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New York Times, Wednesday, December 30, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,631
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1. Certain missiles. : SAMS
5. ___ Centauri. : ALPHA
10. Nine inches. : SPAN
14. State. : OHIO
15. Color. : LILAC
16. In the preceding month: Abbr. : ULTO
17. Comes unglued. : FALLSAPART
19. Moro chief. : DATO
20. Flowering. : ABLOOM
21. Moreover. : YES
22. Borneo native. : DYAK
23. Gray wolves. : LOBOS
25. Editorial pronouns. : WES
26. Utah skiing resort. : ALTA
30. French coin. : SOU
31. College events. : FINALS
34. Produce. : YIELD
36. Home for Kelso. : STALL
38. Object of affection. : PET
39. Puzzled. : ATALOSS
41. Do an editor's job. : COLLATE
43. Congressman: Abbr. : REP
44. Contour. : SHAPE
46. Army man: Colloq. : SARGE
47. Portieres. : DRAPES
49. Jeanne d'___. : ARC
51. Street sign. : STOP
52. Fishing gear. : ROD
53. Stamp collection. : ALBUM
55. Notes hastily. : JOTS
57. ___ Newburg. : ALA
58. TV screen phenomenon. : RASTER
63. Got off. : ALIT
64. Play host. : GIVEAPARTY
66. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
67. Outcome. : EVENT
68. Timid ones. : MICE
69. Average. : SOSO
70. Koussevitsky. : SERGE
71. Maybe: Abbr. : POSS
1. Living room piece. : SOFA
2. Moby Dick's pursuer. : AHAB
3. Grinder. : MILL
4. Aria, for one. : SOLO
5. Cottonwoods. : ALAMOS
6. Edge. : LIP
7. End. : PLAYOUT
8. Hounds' quarries. : HARES
9. Achievements. : ACTS
10. Hasty. : SUDDEN
11. Is integral to. : PLAYSAPART
12. ___ boy! : ATTA
13. Corner's companion. : NOOK
18. Our star. : SOL
24. ___ Nova. : BOSSA
25. Name in tennis lore. : WILLS
26. . . . and ___ wide. : AYARD
27. Continental quart. : LITER
28. Social occasions. : TEAPARTIES
29. Each and every. : ALL
31. Famous name in theater lore. : FLO
32. Release. : LETGO
33. Saturate. : STEEP
35. Gave medication. : DOSED
37. Bitter. : ACERB
40. Demands for quiet. : SHS
42. Singing syllables. : LAS
45. Cajolery. : PALAVER
48. ___ Bills. : POSTNO
50. Churchman. : CURATE
53. Animated. : ALIVE
54. Face: Slang. : MAP
55. Pantry items. : JARS
56. Mixture. : OLIO
57. 21 and others. : AGES
59. Corn meal. : SAMP
60. Wine, women and song. : TRIO
61. Common abbreviations. : ETCS
62. Sandwich loaves. : RYES
65. MIT graduate: Abbr. : ENG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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