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New York Times, Tuesday, November 16, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,939
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1. "Heartbreak House" writer. : SHAW
5. Dresser cloth. : SCARF
10. Cabinet member. : RUSK
14. Enterprise: Colloq. : PUSH
15. Language of Madras. : TAMIL
16. Towards: Poet. : UNTO
17. Yucca's relative. : ALOE
18. Bread-and-circuses setting. : ARENA
19. Pencil of a kind. : STUB
20. TV documentary's voice. : NARRATOR
22. In comparison with. : BESIDE
24. Fragrant oleoresin. : ELEMI
25. Steam generator part. : BOILER
26. Lose self-control: Colloq. : GOWILD
29. Site of a Wall, circa 1600. : CHINA
31. Expiate. : ATONE
32. Recent visitor to New York. : PAUL
33. Cathedral part. : NAVE
37. First-of-the-month item. : RENT
38. Not bright or clean. : DINGY
39. Small measure. : DRAM
40. Shower. : BATH
41. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
42. Meteor's streak. : TRAIL
43. Tree with red berries. : ELDER
45. Good-looking. : SEEMLY
46. Like some diamonds. : FLAWED
49. Predominant qualities. : ODORS
51. Fashioned anew. : REDONE
52. Ticket of a kind. : TRANSFER
56. Fini. : OVER
57. Machine part. : ROTOR
59. Eurytus' daughter. : IOLE
60. Enumerate. : TELL
61. Pupil: Fr. : ELEVE
62. Move forward. : NOSE
63. Take notice of. : HEED
64. Threw down the gauntlet. : DARED
65. Very willing. : GLAD
1. Reach across. : SPAN
2. Wahine's specialty. : HULA
3. Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
4. Surprised exclamation. : WHEREINTHEWORLD
5. Declared. : STATED
6. Billiard shot. : CAROM
7. Standardbred horse. : AMERICANTROTTER
8. Tenth of a sen. : RIN
9. In a limp way. : FLABBILY
10. Menu item. : RUSSIANDRESSING
11. Before (used with a negative). : UNTIL
12. Campus man: Slang. : STUDE
13. Author Arthur. : KOBER
21. River of Poland. : ALLE
23. A thousand ages. : EON
26. Habit. : GARB
27. Great Barrier Island. : OTEA
28. Usage. : WONT
30. "Ruy Blas" novelist. : HUGO
32. Useful wood. : PINE
34. Ancient Syria. : ARAM
35. Telephone pioneer. : VAIL
36. Dickens character. : EMLY
38. Progressed unsteadily. : DODDERED
42. Marine bird. : TERN
44. Man's nickname. : LEN
45. Towered. : SOARED
46. Bubbles. : FROTH
47. Embankment. : LEVEE
48. Girl's name. : ADELE
50. Large crowd. : DROVE
53. Speak in jest. : FOOL
54. Lohengrin's bride. : ELSA
55. Musical instrument. : REED
58. Wave, in Spain. : OLA

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

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