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New York Times, Saturday, June 26, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,809
Across
1. The Forsyte story. : SAGA
5. Frolic. : SPREE
10. Ballet skirt. : TUTU
14. Where Muscat is. : OMAN
15. Exams. : ORALS
16. ___ about. : ONOR
17. Features of "Jabberwocky." : NONCEWORDS
19. Cobalt. : BLUE
20. Russian astronaut. : TITOV
21. Service charge. : FEE
22. Like O'Neill's ape. : HAIRY
23. City of California. : NAPA
25. Scottish poet. : SCOTT
27. TV outfit. : ABC
30. Continuously. : NONSTOP
32. Wee one. : ELF
35. Foresters. : WOODSMEN
37. Depict exactly. : MIRROR
39. Auto part. : AXLE
40. Out of the way. : ASIDE
42. Rumanian city. : IASI
43. Called out. : YELLED
45. Be at odds. : DISAGREE
47. Rialto sign. : SRO
48. Echoes. : REPEATS
50. Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
51. As if. : QUASI
53. "___ fan tutte." : COSI
55. Leap over. : VAULT
57. Delibes. : LEO
59. Kept in reserve. : ONICE
63. Stage direction. : EXIT
64. Local speech. : VERNACULAR
66. Movable property. : GEAR
67. Seaport on Korea Strait. : PUSAN
68. Evening: It. : SERA
69. To the: It. : ALLA
70. Kind of wheat. : SPELT
71. Former spouses: Colloq. : EXES
Down
1. Part of "être." : SONT
2. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
3. Thomas Wolfe hero. : GANT
4. Canal Zone town. : ANCON
5. Strew. : SOW
6. Treats irreverently. : PROFANES
7. Seldom seen. : RARE
8. The senior. : ELDEST
9. Letter. : ESS
10. Go ___ for (champion). : TOBAT
11. Without affections of style. : UNLITERARY
12. Excursion. : TOUR
13. Nobelist in chemistry. : UREY
18. English actor. : EVANS
22. Shoshonean Indian. : HOPI
24. Unguents. : POMADES
26. Anchors: Naut. : COMESTO
27. Indefinite distance: Dial. : AWAYS
28. Dog. : BOXER
29. Informal, as speech. : COLLOQUIAL
31. Tricky: Slang. : SNIDE
33. Also-ran. : LOSER
34. French ___. : FRIES
36. State: Abbr. : DEL
38. Horse and buggy. : RIG
41. Of a cleric. : DIACONAL
44. Part of "esse." : ERAT
46. Group: Abbr. : ASSOC
49. Traffic jam. : PILEUP
52. Excessive. : ULTRA
54. Occupied. : INUSE
55. Alpha Lyrae. : VEGA
56. Conrad hero. : AXEL
58. Gaelic. : ERSE
60. Holly. : ILEX
61. Concern. : CARE
62. Ages. : ERAS
64. Govt. officials. : VPS
65. Agent: Suffix. : ANT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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