RELIT
27. Native of island SW of Sicily. : LAMPEDUSAN
28. Eton boy's parent. : MATER
29. Soissons's river. : AISNE
31. Memorable Idaho name. : BORAH
33. Back talk. : SASS
35. Gloved. : MITTENED
36. Moon shot, by NASA. : SURVEYOR
38. Cook's measures. : TSPS
39. Queen: Sp. : REINA
41. Author of "Gil Blas." : LESAGE
42. Suffixes with Anglo, Franco, etc. : PHILES
44. Calendar entry, for short. : SEPTI
45. Teen-agers' superlative (with "the"). : MOST
46. Fjord of Norway. : OSLO
47. Bird. : SWAN
48. Make angry: Dial. : RILE
49. Cut off. : SNIP
52. Noun suffix. : OLE
53. Acquired. : GOT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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