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New York Times, Tuesday, September 27, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,254
Across Down
1. White Rhine wine. : HOCK
5. Sacred book, in India. : VEDA
9. Capably. : ABLY
13. Japan's second largest city. : OSAKA
15. Pivotal point. : AXIS
16. Supplication. : PLEA
17. Potations of speakeasy days. : PINKLADIES
19. Freeway exit or entrance. : RAMP
20. Poetic time. : EEN
21. Bulldog courage. : GRIT
22. Cities of New York and anc. North Africa. : UTICAS
24. Dealers in cloth. : DRAPERS
26. Make tight, as a boat's seams. : CAULK
27. Prior to. : ERE
28. Usual fourth-down play. : PUNT
29. Initials on a Card's cap. : STL
32. Wanes. : EBBS
35. Shadow box. : SPAR
37. Bull: Prefix. : TAURI
39. Product in much demand. : COLORTELEVISION
42. Instigate. : ROUSE
43. Hollywood name. : DESI
44. Take ___ heart. : ITTO
45. Strummer's instrument. : UKE
46. Monks' titles. : FRAS
48. ___ string. : ONA
50. Saul's grandfather. : ABIEL
52. Mistake. : BLUNDER
56. Concert piece. : SONATA
58. Chatty. : GLIB
59. Topsy's friend. : EVA
60. NATO and others. : ORGS
61. Military cap. : GREENBERET
64. Measures of length. : FEET
65. Plays, in a way. : ACTS
66. Seine tributary. : YONNE
67. Type of metalware. : TOLE
68. Master cartoonist. : NAST
69. One of the Leagues: Abbr. : NATL
1. Anticipated. : HOPED
2. Willow. : OSIER
3. Flowering plant. : CANNA
4. Terrorist group. : KKK
5. "Quo ___?" : VADIS
6. Leave. : EXIT
7. Fade away. : DIE
8. Nile city. : ASSUAN
9. Time for a rainy day. : APRIL
10. Clubs, for instance. : BLACKSUIT
11. Champagne Tony. : LEMA
12. Barks. : YAPS
14. Author Horatio. : ALGER
18. Check. : ARREST
23. For all: Mus. : TUTTI
25. Manila money. : PESOS
26. Preserves. : CURES
28. Pickets. : PALES
30. Run. : TROT
31. Floor covering, for short. : LINO
32. Cloth shade. : ECRU
33. Ledger. : BOOK
34. Member of Navy precision flying team. : BLUEANGEL
36. Piano part. : PEDAL
38. Native of 13 Across. : ASIAN
40. Make ready anew. : REFIT
41. One of the strings. : VIOLIN
47. Brown's rival. : REAGAN
49. Like some fabrics. : NUBBY
51. Sew. : BASTE
52. Beatified. : BLEST
53. Coastal city of Libya. : DERNA
54. Happening. : EVENT
55. Burrowing animal of India. : RATEL
56. Downy. : SOFT
57. Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
58. Achieves. : GETS
62. Initials in radio field. : RCA
63. A thousand ages. : EON

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

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