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New York Times, Tuesday, October 5, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
David Steinberg notes:

Some clues were jumbled in the original; fixed them.

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C
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,905
Across
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So far "out" as to be "in." : CAMP
5
Fine volcanic lava. : ASHES
10
A great amount. : MUCH
14
Assyrian war god. : ASUR
15
Spill over. : SLOSH
16
Slangy suffix. : EROO
17
Jotting. : MEMO
18
Trickery: Colloq. : HANKYPANKY
20
Activity of subversive groups. : SABOTAGE
22
Gets an impression. : SENSES
23
Representations of a Norse god. : ODINS
24
Homme d'___. : ETAT
25
Dishearten. : DEJECT
27
Eskimo, for one. : AMERIND
30
Elected: Fr. : ELU
31
American poet. : KILMER
33
Husband: Fr. : MARI
35
Beans. : LIMAS
37
Poetic time. : EEN
38
Person of great energy. : DEMON
39
Tennis strokes. : LOBS
40
Bailsman. : BONDER
42
Agreed!: Fr. : BON
43
Alarms. : TOCSINS
45
Sea Anemones. : POLYPS
47
Wrap. : ROBE
48
Tear. : RIPUP
49
Fabric of the Middle Ages. : SAMITE
52
Extremity of Asia on Bering Strait. : EASTCAPE
55
Tropical American tree. : GUMBOLIMBO
57
Moslem title. : IMAM
58
Cypress, for one. : TREE
59
Nymph. : OREAD
60
Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
61
Stewed fruit, country style. : SASS
62
Aesthetic quality. : TASTE
63
Veto word. : NYET
Down
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Wheel projections. : CAMS
2
On the main. : ASEA
3
Abracadabra. : MUMBOJUMBO
4
Opposite of an epode. : PROODE
5
Part of Ghana. : ASHANTI
6
Smelting products. : SLAGS
7
Whetstone. : HONE
8
Midlothian river. : ESK
9
Lawyer of a sort. : SHYSTER
10
Interval. : MEANTIME
11
Containers. : URNS
12
Industrial fuel. : COKE
13
Nautical shouts. : HOYS
19
Seckel. : PEAR
21
Check marks. : TICKS
24
Edit. : EMEND
25
Dingle. : DELL
26
Literary light. : ELIOT
27
Assents. : AMENS
28
Wishy-washy. : NAMBYPAMBY
29
Languish. : DROOP
32
Sierra ___. : LEONE
34
Auberges. : INNS
36
Imputes (to). : ASCRIBES
38
Let slip: Poet. : DROPT
40
Trinket. : BIBELOT
41
Happening. : EPISODE
44
___ say. : SOTO
46
Greek satirist of Apuleius' time. : LUCIAN
48
Capital of Morocco. : RABAT
49
Police officers: Abbr. : SGTS
50
Nimbus. : AURA
51
Titles: Abbr. : MMES
52
Scottish uncles. : EMES
53
Shave. : PARE
54
Send forth. : EMIT
56
Anger: Lat. : IRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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