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New York Times, Thursday, September 8, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Churchman. : ABBE
5. Gentle soul. : LAMB
9. Have ___ (be cautious). : ACARE
14. Bulgarian. : SLAV
15. Wings: Lat. : ALAE
16. Goatlike animal of Asia. : GORAL
17. Osaka Bay port. : KOBE
18. Port on the Ohio. : CINCINNATI
20. Source of caviar. : STERLET
22. Have half ___. : AMINDTO
23. Fuel. : GAS
24. Elec. unit. : AMP
25. "And ___ goes." : SOIT
26. Use practically. : APPLY
29. Food fish. : SMELT
31. Part of N. B. : NOTA
32. Card game, for short. : RUM
33. Yes or no. : ANSWER
38. Kind of fancy work. : NEEDLEPOINTLACE
41. Broadway. : STREET
42. Negative. : NOT
43. Noun suffix. : ENCE
44. Gown feature. : TRAIN
46. Wearied. : JADED
47. Connelly. : MARC
51. Not present: Scot. : AWA
52. Felt cap. : FEZ
53. "The Beautiful." : AMERICA
55. Ironically censorious. : SATIRIC
59. Instructions. : DIRECTIVES
61. Comfortable. : EASY
62. Crucial. : ACUTE
63. Marquee, in Britain. : TENT
64. Type of milk. : SKIM
65. Prongs. : TINES
66. Fixes. : SETS
67. Head: Fr. : TETE
Down
1. Invites. : ASKS
2. Stain. : BLOT
3. Memorable nickname. : BABE
4. Swampland. : EVERGLADE
5. Ties (up). : LACES
6. Dismounted. : ALIT
7. Person. : MAN
8. Changed into. : BECAME
9. Vedic fire god. : AGNI
10. Directs the course of a ship. : CONNS
11. Plowed land of the Southwest. : ARADO
12. Name of Pope Pius XI. : RATTI
13. Nobelist poet. : ELIOT
19. Instill. : IMPLANT
21. Ballad. : LAY
24. All-purpose cleaner. : AMMONIA
26. Yearbooks: Abbr. : ANNS
27. One who is born, not made. : POET
28. Wing: Prefix. : PTER
29. Have a meal. : SUP
30. Explosive. : TNT
32. Disavow. : RETRACT
34. Most flimsy. : SLEAZIEST
35. Baton. : WAND
36. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
37. Sedge. : REED
39. Tennis term. : LET
40. Type of atom. : ION
45. Is ready for. : AWAITS
46. Kind of propulsion. : JET
47. Angry with. : MADAT
48. Friends: Lat. : AMICI
49. Old movie. : RERUN
50. Greek island. : CRETE
52. Abstains. : FASTS
54. Summer refreshments. : ICES
55. Caused to go. : SENT
56. Toothed tool. : RAKE
57. What ___? : ISIT
58. Flower cluster. : CYME
60. Churchill's sign. : VEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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