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New York Times, Monday, November 29, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,952
Across
1. Much-maligned dish. : HASH
5. Florida cape. : SABLE
10. Phone. : DIAL
14. She: It. : ELLA
15. Clear. : PLAIN
16. Sometime Rose Bowlers. : UCLA
17. Affirm. : AVER
18. Practically invincible. : HARDTOBEAT
20. Children at the seashore. : PADDLERS
22. Crumbles. : ERODES
23. Semester. : TERM
24. Conjunctions. : ANDS
25. Jet. : PLANE
27. Respected. : ESTEEMED
31. Rasher. : SLICE
32. Member of a German family. : VATER
33. Stout's cousin. : ALE
34. Skein. : HANK
35. Nominative and objective. : CASES
36. Busy place. : HIVE
37. Suffix with atom or item. : IZE
38. Blooper. : BONER
39. Cave ___! (Beware of the dog!) : CANEM
40. Callous. : HARDENED
42. Makes public. : BARES
43. Lizards. : EFTS
44. Twine. : CORD
45. Take ___ (go outdoors). : THEAIR
48. Ebony. : HARDWOOD
52. Slippery. : HARDTOHOLD
54. Florence's river. : ARNO
55. Seed covering. : ARIL
56. French city. : LILLE
57. Marathon. : RACE
58. Minute. : TINY
59. Asparagus stalk. : SPEAR
60. German river. : EDER
Down
1. Great deal: Colloq. : HEAP
2. One of Edison's names. : ALVA
3. Double-runner. : SLED
4. Ship biscuit. : HARDTACK
5. Globe. : SPHERE
6. Tocsin. : ALARM
7. Excludes. : BARS
8. Item often flipped. : LID
9. Certain agreements. : ENTENTES
10. Writer Heyward. : DUBOSE
11. Glacé. : ICED
12. Wings: Anat. : ALAE
13. Former coins of Riga. : LATS
19. Requisition. : ORDER
21. Type of consonant. : LENE
24. Zinnia's cousin. : ASTER
25. City square. : PLAZA
26. Queen Elizabeth. : LINER
27. Relieved. : EASED
28. Historic ship. : MAINE
29. Legendary creatures. : ELVES
30. Judge. : DEEM
31. Chinese weight. : SHIH
32. Weathercocks. : VANES
35. Pilot's apparatus. : CONTROLS
36. Kind of store. : HARDWARE
38. Suit. : BEFIT
39. King or queen. : CARD
41. Fatal. : DEADLY
42. Line of a kind. : BORDER
44. Type of lily. : CALLA
45. Pronoun. : THAT
46. Mata ___. : HARI
47. Colleen's land. : ERIN
48. Defect. : HOLE
49. Toward the mouth. : ORAD
50. Whenever. : ONCE
51. Man of action. : DOER
53. Rosebush fruit. : HIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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