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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

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Kind of flakes. : SNOW
5
School: Abbr. : SEM
8
Ribbon edging. : PICOT
13
Hour, in Italy. : HORA
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Physics force. : DYNE
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Silly. : INANE
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Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Connected intricately. : INTERLACED
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Steeped barley. : MALT
20
Man. : MORTAL
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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
Down
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
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Proper. : MEET
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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
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Scheme. : PLAN
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Repeat. : ECHO
32
Pastoral poem. : IDYL
34
Fence part. : RAIL
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Opera role. : MIMI
36
Scot's name. : ALEX
38
Not native. : EXOTIC
40
City section, for short. : BORO
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Take a partner for a dance. : LEADOUT
46
Thoroughbreds. : HORSES
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Does a KP job. : PEELS
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Throw back. : REPEL
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Soon. : EARLY
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Bleak. : DREAR
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Vicuña. : CLOTH
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Oriental vessel. : DHOW
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Pointless. : IDLE
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Dickens character. : NELL
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Kiln. : OAST
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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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