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New York Times, Thursday, November 12, 1964

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,583
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1. Prickly pear. : NOPAL
6. Parking places. : LOTS
10. Feline sound. : MEOW
14. Shade of blue. : ALICE
15. Early king of Sweden. : ERIC
16. ___ mater. : ALMA
17. Cooper's Leatherstocking. : PATHFINDER
19. Group. : CLAN
20. One or another. : ANY
21. Small musical combo. : TRIO
22. U.N. leader. : UTHANT
24. Cut of meat. : LOIN
25. Graf ___. : SPEE
26. Coed's milieu. : CAMPUS
29. Fish story. : TALLTALE
33. Shelley or Keats. : ODIST
34. Oxford. : SHOE
35. Sir Anthony. : EDEN
36. Mountain pass. : COL
37. Certain years. : TEENS
38. Stubborn: Dial. : SOT
39. Tourist resort of Scotland. : OBAN
41. Deserve. : RATE
42. Whirring sound made by a beetle. : CHURR
44. Duenna's charge. : SENORITA
46. Queen of ___. : THEMAY
47. Fair to middling. : SOSO
48. Legislative body in Eire. : DAIL
49. Broadway. : STREET
52. City on the Aar. : BERN
53. Pub potation. : ALE
56. Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
57. Penthouse feature. : ROOFGARDEN
60. Flighty exclamation. : LALA
61. Island group off New Guinea. : ARROE
62. Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
63. A Peggotty. : EMLY
64. French painter. : MANET
65. Group of girls. : BEVY
1. California wine city. : NAPA
2. Pearl Buck heroine. : OLAN
3. Sympathy. : PITY
4. German exclamation. : ACH
5. Omitted. : LEFTOUT
6. Red Square name. : LENIN
7. Church calendar. : ORDO
8. Ascot. : TIE
9. Misgivings. : SCRUPLES
10. Jungle knife. : MACHETE
11. She: Sp. : ELLA
12. Part of Arabia. : OMAN
13. Long for. : WANT
18. Mascagni opera. : IRIS
23. Bell invention: Abbr. : TEL
24. Some records. : LPS
25. River through Burgundy. : SAONE
26. Island off Costa Rica. : COCOS
27. Sun-dried brick. : ADOBE
28. Italian city. : MILAN
29. Greek letter. : THETA
30. I am present: Lat. : ADSUM
31. Sinclair Lewis heroine. : LEORA
32. Vestibule. : ENTRY
34. Pacific pact. : SEATO
37. Shandy. : TRISTRAM
40. Bouquet. : NOSEGAY
42. Lowestoft ware. : CHINA
43. Loki's daughter. : HEL
45. Deer. : ROE
46. Object of attack. : TARGET
48. Creator of Man Friday. : DEFOE
49. Fish dish. : SOLE
50. Trolley. : TRAM
51. Brooklet. : RILL
52. By nature. : BORN
53. Tool. : ADZE
54. Byzantine emperor, 813–20. : LEOV
55. Selfish emotion. : ENVY
58. ___ et labora. : ORA
59. Ancient Jewish title. : RAB

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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