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New York Times, Wednesday, May 5, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,757
Across
1. Be quiet! : SHSH
5. Grows light. : DAWNS
10. Girl's nickname. : ABBY
14. Hawaiian island. : OAHU
15. Marriage. : UNION
16. Genus of frogs. : RANA
17. Type of stage star. : PRIMADONNA
19. What rodents do. : GNAW
20. Leaf of a calyx. : SEPAL
21. Parts of golf clubs. : NECKS
23. Nothing. : NIL
24. ___ even keel. : ONAN
26. Grooved wheel. : SHEAVE
28. Firemen's equipment. : LIFENET
31. Unfavorable. : ADVERSE
34. Noun suffix. : ENT
35. Patio adjunct. : GRILL
37. Town N. of Boston. : ATHOL
38. Sound of laughter. : HAHA
40. Pacific. : OCEAN
42. Deal in. : SELL
43. Concerning. : ANENT
45. Know about: Scot. : KENOF
47. Prayer. : AVE
48. Officialism. : REDTAPE
50. Walked on. : TRODDEN
52. Accompany. : ESCORT
54. Clock part. : DIAL
55. Sizes of shot. : BBS
57. Son of Vespasian. : TITUS
59. Dexterity. : SKILL
62. Olympic god. : ARES
64. Where Davy Crockett fell. : SANANTONIO
66. Sailing vessel. : BARK
67. Grand ___. : OPERA
68. Experiment. : TEST
69. Abominable snowman. : YETI
70. Donkey. : NEDDY
71. Wine center in Italy. : ASTI
Down
1. Oozes through. : SOPS
2. Animal. : HARE
3. Camel. : SHIPOFTHEDESERT
4. Merciful. : HUMANE
5. Flat failure: Slang. : DUD
6. Pretty soon. : ANON
7. Products of New York State. : WINES
8. Casually indifferent. : NONCHALANT
9. Moved sinuously. : SNAKED
10. South American: Abbr. : ARG
11. Newspaper specialties. : BANNERHEADLINES
12. ___ B'rith. : BNAI
13. Jolly boat. : YAWL
18. In the course of: Scot. : ALANG
22. River in Yugoslavia. : SAVA
25. Son of Agrippina. : NERO
27. Legionnaires: Colloq. : VETS
28. Popular composer. : LEHAR
29. Fatuous. : INANE
30. Item for a big parade. : TICKERTAPE
32. Work out. : SOLVE
33. Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
36. Famous general. : LEE
39. Mound builders. : ANTS
41. Gare du ___. : NORD
44. Finesse. : TACT
46. Pass off (on). : FOIST
49. Hemlock, for example. : POISON
51. Former U.S. territory. : DAKOTA
53. Made harmonious. : TUNED
55. Kind of grand. : BABY
56. Scottish slope. : BRAE
58. Semiprecious stone. : SARD
60. Agenda. : LIST
61. French writer. : LOTI
63. Runner. : SKI
65. Word of refusal. : NAY

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

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