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New York Times, Tuesday, December 21, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,974
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1. Famous statue by Michelangelo. : DAVID
6. I love: Lat. : AMO
9. Combat, German style. : KAMPF
14. Extant. : ALIVE
15. Sleuth. : TEC
16. Latin version of the Bible. : ITALA
17. Creature in Christina Rosetti poem. : CITYMOUSE
19. Main city of Senegal. : DAKAR
20. Parking problem. : CAR
21. Deposed Arabian monarch. : IBNSAUD
23. Book of knowledge: Abbr. : ENC
24. Dripping wet. : ASOP
26. Popular teen-age wear. : JEANS
27. Estimate. : RATE
28. Gibbon. : APE
30. Mosslike plant. : LICHEN
32. Part of a sonnet. : SESTET
35. Under cover: Fr. : ACOUVERT
38. The "top of the world." : EVEREST
40. Willa Cather heroine. : ANTONIA
41. Musical instrument. : RECORDER
43. Tinged with gold. : GILDED
44. Post-Christmas sign. : ONSALE
45. Coiffure pad. : RAT
46. Enthusiasts. : FANS
48. Rule: Fr. : REGLE
50. Haberdashery. : SHOP
54. Time-honored. : OLD
55. The Waltz King. : STRAUSS
57. ___ moment. : INA
58. Gaucho's lariat. : REATA
60. ___ Day. : ALLSAINTS
62. City on the Po. : TURIN
63. Zero. : NIL
64. Fountain order. : SODAS
65. Distinctive manner of art. : STYLE
66. "___ when." : SAY
67. Marsh bird. : SNIPE
1. Capital of East Pakistan. : DACCA
2. Otherwise: Lat. : ALIAS
3. Glass: Prefix. : VITRO
4. Traditional campus decor. : IVY
5. Half: Prefix. : DEMI
6. In harmony. : ATUNE
7. Ben Hur's false friend. : MESSALA
8. Islands of the Pacific. : OCEANICA
9. Semilegendary captain. : KIDD
10. One ___ time. : ATA
11. ___ of (stop). : MAKEANEND
12. Poinsettia. : PLANT
13. Kind of comedy. : FARCE
18. Museum pieces. : OBJETSDART
22. Washington group. : USCONGRESS
25. Clientele. : PATRONS
27. Rebels against. : REVOLTS
29. Equals. : PEERS
31. Rodent of the West Indies. : HUTIA
32. Old Italian title. : SER
33. Christmas ___. : EVE
34. Minor. : SECONDARY
36. Old form of rye. : RIE
37. Lincoln's son. : TAD
39. Aids to aerial navigation. : TELERANS
42. Fancy trappings. : REGALIA
46. Knox and others. : FORTS
47. Native of Attu. : ALEUT
49. Composer of "Alceste." : LULLY
51. Language spoken in India. : HINDI
52. Handy: Colloq. : ONTAP
53. Out-of-date. : PASSE
55. Well-balanced. : SANE
56. Rude reply: Colloq. : SASS
59. Sesame plant. : TIL
61. Electrified particle. : ION

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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