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New York Times, Wednesday, September 28, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Somersault. : FLIP
5. Caterpillar or grub. : LARVA
10. Canine name. : ASTA
14. Large moth. : LUNA
15. "___ without a name." : ADEED
16. Highway sign. : STOP
17. Wall Street term. : EXDIVIDEND
19. Diminutive on girls' names. : TINA
20. Like a watch spring. : COILED
21. Fiendish. : DIABOLIC
23. Gemini flight director. : KRAFT
24. Armpits. : AXILLAE
25. PMG's concern. : USMAIL
29. Buddy. : PAL
30. Pedestrian. : DULL
33. Tavern. : INN
34. Fixation. : FETISH
37. ___ of Good Feeling. : ERA
38. Strong overcall, in bridge. : SKIPBID
40. Fire: Fr. : FEU
41. Peter out. : FIZZLE
43. Arab alliance. : UAR
44. Juncture. : SEAM
45. Affirmation. : YEA
46. Posture. : STANCE
48. Encase. : SHEATHE
51. Turned left. : HAWED
55. Laborious. : TOILSOME
57. In full measure. : RICHLY
58. Constellation. : ARGO
59. In difficulty: Slang. : UPTHECREEK
61. Coin of Thailand. : BAHT
62. Incite. : SETON
63. Quondam. : ONCE
64. 6-2, 6-4, etc. : SETS
65. Build. : ERECT
66. Party assets. : WITS
Down
1. Spot of color. : FLECK
2. Tourist city on the Nile. : LUXOR
3. Republic since 1950. : INDIA
4. Certain quantity. : PAILFUL
5. Put down. : LAID
6. Do sums. : ADD
7. Cattail. : REED
8. That can be forgiven. : VENIAL
9. Antelope of North Africa. : ADDAX
10. Arthurian town. : ASTOLAT
11. Painting. : STILLLIFE
12. Girl's name, for short. : TONIA
13. Quickly. : APACE
18. Legionnaires. : VETS
22. Man or bird. : BIPED
26. Aid for an emcee. : MIKE
27. Black bird. : ANI
28. Data for a computer. : INPUT
30. Meaning: Abbr. : DEF
31. Swiss canton. : URI
32. Airplane maneuver. : LAZYEIGHT
34. Glacial snow. : FIRN
35. Bering. : SEA
36. Drone. : HUM
38. Louver boards. : SLATS
39. Cote cry. : BAA
42. Enthusiasts. : ZEALOTS
44. Black-headed gull. : SEACROW
46. ___ fidelis. : SEMPER
47. Stylish. : CHIC
48. Tries: Colloq. : STABS
49. Hours of Greek myth. : HORAE
50. Villa. : HOUSE
52. "___ was one-and-twenty . . . " : WHENI
53. Make a choice. : ELECT
54. Levees: Var. : DYKES
56. Suffix with room or kitchen. : ETTE
57. Sundered. : RENT
60. Ad ___. : HOC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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