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New York Times, Friday, May 14, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,766

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Pillow cover. : SHAM
5. Victor Hugo hero. : JEAN
9. Suffix with song or slug. : FEST
13. Prickly pear. : NOPAL
15. Corn lily. : IXIA
16. Playbill entry. : ACTI
17. Toughen. : INURE
18. State flower of Nebraska. : GOLDENROD
20. Making up. : FORMING
22. Blend. : MIXTURE
23. President of Chile. : FREI
24. Freestone peach. : ELBERTA
26. Serving dish. : TUREEN
28. Laughing. : RIANT
32. Goddess. : ATHENE
35. Vehicle for baby. : STROLLER
37. Staple food in Oahu. : POI
38. Mathematical term. : DIVISOR
40. Extremely. : TOO
41. Introduced (by). : PRECEDED
43. Belgian seaport. : OSTEND
45. Detecting device. : RADAR
46. More pleasing and simple. : NEATER
48. Sugar cane refuse. : BAGASSE
50. Italian wine center. : ASTI
54. Figure in red. : DEFICIT
57. Woods. : DRIVERS
59. Vegetation. : PLANTLIFE
61. Burrowing animals. : MOLES
62. Baked clay. : TILE
63. Traditional belief. : LORE
64. Oriental dish. : PILAU
65. County ___. : SEAT
66. Thin, crisp cooky. : SNAP
67. Backtalk. : SASS
Down
1. Sound of disdain. : SNIFF
2. Mark of respect. : HONOR
3. River into the Orinoco. : APURE
4. Kettle for French soup. : MARMITE
5. Move with quick jerks. : JIGGLE
6. Outer: Prefix. : EXO
7. Aches and pains. : AILMENTS
8. Point opposite to the zenith. : NADIR
9. Variety of pigeon. : FANTAIL
10. Textile fabric color. : ECRU
11. Safekeeping of goods: Abbr. : STOR
12. Flood waters. : TIDE
14. Garland. : LEI
19. Turned outwart: Bot. : EXTRORSE
21. Sea nymph. : NEREID
25. In addition. : BESIDES
27. Perform with restraint. : UNDERACT
29. On high: Lat. : ALTE
30. Orange-red lamp. : NEON
31. Stepped firmly. : TROD
32. Novice: Abbr. : APPR
33. Hartebeest. : TORA
34. Went quickly. : HIED
36. Fan. : ROOTER
39. Arrangement of veins, as in leaves. : VENATION
42. Advisory council. : CABINET
44. Primitive vehicle of Plains Indians. : TRAVOIS
47. ___ as the ocean. : ASDEEP
49. Liquid measures. : GILLS
51. Chair: Lat. : SELLA
52. Company official: Abbr. : TREAS
53. Scene of battle, 333 B.C. : ISSUS
54. Divisions: Abbr. : DPTS
55. Gallic name. : ELIE
56. Memorable Scottie. : FALA
58. Of an empire: Abbr. : IMP
60. Friar's title. : FRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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