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New York Times, Saturday, February 20, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
PS notes: Mistake in original grid—entry for 31-Across should have been ISSILVIA, not ISSYLVIA.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,683
Across Down
1. Anagram of "drive." : VERDI
6. Roman Stoic philosopher. : CATO
10. Prefix with arm and band. : DIS
13. Mental accomplishments. : IDEAS
14. Terse saying. : APOTHEGM
16. Prey. : VICTIM
18. Mexican pancake. : TORTILLA
19. Lunched. : ATE
20. Adds. : TOTALS
22. Well-known designer. : DIOR
23. Ore vein. : LODE
25. Greeting. : HELLO
26. Important science: Abbr. : BOT
27. Worthless bit. : DREG
28. Put next to each other. : APPOSE
30. Suffix with host and lion. : ESS
31. "Who ___?" : ISSYLVIA
33. Paper rebates: Abbr. : CRS
35. Like the Piper. : PIED
36. Land measure. : ACRE
38. Material: Abbr. : MTL
39. Anagram of "butchers." : SCHUBERT
43. One in charge: Abbr. : MGR
45. Poet of 2500 years ago. : SAPPHO
48. Latin wife. : UXOR
49. "___ Poetica." : ARS
50. Grow over, as a plant. : CREEP
51. Ballet skirt. : TUTU
52. Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
54. Honest. : CANDID
56. Very faulty item: Colloq. : DUD
57. Relatives of pince-nez. : LORGNONS
59. Edge of a stair tread. : NOSING
61. Fade away. : EVANESCE
62. Tout le ___. : MONDE
63. Nonactive: Abbr. : RET
64. Wing: Prefix. : PTER
65. Anagram of "large." : ELGAR
1. "The Seasons" composer. : VIVALDI
2. Newspaper directors. : EDITORS
3. Withdraws. : RECEDES
4. Grammatic case: Abbr. : DAT
5. "From where ___ . . . " : ISIT
6. Flowering tree. : CATALPA
7. Diana's twin. : APOLLO
8. Statue sections. : TORSOS
9. Baseball's Mel. : OTT
10. Anagram of "edibles." : DELIBES
11. Arctic homes. : IGLOOS
12. Acts as an irritant on. : SMARTS
15. Put out of sight. : HID
17. Colorado river Indian. : MOHAVE
21. Lukewarm. : TEPID
24. Land of the Pharaohs. : EGYPT
29. Linen color. : ECRU
32. Namesakes of a diamond-bedecked heroine. : LILS
34. Attack in a debate. : REBUT
36. Yearned. : ACHED
37. Anagram of "phonic." : CHOPIN
38. Nursery rhyme character. : MRSPRAT
39. English poet. : SPENSER
40. Displaying a feeling. : EXUDING
41. Room of a domed building. : ROTUNDA
42. Weary walker. : TRUDGER
43. Anagram of "Harlem." : MAHLER
44. Rut. : GROOVE
46. Approach and speak to. : ACCOST
47. Swagger. : PRANCE
53. Car part: Abbr. : IGN
55. Architectural structure. : DOME
58. Knot in cotton fiber. : NEP
60. Musical syllable. : SOL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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