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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
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
53. Famous buccaneer. : TEACH
57. Tease: Colloq. : RIDE
58. Grown gray. : AGED
60. Butterine. : OLEO
61. Familiar vote, in the U. N. : NYET
63. Man's nickname. : NAT
65. ___ 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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