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New York Times, Saturday, January 23, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K Q U W Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,655
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1. Card game. : FARO
5. City in SE Washington. : PASCO
10. Roguish. : ARCH
14. Honest. : OPEN
15. Fluid in veins of Olympian gods. : ICHOR
16. Hero or heroine. : ROLE
17. Wheeler-dealer. : BIGTIMEOPERATOR
20. Type of writing. : SATIRE
21. Congressional employe. : PAGEBOY
22. Belgian city. : MONS
24. "Hello, Young ___." : LOVERS
25. One who misses roll call. : ABSENTEE
29. Nothing. : NIL
30. ___ culpa. : MEA
31. Parti-colored gem. : OPAL
33. Napped. : SLEPT
37. Tanglewood figure. : ORCHESTRALEADER
41. Hairnet, old style. : SNOOD
42. ___ precedent. : SETA
43. Command to oxen. : GEE
44. Marble. : MIB
46. Members of a certain college team. : DEBATERS
49. Papers. : THESES
52. Importance. : NOTE
53. Groom. : HOSTLER
55. Wife of Alexander the Great. : ROXANA
59. Hollywood worker. : CARTOONANIMATOR
61. ___ bellum. : ANTE
62. Bar of metal. : INGOT
63. Nine, in Italy. : NOVE
64. Cycle of the seasons. : YEAR
65. Savor. : TASTE
66. Bath, Bad Ems, et al. : SPAS
1. Watch pockets. : FOBS
2. Capital of Western Samoa. : APIA
3. Army unit: Abbr. : REGT
4. "Get Me to the Church ___." : ONTIME
5. Red peppers. : PIMENTOS
6. Single point. : ACE
7. Market. : SHOP
8. Hard resin. : COPAL
9. Where Mt. Hood is. : OREGON
10. Object of Mr. Winkle's affection. : ARABELLA
11. Dynamo part. : ROTOR
12. Surfeits. : CLOYS
13. Art of emblazonment: Abbr. : HER
18. Shade of gray. : IRON
19. Edit. : REVISE
23. Old Irish clans. : SEPTS
25. Monotheist of 8th cen. B.C. : AMOS
26. Swiss canton. : BERN
27. Maine port. : SACO
28. Auriculate. : EARED
32. Become belated. : LATEN
34. Advantage: Colloq. : EDGE
35. Ibsen role. : PEER
36. Three: Sp. : TRES
38. Man about the house. : HOMESTER
39. South Carolina river into the Atlantic. : EDISTO
40. Member of a certain party. : LABORITE
45. Wisconsin city. : BELOIT
47. Jot. : ATOM
48. Brownsville citizens. : TEXANS
49. Clan chief of Scotland. : THANE
50. Azores port. : HORTA
51. Plant of the pea family. : SENNA
54. Name for a shaggy dog. : RAGS
56. At the summit. : ATOP
57. Type of star. : NOVA
58. Son of Zeus and Hera. : ARES
59. Coral reef. : CAY
60. To no degree. : NOT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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