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New York Times, Thursday, April 15, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,737
Across
1. Catch, in a way. : LASSO
6. Duad. : TWO
9. Dwell (on). : HARP
13. Senseless. : EMPTY
14. ___ de veau. : RIS
15. Take ___ out of one's book. : ALEAF
17. Anticipate. : FORESTALL
19. Rhode Island symbol. : MAPLE
20. Unerring. : TRUE
21. In a perplexing situation. : OUTONALIMB
23. Go ___ a tree. : CLIMB
25. More senseless. : INANER
26. Sequoia's specialty. : AGE
28. Go over copy again. : REEDIT
31. Common suffixes. : ERS
32. Steam baths. : SAUNAS
34. ___ spades. : ACEOF
37. Colorado festival site. : ASPEN
38. Dendrology, for one: Abbr. : SCI
39. Covered with frost. : RIMED
43. Society name. : BIRCH
45. Clergyman. : CURATE
46. Mariner's direction. : SBE
49. Henry Beecher, for one. : ORATOR
51. Untried. : NEW
52. More ___. : ORLESS
55. Kind of chemistry: Abbr. : INORG
57. Relative of a pedigree. : FAMILYTREE
60. Periods. : ERAS
63. Kind of seasoning. : ANISE
64. Novel subtitled "The Cavalier." : WOODSTOCK
66. ___ pine. : SCREW
67. Note of sorts. : IOU
68. ___ ball. : HAVEA
69. Brinker. : HANS
70. Drop: Pharm. abbr. : GTT
71. Bring to bear. : EXERT
Down
1. Departed. : LEFT
2. Cupid. : AMOR
3. Emulate dapper Dan. : SPRUCEUP
4. Youngstown product. : STEEL
5. Grandchildren: Scot. : OYS
6. Bunch of grapes: Ger. : TRAUBE
7. Chamberlain. : WILT
8. European capital. : OSLO
9. Enemy of Esther. : HAMAN
10. Old war cry. : ALALA
11. Fret. : REPINE
12. Links player linked with Player. : PALMER
16. Months: Abbr. : FEBRS
18. Volumes. : TOMES
22. Word on a billboard. : NITE
24. Middle Easterners. : IRANI
26. "Tall ___ poplar." : ASA
27. Neon, for one. : GAS
29. Country place, Russian style. : DACHA
30. Here: Fr. : ICI
33. State: Abbr. : NEB
35. City in Bolivia. : ORURO
36. Shade of green. : FIR
38. Scenario: Abbr. : SCR
40. Swamp shrub. : MANGROVE
41. Riviera season. : ETE
42. Mountain ___. : DEW
44. Optimistic. : ROSY
45. Describing pines. : CONED
46. Relatives of lounges. : SOFAS
47. Type of office. : BRANCH
48. City on the Chemung River. : ELMIRA
50. Rope anchorage. : TIEOUT
53. Iron: Ger. : EISEN
54. Lots: Colloq. : SLEWS
56. Reassess. : RETAX
58. Understand: Brit. Slang. : TWIG
59. Secretary of State, 1905–09. : ROOT
61. See 19 Across. : ACER
62. Card game. : SKAT
65. Pronoun. : SHE

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

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