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New York Times, Saturday, October 9, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
David Steinberg notes:

Original 48-Across clue had "Musical's"; changed it to "Musial's."

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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,909
Across
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Outmoded: Slang. : OLDHAT
7
Traveler's choice: Abbr. : RRS
10
Astringent. : ALUM
14
Set ___ (light). : FIRETO
15
Look down. : OUTSTARE
17
One-time popular song. : SLOWBOATTOCHINA
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Marker. : TAG
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Ça ___ (here and there): Fr. : ETLA
21
Hour, in Rome. : ORA
22
Result. : UPSHOT
24
One kind of correspondent. : PENPAL
28
Intense. : GREAT
30
Biblical land. : NOD
32
Elicit. : EDUCE
33
Perennial TV role. : LUCY
34
Conformed (to). : AGREED
36
Abner's old-time radio partner. : LUM
37
Populate. : INHABIT
39
Character in "Don Quixote." : ANSELMO
41
Manhattan school. : NYU
42
Volatile liquids. : ETHERS
44
Washington operative. : TMEN
45
Get ___ point. : TOTHE
47
Pass catcher. : END
48
Musial's. : STANS
49
Curls the lip. : SNEERS
51
Peninsular portion of India. : DECCAN
53
Old French coin. : ECU
54
Dam in South Dakota. : OAHE
55
Letter. : CEE
58
Bill Sands' life story. : MYSHADOWRANFAST
63
Cognomen. : FORENAME
64
___ hand. : NEARAT
65
Trick. : RUSE
66
Man's nickname. : NED
67
Complicated mesh. : TISSUE
Down
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Court ___ James. : OFST
2
Girl's name. : LILA
3
Spacecraft's braking device. : DROGUECHUTE
4
Chop. : HEW
5
With conditions favorable. : ATBEST
6
Cog. : TOOTH
7
Type of muscle. : ROTATOR
8
Wheel track. : RUT
9
Front step. : STOOP
10
Close by. : ATHAND
11
Burman tribesman. : LAI
12
Percolator. : URN
13
"Cry ___ River." : MEA
16
Harangues. : SCREEDS
18
"___ Navajo Trail." : ALONGTHE
23
___ compliment to. : PAYA
25
Sleepers. : PULLMANCARS
26
Keen insight. : ACUMEN
27
Citrus fruit. : LEMONS
28
Flashes. : GLINTS
29
Memorable name on Broadway. : RUNYON
31
"___, what can the matter be?" : DEARDEAR
34
Islet. : AIT
35
Letters. : ENS
38
Litterbug's leaving. : BEERCAN
40
Girl's name. : ETTA
43
Bequeathed. : ENDOWED
46
Sound of a foolish giggle. : HEEHEE
48
Playwright's concern. : SCENEI
50
African republic. : SUDAN
52
Plain song. : CHANT
56
Jacob's twin. : ESAU
57
Suffix on girls' names. : ETTE
58
Businessman: Abbr. : MFR
59
Pronoun. : YOU
60
Elders: Abbr. : SRS
61
Cockney's living quarters. : OME
62
Scale notes. : FAS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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