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New York Times, Friday, April 23, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,745
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1. Like some cheese. : GRATED
7. Witty remarks. : QUIPS
12. Half-moon at base of a fingernail. : LUNULE
13. Talks incessantly: Colloq. : BURBLES
15. Ambiguous saying. : ENIGMA
16. Car part. : RADIATOR
18. Hole-making tool. : AWL
19. Salisbury ___. : STEAK
21. Balance instrument. : SCALE
22. G.I.'s favorite. : MAIL
24. The ___ (fortunate ones). : HAVES
26. Noble. : EPIC
27. Church group. : SYNOD
29. Denoting a certain lens. : TORIC
31. King's neighbor. : ACE
32. Far: Prefix. : TELE
34. Sultry. : TORRID
36. Gossip. : TATTLER
39. Divided skirt. : CULOTTE
40. Small interstice. : AREOLA
41. ___ one's old tricks. : UPTO
42. Items gained or lost: Abbr. : LBS
43. Talk spontaneously: Colloq. : ADLIB
46. Omits. : SKIPS
50. Collections of tools. : KITS
52. Red cedar. : SAVIN
54. ___ White. : SNOW
55. Indians. : UTAHS
57. South wind. : NOTUS
59. ___ the line. : TOE
60. Attached to a stalk, in botany. : PETIOLAR
62. Platter of a kind. : RECORD
64. Fact. : REALITY
65. Gershwin song. : SWANEE
66. Push. : SHOVE
67. Enrolls. : ENTERS
1. Flashes. : GLEAMS
2. Part of a stage. : RUNWAY
3. Dye base. : ANILIN
4. Draw. : TUG
5. Johnson home (with "The"). : ELMS
6. "___ of a Salesman." : DEATH
7. Friend. : QUAKER
8. One of the Norse fates: Var. : URD
9. Sacred bird of Egypt. : IBIS
10. Short street. : PLACE
11. Reserve. : SETAPART
13. Cheering sound. : BRAVO
14. Entreat. : SOLICIT
17. Withdraw (from). : RECEDE
20. Man who came to dinner. : EATER
23. Game of chance. : LOTTO
25. Exhibit surprise: Colloq. : SITUP
28. One of the Streets. : DELLA
30. Young animals. : COLTS
33. Excels. : LEADS
35. Birds. : ROOKS
36. Discuss favorably. : TALKUP
37. Judge. : ARBITER
38. Makers of wills, old style. : TESTATES
39. Ancient measure of length. : CUBIT
44. Having a wooly covering. : LANATE
45. Decorator's color. : IVORY
47. Chant. : INTONE
48. Less adequate. : POORER
49. Natives of Malmo. : SWEDES
51. Member of a Moslem sect. : SHIAH
53. Cherish. : NURSE
56. Napoleon of U.N.C.L.E. : SOLO
58. Stitched. : SEWN
61. First year of Nero's reign. : LIV
63. Jaguar, for one. : CAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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