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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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Students & seniors
Across
1. Roman date. : CCCV
5. French seat of justice. : BANC
9. Open. : AGAPE
14. Expression of amusement. : HAHA
15. Exchange business. : AGIO
16. Slavic man's name. : SASHA
17. Man's name meaning "archer." : IVAR
18. Nonsense. : HOCUSPOCUS
20. Lustrous, old style. : NITID
22. Refinement. : GENTILITY
23. Undergoes change. : ALTERS
25. Seafarers. : TARS
26. And elsewhere: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
27. Der ___. : ALTE
28. Fate. : LOT
31. Genuine. : VERITABLE
34. Bay. : COVE
35. Dresden's river. : ELBE
36. Wood. : BALSA
38. On naval duty. : ASEA
39. Spanish rivers. : RIOS
40. Instruments in homes. : GASMETERS
42. Strain. : TAX
43. Scold mercilessly. : FLAY
45. Verve. : ELAN
46. Housewife's problem. : SOOT
47. News program. : REPORT
50. Weather word. : MISTINESS
55. More attractive. : CUTER
56. Designating the time before 1861. : ANTEBELLUM
58. 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
1. Household word. : CHINA
2. Find fault with. : CAVIL
3. Nonstop talker. : CHATTERBOX
4. Sorts. : VARIETIES
5. Expression of disgust. : BAH
6. Eager. : AGOG
7. Discerning. : NICE
8. Innumerable. : COUNTLESS
9. Seek (after). : ASPIRE
10. Reading and others. : GAOLS
11. Spore cases. : ASCI
12. Light thud. : PHUT
13. Simple. : EASY
19. Suffix with hemo and photo. : STAT
21. Mild expletive. : DRAT
24. Flat piece of stone. : SLAB
27. Relieve. : ALLAY
28. Go quickly. : LOSENOTIME
29. Finished. : OVER
30. Collations. : TEAS
31. Green: Fr. : VERT
32. Lamb. : ELIA
33. Popular game. : BAGATELLE
34. Hurls. : CATAPULTS
37. Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
41. Power source: Abbr. : ELEC
43. Slight frailty. : FOIBLE
44. Single. : LONE
46. Mug. : STEIN
48. Provide with a new crew. : REMAN
49. Fashion. : TREND
50. Cattle feed. : MASH
51. ___ time (quickly). : INNO
52. Planet. : STAR
53. Hit hard: Colloq. : SLUG
54. Intoned. : SUNG
57. 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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