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New York Times, Friday, November 12, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Chair part. : SPLAT
6. School groups. : PTAS
10. Attention-getting word. : OYEZ
14. Began. : AROSE
15. Stone: Prefix. : LITH
16. Permanent. : WAVE
17. Humid. : MOIST
18. This: Sp. : ESTA
19. City of ancient Greece. : ELIS
20. Cartoon character. : ABNER
21. Consequently. : ASARESULT
23. Be certain. : RESTASSURED
25. Calendar abbreviation. : TUES
26. Silly person. : GOOSE
31. Workers with dynamite. : BLASTERS
36. Rosier. : PINKER
37. Make clearly known. : DECLARE
38. Fondles. : DANDLES
39. "Rages." : FURORS
40. Police officer. : SERGEANT
41. Tartan trousers. : TREWS
42. Partner of tired. : SICK
43. Later. : AFTERAWHILE
50. Set adrift, as a boat. : CASTLOOSE
54. Burr. : AARON
55. Countertenor. : ALTO
56. Ecclesiastical court. : ROTA
57. Fairy tale character. : GIANT
58. Chirp. : PEEP
59. Important business men. : CPAS
60. Presbyter. : ELDER
61. Certain phones: Abbr. : EXTS
62. To be: Lat. : ESSE
63. Pioneer maker of steel plows. : DEERE
Down
1. One of the Visayan Islands. : SAMAR
2. Inquiry. : PROBE
3. Cuts of meat. : LOINS
4. Beauty, for one. : ASSET
5. Four: Prefix. : TETRA
6. One's wish, will, or choice. : PLEASURE
7. Networks. : TISSUES
8. Aromatic extracts. : ATTARS
9. Participate in. : SHARE
10. Is in the red. : OWES
11. River into Korea Bay. : YALU
12. Corrupt. : EVIL
13. Piquancy. : ZEST
22. Lace or rickrack. : EDGING
24. Suffix with rhyme or trick. : STERS
27. Wave: Fr. : ONDE
28. State: Abbr. : OKLA
29. Spotted. : SEEN
30. Long ago: Archaic. : ERST
31. Carpenter's abbreviation. : BDFT
32. Their: Fr. : LEUR
33. Piece of land. : ACRE
34. Behind the times. : SLOW
35. Of the ankle. : TARSAL
36. Winter garment. : PARKA
38. Fall off. : DECREASE
40. Naps of a kind. : SIESTAS
42. Features of brownstone fronts. : STOOPS
44. Impetus. : FORCE
45. Engaged in, as war. : WAGED
46. ___ Selassie. : HAILE
47. One-time Moslem decree. : IRADE
48. Rod Serling's hero. : LONER
49. Among: Sp. : ENTRE
50. Something to wear. : CAPE
51. Sandy's cousin. : ALEX
52. Editor's term. : STET
53. Best of the lot. : TOPS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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