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New York Times, Saturday, October 30, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,922
Across
1. Balls of yarn. : CLEWS
6. Dress. : GARB
10. By way of, for short. : THRU
14. Immerse again. : REDIP
15. Nautical term. : ALEE
16. Child's toy. : HOOP
17. Spanish girl's name. : EVITA
18. Like some scores. : TIED
19. And yet: Lat. : ETSI
20. One kind of craft. : WITCH
21. Amateur night, à la 4 Down. : HALLOWEEN
23. Hurry. : HIE
25. So: Sp. : ASI
26. Plum. : SLOE
29. Transportation to 4 Down. : BROOMSTICK
36. House: Ger. : HAUS
37. Fabrics. : REPS
38. Tragedian. : ACTOR
39. Black birds. : ANIS
40. Group of eight. : OCTAD
42. Hooks: Lat. : HAMI
43. Asian prince. : RAJAH
45. Kiddie: Var. : TIKE
46. Islands: Fr. : ILES
47. Fiendish. : DIABOLICAL
49. Negatives. : NOTS
50. Gathering of a sort. : BEE
51. Linger. : LAG
53. Out of this world. : UNEARTHLY
59. Shakespearean role. : GHOST
63. Hero, heroine, etc. : CAST
64. La ___ (The Hague): Fr. : HAYE
65. TV role. : LONER
66. One of the Norns. : URTH
67. Anglo-Irish expletive. : ARRA
68. Bizarre. : OUTRE
69. Nautical ropes. : TYES
70. Shakespearean role. : LEAR
71. Indited. : WROTE
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1. Men. : CREW
2. Blue jeans designer. : LEVI
3. Revise. : EDIT
4. Eldritch revels. : WITCHESSABBATHS
5. Cavalry man. : SPAHI
6. Philistine city. : GATH
7. Inter ___. : ALIA
8. Dance. : REEL
9. Pandemonium. : BEDLAM
10. XII. : THEWITCHINGHOUR
11. French innkeeper. : HOTE
12. Color. : ROSE
13. ___ the air. : UPIN
22. Bones: Lat. : OSSA
24. Spanish river. : EBRO
26. Fragment. : SHARD
27. Hawaiian porch. : LANAI
28. Seance equipment. : OUIJA
30. Straight: Prefix. : RECTI
31. Of vision. : OPTIC
32. Japanese city. : OSAKA
33. Balbo's first name. : ITALO
34. October 20th phenomenon. : COMET
35. Kringle. : KRISS
41. Small valley. : DELL
44. Worker in the fields. : HOER
48. Deadly. : LETHAL
52. Gleaming. : AGLOW
53. Shape of a pocket. : UCUT
54. Not any: Colloq. : NARY
55. Punta del ___. : ESTE
56. March ___. : HARE
57. Northern constellation. : LYRA
58. Time unit. : YEAR
60. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
61. Spanish painter. : SERT
62. Wych-elm, for example. : TREE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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