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New York Times, Monday, November 15, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,938
Across
1
Try: Colloq. : STAB
5
Bitter. : ACRID
10
Sound of laughter. : HOHO
14
Porter. : COLE
15
Snare. : NOOSE
16
Tied. : EVEN
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City of Turkey. : URFA
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Card game of yore. : OMBER
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Trim away. : PARE
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Abusive criticism. : DIATRIBE
22
Spots in minerals. : MACLES
24
Fabric. : LENO
25
Initials in the news. : NASA
26
Brogue, for one. : ACCENT
29
"___ Waltz," in "La Bohème." : MUSETTAS
33
Subdued. : CHASTENED
35
"___ of the times." : ASIGN
36
Get ___ of. : RID
37
Colonial family of 1587. : DARES
39
Ovine sound. : BAA
40
First year. : ONEAD
43
Agave fiber. : SISALHEMP
46
Vole. : WATERRAT
48
___ a church mouse. : POORAS
49
Existing. : REAL
50
Pieces of turf. : SODS
51
Drug. : HEROIN
54
Conifer products. : PINETARS
58
Down with: Fr. : ABAS
59
Turkish title of honor. : GHAZI
61
Heroic. : EPIC
62
Man on the move. : HOBO
63
Ingested. : EATEN
64
British Open winner, 1964. : LEMA
65
Indigo. : ANIL
66
Spirit. : SHADE
67
Fat. : SUET
Down
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Move fast, as clouds. : SCUD
2
Convex moldings. : TORI
3
Esparto grass. : ALFA
4
They went "to London to see the Queen." : BEATLES
5
Blessed with oil. : ANOINTED
6
Small dance band: Slang. : COMBO
7
Gown. : ROBE
8
Common suffix. : ISE
9
Skin layers. : DERMAS
10
Swing lovers. : HEPCATS
11
Face shape. : OVAL
12
Present. : HERE
13
Pronoun. : ONES
21
Lease. : RENT
23
On the wave. : ASEA
25
Artist's forte. : NUDES
26
"Croak like ___." : ACROW
27
Dishes. : CHINA
28
Type of student. : CADET
29
Excellence. : MERIT
30
Historic river. : TIBER
31
Lizard. : AGAMA
32
Cookies. : SNAPS
34
Twangy. : NASAL
38
Glucoside in soapbark. : SAPONINE
41
Household "bomb." : AEROSOL
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German number. : DREI
44
Vein of metal. : LODE
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Hiker's shelters. : HOSTELS
47
Cook stoves. : RANGES
50
___ up. : SIZED
51
See 10 Across. : HAHA
52
Black: Poet. : EBON
53
Famous physicist. : RABI
54
___-cake. : PATA
55
Peu ___ (little by little): Fr. : APEU
56
Hoarfrost. : RIME
57
Go away! : SCAT
60
Surprised exclamation. : HAH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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