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New York Times, Thursday, October 28, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Slender twisted piece. : WISP
5. Seth's brother. : ABEL
9. Girl's name. : LEILA
14. Acidity: Med. : ACOR
15. ___ me tangere. : NOLI
16. Witch of ___. : ENDOR
17. Toy. : YOYO
18. Pay. : COMPENSATE
20. Grab. : SNATCH
22. Alone on stage: Lat. : SOLA
23. Wickiup. : HUT
24. Medicinal plant. : ALOE
26. Resist. : OPPOSE
28. Jumble. : HUGGERMUGGER
33. Reticent. : ALOOF
34. Concerning: Lat. : INRE
35. A dozen ___. : ORSO
39. Look ___ (visit). : INON
40. Money dealings. : AGIOS
41. Lather. : FOAM
42. Hindu queen. : RANI
43. Mardi ___. : GRAS
44. Passageway. : AISLE
45. Describing a certain teen-ager. : SWEETSIXTEEN
48. Speed. : HASTEN
51. French pronoun. : ELLE
52. Tree. : ASH
53. Cheese. : EDAM
56. Latitude. : LEEWAY
60. Make way for. : STANDASIDE
63. Tabula ___ (clean slate). : RASA
64. Home of a sort. : TEPEE
65. Blame. : ONUS
66. Composer Satie. : ERIK
67. Mountain nymph. : OREAD
68. Caged (up). : PENT
69. Colors. : DYES
Down
1. Habits. : WAYS
2. Image. : ICON
3. Bean. : SOYA
4. Hero. : PROTAGONIST
5. Fasten securely. : ANCHOR
6. Scary sound. : BOO
7. Deciduous trees. : ELMS
8. Early Chinese poet. : LIPO
9. Delaware Indian. : LENAPE
10. Letters. : ENS
11. Where Arco is. : IDAHO
12. Flower. : LOTUS
13. Relative of a hogback. : ARETE
19. Panegyrics. : ELOGES
21. Musical term. : CLEF
25. Fugitive from a country. : EMIGRE
27. Made money, in a way. : PROFITEERED
28. Subject of many a commercial. : HAIR
29. Bone. : ULNA
30. Continue. : GOON
31. Eastern Christian. : UNIAT
32. ___ Pointe. : GROSSE
36. Sweetbrier. : ROSE
37. Store sign. : SALE
38. Foreshadowing. : OMEN
40. Things to be done. : AGENDA
44. Part of a car. : AXLE
46. Worked in the garden. : WEEDED
47. Worst, à la Webster III. : ILLEST
48. Must. : HASTO
49. Dahlia's cousin. : ASTER
50. Form. : SHAPE
54. Soaked. : ASOP
55. Possessive pronoun. : MINE
57. On one's guard. : WARY
58. Where the Chinois live. : ASIE
59. Asian beasts. : YAKS
61. Educational group. : NEA
62. Color. : DUN

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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