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New York Times, Thursday, November 11, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,934

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Across
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Distinctive atmosphere. : AURA
5
U.S. copper center. : BUTTE
10
Witty response. : QUIP
14
Cross: Sp. : CRUZ
15
Incites to action. : SPURS
16
She-bear: Lat. : URSA
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Summers in the country. : RUSTICATES
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Troubles. : AILS
20
Gravel ridge. : ESKER
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Now and then. : SOMETIMES
23
Part of Scotland Yard. : CID
25
French philosopher. : RENAN
26
Bundles, as of hay or straw. : TRUSSES
30
Avian activity. : NESTING
34
Product of Jamaica. : RUM
35
Detested. : HATED
37
Mustafa ___. : KEMAL
38
Vestments. : ALBS
40
___ mutton. : LEGOF
42
Type of review. : RAVE
43
Documents: Abbr. : CERTS
45
Rakes. : ROUES
47
Disease of sheep. : GID
48
Walk, in a way. : TRAIPSE
50
California city. : SANJOSE
52
Kind of film. : PILOT
54
Very. : TOO
55
Led a very inactive life. : VEGETATED
59
Mr. Starr, M.B.E. : RINGO
63
English shire. : OXON
64
Sea washing the coast of western Italy. : TYRRHENIAN
66
Missing the target. : WILD
67
Town in Surrey. : EPSOM
68
Light brown. : ECRU
69
Criterions: Abbr. : STDS
70
Ocean areas. : DEEPS
71
Some girls. : DEBS
Down
1
Field of a size. : ACRE
2
Wild ox of Caesar's day. : URUS
3
Well-known Dean. : RUSK
4
Mexican Indians. : AZTECS
5
College degree. : BSC
6
East Indian tree. : UPAS
7
Teacher. : TUTOR
8
Wonderful: Colloq. : TREMENDOUS
9
Ascetic of Palestine. : ESSENE
10
More pleasingly odd. : QUAINTER
11
Companion of Thummim. : URIM
12
Fayal, for instance. : ISLE
13
Bridge term. : PASS
18
Makers of linen, lace, etc. : IRISH
22
Homework, perhaps. : TASK
24
Business transaction. : DEAL
26
Pamphlet. : TRACT
27
Queen. : RULER
28
Shadow. : UMBRA
29
Unvarying pattern. : STEREOTYPE
31
Adult insect. : IMAGO
32
Ship: Lat. : NAVIS
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European kite. : GLEDE
36
The "I." : EGO
39
Wages. : STIPENDS
41
Noteworthy act. : FEAT
44
Narrow point of land. : SPIT
46
Night noise. : SNORE
49
Designated (for). : SLATED
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Accompanied. : JOINED
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With no words wasted. : TERSE
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Postulants' problems. : VOWS
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Subway sign. : EXIT
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Yellow shade. : GOLD
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Kind of kick. : DROP
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Riviera resort. : NICE
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Attire. : GARB
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Burden. : ONUS
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Nautical initials. : HMS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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