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New York Times, Saturday, May 22, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.62, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 52, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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H
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O
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B
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M
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A
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B
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L
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N
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K
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H
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C
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R
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L
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T
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S
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G
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A
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K
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N
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G
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W
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D
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F
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M
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O
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F
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B
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P
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Y
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N
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D
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,774
Across
1
Washes down. : HOSES
6
Fade. : EBB
9
Fairy queen. : MAB
12
___ nous. : ENTRE
13
Lady of classic lyrics. : LAURA
15
Greek letter. : ETA
16
Musical instrument coopers would like. : BARRELORGAN
18
Inter ___. : NOS
19
Finial. : EPI
20
Musical instrument for chefs. : KETTLEDRUMS
22
Herb. : ANISE
24
West German state. : HESSE
25
Football players. : RGS
26
Johnny ___. : REB
27
Isolated rock. : SCAR
31
Railings outside windows. : BALCONETS
36
___ shoestring. : ONA
37
Mature. : AGE
39
Old French coin. : ECU
40
Astronaut's "all's well." : AOK
41
Pony. : NAG
42
___ nutshell. : INA
43
Average breeze direction for a brass instrumentalist. : WINDDRIFT
46
Actor from Australia. : MUNI
48
Casey et al. : DRS
49
A fish, the yellow ide. : ORF
51
Anatomical sac. : BURSA
54
Pontifical. : PAPAL
56
Shrubby plant for brass instrumentalists. : TRUMPETWEED
60
Hidden mike: Slang. : BUG
62
Musical month: Abbr. : MAR
63
Ocarina. : SWEETPOTATO
65
Military base: Abbr. : AFB
66
Time periods. : YEARS
67
Yearner. : PINER
68
Evenings: Abbr. : NTS
69
Ship levels: Abbr. : DKS
70
Bear of a kind. : TEDDY
Down
1
Goddess of youth. : HEBE
2
Equal. : ONAPAR
3
Vegetable for violinists. : STRINGBEAN
4
Make a fluff. : ERR
5
Pursues. : SEEKS
6
Clayey. : EARTHEN
7
Trimmings for brass instruments. : BUGLEBEADS
8
Hills of the Highlands. : BRAES
9
Bill of fare. : MENU
10
Minute quantity. : ATOM
11
Fish for F clef readers. : BASS
13
Real estate parcel. : LOT
14
Connective words. : ANDS
17
Light-Horse Harry. : LEE
21
___ judicata. : RES
23
O. T. Book: Abbr. : ISA
26
Food for certain singers. : ROUNDSTEAK
28
Loot, apparently in opposition to the orchestra. : CONTRABAND
29
Santa ___. : ANA
30
Duster liked by jazz men. : RAG
32
Author Wallace. : LEW
33
3rd cen. date. : CCI
34
Rocky hill top. : TOR
35
Snow shoe. : SKI
37
Intent. : AIM
38
African antelope. : GNU
44
Underclothes. : DRAWERS
45
Dandy. : FOP
47
Type of ballistic missile. : IBM
50
Pan could have done this to ruffles. : FLUTED
52
___-daisy. : UPSY
53
Marry again. : REWED
54
Vigor: Colloq. : PEP
55
Choose. : ADOPT
56
Government worker. : TMAN
57
Float. : RAFT
58
City: Lat. : URBS
59
14 Down, in France. : ETS
61
Sanguinary. : GORY
64
Game score makes good musical symbol. : TIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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