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New York Times, Thursday, November 18, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,941
Across
1. Gossip. : BLAB
5. Lady. : DAME
9. Modified leaf. : BRACT
14. Roman writer. : LIVY
15. Concert selection. : ARIA
16. Nocturnal animal. : LEMUR
17. Presage. : OMEN
18. Sloth and others. : SINS
19. Deft and active. : AGILE
20. Discordant sounds. : CACOPHONY
22. December feature. : SANTA
23. Fitting. : MEET
24. Slangy invitation to go away. : GETLOST
26. Certain students. : CADETS
29. Tops. : AONE
30. Pseudonym. : ALIAS
31. Person's lack of sensitivity. : BLINDSPOT
36. German author. : MANN
37. Caddie's burden. : IRONS
38. Half of a Samoan port. : PAGO
39. In charge. : PRESIDING
41. Lassie, for one. : BAIRN
42. Shoe size. : NINE
43. Scrooge's ghostly visitor. : MARLEY
44. Andiron. : FIREDOG
48. European. : POLE
49. Last. : ABIDE
50. Perfect happiness. : BEATITUDE
55. Gum. : RESIN
56. Der ___. : ALTE
57. Work of art. : ICON
58. Upright. : ERECT
59. Cubicle. : CELL
60. 11th cen. date. : MLIV
61. Taboos. : DONTS
62. Certain islands. : KEYS
63. Breaks bread. : EATS
Down
1. Political group. : BLOC
2. Bean. : LIMA
3. ___ plaisir. : AVEC
4. Certainly not. : BYNOMEANS
5. Track events. : DASHES
6. In great profusion. : ARIOT
7. State: Abbr. : MINN
8. Casual. : EASYGOING
9. Confounded. : BLASTED
10. Lordly. : REGAL
11. ___ acids. : AMINO
12. Existentialism and others. : CULTS
13. Handle. : TREAT
21. Darlings. : PETS
25. Austrian river. : ENNS
26. Place for vacationers. : CAMP
27. Winglike. : ALAR
28. Entertain, in a way. : DINE
29. Singly. : ALONE
31. Fetch. : BRINGBACK
32. Odd moments. : SPARETIME
33. Piggin. : PAIL
34. Legendary creature. : OGRE
35. Stylish: Slang. : TONY
37. One's own: Prefix. : IDIO
40. Margins. : INDENTS
41. Java's neighbor. : BALI
43. Places for transients. : MOTELS
44. Got on. : FARED
45. Spanish: Prefix. : IBERO
46. Soared. : RISEN
47. Decree. : EDICT
48. Appropriately. : PATLY
51. Robert ___. : ELEE
52. Western campus. : UCLA
53. ___ now. : DOIT
54. Office supplies: Abbr. : ENVS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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