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New York Times, Friday, October 22, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,914
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1. Expeditious. : FAST
5. Do the crawl. : SWIM
9. Below: Prefix. : INFRA
14. Bay ___. : AREA
15. Girl's name. : LIDA
16. Detection device. : LORAN
17. Perseveres. : KEEPSATIT
19. In England, 14 lbs. : STONE
20. Adjective ending. : ENT
21. In. : ATHOME
23. Noncom. : SSGT
24. Footrest. : STOOL
26. Kitchen item. : TEAPOT
28. Enter. : WALKINTO
31. Shivery sound. : BRR
34. Man, for one. : ISLE
37. Suffix in chemical terms. : OIC
38. Part of a play. : ACTIII
40. Western headgear. : STETSON
42. Dance. : TWOSTEP
43. ___ oneself (went). : BETOOK
44. My: It. : MIA
45. Tunney or Sarazen. : GENE
46. Sounds of protest. : AWS
47. Thus far, no. : NOTASYET
50. Reasoned. : ARGUED
52. Good ___. : ASNEW
56. State: Abbr. : OKLA
58. Negotiates. : TREATS
61. ___ shoestring. : ONA
62. Befuddled: Slang. : WOOZY
64. Instanter. : RIGHTAWAY
66. Independent one. : LONER
67. Caen's river. : ORNE
68. Filipino. : MORO
69. Timetables, for short. : SKEDS
70. Often-revived drama. : RAIN
71. Short: Fr. : BREF
1. Simulates. : FAKES
2. Common contraction. : ARENT
3. Take care of. : SEETO
4. Draw on. : TAP
5. Piece of wood. : SLAT
6. Get ___ it. : WITH
7. Senseless. : IDIOTIC
8. Wrestlers: Slang. : MATMEN
9. French pronoun. : ILS
10. False. : NOTSO
11. Winter hazard. : FROSTBITE
12. Pealed. : RANG
13. Town in northern France. : ANET
18. Casa feature. : SALA
22. Corrode. : EATAWAY
25. Be obligated. : OWETO
27. Little: It. : POCO
29. Beware! : LOOKOUT
30. Relatives. : KIN
32. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
33. Ready to eat. : RIPE
34. Log hut of Siberia. : ISBA
35. Hearty dish. : STEW
36. Has nothing to do with. : LETSALONE
39. Noncoms. : TSGTS
41. Air. : SONG
42. Poetic contraction. : TIS
44. White wine. : MADEIRA
48. Fright. : TERROR
49. "___ Lynne." : EAST
51. Destroyed. : RAZED
53. ___ never. : NOWOR
54. Lake of Finland. : ENARE
55. By ___. : WAYOF
56. Nocturnal ones. : OWLS
57. Eccentric one, modern style. : KOOK
59. Lambs: Lat. : AGNI
60. Accordingly : THEN
63. Time span: Abbr. : YRS
65. Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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