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New York Times, Friday, December 9, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { B J K X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,327
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1. First name. : ADAM
5. Coin of the Philippines. : PESO
9. As soon as. : WHEN
13. Pop. : SODA
14. Seance sounds. : RAPS
15. Pester. : TEASE
16. Rises and floats in the air. : LEVITATES
18. Poker strategem. : RAISE
19. Honshu bay. : ISE
20. Film section. : REEL
21. Became insipid. : PALLED
22. City east of Genoa. : PARMA
24. Feel contrite. : REPENT
26. Nippy taste. : TANG
28. Blimps. : AIRSHIPS
32. Five-year periods. : QUINQUENNIA
35. French king. : ROI
36. Specious. : UNSOUND
37. Alarms. : TOCSINS
39. Chemical ending. : IDE
40. Seemly. : INGOODTASTE
42. Those conditionally released. : PAROLEES
44. Yearn (for). : SIGH
45. Premieres. : FIRSTS
47. Kilns. : OASTS
50. Shoddy. : SLEAZY
53. Weather word. : RAIN
55. Nautical chain or rope. : TYE
56. Type of pitch. : CURVE
57. Not alee. : WINDSWEPT
59. Verve. : ARDOR
60. Entr'-___. : ACTE
61. Is beholden to. : OWES
62. Churchman. : DEAN
63. Addams, for one. : CHAS
64. Thessalian peak. : OSSA
1. "___ of the tongue." : ASLIP
2. ___ world of good. : DOESA
3. Publicist. : ADVERTISER
4. Paris time. : MAI
5. Before: Prefix. : PRAE
6. Jack Horner, for one. : EATER
7. Like a cave. : SPELEAN
8. W.W. II outfit. : OSS
9. Profusion. : WEALTH
10. Weather word. : HAIL
11. Being: Lat. : ESSE
12. Requirement. : NEED
15. Deals. : TRANSACTIONS
17. Soothing agent. : TRANQUILIZER
21. Ages. : PERIODS
23. ___ War. : MANO
25. Cow pony. : PINTO
27. Military science. : GUNNERY
29. Menu items. : IRISHSTEWS
30. Bridge: Fr. : PONT
31. Six, in dicing. : SISE
32. Wisecrack. : QUIP
33. Wave: Lat. : UNDA
34. Moves gradually. : EDGES
38. Heroic narrative. : SAGA
41. Figuratively, an ignorer of danger. : OSTRICH
43. Bard ___. : OFAVON
46. Seasonal figure. : SANTA
48. Roman and others. : TYPES
49. ___ precedent. : SETSA
50. Salt-water fish. : SCAD
51. Angler's fly. : LURE
52. "Das Rheingold" role. : ERDA
54. Roman date. : IDES
57. Army corps. : WAC
58. Court. : WOO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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