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New York Times, Thursday, October 21, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,913
Across Down
1. Kind of flakes. : SNOW
5. School: Abbr. : SEM
8. Ribbon edging. : PICOT
13. Hour, in Italy. : HORA
14. Physics force. : DYNE
15. Silly. : INANE
16. Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
17. Connected intricately. : INTERLACED
19. Steeped barley. : MALT
20. Man. : MORTAL
21. Coal scuttle. : HOD
22. One of the Fitzgeralds. : ZELDA
24. Table linen. : NAPERY
26. Said of a football. : INPLAY
29. Death: Prefix. : NECRO
31. Underground workers. : MOLES
32. Hankering. : ITCH
33. "La Douce." : IRMA
37. Set firmly. : PLANTED
39. Item on a boat sole. : HOBNAIL
41. Madrigal. : SONG
42. Prefix with phone or graph. : XYLO
44. "___, in your flight . . . " : OTIME
45. Fulcrum for an oar. : THOLE
47. Long-winded. : PROLIX
48. Burning. : REDHOT
51. Within an ___ (almost). : ACEOF
53. Play it by ___. : EAR
54. Puzzle. : RIDDLE
56. Italian beverage. : VINO
60. Groton, for example. : PREPSCHOOL
62. Notion. : IDEA
63. Cheer. : ELATE
64. Pitcher's aims. : OUTS
65. Cloth measures, old style. : ELLS
66. Harps' cousins. : LYRES
67. Material measure: Abbr. : WTH
68. Protective edging. : WELT
1. Mason's wedge. : SHIM
2. Part of N. B. : NOTA
3. Not written. : ORAL
4. Mid-calf skirt. : WALTZLENGTH
5. Church group. : SYNOD
6. College starter. : ENTRANT
7. Proper. : MEET
8. Architectural feature. : PILLAR
9. ___ fog. : INA
10. Hiding place. : CACHE
11. ___ two. : ONEOR
12. One of the Roosevelts. : TEDDY
14. Indistinctly. : DIMLY
18. Southwestern farm. : RANCHO
23. One side of town. : EAST
25. Opinion. : POINTOFVIEW
26. Rascals of a kind. : IMPS
27. ___ contendere. : NOLO
28. Scheme. : PLAN
30. Repeat. : ECHO
32. Pastoral poem. : IDYL
34. Fence part. : RAIL
35. Opera role. : MIMI
36. Scot's name. : ALEX
38. Not native. : EXOTIC
40. City section, for short. : BORO
43. Take a partner for a dance. : LEADOUT
46. Thoroughbreds. : HORSES
47. Does a KP job. : PEELS
48. Throw back. : REPEL
49. Soon. : EARLY
50. Bleak. : DREAR
52. Vicuña. : CLOTH
55. Oriental vessel. : DHOW
57. Pointless. : IDLE
58. Dickens character. : NELL
59. Kiln. : OAST
61. Soldier's title: Abbr. : PTE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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