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New York Times, Friday, December 31, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 48, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,984

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Pierrot and others. : AMIS
5
Army man: Abbr. : CAPT
9
Familiar nickname. : JOE
12
___ on (curry favor). : DANCEATTENDANCE
17
Reluctantly. : AGAINSTONESWILL
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Treasure. : GEM
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Time. : DAY
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Age of innocence. : TWO
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Wood. : OAK
22
Town in New York. : ESOPUS
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Suitable. : FIT
25
Leaf cutter. : ANT
26
Seance sound. : RAP
27
Subject of many French novels. : AMOUR
29
Cajole. : COAX
31
Two hundred. : TENSCORE
35
At variance. : OUT
36
Weather word. : FOG
39
Washington group. : SSS
40
Kitchen item. : TIN
41
Swaggerers' show of defiance. : BRAVADOS
44
Oh, dear! : AHME
45
Bewilder. : ADDLE
46
Presidential nickname. : ABE
47
Heat unit, for short. : BTU
49
Arts degree. : MFA
50
More than one. : PLURAL
53
___ julienne. : ALA
54
Men. : HES
55
Undersized: Dial. : LIL
56
Rialto sign. : SRO
57
Custom. : CONVENTIONALITY
61
Consider. : ENTERTAINANIDEA
62
Balmoral's river. : DEE
63
Sails and masts. : RIGS
64
Vale. : DELL
Down
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Saw. : ADAGE
2
Sorcerers of old. : MAGES
3
Beloved. : INAMORATA
4
School subject: Abbr. : SCI
5
Homes in Toledo. : CASAS
6
Dist. ___. : ATTY
7
Notice to turn the page: Abbr. : PTO
8
Start of a multiplication table. : TENTIMES
9
Part of the face. : JAW
10
Vegetable. : ONION
11
Fame. : ECLAT
13
Finish. : ENDUP
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Sir Isaac and others. : NEWTONS
15
British award. : DSO
16
Shoe leather. : ELK
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___ vobiscum. : PAX
24
Food element. : FAT
25
Luminous path, in electricity. : ARC
28
Sea-going initials. : USS
29
Male swan. : COB
30
Pronoun. : OUR
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Opponents. : OTHERSIDE
33
Wheel part. : RIM
34
Compass point. : ENE
36
Craze. : FAD
37
Fragment. : ODDMENT
38
Palmer or Player. : GOLFSTAR
42
Hebrew letter. : VAU
43
The foam. : SEA
44
Part of many Arabic names. : ABU
46
Poe's foster father. : ALLAN
47
Fair. : BLOND
48
Member of a Gallic family. : TANTE
50
Spanish fruits. : PINAS
51
Russian guild. : ARTEL
52
Constant. : LOYAL
53
Single point. : ACE
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Pronoun. : HER
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Wish earnestly. : LONG
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Letter. : VEE
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Number on a sundial. : III
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Cover. : LID

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

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