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New York Times, Wednesday, February 24, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,687
Across
1. Sheer fabric. : MULL
5. American author. : STOWE
10. Kind of dog. : CHOW
14. Migrant worker: Colloq. : OKIE
15. Fabric. : ORLON
16. Half: Prefix. : HEMI
17. Is partial. : TAKESSIDES
19. Blue flag. : IRIS
20. Direction. : ESE
21. Part of a shoe. : TOE
22. Branching like a fork. : FURCATE
24. Lend's partner. : LEASE
26. Sharp, shrill sound. : SQUEAK
28. Ingenious. : ARTFUL
30. Witticisms. : JESTS
34. Unquestionable. : REAL
37. Weeding tool. : HOE
38. Panza. : SANCHO
39. Leave. : EXIT
40. Break out. : ERUPT
42. Goat-horned deity. : FAUN
43. Yea. : VERILY
45. Time. : ERA
46. Denouements. : ENDS
47. Part of an act. : SCENE
48. Shakespearean carpenter. : QUINCE
50. Costumes. : GETUPS
52. Call one's own. : ADOPT
56. Outlandish. : BIZARRE
59. Color. : TAN
61. By means of. : PER
62. Over again. : ANEW
63. At last. : ULTIMATELY
66. Little Margaret. : RITA
67. Slope: Prefix. : CLINO
68. Liberal ___. : ARTS
69. Nautical rope. : STAY
70. Letters. : ESSES
71. By. : PAST
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1. Highway sign. : MOTEL
2. Official decree. : UKASE
3. Know ___ book. : LIKEA
4. Nautical term. : LEE
5. Average. : SOSO
6. Endeavors to attain. : TRIESFOR
7. Outworn. : OLD
8. Sad. : WOEFUL
9. Result. : ENSUE
10. Money of sorts. : CHICKENFEED
11. Mother of Ares. : HERA
12. Overlook. : OMIT
13. Overworked suffix. : WISE
18. Noun suffix. : STER
23. Eastern noble. : RAJA
25. Saving: Colloq. : SALTINGAWAY
27. Get in line. : QUEUEUP
29. People generally. : THEY
31. Read quickly. : SCAN
32. Dull sound. : THUD
33. Progeny. : SONS
34. Part of rpm. : REVS
35. Person named in a will: Abbr. : EXEC
36. Yorkshire river. : AIRE
38. Musial. : STAN
41. Unsullied. : PRISTINE
44. Evil look. : LEER
48. Allays. : QUELLS
49. Ancient town of Galilee. : CANA
51. Ceasefire. : TRUCE
53. Rossini's forte. : OPERA
54. Furrier's concern. : PELTS
55. Boy meets girl. : TRYST
56. Pubs. : BARS
57. Monogram letter: Abbr. : INIT
58. Fraternity letter. : ZETA
60. Hebrew prophet. : AMOS
64. Poetic contraction. : TIS
65. Kind of dance. : TAP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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