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New York Times, Saturday, April 10, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,732

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Pacific atoll. : WAKE
5
Small boy's deal. : SWAP
9
Begone! : SCAT
13
Lover of Galatea. : ACIS
14
Philippine island. : CEBU
15
Prepare lumber. : SAWUP
17
Certain bags, closets, attics, etc. : CATCHALLS
19
Look. : STARE
20
Famous Giant. : OTT
21
What "nisi" means. : UNLESS
23
___ lives. : NINE
24
Court. : YARD
26
Mayan realm. : YUCATAN
28
Policeman: Slang. : JOHNLAW
31
Loose end. : FLAP
32
Smell ___. : ARAT
33
Got away fast: Slang. : LITOUT
35
O'Hara. : KIM
38
One-time V.P. : DAWES
40
Lion, astrologically. : LEO
41
Concert selection. : SUITE
43
Wapiti. : ELK
44
Soldiers-to-be. : CADETS
47
Mulligan. : STEW
48
Tom, for example: Abbr. : MASC
49
Daisies. : SHASTAS
51
City at Etna's foot. : CATANIA
54
Part of a basilica. : APSE
55
But: Ger. : ABER
56
Line of planking on a ship. : STRAKE
59
Prefix with plus or profit. : NON
62
Express. : TRAIN
64
Role in "Peter Pan." : TIGERLILY
66
City in Peru. : TACNA
67
German river. : EDER
68
Conversational cliché. : ISEE
69
French feline. : CHAT
70
Garnet and others. : REDS
71
"Cat on ___ Tin Roof." : AHOT
Down
1
City on the Brazos. : WACO
2
"Room to swing ___." : ACAT
3
Historic site, 1903. : KITTYHAWK
4
Portuguese coin: Abbr. : ESC
5
Backbiting. : SCANDAL
6
Fit. : WELL
7
Fit. : ABLE
8
Hedges: Slang. : PUSSYFOOTS
9
Draft org. : SSS
10
Forty winks. : CATNAP
11
Expect. : AWAIT
12
Not ___ hair. : TURNA
16
Part of a claw hammer. : PEEN
18
Forceful throw. : HURL
22
Philippine sea. : SULU
25
Feed the kitty. : ANTE
27
___ cradle. : CATS
28
Greenish color. : JADE
29
Kind of vaccine. : ORAL
30
Oil man of sorts. : WILDCATTER
34
Links item. : TEE
35
Playful. : KITTENISH
36
Willow genus. : ITEA
37
Royal stables. : MEWS
39
Look over. : SCAN
42
American vessel: Abbr. : USSS
45
Unchanged. : ASIS
46
Devices for mixing. : SHAKERS
48
Boat basin. : MARINA
50
Copycat. : APER
51
Suffragist leader. : CATT
52
Bric-___. : ABRAC
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Famous buccaneer. : TEACH
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Tease: Colloq. : RIDE
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Grown gray. : AGED
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Butterine. : OLEO
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Familiar vote, in the U. N. : NYET
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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___ Fail, Irish crowning stone. : LIA

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

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