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New York Times, Wednesday, November 10, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
David Steinberg notes:

Original had no clue for 11-Down, so added one.

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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,933

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Across
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Roman date. : CCCV
5
French seat of justice. : BANC
9
Open. : AGAPE
14
Expression of amusement. : HAHA
15
Exchange business. : AGIO
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Slavic man's name. : SASHA
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Man's name meaning "archer." : IVAR
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Nonsense. : HOCUSPOCUS
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Lustrous, old style. : NITID
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Refinement. : GENTILITY
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Undergoes change. : ALTERS
25
Seafarers. : TARS
26
And elsewhere: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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Der ___. : ALTE
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Fate. : LOT
31
Genuine. : VERITABLE
34
Bay. : COVE
35
Dresden's river. : ELBE
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Wood. : BALSA
38
On naval duty. : ASEA
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Spanish rivers. : RIOS
40
Instruments in homes. : GASMETERS
42
Strain. : TAX
43
Scold mercilessly. : FLAY
45
Verve. : ELAN
46
Housewife's problem. : SOOT
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News program. : REPORT
50
Weather word. : MISTINESS
55
More attractive. : CUTER
56
Designating the time before 1861. : ANTEBELLUM
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Flavor. : LIME
59
Mollusk. : SNAIL
60
Kind of moth. : LUNA
61
Federal agent. : TMAN
62
Lena. : HORNE
63
Like floating island. : EGGY
64
Transmit. : SEND
Down
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Household word. : CHINA
2
Find fault with. : CAVIL
3
Nonstop talker. : CHATTERBOX
4
Sorts. : VARIETIES
5
Expression of disgust. : BAH
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Eager. : AGOG
7
Discerning. : NICE
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Innumerable. : COUNTLESS
9
Seek (after). : ASPIRE
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Reading and others. : GAOLS
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Spore cases. : ASCI
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Light thud. : PHUT
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Simple. : EASY
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Suffix with hemo and photo. : STAT
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Mild expletive. : DRAT
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Flat piece of stone. : SLAB
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Relieve. : ALLAY
28
Go quickly. : LOSENOTIME
29
Finished. : OVER
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Collations. : TEAS
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Green: Fr. : VERT
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Lamb. : ELIA
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Popular game. : BAGATELLE
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Hurls. : CATAPULTS
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Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
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Power source: Abbr. : ELEC
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Slight frailty. : FOIBLE
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Single. : LONE
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Mug. : STEIN
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Provide with a new crew. : REMAN
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Fashion. : TREND
50
Cattle feed. : MASH
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___ time (quickly). : INNO
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Planet. : STAR
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Hit hard: Colloq. : SLUG
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Intoned. : SUNG
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New Jersey cape. : MAY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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