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New York Times, Wednesday, January 5, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { C H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 5,989
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1. Head man. : BOSS
5. Mirror. : GLASS
10. Gem. : OPAL
14. In ___ of. : LIEU
15. Ceylon coin. : RUPEE
16. Nothing: Sp. : NADA
17. Singly. : ONEATATIME
19. Sponsorship. : EGIS
20. Abbreviation on the sports page. : TKO
21. Dutch ___. : OVEN
22. Typesetter's concern. : INDENT
24. Central points. : NODES
26. Nylon hazard. : SNAG
27. Overturn. : UPEND
29. Improvised. : RIGGEDUP
33. Inquisitive. : NOSEY
34. Important cities. : PORTS
35. Equal: Prefix. : ISO
36. Pulls. : TOWS
37. TV term. : VIDEO
38. State: Abbr. : SDAK
39. ___ nutshell. : INA
40. Out. : NOTIN
41. Chisel. : GOUGE
42. Flatters. : LAYSITON
44. More mature. : RIPER
45. Expanded. : OPEN
46. Publisher's ad. : BLURB
48. Words of commiseration. : TOOBAD
51. Propensity. : BIAS
52. Louis XIV, for one. : ROI
55. Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
56. ___ the gauntlet. : FLINGSDOWN
59. Fire god, in Hindu myth. : AGNI
60. Egress. : OUTGO
61. Man's name. : OWEN
62. Debatable. : MOOT
63. Goes up. : RISES
64. Linemen. : ENDS
1. Splotch. : BLOT
2. Farmyard sound: Colloq. : OINK
3. Discover a clear course. : SEEONESWAY
4. Latin possessive. : SUA
5. Momentous. : GRAVE
6. Stringed instruments. : LUTES
7. Neat as ___. : APIN
8. Academy: Abbr. : SEM
9. Looking after. : SEEINGTO
10. Nervous. : ONEDGE
11. Leaf. : PAGE
12. Cousin of "deuce." : ADIN
13. Continue. : LAST
18. Nightcap, perhaps. : TODDY
23. Plays the shrew. : NAGS
25. Little ___. : ONES
26. Enticing one. : SIREN
27. Up to the time when. : UNTIL
28. City in India. : POONA
29. Great sculptor. : RODIN
30. Made a thorough job of: Slang. : DIDUPBROWN
31. Habit. : USAGE
32. Draw, perhaps. : POKER
34. Iron peg for mountaineers. : PITON
37. Endorsed. : VOTEDFOR
38. Evening, in Paris. : SOIR
40. E. Indian palm. : NIPA
41. Finely granulated rock. : GRUSS
43. Provided, old style. : SOBEIT
46. Spree: Slang. : BINGE
47. Nigeria's capital. : LAGOS
48. Sporting group. : TEAM
49. Progress. : ONGO
50. ___ account. : ONNO
51. Morsels. : BITS
53. Was obligated to. : OWED
54. Wayside places. : INNS
57. French pronoun. : LUI
58. John or Jane. : DOE

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

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