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New York Times, Friday, April 16, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,738
Across
1. Several. : SOME
5. Lively dance. : POLKA
10. Unconsciousness. : COMA
14. Seaport feature. : QUAY
15. Worker's group. : UNION
16. "What ___?" : OFIT
17. Believe. : UNDERSTAND
19. Enormous. : VAST
20. Freeze. : ICE
21. ___ example. : ASAN
22. Means. : AGENCY
24. Fair ladies' rendezvous. : BEAUTYPARLOR
27. Western time. : MST
28. Commuters' rendezvous. : BUSSTOP
32. Give one ___ (flirt with). : THEEYE
35. Whiting. : FISH
36. ___ polloi. : HOI
37. Noun endings. : IONS
38. As if. : QUASI
40. Popular blue. : TEAL
41. Up-to-date: Abbr. : MOD
42. Hurry up. : RUSH
43. Ethically neutral. : AMORAL
45. American sculptor. : EPSTEIN
47. Diminutive ending. : CLE
48. Military group. : ADVANCEGUARD
54. Kind of clock. : CUCKOO
57. Top-drawer. : AONE
58. Fire: Fr. : FEU
59. Israel's seaport. : ACRE
60. Small combos. : QUINTETTES
63. Form by braiding. : PLAT
64. Habit. : USAGE
65. Bidding: Archaic. : HEST
66. Pudding ingredient. : SAGO
67. Biblical town. : ENDOR
68. Mineral aggregates. : ORES
Down
1. Lampoon. : SQUIB
2. Weight unit. : OUNCE
3. Atoned. : MADEAMENDS
4. Potato bud. : EYE
5. ___ willow. : PUSSY
6. Available. : ONTAP
7. Plant. : LIANA
8. ___ Tiki. : KON
9. Region in Spain. : ANDALUSIA
10. Table fittings. : COVERS
11. "The way ___ eagle in the air . . . " : OFAN
12. Unsorted: Abbr. : MISC
13. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATTY
18. Shabby: Slang. : RATTY
23. Exclamation of surprise. : GOSH
25. Operates. : USES
26. Certain baseball statistics. : RBIS
29. Thenceforth. : THEREAFTER
30. Bird of Kauai. : OOAA
31. Tablet. : PILL
32. Occasion. : TIME
33. Child's toy. : HOOP
34. Ambiguous expression. : EQUIVOQUE
35. Type of thermometer: Abbr. : FAH
39. Annapolis. : USNA
40. Balsam. : TOLU
42. Make over. : REDO
44. Radio's Fibber. : MCGEE
46. Care for. : TAKETO
49. Water nymph. : NAIAD
50. African country. : CONGO
51. Embark on. : ENTER
52. Baseball's Peewee. : REESE
53. Tidies up. : DUSTS
54. Upper case, for short. : CAPS
55. Western campus. : UCLA
56. Rocky height. : CRAG
61. The Fleet. : USN
62. However, for short. : THO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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