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New York Times, Friday, January 7, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 5,991
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1. Wings. : ARMS
5. Husband of Jezebel. : AHAB
9. Advantage. : ASSET
14. Bird. : ROOK
15. Well-known Napoleon. : SOLO
16. Canary island. : PALMA
17. Ballet wear. : TUTU
18. School festivity. : PROM
19. Courage. : PLUCK
20. Contest of a sort. : SPELLINGBEE
23. Born. : NEE
24. Fishing boat. : DORY
25. Ease off. : SLACKEN
27. Dull and flat. : JEJUNE
30. "___ foolish things . . . " : THESE
31. Saying. : ADAGE
32. Forestalled. : PREVENTED
36. Precious porcelain. : MING
37. Sheer linen. : TOILE
38. Tropical root. : TARO
39. Cleaning aid. : STEELWOOL
41. Twisted. : WRUNG
42. Makes muddy. : ROILS
43. Calls it quits. : CEASES
44. Pretend. : PLAYACT
47. "They ___ not . . . " : TOIL
48. Fall behind. : LAG
49. Scatterbrain. : FEATHERPATE
54. Official decree. : UKASE
56. Kodiak. : BEAR
57. Kabul title. : AMIR
58. ___ maid. : METER
59. Secular. : LAIC
60. "Laugh," in famous aria. : RIDI
61. Tea and others. : BREWS
62. Different. : ELSE
63. Answers. : KEYS
1. Student's choice. : ARTS
2. Poultry ailment. : ROUP
3. Speck. : MOTE
4. Villain's occupation. : SKULDUGGERY
5. Have dreams. : ASPIRE
6. Keratoid. : HORNY
7. Like falling off ___. : ALOG
8. Stunning occurrence. : BOMBSHELL
9. Placate. : APPEASE
10. Girl of song. : SAL
11. Moved furtively. : SLUNK
12. Dais personality: Slang. : EMCEE
13. Occupied. : TAKEN
21. Isolated. : LONE
22. Pupil of a kind. : ELEVE
26. Greenery in Gotham. : CENTRALPARK
27. Squeezes. : JAMS
28. Do newspaper work. : EDIT
29. 1847 heroine. : JANE
30. Wynken, Blynken and Nod, and others. : TRIOS
32. Rec room item. : POOLTABLE
33. Greek letters. : TAUS
34. Sea bird. : ERNE
35. Whippets. : DOGS
37. Doubly. : TWICE
40. Sport shoes. : LOAFERS
41. River dam. : WEIR
43. Force. : COERCE
44. Discover the facts of. : PLUMB
45. Basketballer. : LAKER
46. Printing type. : AGATE
47. Siamese. : THAIS
50. Fresh-water duck. : TEAL
51. French friend. : AMIE
52. In order. : TIDY
53. Greek goddess. : ERIS
55. Baste. : SEW

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

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