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New York Times, Wednesday, September 21, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,248
Across
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Doll's word. : MAMA
5
London style-setters. : MODS
9
Government issue. : EBOND
14
Resort in Scotland. : OBAN
15
Genus of trees. : OLEA
16
Historic river of Italy. : TIBER
17
Famous fog. : LONDONIVY
19
Past, old style. : AGONE
20
Shade of brown. : DUN
21
Puerto ___. : RICO
22
Walked, in away. : AMBLED
23
"___ Mater," Lenten hymn. : STABAT
25
Undeliverable piece of mail: Slang. : NIXIE
27
Sioux. : OTOE
29
Adam and Eve and the rest of us. : SINNERS
33
Nursery character. : MOTHERGOOSE
37
Sine ___ non. : QUA
38
Swan genus. : OLOR
39
Cheat: Slang. : GIP
40
Petrol. : FUEL
41
Pester. : NAG
42
Hardy perennial saxifrage. : LONDONPRIDE
46
Tropical fruit. : AVOCADO
48
Rue ___ Paix. : DELA
49
Dickens' Barnaby. : RUDGE
51
Warp of an airplane wing. : WASHIN
55
Shavers. : RAZORS
58
Stage group. : CAST
60
English country festival. : ALE
61
Run off. : ELOPE
62
Section of Hyde Park, London. : ROTTENROW
64
In a tangle. : AFOUL
65
Part of Canada: Abbr. : ALTA
66
Paid notice: Abbr. : ADVT
67
Headlights. : LAMPS
68
Suspect. : FEAR
69
Cricket runs. : BYES
Down
1
Shapes. : MOLDS
2
Approximately. : ABOUT
3
Food from heaven. : MANNA
4
Also. : AND
5
Studio TV set. : MONITOR
6
Suffix in names of acids. : OLIC
7
County of England. : DEVON
8
Declare. : SAY
9
Cotton fabric. : ETAMINE
10
London landmark. : BIGBEN
11
Agora coin. : OBOL
12
Hawaiian goose. : NENE
13
One of the Scotts. : DRED
18
Emulate Demosthenes. : ORATE
22
Pivot. : AXIS
24
Danish physicist. : BOHR
26
Crustacean with seven pairs of legs. : ISOPOD
28
Holiday drink. : EGGNOG
30
Of like measure: Prefix. : EQUI
31
Regretted. : RUED
32
Store sign. : SALE
33
Girl's name. : MONA
34
Norway's king. : OLAV
35
Describing some orders of food. : TOGO
36
Resembling: Suffix. : OID
40
Brothers. : FRAS
42
Bay trees. : LAURELS
43
Amount in excess. : ODDS
44
Astronomer's find. : NEWSTAR
45
Piece of china. : PLATE
47
Appear unexpectedly. : CROPUP
50
French school. : ECOLE
52
Laurel's partner. : HARDY
53
"How do ___ thee?" : ILOVE
54
Salamanders. : NEWTS
55
Not merely apparent. : REAL
56
Esparto grass. : ALFA
57
Climb sharply, as a plane. : ZOOM
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___ boy! : ATTA
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Historic initials in London. : RAF
63
Arrest: Slang. : NAB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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