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New York Times, Saturday, November 27, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,950
Across
1. Spadelike tool. : SPUD
5. Companion of Paul. : SILAS
10. Passerine bird. : CHAT
14. The Darlings' dog. : NANA
15. Cloth design. : PRINT
16. Answer to roll call. : HERE
17. To join: Fr. : UNIR
18. Minnesota to Los Angeles. : LOSER
19. Drizzle. : RAIN
20. Caught in the middle. : BETWEENTWOFIRES
23. Certain dwellings. : INNS
24. Ensconce snugly. : NESTLE
25. Suffix in chemistry. : CYANID
28. Jargon. : ARGOT
30. Washington bureau. : AEC
31. Likewise. : DITTO
33. Glazed earthenware. : DELFT
37. Course of action. : PATH
39. Namesakes of Dickens girl. : DORAS
41. Relative of Eleanor. : NORA
42. Plant fungus. : ERGOT
44. French city. : SEDAN
46. Fuzzy fiber ends. : NAP
47. Recess in a wall. : NICHE
49. Shelves. : LEDGES
51. Exhausted. : EFFETE
54. Not speaking. : MUTE
55. Taking chances. : PLAYINGWITHFIRE
61. Carnelian. : SARD
62. Net. : SEINE
63. "And ___ eat." : IDID
64. Barley: Fr. : ORGE
65. Subject to. : UNDER
66. Capital city: Abbr. : LOND
67. Feline cry. : MEOW
68. Spectators. : SEERS
69. Nevada city. : ELKO
Down
1. Slight. : SNUB
2. Piece of glass. : PANE
3. Centimeter or gram, for example. : UNIT
4. Famed muralist. : DARWIN
5. Grand. : SPLENDID
6. Niblicks. : IRONS
7. Careen. : LIST
8. Once more. : ANEW
9. Intense. : STRONG
10. Use for first time: Colloq. : CHRISTEN
11. Courage. : HEART
12. Airy spirit. : ARIEL
13. Future, for example. : TENSE
21. Oklahoma city. : ENID
22. Feudal estate. : FEOD
25. Article of clothing. : CAPE
26. Four seasons. : YEAR
27. Temporary, as a chairman: Abbr. : ACTG
28. Go climb ___. : ATREE
29. See 37 Across. : ROAD
32. Poppycock. : TOSH
34. Tall. : LONG
35. Scottish preposition. : FRAE
36. Bugle call. : TAPS
38. Menu item. : HONEYDEW
40. Greeters. : SALUTERS
43. Small tree with white flowers. : TITI
45. Holland: Abbr. : NETH
48. Decennial enumeration. : CENSUS
50. Narrow valley. : DEFILE
51. Site of English race track. : EPSOM
52. Skirt spread. : FLARE
53. North Dakota city. : FARGO
54. U.M.W. member. : MINER
56. Madame Sans-___. : GENE
57. Vast. : WIDE
58. Much-admired one. : IDOL
59. Sports area. : RINK
60. Taro root. : EDDO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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