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New York Times, Monday, February 22, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J M Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,685
Across
1. Calced. : SHOD
5. Skipper: Abbr. : CAPT
9. Sacks or bags. : POKES
14. Muchacho. : NINO
15. Decoy. : LURE
16. Tours' river. : LOIRE
17. Catches up with. : OVERTAKES
19. Musical heroine. : ANNIE
20. North African. : BERBER
21. Dwell. : STAY
23. Washington in 1775: Abbr. : GEN
24. Part of a group. : UNIT
26. Mellows. : AGES
28. Meager. : EXIGUOUS
32. Prayer. : ORISON
36. Corral. : PEN
37. Turn at bat. : INNING
39. French composer. : LALO
40. River through Kashmir. : INDUS
42. Semele's sister. : INO
43. Hedge shrubs, as at Mount Vernon. : BOXES
44. Business: Abbr. : CORP
45. Find at fault. : ACCUSE
47. United. : ONE
48. Small portion. : SNATCH
50. Fills with delight. : ENCHANTS
52. Voiced. : ORAL
54. Strip of wood. : SLAT
55. Air Force member. : WAF
58. Be guided by. : OBEY
60. Declare. : ALLEGE
64. Shining. : AGLOW
66. In profile. : HALFFACED
68. Thoughtful look. : FROWN
69. Hebrew letter. : ALEF
70. Bushy mass. : SHAG
71. Lexington and Concord. : TOWNS
72. Carrot and others. : REDS
73. Loyalist. : TORY
Down
1. Haughty one. : SNOB
2. Busy place. : HIVE
3. Heavy blow: Slang. : ONER
4. June beetle. : DORBUG
5. Loud and clear. : CLARION
6. Relative of the puffin. : AUK
7. Washington, in 1789: Abbr. : PRES
8. Seed covering. : TESTA
9. Golfer Gary. : PLAYER
10. Suffix with cart, drag, etc. : OON
11. Title declined by Washington, 1782. : KING
12. City SW of Buffalo. : ERIE
13. Witnessed. : SEEN
18. Thin: Lat. : TENUIS
22. Excited. : AGOG
25. Garment. : TUNIC
27. Place for fodder. : SILO
28. Great works. : EPICS
29. Inert gas. : XENON
30. Hindu deity. : INDRA
31. Before now. : SINCE
33. Combatant at Hastings, 1066. : SAXON
34. Scented, old style. : OLENT
35. Items often counted. : NOSES
38. Common and proper items. : NOUNS
41. ___ scratch. : UPTO
43. In ___ of (for). : BEHALF
45. Fictional captain. : AHAB
46. Golf strokes of a sort. : SCLAFFS
49. Summits. : CROWNS
51. Finally. : ATLAST
53. Franz of music. : LEHAR
55. Float in air. : WAFT
56. Field: Prefix. : AGRO
57. Stream. : FLOW
59. School name, 1718. : YALE
61. Reply. : ECHO
62. Tackle. : GEAR
63. Peevish. : EDGY
65. Rejoice in. : OWN
67. Piloted. : LED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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