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New York Times, Thursday, December 9, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,962
Across Down
1. Kind of acid from apples, grapes, etc. : PECTIC
7. Sudden spell of activity. : SPASM
12. Antifreeze. : ALCOHOL
13. Sternly disciplined. : SPARTAN
15. One of Napoleon's marshals. : MASSENA
16. Type of annuity. : TONTINE
17. Noun suffix. : IST
18. Titles used in the Navy. : MISTERS
20. Golf term. : PAR
21. Male animal. : STAG
23. Separated. : APART
24. Victor. : HUGO
25. Agave fiber. : SISAL
27. ___ of omission. : SIN
28. Fence parts. : PALES
29. One who expects the worst. : CYNIC
31. Flowers. : LUPINES
33. Professional interpreters in the Orient. : DRAGOMANS
35. "___ by the Dozen." : CHEAPER
37. Weather prediction. : STORM
40. "Century of Progress" and others. : FAIRS
41. Outfit. : RIG
43. Widgeons. : SMEES
45. Termites. : ANTS
46. Of the moon. : LUNAR
48. Merchandising event. : SALE
49. Type of bag. : KIT
50. Flightless bird. : PENGUIN
52. Year in the reign of Antoninus Pius. : CLI
53. Isolated. : ENISLED
55. Early mayor of New York. : CLINTON
57. Hunting dogs. : SETTERS
58. Priam's sister. : HESIONE
59. Europeans. : SERBS
60. Willows. : OSIERS
1. Capable of being molded. : PLASTIC
2. Rapturous delight. : ECSTASY
3. Dodecanese island. : COS
4. Pronoun. : THEM
5. Region of Asia Minor. : IONIA
6. Fasteners. : CLASPS
7. Hunting or fishing. : SPORT
8. Spiders. : PANS
9. Poetic verb. : ART
10. Leaflike part of a plant. : STIPULE
11. Runs. : MANAGES
12. In a faulty manner. : AMISS
13. Breastbone. : STERNUM
14. Wolfe and others. : NEROS
19. Work on Savile Row. : TAILORING
22. Birds. : GANDERS
24. Baker Street vehicles. : HANSOMS
26. Money in Turkey. : LIRAS
28. Gills' relatives. : PINTS
30. Glengarry. : CAP
32. Part of the French negative. : PAS
34. Many words ending in "ing." : GERUNDS
35. Certain teeth. : CANINES
36. Native of anc. Asia Minor. : HITTITE
38. Atomic pile. : REACTOR
39. Famous family of Pittsburgh. : MELLONS
40. Phonies. : FAKES
42. Pampas man. : GAUCHO
44. Fishing net. : SEINE
46. Ogles. : LEERS
47. Irks: Dial. : RILES
50. Commoner. : PLEB
51. Unless, in law. : NISI
54. Orchestral section: Abbr. : STR
56. At no time: Ger. : NIE

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

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