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New York Times, Wednesday, October 27, 1965

39-Across : Flirtation.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,919
Across
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Liverpool drummer. : RINGO
6
Army man. : PFC
9
Shouts noisily. : BAWLS
14
___ parle français. : ICION
15
River in mañana land. : RIO
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One of the satellites. : ECHOI
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Implying. : CONNOTING
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Palm tree. : ARECA
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Joint. : KNEE
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Bad ___. : EMS
22
Ear ailment. : OTITIS
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Distress call. : SOS
24
Cote sound. : BAA
25
Unadorned. : BALD
26
Visitor's adjunct of the good old days. : CARDCASE
28
Abbreviation in grammar. : PLS
31
Distinction. : HONOR
34
Powder base. : ORRISROOT
36
Samoan seaport. : APIA
37
Growls, old style. : GNARS
38
Girl's name. : OLGA
39
Flirtation. : DALLIANCE
41
Card. : JOKER
42
"Cakes and ___." : ALE
43
Apex of power demand. : PEAKLOAD
45
Mountain gaps. : COLS
46
Slogan. : CRY
47
"In the fire" item. : FAT
50
Trinkets. : CHARMS
53
Article. : THE
54
Boy meets girl. : DATE
55
Dramatic role. : ROMEO
56
Contests of a kind. : DRAGRACES
58
Move upward. : ARISE
59
Familiar "yes." : OUI
60
That is: Lat. : IDEST
61
Enough!: Sp. : BASTA
62
Language: Abbr. : GER
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___ winks. : FORTY
Down
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Hay stacks. : RICKS
2
Image: Prefix. : ICONO
3
Twins and others. : NINES
4
Used up. : GONE
5
Biblical town, near Joppa. : ONO
6
Temperamental persons. : PRIMADONNAS
7
Winglike organs. : FINS
8
Machine part. : COG
9
Certain headliners. : BEATLES
10
Sharp. : ACRID
11
Sharpen. : WHET
12
Places. : LOCI
13
Mexican Indians. : SIAS
18
Type of bomb. : TEAR
22
Desert spot. : OASIS
24
Piece of candy. : BAR
25
Piece of furniture. : BARRELCHAIR
26
Fuel. : COAL
27
Chink. : CRACK
28
11th President. : POLK
29
Theater section. : LOGE
30
See 1 Across. : STAR
31
___ heart. : HADA
32
October's stone. : OPAL
33
Shade of green. : NILE
35
Cross. : ROOD
37
Celts. : GAELS
40
Group of plants like the morning glory. : IPOMOEA
41
Blue bird. : JAY
44
State: Abbr. : OREG
45
Feathered tuft. : CREST
47
Poser. : FACER
48
Nuclear problem. : ATEST
49
Ill-tempered. : TESTY
50
Kind of apple. : CRAB
51
Israeli dance. : HORA
52
Friends: Fr. : AMIS
53
___ blue. : TRUE
54
Wall part. : DADO
56
Retriever. : DOG
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Region of Morocco. : RIF

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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