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New York Times, Tuesday, October 26, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,918
Across Down
1. Oodles. : SCADS
6. Dances. : JIGS
10. Group of workers. : GANG
14. Atelier item. : EASEL
15. Town near Caracas. : AROA
16. Redolence. : ODOR
17. Heath genus. : ERICA
18. Carol time. : NOEL
19. Genus of the sea lettuce. : ULVA
20. Talking birds. : MYNAS
21. Casual. : UNSTUDIED
23. The present time. : THIS
25. Defensible. : TENABLE
26. Sagittarius. : ARCHER
29. Coffee belt of Hawaiian islands. : KONA
30. Fur garments. : SEALSKINS
32. Yearns (for). : LONGS
37. I know: Lat. : SCIO
38. Land of Nod. : SLEEP
40. 33.33 inches, in Texas. : VARA
41. Huge sea fish. : TUNNY
43. Heard about. : LEARNEDOF
45. Sea between Kazakh and Uzbek. : ARAL
47. Rowing equipment. : OARAGE
48. Hoarder of a sort. : PACKRAT
52. Small lizards. : EFTS
53. Certain musicians. : ARRANGERS
55. Fragments. : CHIPS
59. Pepper pot. : SOUP
60. Ovine sounds. : BAAS
61. Robe. : HABIT
62. Fastener. : HASP
63. Where the Ob flows. : ASIA
64. Suburb of Minneapolis. : EDINA
65. Ionian Sea gulf. : ARTA
66. Manner of origin: Suffix. : GENY
67. Piquant. : ZESTY
1. Look to be. : SEEM
2. British novelist. : CARY
3. "___ of omission." : ASIN
4. Athletic event. : DECATHLON
5. Reduces the budget. : SLASHES
6. God of all beginnings. : JANUS
7. Household appliance. : IRON
8. Ships out. : GOESTOSEA
9. Creator of Bambi. : SALTEN
10. Variety of cheese. : GOUDA
11. Forte of a good comedian. : ADLIB
12. New. : NOVEL
13. Incline. : GRADE
22. Single. : UNAL
24. Vexes. : IRKS
26. Staff member: Abbr. : ASST
27. Received: Fr. : RECU
28. Eve's eldest. : CAIN
29. Genuflect. : KNEEL
31. Anxious. : ILLATEASE
33. Be more important than. : OVERSHADE
34. Nothing: Sp. : NADA
35. Old tar's tipple. : GROG
36. Call on the diamond. : SAFE
39. Campus VIP, for short. : PROF
42. Strands of wool. : YARN
44. City on the Mississippi. : NATCHEZ
46. Place for old clothes. : RAGBAG
48. Turkish official. : PASHA
49. Bellowing. : AROAR
50. Upper ___. : CRUST
51. Greek letter. : KAPPA
52. Theme. : ESSAY
54. Dispense in large quantities. : RAIN
56. Water bird. : IBIS
57. Relative of a split. : PINT
58. Delay. : STAY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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