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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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