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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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1. Pierrot and others. : AMIS
5. Army man: Abbr. : CAPT
9. Familiar nickname. : JOE
12. ___ on (curry favor). : DANCEATTENDANCE
17. Reluctantly. : AGAINSTONESWILL
18. Treasure. : GEM
19. Time. : DAY
20. Age of innocence. : TWO
21. Wood. : OAK
22. Town in New York. : ESOPUS
24. 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
1. 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
14. Sir Isaac and others. : NEWTONS
15. British award. : DSO
16. Shoe leather. : ELK
23. ___ vobiscum. : PAX
24. Food element. : FAT
25. Luminous path, in electricity. : ARC
28. Sea-going initials. : USS
29. Male swan. : COB
30. Pronoun. : OUR
32. 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
54. Pronoun. : HER
55. Wish earnestly. : LONG
58. Letter. : VEE
59. Number on a sundial. : III
60. 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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