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New York Times, Friday, December 3, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,956
Across
1. Disagree. : CLASH
6. ___ scale indicating relative hardness of metals. : MOHS
10. TV network. : ABC
13. Trying for. : OUTTO
14. Weight for gold. : CARAT
15. Union initials. : CIO
16. Introduction. : PROEM
17. "___ under God . . . " : ONENATION
19. Moderated. : TEMPERED
21. Cinderella, for example. : DRUDGE
22. Hollywood writer. : SCENARIST
24. Flower. : BLOOM
26. "___ Thief." : TOCATCHA
30. Place connected with: Suffix. : ARIUM
31. Led off. : BEGAN
32. Sing in a way. : HUM
33. Roofing material. : PANTILE
35. Air current. : UPDRAFT
37. Woman. : EVE
38. Woman in white. : NURSE
40. Slaves of old. : SERFS
41. One mentioned. : DESIGNEE
43. Braces. : STAYS
44. Settlers on public lands. : SQUATTERS
46. One of the Twins. : STPAUL
49. High fence. : PALISADE
53. Hero of many an experiment. : GUINEAPIG
55. Pretend. : PUTON
56. Explosive. : TNT
57. Short jackets. : ETONS
58. Made a fluff. : ERRED
59. Repeat. : SAY
60. Timely dispatch. : NEWS
61. Burns. : SEARS
Down
1. Egyptian. : COPT
2. Entice. : LURE
3. Particle. : ATOM
4. Goes on a date. : STEPSOUT
5. Belle of the campus. : HOMECOMINGQUEEN
6. Trusteeship. : MANDATE
7. Galenite. : ORE
8. Rate, as horses. : HANDICAP
9. Service publication. : STARSANDSTRIPES
10. Sour. : ACID
11. Life, for short. : BIOG
12. Geometric figure. : CONE
14. Common: Prefix. : COEN
18. Fictional lawyer. : TUTT
20. Ad ___ (to the matter in hand). : REM
23. Fun-loving mischief-maker. : ROGUE
24. Indian. : BRAVE
25. Markings. : LINES
27. Cautious. : CHARY
28. Blows. : HUFFS
29. Certain figures: Abbr. : AMTS
30. Copied. : APED
31. College in Kentucky. : BEREA
34. Crescent-shaped. : LUNULATE
36. Restore to confidence. : REASSURE
39. Dowels. : SETPINS
42. "This ___ order." : ISAN
43. Musical offering: Abbr. : SEL
45. Labels. : TAGS
46. Army men. : SGTS
47. Bluefin. : TUNA
48. Compassion. : PITY
50. Black: Lat. : ATRA
51. Worker. : DOER
52. At loose ___. : ENDS
54. Sound of a blow: Slang. : POW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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