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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

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Grammar abbreviation. : MASC
5
Target practice item. : BBGUN
10
Hydraulic pistons. : RAMS
14
"And to ___ goodnight." : ALLA
15
Stir. : ROUSE
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Anne Nichols's hero. : ABIE
17
Temple part. : NAOS
18
Cars. : AUTOS
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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
Down
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___ 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
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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
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U.N. member. : GHANA
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Port SE of Foggia. : BARI
51
Adjective suffix. : ULAR
52
Chinese: Prefix. : SINO
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Some athletes. : PROS
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Give (out). : DOLE
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Done with. : OVER
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Budget item. : RENT
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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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