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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
Across
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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
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Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
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Army arm, "up to new tricks." : AIRCAVALRY
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Out of line: Dial. : AGEE
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Glasslike meteorite. : TEKTITE
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Myth. : LEGEND
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By oneself. : LONE
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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
Down
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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
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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