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New York Times, Tuesday, March 9, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,700
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1. Deposit, as a vote. : CAST
5. Very little bit. : SPECK
10. Hoofbeat sound. : CLOP
14. Weary exclamation: Var. : HIHO
15. City in New York. : OLEAN
16. ___ sapiens. : HOMO
17. Commotions. : ADOS
18. Masks. : FALSEFACES
20. Scantiness. : PAUCITY
22. Peace. : HARMONY
23. Shoe shade. : TAN
24. Exhausted. : USEDUP
26. Sound-wave frequencies: Abbr. : AFS
28. Son of Mercury. : CUPID
30. Hebrew prophet. : MICAH
34. Inelegancy. : BADTASTE
36. Olympian god. : APOLLO
37. Humorous slang suffix. : EROO
38. In music, muted. : SORDO
40. Town near Naples. : NOLA
41. Ready-___. : TOWEAR
43. Member of a political group: Colloq. : RINGSTER
45. Causes to go. : SENDS
46. Kitchen gadget. : PARER
47. Surprised exclamation. : HEY
48. Under most favorable circumstances. : ATBEST
50. Beverage : ALE
52. Mangles. : IRONERS
55. He played "Emperor Jones." : ROBESON
59. Better part of valor. : DISCRETION
61. Vision: Prefix. : OPTO
62. Eye coquettishly. : OGLE
63. Glacial pinnacle. : SERAC
64. Ceremonial act. : RITE
65. Vietnam's neighbor. : LAOS
66. Work. : TRADE
67. Proverbially, it's "as good as a wink." : ANOD
1. Fellow. : CHAP
2. Opera role. : AIDA
3. Silences by clamor. : SHOUTSDOWN
4. Scarpia's nemesis. : TOSCA
5. Tender. : SOFT
6. Try to please: Colloq. : PLAYUPTO
7. Elver. : EEL
8. Exchanged for money. : CASHED
9. Do a baker's job. : KNEAD
10. Defenders. : CHAMPIONS
11. In ___ parentis. : LOCO
12. Augury. : OMEN
13. Nosegay. : POSY
19. The Mother-Hubbard type. : FRUMP
21. Peruvian Indian. : INCA
25. Mountain chain. : SIERRAS
26. Encourages. : ABETS
27. Group of North Atlantic islands. : FAROE
29. Initials in the news. : USSR
31. Washday need. : CLOTHESPIN
32. Formal avenue or mall. : ALLEE
33. Gray. : HOARY
35. Choreographer's specialty. : TOEDANCES
36. Top rating at Lloyd's. : AONE
39. Country way. : DIRTROAD
42. Flower. : ASTER
44. Seize. : GRAB
46. Vex. : PESTER
49. French seaport. : BREST
51. Sinclair Lewis heroine. : LEORA
52. Ringo, for one. : IDOL
53. Latvian capital. : RIGA
54. Norway fjord. : OSLO
56. Long ago. : ONCE
57. Eight, in Italy. : OTTO
58. Denied. : NOED
60. Evangelist Sankey. : IRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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