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New York Times, Friday, January 1, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,633
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1. Pen point. : STUB
5. High old time. : SPREE
10. Time: Fr. : FOIS
14. Subject of John Payne song. : HOME
15. City founded in 969. : CAIRO
16. Press of business. : RUSH
17. Schnabel recording. : EMPERORCONCERTO
20. Lots. : DESTINIES
21. Writer of 25 centuries ago. : AESOP
22. French possessive. : MES
23. Graduate degree. : BSS
24. "Good night ___ . . . " : LADIES
28. Incitor. : ABETTOR
32. Theban deity. : AMON
33. Willow tree. : OSIER
34. College affair. : HOP
36. Rudolph Serkin recording. : MOONLIGHTSONATA
40. Comedian's forte. : PUN
41. Foils. : EPEES
42. Edge of a cliff. : BROW
43. Packs over again. : RECASES
45. Leaves of grass. : SPEARS
47. Fuss. : ADO
48. Part of a continent: Abbr. : SWA
49. Was brilliant. : SHONE
52. Containing the sound of "h." : ASPIRATED
58. Christmas treat. : NUTCRACKERSUITE
60. City on the Jumna. : AGRA
61. Type of picture. : STILL
62. Small duck. : TEAL
63. Sound: Prefix. : PHON
64. Poker term. : KITTY
65. Heraldic band. : ORLE
1. Impart. : SHED
2. "It's all the same ___." : TOME
3. Diamond men. : UMPS
4. Borscht ingredient. : BEET
5. Cakes. : SCONES
6. City of Light. : PARIS
7. American playwright. : RICE
8. Shakespearean role. : EROS
9. A thousand ages. : EON
10. Most unencumbered. : FREEST
11. Double possessive. : OURS
12. That ___ say. : ISTO
13. Working place. : SHOP
18. Jack Frost's work. : RIME
19. Man of Havana. : CASTRO
23. Busy ones. : BEES
24. Symbol of Florence Nightingale. : LAMP
25. "Parlez-moi d'___ . . . " : AMOUR
26. ___'s best. : DOONE
27. Tabard, for one. : INN
28. Volcanic output. : ASHES
29. Fragments. : BITS
30. American novelist. : OHARA
31. Opposite of stator. : ROTOR
33. Curved molding. : OGEE
35. Feet of a sort. : PAWS
37. U Thant, for example. : LEADER
38. ___ facto. : IPSO
39. Helmsman's course. : NBE
44. Gay, wild dance. : CANCAN
45. Curling. : SWIRLY
46. Church districts: Abbr. : PARS
48. Signified. : SPELT
49. Kind of shot. : SNAP
50. Actor Franklin. : HUGH
51. Another: Sp. : OTRO
52. Playwright's concern. : ACTI
53. Comic piece. : SKIT
54. Self-propelled: Prefix. : AUTO
55. Animal: Ger. : TIER
56. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
57. Proofreader's instruction. : DELE
59. Invite. : ASK

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

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