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New York Times, Wednesday, December 1, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,954
Across Down
1. Jumping stick. : POGO
5. Ridge. : STRIA
10. Run swiftly. : SCUD
14. Choir's forte. : AMEN
15. Praying figure. : ORANT
16. Jot. : IOTA
17. Pro ___. : RATA
18. Confused. : DISJOINTED
20. Strap. : THONG
22. Use up. : SPEND
23. Equal: Prefix. : ISO
24. Kind of shoe. : SANDAL
26. Tea, for one. : SOCIAL
28. Scent. : ODOR
30. Nations. : PEOPLES
33. Sun god. : AMON
36. Hurrah!, in Italy. : VIVA
38. Rainy. : MOIST
39. Roman date. : MIV
40. Wishes. : DESIRES
42. Volga tributary. : OKA
43. Lend ___. : ANEAR
45. Builder of iron-clads. : EADS
46. Type of school: Abbr. : INST
47. Steeliest. : HARDEST
49. Wool. : YARN
51. Direction in knitting. : CASTON
53. Reveal. : UNFOLD
57. Twelve dozen: Abbr. : GRO
59. Bulgarian city. : SOFIA
61. More angry: Colloq. : SORER
62. Insipid. : NAMBYPAMBY
65. Wealthy: Sp. : RICO
66. "___ in one's bonnet." : ABEE
67. Asiatic noble. : AMEER
68. Bird calls. : COOS
69. State: Abbr. : WISC
70. Tries. : TESTS
71. Austrian river. : ENNS
1. Leaves. : PARTS
2. Indian. : OMAHA
3. Proceed. : GETON
4. Continuously. : ONANDON
5. Earth. : SOD
6. Tripled: Prefix. : TRIS
7. Abrades. : RASPS
8. On dangerous ground. : INJEOPARDY
9. Immediately. : ATONCE
10. Lapse. : SIN
11. Dance. : COTILLION
12. Indians. : UTES
13. Part of a pedestal. : DADO
19. Set phrases. : IDIOMS
21. Son of Jacob. : GAD
25. Letter sign-off. : LOVE
27. Military address. : APO
29. Become well-known. : RISETOFAME
31. Some Alaskans: Abbr. : ESKS
32. Law: Abbr. : STAT
33. One kind of nanny. : AMAH
34. Bird. : MINA
35. Surmounts. : OVERCOMES
37. ___ Veneto. : VIA
40. Ornamental. : DRESSY
41. Biblical twin. : ESAU
44. Feminine name. : ADA
46. Operative. : INFORCE
48. Pay a visit to. : STOPAT
50. Members of ANC. : RNS
52. French city. : NIMES
54. Constellation. : ORION
55. Elève's homework. : LECON
56. Rubbish. : DROSS
57. Waste away. : GNAW
58. Physicist Isidor. : RABI
60. Support. : ABET
63. Bird's bill: Fr. : BEC
64. Units of time: Abbr. : YRS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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