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New York Times, Wednesday, November 24, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { W }, Scrabble score: 341 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,947
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1. Rod or foot: Abbr. : MEAS
5. Force. : DINT
9. Native of Bagdad. : IRAQI
14. Wheel pin. : AXLE
15. Impression. : IDEA
16. Fact. : DATUM
17. Piece of flatware. : SALADFORK
19. Ready when needed. : ONTAP
20. Youmans song. : SMILES
21. Meat. : VEAL
23. Quite. : ALL
24. Bright. : GAY
25. Gerund. : NOUN
26. Great number. : ARMY
27. Captain of David's army. : JOAB
29. A tiny bit. : SOUPCON
31. On loan. : OUT
32. Football play. : PASS
33. Buncombe. : HOTAIR
37. Large ___ size. : ECONOMY
39. Cough drop. : LOZENGE
40. Shellfish. : SHRIMP
41. Man of many words. : BORE
42. African beast. : GNU
43. Currency. : DOLLARS
45. Breathing: Abbr. : RESP
46. Sally's cousin. : JOKE
49. Work for profit. : EARN
50. Famed: Abbr. : CEL
51. ___ tree. : UPA
52. Food: Slang. : GRUB
53. Pitcher Grant of the Twins. : MUDCAT
56. Asian land. : NEPAL
58. Guantánamo. : NAVALBASE
60. Familiar friend. : CRONY
61. Hoop skirt, for short. : CRIN
62. Somewhat like. : AKIN
63. Type of old bucket. : OAKEN
64. Doxology. : HYMN
65. Votes. : YEAS
1. Main part. : MASS
2. Test. : EXAM
3. Leather. : ALLIGATOR
4. Aquanaut's place. : SEALAB
5. Arguments: Abbr. : DIFS
6. Way to say yes. : IDO
7. Jumpy. : NERVOUS
8. Lift. : TAKEUP
9. False god. : IDOL
10. Hurried. : RAN
11. Rose perfume. : ATTAR
12. Sudden misgiving. : QUALM
13. Hint at. : IMPLY
18. Algerian title. : DEY
22. Secures. : ANCHORS
25. Inquisitive. : NOSY
26. Prior: Prefix. : ANTE
27. Good guys. : JOES
28. Exclamation of pain. : OUCH
29. Needlework item. : SAMPLER
30. Soft mud. : OOZE
32. Apple, in Italy. : POMO
34. Dessert. : ANGELCAKE
35. Car parts: Abbr. : IGNS
36. Enlist again: Slang. : REUP
38. Nest of pheasants. : NIDE
39. Lonely. : LORN
41. Part of the African coast. : BARBARY
44. Boat. : LAUNCH
45. Tree. : REDBAY
46. American finch. : JUNCO
47. Musical works. : OPERA
48. Pillow filling. : KAPOK
50. ___-de-sac. : CUL
52. Author of "Three Weeks." : GLYN
53. Nobelist in literature, 1929. : MANN
54. Global area. : ASIA
55. Decades. : TENS
57. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
59. Energy. : VIM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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