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New York Times, Friday, December 11, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,612
Across Down
1. Shrubby plant of Corsica. : MAQUI
6. Nell of stage fame. : GWYN
10. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
14. Curving upward, as a parrot's beak. : ADUNC
15. Council city. : ROME
16. Form an opinion. : DEEM
17. Fragment. : PIECE
18. Cohan hit. : OVERTHERE
20. Slangy term for a revivalist. : SOULSAVER
22. Western hero. : HEMAN
23. Undine's home. : SEA
24. Decimal unit. : TEN
25. Spanish article. : LOS
26. Portion. : DOT
28. 15th century ruler. : LOUISXI
32. Honshu bay. : ISE
35. Abase. : DEMEAN
38. Barkley, for one. : VEEP
39. Heroes of 1844. : THREEMUSKETEERS
42. Ruined city in Iran. : SUSA
43. "Magic" word for children. : PLEASE
44. Famous name in China. : KOO
45. Worn down by friction: Rare. : ATTRITE
47. Flap. : TAB
49. Certain students: Abbr. : SRS
50. ___ truth (certainly). : OFA
52. Unpropitious. : ILL
55. Algerian cavalryman. : SPAHI
58. Another time. : OVERAGAIN
61. Guard of a sort. : LIFESAVER
63. Cord. : TWINE
64. Adjective suffix. : ICAL
65. Yeast. : BARM
66. Prongs. : TINES
67. Earthy deposit. : MARL
68. High: Prefix. : ALTI
69. Business man. : AGENT
1. Mercator's forte. : MAPS
2. Farewell. : ADIOS
3. Line. : QUEUE
4. Like Lady Godiva. : UNCLAD
5. Frozen sweets. : ICES
6. Stand of trees. : GROVE
7. Loomed. : WOVEN
8. Norse giant. : YMER
9. Saul's grandfather. : NER
10. Kind of tape. : ADHESIVE
11. Appear. : SEEM
12. Immunologist's concern. : SERA
13. Govt. employes. : TMEN
19. Poetic pronoun. : THOU
21. Essays. : ATTEMPTS
25. State symbol. : LONESTAR
27. Artistic work. : ODE
28. "Mighty ___ rose . . . " : LAKA
29. Hide's partner. : SEEK
30. Dry: Prefix. : XERO
31. ___ facto. : IPSO
32. "___ boy!" : ITSA
33. Fold up. : SHUT
34. Whilom. : ERST
36. West Point mascot. : MULE
37. Native: Suffix. : ESE
40. Abalone. : EARSHELL
41. Hyson, for one. : TEA
46. Arlen heroine. : IRIS
48. Important fellow. : BIGWIG
50. Open to view. : OVERT
51. Scientist Enrico. : FERMI
53. Wool, in France. : LAINE
54. Napery. : LINEN
55. Lanky. : SLIM
56. Type of type. : PICA
57. Way off. : AFAR
58. Football, for one. : OVAL
59. ___ boy! : ATTA
60. Cozy place. : NEST
62. Near East fabric. : ABA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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