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New York Times, Thursday, November 25, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,948
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1. Humorous term for eye. : OPTIC
6. Thumb. : TOM
9. Engage in give-and-take: Colloq. : SWAP
13. A lot of sand. : SAHARA
15. Stage of life. : AGE
16. Wing sound. : WHIR
17. Primate. : APEMAN
18. Chaney. : LON
19. Image: Prefix. : EIDO
20. Affirmative: Dial. : YAH
21. State: Abbr. : NDAK
23. Type of govt. revenue. : USETAX
25. Neighbor of Greece. : ALBANIA
28. Native: Suffix. : OTE
29. Girl of song. : MARIE
31. Arm ___. : INARM
33. 1900. : MCM
36. Speech part. : ADVERB
38. Good will, old style. : GREE
39. Poetic contraction. : ERE
40. Part of "America the Beautiful." : THEFRUITEDPLAIN
43. Greek goddess. : EOS
44. Asian river. : YALU
45. Meet the requirements of. : SUITTO
46. Paid bill: Abbr. : RCT
47. Becomes hazy. : BLURS
49. Type of house top. : MROOF
50. Coax. : WOO
52. Nautical VIP. : SKIPPER
54. African river. : UBANGI
57. Hecht hero. : ERIK
58. Accomplished. : DID
61. Sorcerers. : MAGI
62. Some. : ANY
64. Island group off Sicily. : LIPARI
66. Public announcement: Abbr. : PROC
67. Joined. : MET
68. Envelop. : ENWRAP
69. Oilstone. : HONE
70. Hoot. : BOO
71. Land ___! : SAKES
1. Anthem start. : OSAY
2. Today's carver. : PAPA
3. Gainsborough painting. : THEHARVESTWAGON
4. What "sum" means. : IAM
5. Feature of New England. : CRANBERRYBOG
6. Getting down to business (with). : TALKINGTURKEYTO
7. "Observatory" satellite. : OGO
8. Topic for today. : MENU
9. Kind of potato. : SWEET
10. Today's question. : WHITEMEATORDARK
11. Famous Ethiopian slave. : AIDA
12. Business abbreviation. : PROX
14. "___ bottle of rum." : ANDA
22. Black bird. : ANI
24. Big shot, old style. : SOMEPUMPKINS
26. Gladly, in a phrase. : LIEF
27. Swiss river. : AARE
29. Parent, London style. : MATER
30. For this case only: Lat. : ADHOC
32. Autumnal hues. : REDS
34. One of Plato's works. : CRITO
35. ___ good will. : MENOF
37. Popular Madeira wine. : BUAL
41. Priam's grandfather. : ILUS
42. Foreign currency. : LIRE
48. Knight. : SIR
51. Being held for future use. : ONICE
53. ___ up (accumulate). : PILE
54. Skeptic's exclamation. : UMPH
55. Prefix with graph or meter. : BARO
56. Metric foot. : IAMB
59. Dies ___. : IRAE
60. Antipasto, U.S. style. : DIPS
63. Modernist. : NEO
65. Initials from 1933. : PWA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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