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New York Times, Saturday, April 17, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,739
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1. Sharp stimulus. : STING
6. Beloved: Fr. : CHER
10. Suffixes in chemistry. : ASES
14. Proprietor. : OWNER
15. Filigreed. : LACY
16. Army man: Abbr. : GENL
17. Fell in love with. : LOSTONESHEARTTO
20. Part of i.e. : EST
21. Defense alliance. : SEATO
22. Rhythm. : METRE
23. One of a Kipling trio. : ABONE
24. White poplars. : ABELES
25. Korea, to the Japanese. : CHOSEN
28. Member of the wedding. : BRIDE
29. Ancient district of Asia Minor. : IONIA
30. Washington operatives. : TMEN
32. Name. : DUB
35. Lenoir song. : SPEAKTOMEOFLOVE
39. Poetic contraction. : TIS
40. End of the marriage service. : AMEN
41. Sculled. : ROWED
42. October birthstones. : OPALS
45. Doone and others. : LORNAS
46. Also. : ASWELL
48. "Oh, give me ___ . . . " : AHOME
50. ___ Delgada. : PONTA
51. Goddess of flowers. : FLORA
52. Mason ___. : JAR
55. Catalan, for instance. : ROMANCELANGUAGE
58. And elsewhere: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
59. Love, in Toledo. : AMOR
60. Pixies. : ELVES
61. Roget entries: Abbr. : SYNS
62. Challenge. : DEFY
63. Town: Ger. : STADT
1. One and only. : SOLE
2. "___ company . . . " : TWOS
3. Business letter abbreviation. : INST
4. Trawl. : NET
5. Finchlike bird. : GROSBEAK
6. Perform a household chore. : CLEAN
7. "Marry in ___ . . . " : HASTE
8. Admirer of Narcissus. : ECHO
9. Grain. : RYE
10. At one. : AGREED
11. Relax. : SETTLEDOWN
12. ___ nous. : ENTRE
13. Shrubs bearing blackish fruit. : SLOES
18. Kind of gas. : NEON
19. Both: Prefix. : AMBI
23. Where 25 Across is. : ASIA
24. River into the Ligurian Sea. : ARNO
25. Ancient Greek reliquary. : CIST
26. Pueblo. : HOPI
27. Be ___ (cut the apron strings). : ONESOWNMAN
28. Existed. : BEEN
30. Certain turkeys. : TOMS
31. Mrs. in Marseilles. : MME
33. Part of the eye. : UVEA
34. Garden plots. : BEDS
36. High. : TALL
37. French cheeses. : FROMAGES
38. Traditional knowledge. : LORE
43. Features of orange blossoms. : PETALS
44. Sherwood Forest minstrel. : ALAN
45. Unlucky in love. : LORN
46. ___-midi. : APRES
47. Black. : SOOTY
48. ___ a sudden. : ALLOF
49. Grayish. : HOARY
51. Wife, in law. : FEME
52. Coffee: Colloq. : JAVA
53. Ancient. : AGED
54. Musical sign. : REST
56. One who kisses and tells. : CAD
57. See 3 Down. : ULT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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