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New York Times, Wednesday, March 24, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,715
Across
1. Direction in music. : FFF
4. Force. : IMPEL
9. Seasoning. : SAGE
13. Gambling game. : FARO
14. Unsophisticated. : NAIVE
15. Loyal. : TRUE
16. Like some beverages. : ICED
17. Brawl. : FREEFORALL
19. Obelisk. : NEEDLE
21. Wander. : STROLL
22. American historians. : BEARDS
25. Beast of burden. : YAK
26. Wading bird. : STORK
28. Poetic contraction. : OER
30. Barbusse novel, 1916. : LEFEU
34. Overly. : TOO
35. Absentminded one. : MOONER
38. Relative of Mmes. : SRAS
39. Suffix of agency. : ENT
40. Printing mistake. : ERRATUM
42. British statesman. : EDE
43. A long time. : AGES
45. Wardrobe. : ATTIRE
46. Norse goddess. : EIR
47. Famous watercolorist. : MARIN
49. Possessive. : OUR
50. Vaults. : SAFES
52. Tiny mound. : TEE
54. Usher. : SEATER
56. Acolytes' places. : ALTARS
59. Galley marks. : CARETS
62. Pass. : FREETICKET
65. Concerning. : INRE
66. Heavy blow: Slang. : ONER
67. Fictional ship. : CAINE
68. Branch of biology: Abbr. : ECOL
69. Foreman. : BOSS
70. Equipped. : ARMED
71. Diffident. : SHY
Down
1. Countenance. : FACE
2. Pirate. : FREEBOOTER
3. Farmer's concern. : FODDER
4. Deduce. : INFER
5. Impair. : MAR
6. Jumble. : PIE
7. Twain's "___ Diary." : EVES
8. Southpaw's nickname. : LEFTY
9. Crawl and others. : STROKES
10. Asian sea. : ARAL
11. Kittiwake. : GULL
12. Moray. : EEL
13. Flipper's cousin. : FIN
18. Spoken. : ORAL
20. Romantic opera of 1883. : LAKME
23. ___-door. : DOORTO
24. Part of S.P.Q.R. : SENATUS
26. Source of power. : STEAM
27. South Pacific island group. : TONGA
29. Withdraw. : RETIRE
31. W. W. II group. : FREEFRENCH
32. "___ Was a Lady." : EADIE
33. Customers. : USERS
36. Pray: Lat. : ORA
37. Play about robots. : RUR
41. Well-known Perle. : MESTA
44. Mothers' helpers. : SITTERS
48. Wonderful: Slang. : NEAT
51. Nests. : AERIES
53. Heath plant. : ERICA
55. Behaved. : ACTED
56. Florence's river. : ARNO
57. Dregs. : LEES
58. Mark. : SCAR
60. City on the Hudson. : TROY
61. Salt: Fr. : SEL
62. Watch pocket. : FOB
63. Actress Hunter. : KIM
64. Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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