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New York Times, Friday, December 24, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,977
Across
1. Food concoction. : DISH
5. Palm tree. : COCO
9. Pièce de résistance. : ROAST
14. About. : ASTO
15. Glance. : LOOK
16. Fielder's fault. : ERROR
17. Players of a kind. : TEAM
18. Unlikely to occur. : IMPROBABLE
20. Poseidon's realm. : AEGEAN
22. Tahitian food. : TARO
23. Eggs: Lat. : OVA
24. Overflow. : SWIM
26. Isles of Portugal. : AZORES
28. Where legislators forgather. : STATECAPITOL
33. Scotsman. : LAIRD
34. ___ it (amen). : SOBE
35. Thing. : ITEM
39. Papa, to Santa Claus. : AIDE
40. Ten-armed mollusk. : SQUID
41. Wine: It. : VINO
42. Town site map. : PLAT
43. Native of Persia. : KURD
44. Direction in music. : LENTO
45. Lunch-counter specialty. : CHEESEBURGER
48. Laugh, in a way. : HAWHAW
51. Shed feathers. : MOLT
52. ___ carte. : ALA
53. Silk, in Italy. : SETA
56. Owl's call. : TUWHIT
60. Civil liberty in the U. S. : BIRTHRIGHT
63. A good round number. : IOOO
64. Clothe. : INDUE
65. Twofold. : DUAL
66. Go away! : SHOO
67. Experiments. : TESTS
68. Lindsay's alma mater. : YALE
69. Go ___ (get busy). : TOIT
Down
1. One form of knowledge. : DATA
2. Words of understanding. : ISEE
3. Kind of party. : STAG
4. Part of a race track. : HOMESTRETCH
5. Dispensary. : CLINIC
6. Uncle, in South Africa. : OOM
7. Egyptian Christian. : COPT
8. Vegetable. : OKRA
9. Mexican shawl. : REBOZO
10. ___ et labora. : ORA
11. Garden spot. : ARBOR
12. Work out. : SOLVE
13. Corporation officer: Abbr. : TREAS
19. Spoke formally. : ORATED
21. Impressed. : AWED
25. Bal ___. : MASQUE
27. Hero of the "second helping" episode. : OLIVERTWIST
28. Abruptly: Colloq. : SLAP
29. Peacock's pride. : TAIL
30. Ethiopian of opera. : AIDA
31. Serves tea. : POURS
32. In the same place: Lat. : IBIDEM
36. Light sound. : TING
37. Heraldic term. : ENTE
38. Heath. : MOOR
40. Cook's need. : SKEWER
44. Humdinger. : LULU
46. Chops up. : HASHES
47. Decanter. : BOTTLE
48. Custom. : HABIT
49. Dress of a certain type. : ALINE
50. Parts of cities. : WARDS
54. Fairly good: Colloq. : TIDY
55. Water in Spain. : AGUA
57. Sound effect from Santa. : HOHO
58. Number of things to do today. : IOOI
59. Whistle sound. : TOOT
61. King ___. : TUT
62. Man's nickname. : HAL

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

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