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New York Times, Wednesday, December 8, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,961
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1. Hautboy. : OBOE
5. Heep. : URIAH
10. Stay. : BIDE
14. Tiller. : HELM
15. Mineral mixture. : MAGMA
16. Indigo. : ANIL
17. "Arabian Nights" dervish. : AGIB
18. Volleys of a kind. : BROADSIDES
20. Merrymakers. : REVELLERS
22. Nitrogen. : AZOTE
23. Studio. : ATELIER
24. Street sound. : SIREN
26. In the ___ of luxury. : LAP
27. Chinese dynasty. : MING
28. Nonflying bird. : EMU
31. Clothes. : ATTIRE
34. Author of "The Red Shoes." : ANDERSEN
36. Author Anita. : LOOS
37. Western grassland. : RANGE
39. Joyce's land. : EIRE
40. Importance. : EMPHASIS
42. Rose's largesse. : PETALS
44. Pershing's command. : AEF
45. Knowledge. : LORE
46. Greek letter. : ETA
47. Draws. : LIMNS
49. Lures. : ENTICES
53. Like a house ___. : AFIRE
55. Reciprocal compliment. : TRADELAST
57. Public official. : MAGISTRATE
59. That ___ say. : ISTO
60. Name in journalism. : OCHS
61. Discover by accident. : HITON
62. Intimate. : NEAR
63. Holland: Abbr. : NETH
64. Disbursed. : SPENT
65. Jabberwocky word. : GYRE
1. Scarlett. : OHARA
2. Father. : BEGET
3. Source of an oil. : OLIVE
4. Ornament. : EMBELLISH
5. Soi-disant description of 5 Across. : UMBLEPERSON
6. Thinner. : RARER
7. Stravinsky. : IGOR
8. Piling up. : AMASSING
9. Partook of. : HAD
10. Coarse fabric. : BAIZE
11. Republic of islands. : INDONESIA
12. Fare. : DIET
13. Other. : ELSE
19. Noncom: Colloq. : SARGE
21. False witness. : LIAR
25. Free. : INDEPENDENT
27. Residence of a kind. : MANSE
29. Blackbird. : MERL
30. French "ones." : UNES
31. Dice game: Lat. : ALEA
32. Oversize volume. : TOME
33. Highest ranking: Colloq. : TOPFLIGHT
35. Selling. : RETAILING
38. Runway. : AIRSTRIP
41. Egyptian dancing girls. : ALMES
43. Feminine suffix. : ETTE
48. Hibernian. : IRISH
49. Andrew Jackson's Sec. of War. : EATON
50. Big name in baseball. : CASEY
51. To be: Sp. : ESTAR
52. Temporary home for Santa. : STORE
53. Ram-headed god. : AMON
54. Semblance. : FACE
56. Word with first, second, etc. : RATE
58. Suffixes with four or six. : THS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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