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New York Times, Tuesday, January 5, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,637
Across
1. Springfield. : RIFLE
6. Game fish. : BASS
10. "Pain in the neck." : PEST
14. U.N. name. : ADLAI
15. Landed. : ALIT
16. Outside: Prefix. : ECTO
17. Fabric pattern. : PLAID
18. Taking it easy. : LAZY
19. Insubstantial. : THIN
20. Sinews. : TENDONS
22. Baffling. : ELUSORY
24. Where to read about Andromache. : ILIAD
26. Within: Prefix. : ENT
27. Convivial drink. : EGGNOG
30. Sensible. : RATIONAL
35. Passing through. : VIA
36. Post. : NEWEL
38. Mohawk or Natchez. : TRIBE
39. Greedy. : AVID
41. Puts on cargo. : LADES
43. Quiz. : EXAM
44. Discourage. : DETER
46. Yawning. : AGAPE
48. D-Day area. : ETO
49. Settle snugly. : ENSCONCE
51. California volcano. : LASSEN
53. Ceremonial response. : IDO
54. Haberdashery item. : SHIRT
56. Persians, for example. : CARPETS
60. Free. : ATLARGE
64. Where the Wasatch Range is. : UTAH
65. Blaze. : BURN
67. Stonehenge priest. : DRUID
68. Bulky book. : TOME
69. Dry as dust. : ARID
70. See 11 Down. : OREAD
71. Box. : SPAR
72. Size of paper. : DEMY
73. First name in movie lore. : MYRNA
Down
1. Fully engrossed. : RAPT
2. Taking it easy. : IDLE
3. Custard dish. : FLAN
4. Stored away. : LAIDIN
5. Phantom. : EIDOLON
6. Light wood. : BALSA
7. In the style of. : ALA
8. Small, for one. : SIZE
9. Pointed weapon. : STYLET
10. Home of "Doggie in the Window." : PETSTORE
11. Nymph. : ECHO
12. Do a cooking chore. : STIR
13. Broadway award. : TONY
21. Actor Bruce of Dr. Watson fame. : NIGEL
23. Watt or ohm. : UNIT
25. Sprinkles with flour. : DREDGES
27. Change the subject. : EVADE
28. Bestowed. : GIVEN
29. Equestrian's concern. : GAITS
31. Jacta est ___. : ALEA
32. Rejects: Slang. : NIXES
33. Subside. : ABATE
34. Candy flavor. : LEMON
37. Martial woman of the 1940's. : WAAC
40. Solve. : DECIPHER
42. Half-pint bottle. : SPLIT
45. Cycled. : RODE
47. Noble estate. : EARLDOM
50. Fairly good. : NOTBAD
52. Sidereal. : STARRY
55. Deft. : HANDY
56. Edits film. : CUTS
57. On the upper surface. : ATOP
58. Hindu deity. : RAMA
59. Steady. : SURE
61. Repenter. : RUER
62. Mr. Menotti. : GIAN
63. Northland epic. : EDDA
66. Part of a glass. : RIM

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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