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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
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Spadelike tool. : SPUD
5
Companion of Paul. : SILAS
10
Passerine bird. : CHAT
14
The Darlings' dog. : NANA
15
Cloth design. : PRINT
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Answer to roll call. : HERE
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To join: Fr. : UNIR
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Minnesota to Los Angeles. : LOSER
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Drizzle. : RAIN
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Caught in the middle. : BETWEENTWOFIRES
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Certain dwellings. : INNS
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Ensconce snugly. : NESTLE
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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
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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
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Scottish preposition. : FRAE
36
Bugle call. : TAPS
38
Menu item. : HONEYDEW
40
Greeters. : SALUTERS
43
Small tree with white flowers. : TITI
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Holland: Abbr. : NETH
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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
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Sports area. : RINK
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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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