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New York Times, Tuesday, February 2, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V Y }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,665
Across Down
1. Fastener. : HASP
5. Open, in a way. : UNZIP
10. De ___ (superfluous). : TROP
14. Latin pronoun. : ILLE
15. Nerve: Prefix. : NEURO
16. Genuine. : REAL
17. Symbol of Great Britain. : LION
18. Purposeful. : TELIC
19. Algebraic term. : ISTO
20. Daylight. : DAWNTODUSK
22. Garrison. : POST
23. Attacks. : ASSAILS
24. College course: Abbr. : ECON
26. Important science: Abbr. : MED
27. Modern. : UPTODATE
31. "Early ___ . . . " : TOBED
34. Unpleasant expression. : SNEER
35. Negative of sorts. : NIX
36. Tool. : AXE
37. Thingumajigs. : DOODADS
39. Speak lovingly. : COO
40. See 27 Across. : NEW
41. Ancient: Poet. : OLDEN
42. Revise a text. : EMEND
44. Certain garments. : KNITWEAR
46. Physics abbreviation. : BTU
47. Bluefin. : TUNA
48. Cliff-faced hills. : CUESTAS
52. Agreement. : PACT
54. So close as to leave the outcome in doubt. : NIPANDTUCK
57. Mythical maiden. : ECHO
58. Busy people. : DOERS
59. Tall: Sp. : ALTA
60. Wharf. : PIER
61. Floor: Fr. : ETAGE
62. Decree. : FIAT
63. Gambler's concern. : ODDS
64. Boca ___. : RATON
65. Church feature. : APSE
1. Arnold Bennett heroine. : HILDA
2. Another name. : ALIAS
3. Decelerates. : SLOWS
4. Saki, for one. : PENNAME
5. Countless. : UNTOLD
6. Demands. : NEEDS
7. Natal native. : ZULU
8. Blueflag. : IRIS
9. Took dishonestly. : POCKETED
10. Adjustable stand. : TRIPOD
11. Intensity of sound. : RESONANCE
12. Fodder. : OATS
13. Author's concern. : PLOT
21. Restricted. : TIEDDOWN
25. Laced, old style. : CORSETED
27. Down ___. : UNDER
28. Song of joy: Var. : PEAN
29. Common suffix. : TION
30. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : EXOD
31. Aquarium. : TANK
32. Cattle. : OXEN
33. Popular TV program. : BEWITCHED
34. Cracker ingredient. : SODA
38. Evergreen shrub. : OLEANDER
43. Name of four Turkish sultans. : MUSTAFA
45. Roger Ascham and others. : TUTORS
46. Inventor of laboratory burner. : BUNSEN
48. Tonnage. : CARGO
49. Spring bloomer. : TULIP
50. Represent. : ACTAS
51. Relative of a manta. : SKATE
52. Squash. : PEPO
53. Chemical substance. : ACID
55. Particle. : IOTA
56. Fuel. : PEAT

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

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