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New York Times, Saturday, December 19, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,620
Across Down
1. Give-away. : TIPOFF
7. Siesta. : NAP
10. Sea: Fr. : MER
13. Mountain range of California. : DIABLO
14. Suffix with two or three. : SOME
15. "Here ___ . . . " : AMI
16. Argent. : SILVER
17. Whereas. : WHEN
18. Card game. : GIN
19. Baseball overtime. : EXTRAINNINGS
22. Affording entry. : AJAR
25. Bridge hand. : WEST
26. Spoon, for one. : LURE
27. In truth. : FORSOOTH
29. Quieted. : CALMED
31. Exotic. : ALIEN
32. Certain craft. : UBOATS
34. Free (of). : RID
35. Qualm. : SCRUPLE
37. Speck. : DOT
40. Group activity. : SEANCE
41. Sojourn. : TARRY
43. Equivalence. : PARITY
46. Submerged to a certain depth. : KNEEDEEP
48. Willingly. : LIEF
49. Islands: Fr. : ILES
50. Kind of novel, old style. : DIME
51. Global area. : ARCTICCIRCLE
55. Prefix with light and night. : TWI
56. Climb, in a way. : SHIN
57. Delay. : HINDER
61. Draw off. : TAP
62. Chinese dynasty. : MING
63. Salad ingredient. : ENDIVE
64. Scrutinize. : EYE
65. Silver standard: Abbr. : STG
66. Zigzags. : WEAVES
1. Football scores. : TDS
2. Dial numeral. : III
3. Chum. : PAL
4. Of a coin, "heads." : OBVERSE
5. Bend. : FLEX
6. "Tea ___." : FORTWO
7. Kind of baseball game. : NOHIT
8. Hymn ending. : AMEN
9. Commonwealth founder. : PENN
10. Two-quart bottle. : MAGNUM
11. Political refugee. : EMIGRE
12. Washed. : RINSED
14. Describing heroes of costume novels. : SWASHBUCKLING
20. Profit. : RETURN
21. Misfortunes. : ILLS
22. At a distance. : AFAR
23. Pretty: Fr. : JOLI
24. Parched. : ARID
28. Start. : ONSET
29. Presidential nickname. : CAL
30. Tête___. : ATETE
33. Essential kitchen tool. : OPENER
36. Coral reef. : CAY
37. See 2 Down. : DREI
38. Town in Utah. : OREM
39. Pearl, agate, etc. : TYPE
40. Examine closely. : SIFT
42. Supplements. : ADDENDA
43. River in Nebraska. : PLATTE
44. Traffic lane of a kind. : AIRWAY
45. Prescription. : RECIPE
47. Shun. : ESCHEW
49. Cake topping. : ICING
52. Beliefs. : ISMS
53. Memo. : CHIT
54. Football term. : LINE
58. Sum of money: Abbr. : DIV
59. Poetic time. : EVE
60. Thing: Lat. : RES

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

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