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New York Times, Thursday, January 28, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,660
Across
1. Relinquish. : FORGO
6. "Madam, I'm ___." : ADAM
10. Certain verb forms: Abbr. : PPLS
14. Forcefully: Poet. : AMAIN
15. Initials of 1933. : NIRA
16. Cantata highlight. : ARIA
17. Oxford, for one. : DICTIONARY
19. Penpoints. : NIBS
20. Study of word origins. : ETYMOLOGY
21. Initiates, in a way. : HAZES
22. Step ___. : ONIT
23. In an attractive manner. : CUTELY
24. Young animal. : PUP
27. Kind of opera. : SOAP
29. Hebrew letter. : ALEF
30. Was accustomed (to). : USED
32. Main railway route. : TRUNKLINE
36. River of Italy. : LIRI
37. Horses. : ROANS
38. Weathered. : AGED
39. Countersigns. : PASSWORDS
41. Dance of the thirties. : SHAG
42. Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
43. "___ be in England . . . " : OHTO
46. Essay. : TRY
47. Likeness. : EFFIGY
49. Makes a fluff. : ERRS
51. Toys. : DOLLS
52. Leather for handbags. : ALLIGATOR
57. River into the Caspian. : URAL
58. Merge. : AMALGAMATE
59. Elevator car. : CAGE
60. Small particle. : MOTE
61. Static, for example. : NOISE
62. Observed. : EYED
63. Declined to bid, in bridge. : BYED
64. Toast, in Sevilla. : SALUD
Down
1. Poker term. : FADE
2. Ignore. : OMIT
3. Risqué. : RACY
4. Base in Cuba, in navy slang. : GITMO
5. Savory dish. : ONIONS
6. Critic of a kind. : ANNOTATOR
7. Pattern: Abbr. : DIAG
8. Man's name, Cockney style. : ARRY
9. Spring time. : MAY
10. Cigars. : PANATELAS
11. Card event. : PRIZEFIGHT
12. Defame. : LIBEL
13. Impertinent. : SASSY
18. Potpourri. : OLIO
21. Unwieldy ship. : HULK
23. Preserves. : CANS
24. Wood product. : PULP
25. Washington group. : USIA
26. Flippant speech. : PERSIFLAGE
28. Madrid museum. : PRADO
31. Purified. : DISTILLED
33. Like some nuts. : UNSHELLED
34. At hand. : NEAR
35. Nervous. : EDGY
37. Partner of poly. : ROLY
40. Indulgers in 26 Down. : WAGS
44. Branch of math. : TRIG
45. Harmoniums. : ORGANS
47. Draw out. : EDUCE
48. Raid. : FORAY
50. Pacific island group. : SAMOA
52. Island of Formosa Strait. : AMOY
53. One kind of TV show. : LATE
54. What gumshoes do. : TAIL
55. City on Honshu. : OTSU
56. Instrument. : REED
58. Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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