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New York Times, Friday, October 29, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,921
Across Down
1. American League team. : NATS
5. And the like, Latin style. : ETAL
9. Brief light. : GLEAM
14. "I began to smell ___."—Cervantes. : ARAT
15. Traditional knowledge. : LORE
16. Zodiac sign. : LIBRA
17. Architectural feature. : DOME
18. Part of 19 Across. : MEAT
19. Make ___ of. : AMEAL
20. Current best seller. : ISPARISBURNING
23. McGuffey's best seller. : READER
24. Ancient Scot. : PICT
25. Part of a Perry Mason title. : CASE
28. Mason's aide and others. : DELLAS
32. Tilted. : ALIST
36. Notion: Fr. : IDEE
38. Bridge position. : EAST
39. Current best seller (with "The"). : LOOKINGGLASSWAR
42. Liqueur glass. : PONY
43. Indefinite pronoun. : ONES
44. Groups: Abbr. : ASSNS
45. Produces. : SPAWNS
47. Unit of card games. : DEAL
49. Vex. : ROIL
51. Part of password. : SESAME
56. Mary Stewart's best seller. : THISROUGHMAGIC
60. Greek letter. : THETA
61. Suffix with idiom or system. : ATIC
62. French composer. : LALO
63. City on the Rhine. : BASEL
64. 19th century editor. : DANA
65. Face shape. : OVAL
66. Delusion's companion. : SNARE
67. Mongolian tribeman. : SHAN
68. Barcelona baby. : NENE
1. Perigee. : NADIR
2. Subject of G. Stein definition. : AROSE
3. Florida seaport. : TAMPA
4. Suffix with home or road. : STEAD
5. N. Y. women's college. : ELMIRA
6. Ten digits. : TOES
7. Meccan. : ARAB
8. Surcease. : LETUP
9. Flash. : GLANCE
10. Infinite. : LIMITLESS
11. Scrooge, for short. : EBEN
12. One of a poetic trio. : ARAG
13. Prefix with content. : MAL
21. Straight: Prefix. : RECTI
22. "___ cockhorse . . . " : RIDEA
26. Vestige. : SIGN
27. Sidled. : EDGED
29. Rules. : LAWS
30. Wise ___ owl. : ASAN
31. Ships: Abbr. : STRS
32. Grand Combin and others. : ALPS
33. Part of Chicago. : LOOP
34. Hebrides isle. : IONA
35. Advertiser of a sort. : SKYWRITER
37. Otherwise. : ELSE
40. Polite denial. : NOSIR
41. Western capital. : SALEM
46. Slangy denial. : NOSALE
48. Part of the street scene. : ASHCAN
50. Burdens. : LOADS
52. Place for a soirée. : SALON
53. Century plant. : AGAVE
54. Musical center in Europe. : MILAN
55. Place for "les enfants." : ECOLE
56. Word used with more or less. : THAN
57. "For ___ jolly good fellow . . . " : HESA
58. Deseret. : UTAH
59. Lollobrigida. : GINA
60. Cook's abbreviation. : TBS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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