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New York Times, Monday, May 31, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { G J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,783
Across
1. Constant. : TRUE
5. Historic French city. : STLO
9. Future air officer. : CADET
14. Lamented. : WEPT
15. Danube tributary. : PRUT
16. Up ___. : ATREE
17. Champing at the bit. : IMPATIENT
19. Stock market category. : RAILS
20. Part of a pump. : TOE
21. Norse name. : ARNE
22. Prince of drama. : HAMLET
23. No. African capital. : RABAT
25. Rough Riders. : CAVALRY
26. Difficult. : UPHILL
28. Novelist of the 1920's. : ARLEN
29. Educational center. : TRADESCHOOL
31. Military groups. : BNS
34. Top-notch. : AONE
35. Baseball VIP. : UMP
36. Affair of honor. : DUEL
37. Engaged in. : HAD
38. The "Incorruptible." : ROBESPIERRE
42. Not ___. : SOBAD
43. Stream in. : INFLOW
44. Government employes. : POSTMEN
47. "Only ___." : AROSE
48. Lost. : ASTRAY
49. Ballet role. : SWAN
50. Surprised exclamation. : SAY
53. Unsullied. : CLEAN
54. Existing condition. : STATUSQUO
56. Having purpose. : TELIC
57. Yorkshire river. : AIRE
58. Enterprise: Colloq. : PUSH
59. Alpine feature. : ARETE
60. ___ bien. : TRES
61. Hera's rival. : LETO
Down
1. Reproach. : TWIT
2. San ___, Riviera resort. : REMO
3. Dominating position. : UPPERHAND
4. Timetable abbreviation. : ETA
5. Helices. : SPIRALS
6. Little Nell's last name. : TRENT
7. Crescent-shaped figure. : LUNE
8. Hall of Fame immortal. : OTT
9. Ship of 1492. : CARAVEL
10. Cossack chief. : ATAMAN
11. Cloth for work clothes. : DRILL
12. Fisherman. : EELER
13. Peevish. : TESTY
18. Stand. : TABLE
22. Symbol of sanctity. : HALO
24. Staff officer. : AIDE
25. Wheat, rye, etc. : CROPS
26. Where Provo is. : UTAH
27. Malayan outrigger. : PROA
28. The "Thief of Bagdad." : AHMED
30. Native of Oriente. : CUBAN
31. Comedy. : BURLESQUE
32. One of the Wolfes. : NERO
33. Lot: Colloq. : SLEW
36. Puzzle parts: Abbr. : DEFS
38. Type of novel. : ROMANCE
39. Submit. : OBEY
40. Ball team. : PIRATES
41. Turkish statesman. : INONU
42. Narrow channel. : STRAIT
44. Agreements: Lat. : PACTA
45. Famous professor at Johns Hopkins. : OSLER
46. Inscribed pillar. : STELE
47. Cognizant. : AWARE
49. Flurry. : STIR
51. Part of Europe: Abbr. : AUST
52. Nautical call. : YOHO
54. Perched. : SAT
55. Kind of edition: Abbr. : SPL

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