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New York Times, Thursday, September 30, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,902
Across
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Fortitude. : GRIT
5
State: Abbr. : ALAS
9
Golf game. : MATCH
14
Western weed. : LOCO
15
British title. : DAME
16
Wahine's greeting. : ALOHA
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Holm oak. : ILEX
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Waiter's friend. : OVERTIPPER
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Darken. : BEDIM
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Chemical particle. : ANION
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Insect. : BEE
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Coal miner. : COLLIER
26
Wintry sounds. : BRRS
27
Texas school. : SMU
30
Ditches. : MOATS
31
Refrain syllable. : TRA
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Overleaded. : TOPHEAVY
34
Ties (up) with a small rope. : TRICES
37
Where Clark College is. : ATLANTA
38
Blackbird. : GRACKLE
39
Scarcity. : DEARTH
40
Most gloomy. : BLACKEST
41
Periods of time: Abbr. : NTS
42
Ark passenger. : BEAST
43
Elevenses refreshment. : TEA
44
Ill-mannered men. : CADS
46
Type of store. : PETSHOP
48
Noodle ingredient. : EGG
49
Bits. : IOTAS
50
Type of type. : ROMAN
54
Morale. : TEAMSPIRIT
57
Routine. : ROTE
58
Not yet dealt with. : UNMET
59
American author. : DANA
60
Baby's sound of contentment. : CROW
61
Simmers. : STEWS
62
Ogler. : EYER
63
Borders. : HEMS
Down
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Facile. : GLIB
2
Ingenue. : ROLE
3
Like some cakes. : ICED
4
Poisonous. : TOXIC
5
Fuss. : ADO
6
Sarong's cousin. : LAVALAVA
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Pleasantness. : AMENITY
8
World. : SERIES
9
Conduit. : MAIN
10
Mountain. : ALP
11
One class of taxpayers. : TOPBRACKET
12
Joy. : CHEER
13
Rodents. : HARES
19
Rocky pinnacle. : TOR
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Seconds. : MOMENTS
25
Reluctant. : LOATH
26
Building material. : BRICK
27
Dutch town. : STAD
28
Relative of the beam. : MOTE
29
Hunter's choice. : UPLANDGAME
31
Farmer's aid. : TRACTOR
33
Deer. : HARTS
34
Some reading matter. : TRASH
35
In addition. : ELSE
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Silk, in Italy. : SETA
38
Kind of paper. : GLASSINE
40
Product of a radioactive substance. : BETARAY
42
Happen to. : BETIDE
44
Constellation. : CETUS
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Representative. : AGENT
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Popular beverage. : POP
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Gallery, in Dixie. : PORCH
49
Believers: Suffix. : ISTS
51
Additional. : MORE
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Mite. : ATOM
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Information. : NEWS
55
Sea gull. : MEW
56
Coal product. : TAR

Answer summary: 4 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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