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New York Times, Thursday, December 2, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,955
Across Down
1. Grammar abbreviation. : MASC
5. Target practice item. : BBGUN
10. Hydraulic pistons. : RAMS
14. "And to ___ goodnight." : ALLA
15. Stir. : ROUSE
16. Anne Nichols's hero. : ABIE
17. Temple part. : NAOS
18. Cars. : AUTOS
19. Younger set, British style. : MODS
20. Quietly: Colloq. : ONTHEQT
22. Site of the Gateway Arch. : STLOUIS
24. Being employed. : INUSE
26. Two or more eras. : EON
27. Exhausted. : EFFETE
30. Language of sorts. : PIGLATIN
35. 24 sheets. : QUIRE
36. Popular game. : BINGO
37. Poetic form. : ODE
38. German conjunctions. : UNDS
39. Pouches. : SACKS
40. Passed quickly. : FLEW
41. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
42. "___ a fat pig . . . " : TOBUY
43. Warm. : TOAST
44. Spartan statesman. : LYSANDER
46. Ibsen play. : GHOSTS
47. Southern-type title. : SUH
48. Heron. : EGRET
50. Inge play. : BUSSTOP
54. Cigar case. : HUMIDOR
58. Et ___. : ALII
59. Papal name. : URBAN
61. Nine: It. : NOVE
62. Tolled. : RANG
63. ___-so. : SOAND
64. Kind of plaid. : GLEN
65. Do a household job. : IRON
66. Magazine piece. : ESSAY
67. Spanish artist. : SERT
1. ___ War. : MANO
2. Author Paton. : ALAN
3. Coin taker. : SLOT
4. Coin takers. : CASHIERS
5. French artist. : BRAQUE
6. Struggles. : BOUTS
7. Racket material. : GUT
8. Off-post clubs. : USOS
9. Funds of a sort. : NESTEGGS
10. Helen Hunt Jackson heroine. : RAMONA
11. Arabic name element. : ABOU
12. Noon: Fr. : MIDI
13. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
21. Heraldic term. : ENTE
23. Caucasian of China. : LOLO
25. Gastrome. : EPICURE
27. Evenly balanced. : EQUAL
28. Odd. : FUNNY
29. Bona ___ (honesty). : FIDES
31. Black. : INKY
32. Indian weights. : TOLAS
33. Latin "that is." : IDEST
34. Salamanders. : NEWTS
36. Family member. : BABE
39. Pioneer domicile in the Dakotas. : SODHOUSE
40. Supports. : FOOTINGS
42. Hardware item. : TNUT
43. Pronoun. : THEM
45. Allot. : ASSIGN
46. Mrs. ___. : GRUNDY
49. U.N. member. : GHANA
50. Port SE of Foggia. : BARI
51. Adjective suffix. : ULAR
52. Chinese: Prefix. : SINO
53. Some athletes. : PROS
55. Give (out). : DOLE
56. Done with. : OVER
57. Budget item. : RENT
60. Degrees. : BAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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