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New York Times, Saturday, November 6, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,929
Across
1. Ulterior purpose. : AXTOGRIND
10. Additional. : OTHER
15. Guard at the Tower of London. : BEEFEATER
16. Prepare for freight. : CRATE
17. Sweetheart. : INAMORATA
18. French philosopher. : TAINE
19. Fishing boat. : DORY
20. "Now ___ time for all good men . . . " : ISTHE
22. Where Baghdad is. : IRAK
23. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
24. Cusco Indian. : INCA
25. Tools. : AWLS
27. ___ chance! : NOTA
28. 1933 initials. : NRA
29. Expert of a kind. : PRO
32. Time: Prefix. : CHRONO
35. Novel by Bellamann. : KINGSROW
37. West Indies republic. : HAITI
38. Set. : FIX
39. Puff up. : ELATE
40. Tempered, as steel. : ANNEALED
42. Drawing of a kind. : CRAYON
43. Parcel: Abbr. : PKG
44. At once. : NOW
45. Colour. : GREY
46. Persist. : LAST
48. Prompted. : CUED
49. Attachment to a shaft. : CAM
52. Cultivated. : HOED
54. Curtain material. : SCRIM
56. Certainly: Colloq. : SURE
57. Praise highly. : EXTOL
59. Garage sign. : AUTOPARTS
61. American naturalist. : BEEBE
62. Grills, coffeepots, etc. : BEANERIES
63. Ran out. : ENDED
64. Singularly. : STRANGELY
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1. Continue. : ABIDE
2. Inert gaseous element. : XENON
3. Memorable sonnet. : TEARS
4. To the best ___ knowledge . . . : OFMY
5. Earth: Prefix. : GEO
6. ___ go (impatient): Dial. : RARINTO
7. Minnesota lake. : ITASCA
8. Girl's name. : NETTA
9. Old measure of Tripoli. : DRAH
10. Month: Abbr. : OCT
11. Drag. : TRAIL
12. Commercial perennial. : HAIRSPRAY
13. Famous volcano. : ETNA
14. Fume. : REEK
21. Obtain. : EARN
24. Ancient Greeks. : IONIANS
26. Stalked. : WAGERED
27. Observation. : NOTE
28. Slangy negative. : NIX
30. Newspaper section, for short. : ROTO
31. Welsh man's name. : OWEN
32. Man: Colloq. : CHAP
33. Skein. : HANK
34. Curled. : RINGLETED
35. Coogan's famous role. : KID
36. Destroy. : SLAY
38. A small number. : FEW
41. Heaps. : LOTS
42. City on the Po. : CREMONA
45. Folk singer's companion. : GUITAR
47. House, Mexican style. : ADOBE
48. Caster. : CRUET
49. Great name in science. : CURIE
50. Soviet co-operative. : ARTEL
51. Not in order. : MESSY
52. Cupbearer of the gods. : HEBE
53. Domesticated animals. : OXEN
55. Elusive vehicles. : CABS
56. Puppeteer of fame. : SARG
58. Surpassed. : LED
60. Writers' group. : PEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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