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New York Times, Monday, September 20, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B C J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,894
Across
1. Marionette showman. : SARG
5. I am present: Lat. : ADSUM
10. Did a model's job. : SAT
13. The southwest wind. : AFER
14. French possessive. : NOTRE
15. Entrance. : DOOR
16. California city. : NAPA
17. Concert instrument. : GRANDPIANO
19. Noblemen. : GRANDEES
21. Like some gowns. : DRAPED
22. The Beatles, Supremes, et al. : IDOLS
23. Design. : PLAN
24. Parsonages. : MANSES
26. Foretells. : PRESAGES
30. Choir section. : ALTOS
31. Very cold: Poet. : FRORE
32. Cheer. : RAH
33. Choice cut of meat. : LOIN
34. Bride's attendants. : MAIDS
35. ___ Morgana. : FATA
36. Massachusetts cape. : ANN
37. Hauls: Colloq. : TOTES
38. Entertained, in a way. : DINED
39. Observed. : REGARDED
41. Multifarious. : SUNDRY
42. Dregs. : LEES
43. Rustle. : STEAL
44. Paved areas of airfields. : APRONS
47. Radiating from a center. : STELLATE
50. National park. : GRANDTETON
52. Mosque priest. : IMAM
53. Group. : RING
54. Grassy plain. : LLANO
55. Hindu garment. : SARI
56. Eastern title. : AGA
57. County in Finger Lakes region. : YATES
58. Dictator. : TSAR
Down
1. Warbled. : SANG
2. At a distance. : AFAR
3. Tenant's problem. : REPAINTING
4. Family member. : GRANDSON
5. Play backers. : ANGELS
6. Works of famous French illustrator. : DORES
7. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
8. Jardiniere. : URN
9. Busybodies. : MEDDLERS
10. Castile. : SOAP
11. Top-notch. : AONE
12. Walked. : TROD
15. Roman goddess. : DIANA
18. Variety of quartz. : PRASE
20. Accomplishes. : DOES
23. Urges on. : PRODS
24. Cheekbone. : MALAR
25. Singly. : ALONE
26. Looked inquisitively. : PRIED
27. Historic personages of Asia. : GRANDLAMAS
28. Jack Horner, for one. : EATER
29. Screened from the sun. : SHADY
31. Mythical trio. : FATES
34. Without ostentation. : MODESTLY
35. Contestant of a kind. : FINALIST
37. General course. : TREND
38. Pistols for two. : DUEL
40. Lengthwise. : ALONG
41. Office workers: Colloq. : STENOS
43. Building material. : STONE
44. City of India. : AGRA
45. Prudish one. : PRIG
46. Genus of frogs. : RANA
47. Law: Abbr. : STAT
48. Scarlett's plantation. : TARA
49. Eastern ruler. : EMIR
51. Guidonian note. : ELA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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