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New York Times, Saturday, March 20, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,711
Across
1. The "Georgia Peach." : COBB
5. Suburban sights. : POOLS
10. Stuff. : CRAM
14. State in N.W. Venezuela. : LARA
15. Rye fungus. : ERGOT
16. Wilson's predecessor. : HOME
17. Auricular. : OTIC
18. Malayan timber tree. : NARRA
19. Issue. : EMIT
20. Current best seller. : THEKENNEDYYEARS
23. Difficulty. : SNAG
24. Compass points. : SSES
25. Sound. : VALID
28. Numerical suffix. : ETH
30. Lines. : SEAMS
34. Photographer's developer. : AMIDOL
36. On the ___. : AIR
38. Noun suffix. : ION
39. Nonfiction best seller. : LIFEWITHPICASSO
43. Outside: Prefix. : ECT
44. However, for short. : THO
45. Guest. : CALLER
46. Hurry, Shakespearean style. : SESSA
49. Fish. : EEL
51. Useful bit of Latin. : IDEST
52. ___ Maggiore. : LAGO
54. Elder: Fr. : AINE
56. Len Deighton's best seller. : FUNERALINBERLIN
63. Edgar ___. : APOE
64. Indian. : PONCA
65. Fashion. : MODE
66. Short distance. : STEP
67. A moth. : EGGER
68. Prayers. : AVES
69. Divine. : HOLY
70. Fabric workers. : DYERS
71. Adroit. : NEAT
Down
1. Thicken. : CLOT
2. Solemn statement. : OATH
3. Kind of 10 Down. : BRIE
4. Posterior. : BACKSIDE
5. State: Abbr. : PENNA
6. European ruling house. : ORANGE
7. Fairy tale character. : OGRE
8. Dominion. : LORDSHIP
9. Nautical ropes. : STAYS
10. Dairy product. : CHEESE
11. City on the Tevere. : ROMA
12. Eastern prince. : AMIR
13. Ball team. : METS
21. Bequeath. : ENDOW
22. Moreover. : YES
25. Dingles. : VALES
26. White vestment. : AMICE
27. Goes up. : LIFTS
29. California-Nevada lake. : TAHOE
31. Passage. : AISLE
32. Well-known artist. : MOSES
33. Angry sound. : SNORT
35. Brightened. : LIT
37. Realm: Suffix. : RIC
40. Seminary course. : THEOLOGY
41. English novelist. : CAINE
42. City official. : ALDERMAN
47. One of the Seven Dwarfs. : SLEEPY
48. Bern's river. : AAR
50. Cavalry soldier. : LANCER
53. Yawned. : GAPED
55. Steel sections. : IBARS
56. Annoy: Scot. : FASH
57. Capable of: Colloq. : UPTO
58. Coward. : NOEL
59. "Picnic" author. : INGE
60. Term of endearment. : LOVE
61. Inspiration. : IDEA
62. Cozy retreat. : NEST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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