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New York Times, Friday, May 21, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,773
Across
1. Nuances. : SHADES
7. Musical note. : MIDDLEC
14. One ___. : ATATIME
15. Verily. : INSOOTH
16. Emit. : GIVEOUT
17. Anchorite. : RECLUSE
18. Stair part. : TREAD
19. Ricochet. : SKIP
21. Coal mine. : PIT
22. Dry: Fr. : SEC
24. Consumed. : EATEN
27. Jazz, so to speak. : JIKE
30. Attention-getting sound. : AHEM
32. Chimpanzee. : JOCKO
36. Half of deux. : UNE
37. Old English poet. : SCOP
38. Wallace character. : BENHUR
39. Contemporary of Molière : LAROCHEFOUCAULD
42. Guarantee. : ENSURE
43. Family member. : AUNT
44. Siamese. : TAI
45. Nine-day-old porridge. : PEASE
46. Port on the Sea of Azov. : EISK
47. Dog, for short. : PEKE
48. 'Tween's companion. : TWIXT
50. Mexican gold. : ORO
52. Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB
55. Newspaper name. : OCHS
57. Using an alias: Colloq. : INCOG
61. Glacial deposit. : MORAINE
64. First woman, in Greek myth. : PANDORA
66. Upset. : OVERTIP
67. Los ___. : ANGELES
68. Beef or mutton. : REDMEAT
69. Supplies of goods. : STORES
Down
1. Cooking direction. : STIR
2. Experience. : HAVE
3. Army command. : ATEASE
4. Vacuum tube. : DIODE
5. Bird from down under. : EMU
6. Beautician's specialties. : SETS
7. Aaron's sister. : MIRIAM
8. Unfit. : INEPT
9. Medal. : DSC
10. Money: Abbr. : DOL
11. Half mask: Fr. : LOUP
12. And yet: Lat. : ETSI
13. One of a TV twosome. : CHET
14. Businessman: Abbr. : AGT
20. Remain loyal to one's principles. : KEEPFAITH
23. Hiding place. : CACHE
25. Expel. : EJECT
26. One of the Roman Fates. : NONA
27. Mint ___. : JULEP
28. Pointless. : INANE
29. Vice ___. : KERSA
31. Cultivator. : HOE
33. Waterfall or rapids. : CHUTE
34. Former well-to-do Russian farmer. : KULAK
35. Do ___. : ORDIE
37. Propeller. : SCREW
38. Confidence game: Colloq. : BUNKO
40. See 25 Down. : OUST
41. Suffix with clamor and glamour. : OUS
46. Save. : EXCEPT
47. Consider carefully. : PONDER
49. Ancient district of Asia Minor. : IONIA
51. Beatle Starr. : RINGO
52. ___ patriae (patriotism). : AMOR
53. Chess play. : MOVE
54. Originated. : BRED
56. Vichy and others. : SPAS
58. Porter. : COLE
59. Smeltery material. : ORES
60. Fuel. : GAS
62. Branch. : ARM
63. Native: Suffix. : ITE
65. Red ___. : ANT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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