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New York Times, Monday, November 30, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,601
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1. Mountain ridge. : SPUR
5. Love seats. : SOFAS
10. Asian gulf. : SIAM
14. ___ sure. : TOBE
15. "South Pacific" hero. : EMILE
16. Game. : POLO
17. Part of Arabia. : ASIR
18. Obsolete. : ANTIQUATED
20. Makes return for. : REQUITES
22. Spread to view. : UNCASE
23. J. F. Cooper hero. : UNCAS
24. ___ noire. : BETE
25. Carpenter's tool. : CHISEL
27. Art of disputation. : POLEMICS
31. Regular course. : RUT
32. Hesitate. : DEMUR
34. Made hastily. : RANUP
35. Greek god. : EROS
37. Silken. : SERIC
39. Girl of song. : NITA
40. Facial expressions. : POUTS
42. Tin Pan Alley group. : ASCAP
44. Abbreviation in geometry. : QED
45. Complete costume. : ENSEMBLE
47. Happens again. : RECURS
49. Black-eyed ___. : PEAS
50. Asian range. : ALTAI
51. ___'s Ferry. : HARPER
54. Of customers. : CLIENTAL
57. Polo player, for one. : EQUESTRIAN
59. Bossa ___. : NOVA
60. Glacier in Alaska. : MUIR
61. Weight. : OUNCE
62. Certain affirmatives. : OUIS
63. Dishlike receptacles. : PANS
64. Parts of bottles. : NECKS
65. Sibilant sound. : TSST
1. Castor or Pollux. : STAR
2. Propound. : POSE
3. Present everywhere. : UBIQUITOUS
4. TV fare. : RERUNS
5. Adventure stories. : SEATALES
6. Exeunt ___. : OMNES
7. Equips. : FITS
8. Oriental name. : ALI
9. Succeeding part. : SEQUEL
10. Hero, modern style. : SPACEMAN
11. Tiny bit. : IOTA
12. Brews. : ALES
13. Fashion. : MODE
19. ___ den Linden. : UNTER
21. Like some beverages. : ICED
24. Kind of acid. : BORIC
25. Kind of paper. : CREPE
26. American Indian. : HURON
27. Clutch bag. : PURSE
28. Wicked. : INIQUITOUS
29. Shrewder: Colloq. : CUTER
30. Miner's nails. : SPADS
33. Perennial daily trio. : MEALS
36. Dancers: Colloq. : STEPPERS
38. Transportation systems. : CARLINES
41. Pintail ducks. : SMEES
43. Man's name in an expression. : PETE
46. A. R. C. organizer, 1881. : BARTON
48. "I ___ sing the old songs . . . " : CANNOT
50. Oh, dear! : ALACK
51. Asiatic herb. : HEMP
52. Shade of blue. : AQUA
53. Crumbling structure. : RUIN
54. Presidential title. : CINC
55. Rara ___. : AVIS
56. Finally. : LAST
58. Morgue, for one. : RUE

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

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