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New York Times, Friday, October 1, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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B
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O
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S
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H
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C
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U
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B
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I
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C
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D
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A
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Y
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I
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G
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S
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B
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B
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L
L
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T
R
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B
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T
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S
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Y
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P
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C
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N
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A
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S
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N
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L
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S
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O
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M
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K
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G
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W
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A
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M
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E
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S
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P
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O
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G
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R
H
O
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O
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C
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T
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N
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O
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W
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B
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A
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K
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N
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D
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E
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C
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A
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M
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P
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J
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S
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N
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A
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L
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G
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H
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F
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,903
Across
1
Silliness. : BOSH
5
Three-dimensional. : CUBIC
10
Period of power or influence. : DAY
13
Brainstorm. : IDEA
14
Bazaar, Grecian style. : AGORA
15
Ancient people of Arabia. : SEBA
16
Gal of the Golden West. : BELLESTARR
18
De ___ (in the way). : TROP
19
Frustrate. : BAFFLE
20
Hades of Greek myth. : TARTARUS
22
___ sack. : SAD
23
Met man. : YOGI
24
Actress Molly. : PICON
27
Twangy. : NASAL
30
Certain telegram: Abbr. : NLS
33
Viva-voce. : ORAL
34
Much: Scot. : MICKLE
35
Army man: Abbr. : GEN
36
Message. : WIRE
37
"For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
38
After: Prefix. : META
39
Before tee. : ESS
40
Full moon, half-moon, etc. : PHASES
41
The first: Abbr. : ORIG
42
Greek letter. : RHO
43
Desert stopovers. : OASES
44
Outlays. : COSTS
45
Record-breaking horse, 1950. : NOOR
47
Earned. : WON
48
Tennis term. : BACKHAND
52
Bivouac : ENCAMP
56
Region of Arabia. : ASIR
57
Man of the gold-digging West. : JESSEJAMES
59
___ bene. : NOTA
60
Prepared, in a way. : ARMED
61
Was shut out. : LOST
62
Nautical rope. : GUY
63
Throngs. : HOSTS
64
Monks. : FRAS
Down
1
Mast support. : BIBB
2
Ancient concert halls. : ODEA
3
The ego. : SELF
4
Shoemaker's item. : HALFSOLE
5
Boxed. : CASED
6
Initials on a rush job. : UGT
7
Cruiser. : BOAT
8
War god of Babylon. : IRRA
9
One-horse carriages. : CARRYALLS
10
Weapons for 16 and 57 Across. : DERRINGERS
11
Ben Adhem. : ABOU
12
Kennel sounds. : YAPS
15
Unaccompanied: Colloq. : STAG
17
Verve. : ELAN
21
Japanned ware. : TOLE
24
One kind of politics. : POWER
25
Hibernians. : IRISH
26
Town of the silver West. : CARSONCITY
27
Some senoritas. : NINAS
28
Have ___ (prove one's point). : ACASE
29
The firmament. : SKIES
31
___ go. : LETIT
32
Catches. : SNAGS
34
Potentate. : MAHARAJAH
38
Cousin of Simple Simon. : MOONCALF
40
Piglet's pal. : POOH
44
And, for one: Abbr. : CONJ
46
Soup vegetable. : OKRA
47
Garden crop. : WEEDS
48
Hairdo feature. : BANG
49
Without ___ (penniless). : ASOU
50
One of the Wolfes. : NERO
51
Decoration. : DSMS
53
___ P. M.? : AMOR
54
Plateau. : MESA
55
Attention-getting sounds. : PSTS
58
Tennis term. : SET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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