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New York Times, Monday, February 15, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,678
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1. Lewis hero. : CASS
5. Imprinted: Abbr. : STP
8. Figuratively, delicate ground to walk on. : EGGS
12. Use or help. : AVAIL
14. Essence. : CORE
15. Annoying child. : BRAT
16. Former coin of Hungary. : PENGO
17. Of poetry. : ODIC
18. Unadorned. : BARE
19. Correct spelling. : ORTHOGRAPHY
22. Common prefix. : PRE
23. Essence. : ATTAR
24. Kid. : LEATHER
26. See 22 Across. : PRAE
28. Dream: Fr. : REVE
30. Nidi. : NESTS
31. Nightclub specialty. : FANDANCE
33. Dwight. : IKE
34. Tea, in Britain. : CHA
35. Go over again. : RETRACE
37. Dauphin's father. : ROI
40. Exert influence. : ACT
41. Unheralded hits. : SLEEPERS
43. Spring. : START
46. Enlarge an opening. : REAM
47. One of the Smiths. : ADAM
48. Succinct. : CONCISE
50. Vandyke. : BEARD
52. State: Abbr. : ARK
53. Takes possession of. : COMMANDEERS
57. Blend. : MELT
59. Type of rubber. : FOAM
60. Alice's cat. : DINAH
61. Hero of "From Here to Eternity." : PREW
62. The "Bell Song." : ARIA
63. Sand: Lat. : ARENA
64. ___ say. : SOTO
65. Stood for office. : RAN
66. Call it ___. : ADAY
1. Aria da ___. : CAPO
2. Prove, in law. : AVER
3. California city. : SANTAANA
4. Caught a glimpse of. : SIGHTED
5. Beverage. : SODA
6. Baseball play. : TRIPLE
7. ___ Melba. : PECHE
8. Recede. : EBB
9. Diagrams. : GRAPHS
10. Attic. : GARRET
11. Livestock. : STEERS
13. Plunder. : LOOT
14. O. K. : CORRECT
20. Shade of red. : GARNET
21. New Englander. : YANKEE
25. Letter. : TEE
26. Army man. : PFC
27. Cheer. : RAH
29. Chapter's partner. : VERSE
32. Habitat of the lemming. : ARCTIC
33. Dealers of another era. : ICEMEN
36. Its motto: "We Dare Defend Our Rights." : ALABAMA
37. Blushed. : REDDENED
38. Pray: Lat. : ORA
39. Theory. : ISM
40. Curve. : ARC
42. Medicinal root. : PAREIRA
43. Rogues. : SCAMPS
44. Bullfighter: Sp. : TORERO
45. Sock. : ANKLET
46. Shark sucker. : REMORA
49. Up to now. : SOFAR
51. Italian river. : ADDA
54. Gopher Prairie street. : MAIN
55. Genus of frogs. : RANA
56. Vehicle, old style. : SHAY
58. Time of day. : TWO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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