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New York Times, Friday, September 30, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,257
Across
1
Snappish. : TESTY
6
Light touches. : PATS
10
Ships: Abbr. : STRS
14
Sonora Indian. : YAQUI
15
Combining form for a continent. : AFRO
16
Burnoose wearer. : ARAB
17
Unattractive one: Colloq. : PRUNE
18
German numeral. : DREI
19
Where 22 Down is found. : LODE
20
___ shoestring. : ONA
21
French monarch. : LOUISXVIII
24
Cause of provocation. : REDRAG
26
So: Fr. : AINSI
27
Relaxed. : ATEASE
29
Reddish shade. : HENNA
31
Swathes. : LAPS
32
Condition. : STATE
33
Society neophyte. : DEB
36
Excuse. : PRETEXT
39
Lull. : RESPITE
41
Depression. : SAG
42
Lockups. : JAILS
44
Book of the Old Testament. : EZRA
45
Style. : GENRE
46
Bewildered. : AMAZED
48
Leaflet. : TRACT
50
City in New York. : ALBANY
52
Where Trinidad is. : WESTINDIES
54
Veterans' group. : DAV
57
People. : FOLK
58
Exclamation of annoyance. : POOF
59
Leather. : SUEDE
61
Busy as ___. : ABEE
62
Two cupfuls. : PINT
63
Suspended. : INAIR
64
Negative of a sort. : NYET
65
Letters. : EXES
66
Like fish. : FINNY
Down
1
Printer's error, for short. : TYPO
2
Win bread. : EARN
3
Misfit. : SQUAREPEG
4
Beer barrel. : TUN
5
Relents. : YIELDS
6
City of Italy. : PADUA
7
Look ___ (look awful). : AFRIGHT
8
Three : Sp. : TRES
9
Sixty: Fr. : SOIXANTE
10
Kansas city. : SALINA
11
French numeral. : TROIS
12
Wheel spokes. : RADII
13
Helmsman's course. : SBE
22
Galena. : ORE
23
Honeysuckle plants. : VINES
25
Near ___. : EAST
27
European feature. : ALPS
28
Scarlett's home. : TARA
30
Conchae. : EARS
32
Flurry. : STIR
33
Cooperstown name. : DIZZYDEAN
34
Raison d'___. : ETRE
35
Globular body. : BEAD
37
Dismiss. : EJECT
38
Prototype of a shrew. : XANTIPPE
40
Song of praise: Var. : PEAN
43
___ a merry chase. : LEADONE
45
Joint tightener. : GASKET
46
Burrows. : ABE
47
Mountainous core. : MASSIF
48
___-four. : TWOBY
49
Historic signature. : RELEE
51
Parts of heels. : LIFTS
53
Nuts: Fr. : NOIX
55
Score after deuce. : ADIN
56
Exceedingly. : VERY
57
Baseball term. : FAN
60
Numerical prefix. : UNI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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