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New York Times, Thursday, December 1, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,157
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1. Populace. : DEMOS
6. Where Flagstaff is: Abbr. : ARIZ
10. Small dogs, for short. : POMS
14. Unsuitable. : INAPT
15. Light cotton fabric. : LENO
16. Distal angle of leaf. : AXIL
17. Bind tightly. : STRAITLACE
19. One of the Lesser Sundas. : BALI
20. Southern state: Abbr. : ARK
21. Stimulate. : ROUSE
22. Poe's foster father. : ALLAN
23. Dampens in water, as hemp, flax, etc. : RETS
25. Transgression. : WRONGDOING
27. Border state. : MAINE
29. Result. : ENSUE
30. Distress signal. : SOS
31. River from Lake Superior to Lake Huron. : STMARYS
33. Writer Gardner. : ERLE
35. Tooth-edged organ. : SERRA
36. Scotsman's "don't". : DINNA
39. This as well as that. : EACH
41. Elision of a syllable. : SYNCOPE
43. ___ up (misbehave). : ACT
46. Musical phrase: Ital. : THEMA
48. Peggy O'Neill's husband. : EATON
49. Appease. : PROPITIATE
52. Back talk. : SASS
53. Widespread fright. : PANIC
54. Outwits. : FOILS
56. Unit of heat: Abbr. : BTU
57. Sharpen. : EDGE
58. One's mother tongue. : VERNACULAR
60. Having wings. : ALAR
61. Uninteresting. : ARID
62. Tête-___. : ATETE
63. Camera part. : LENS
64. To be: Lat. : ESSE
65. ___ out (defeated by a small margin). : NOSED
1. Renders innocuous. : DISARMS
2. Supplicates. : ENTREATS
3. Be active without progress. : MARKTIME
4. Wartime price arbiter: Abbr. : OPA
5. Cooking direction. : STIR
6. Tempts. : ALLURES
7. Talk persuasively. : REASON
8. Perfume. : INCENSE
9. Girl's name meaning "life." : ZOE
10. Picasso. : PABLO
11. Wood sorrel. : OXALIS
12. Rival of Roma. : MILANO
13. Partners of arrows. : SLINGS
18. Flaxen fibers. : TOW
22. Heroine of song. : ADELINE
24. Attractive deception. : SNARE
26. Hurdy-___. : GURDY
28. Devious. : ERRATIC
32. Status symbol. : YACHT
34. ___ de (in case of): fr. : ENCAS
37. Persons of distinction. : NOTABLES
38. Recreant. : APOSTATE
40. Animals of the farm. : HEIFERS
41. ___ chine, firm silk with dull finish: Fr. : SATINDE
42. Got as a certainty. : ENSURED
43. Legal proceeding. : APPEAL
44. Oscillating bed. : CRADLE
45. Polynesian. : TONGAN
47. Polynesians. : MAORIS
50. Where fishermen congregate. : PIERS
51. Guido's high note. : ELA
55. Conform to metrical principles. : SCAN
58. ___ victis (woe to the conquered): Lat. : VAE
59. ___-Aztecan Indians. : UTO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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