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New York Times, Friday, February 5, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,668
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1. Color. : UMBER
6. Ban the ___. : BOMB
10. Elan. : DASH
14. European blackbird. : MERLE
15. ___ ben Adhem. : ABOU
16. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
17. Legal papers. : PROMISSORYNOTES
20. Rachel Carson's subject. : SEA
21. Knots of wool. : NOILS
22. Harangue. : ORATE
23. ___ Cup. : DAVIS
25. Biblical land. : EDOM
27. Fruit seller, in England. : COSTER
29. Chayefsky's forte. : SCENARIO
33. Famous penologist. : LAWES
34. Musical instrument. : VIOL
35. Pavilion. : TENT
36. Japanese premier of the 1890's. : ITO
37. Gibble-gabble. : TWADDLE
40. Sault ___ Marie. : STE
41. Solve, for example. : VERB
43. Part of an archipelago. : ISLE
44. Copperhead. : VIPER
46. Name on 17 Across. : ENDORSEE
48. Spanish dance. : BOLERO
49. Chinese money. : TAEL
50. Ailment. : COLIC
51. Teacher of Stradivari. : AMATI
54. Former Turkish VIP. : INONU
56. Fort Worth school. : TCU
59. The best of friends. : DAMONANDPYTHIAS
62. Metal container. : DRUM
63. Driver's ___. : SEAT
64. House part. : EAVES
65. Put on ___. : AIRS
66. Invites. : ASKS
67. British guns. : STENS
1. Men in blue. : UMPS
2. Nothing more than. : MERE
3. Medieval weapon. : BROADSWORD
4. Tree. : ELM
5. Plow back the profits. : REINVEST
6. Grounds. : BASIS
7. Agora coin. : OBOL
8. Part of Boy Scout lore. : MORSECODE
9. Order to a broker. : BUY
10. Symbol of meekness. : DOORMAT
11. Theater group. : ANTA
12. Instruction on a proof. : STET
13. Nylons. : HOSE
18. Bon ___. : SOIR
19. Time of day. : NOON
24. Lunched. : ATE
26. Farmer's place, in song. : DELL
27. 18th cen. British statesman. : CLIVE
28. Of a certain cereal. : OATEN
29. Move stealthily. : SIDLE
30. Particular. : RESPECTIVE
31. ___ alia. : INTER
32. Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
34. Petroleum products. : VASELINES
38. Partner of healthy and wealthy. : WISE
39. Geometric curves. : EVOLUTES
42. ___ up! : BOTTOMS
45. 800-mile river of Asia. : ILI
47. Story of Sadie Thompson. : RAIN
48. Like some fish. : BONY
50. Ancient Egyptians. : COPTS
51. Po tributary. : ADDA
52. Husband: Fr. : MARI
53. 2,900-mile river of Asia. : AMUR
55. Where Fargo is. : NDAK
57. Normandy city. : CAEN
58. Sea-going initials. : USSS
60. ___ rule. : ASA
61. Porkpie. : HAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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