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New York Times, Monday, September 13, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,888
Across
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Shah's name. : RIZA
5
Primary. : MAJOR
10
Radar signal. : BLIP
14
Arena shouts. : OLES
15
Type of entertainment. : OPERA
16
Selene's relative. : LUNA
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Pieces of asparagus. : TIPS
18
State Police devices. : ROADBLOCKS
20
Mariner's landmark. : CAPEHORN
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King Henry II's adversary. : BECKET
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Like a man. : ERECT
24
School subject: Abbr. : ALG
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Gridiron gains: Abbr. : YDS
26
European sea. : BALTIC
28
Alias Valentino. : SHEIK
30
Pierrot, for one. : AMI
31
C'est ___. : LAVIE
33
Fork parts. : TINES
37
Savings item. : BOND
39
Opera role. : NORMA
41
Wife of Siva. : DEVI
42
Result. : ENSUE
44
Occurring in sudden bursts. : GUSTY
46
Man with V.M.D. : VET
47
Showoff. : CUTUP
49
Forte of 26 Down. : HOMERS
51
Chum. : PAL
54
Former U.N. name. : LIE
55
Lesser number. : FEWER
56
Colts or Eagles. : ELEVEN
58
Prisoner's aid. : BAILSMAN
61
Certain models. : COVERGIRLS
63
Rocket part. : CONE
64
Some things. : ONES
65
Last but not ___. : LEAST
66
Gulf of Greece. : ARTA
67
Spanish artist. : SERT
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Birds. : ERNES
69
King of drama. : LEAR
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Military group. : ROTC
2
Dorsal bones. : ILIA
3
Obsolete aircraft. : ZEPPELINS
4
Put forward insistently. : ASSERT
5
Native of Marrakech. : MOROCCAN
6
Nautical direction. : APORT
7
Hugo hero. : JEAN
8
Cannons or artillery: Abbr. : ORD
9
Disorderly crowd. : RABBLE
10
Political group. : BLOC
11
Meeting with success. : LUCKY
12
Prepared to pull a proof. : INKED
13
Times gone by. : PASTS
19
On the up and up. : LEGIT
21
Black shirt cry. : HEIL
24
Attention-seeking utterances. : AHEMS
26
Famous nickname. : BABE
27
Egyptian deity. : AMON
28
Soft drink ingredient. : SIRUP
29
Shoe leather. : KID
32
Popular acceptance. : VOGUE
34
Word from a bird. : NEVERMORE
35
Opposite of 34 Down. : EVER
36
Convenes. : SITS
38
French nobleman. : DUC
40
"There are no ___ in the foxholes." : ATHEISTS
43
Swiss mathematician. : EULER
45
Long dismal cry. : YOWL
48
Prickly feeling. : TINGLE
50
Liquor from agave. : MESCAL
51
Tributary of the Rio Grande. : PECOS
52
Unique. : ALONE
53
Crowbar. : LEVER
55
Counterfeit. : FALSE
57
Suit part. : VEST
58
Grain husk. : BRAN
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Broadway group. : ANTA
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___ East. : NEAR
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Noun suffix. : IER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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