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New York Times, Friday, June 4, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,787
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1. Rebuff. : SLAP
5. Hurry along. : TROT
9. Greek letter. : THETA
14. Mostel. : ZERO
15. River into the Seine. : EURE
16. Talk of the town. : RUMOR
17. ___ State, Washington. : EVERGREEN
19. Sluggish. : INERT
20. Kid. : LEATHER
21. Planet. : NEPTUNE
23. Homework. : LESSONS
24. Famous English merchant (1649–1721). : YALE
25. Air group. : ASC
26. Star. : ASTERISK
30. Puck, for one. : SPRITE
33. At sea. : LOST
34. Olympic gear. : SKI
35. Blow. : THUD
36. Opposing vote. : CON
37. Ancient city of Greece. : ELIS
38. Trouble. : AIL
39. River into the Severn. : AVON
41. Trees. : ASPENS
43. ___ heart, garden plant. : BLEEDING
45. French month. : MAI
46. European metropolis: Abbr. : AMST
47. Does damage to: Colloq. : BANGSUP
51. Man from Indiana. : HOOSIER
54. Say again. : ITERATE
55. Luther of stage and screen. : ADLER
56. Among other things. : INTERALIA
58. Loner among the elephants. : ROGUE
59. Attire for Fonteyn. : TUTU
60. Famous Connie. : MACK
61. Lobstermen's gear. : TRAPS
62. Progenitor of the Hebrews. : EBER
63. Strike down. : SLAY
1. VIP in the musical world. : SZELL
2. Landing place. : LEVEE
3. Districts. : AREAS
4. Egyptian city. : PORTSAID
5. Playwright Rattigan. : TERENCE
6. Contrite ones. : RUERS
7. Cinnabar. : ORE
8. Poet laureate, 1850–92. : TENNYSON
9. Family member. : TRIPLET
10. College founded 1870. : HUNTER
11. Ostrich's cousin. : EMEU
12. In shreds. : TORN
13. "Vissi d'___." : ARTE
18. Character in "Hamlet." : GHOST
22. Party provender. : EATS
26. In company with. : ALONG
27. Royale, for example. : ISLE
28. Outer layer. : SKIN
29. Masterpiece by Rodin (with "The"). : KISS
30. Thrust. : STAB
31. Man's nickname. : PHIL
32. Prevail. : RULE
36. Humbly penitent. : CONTRITE
37. Witty statements. : EPIGRAMS
39. Thinks the world of. : ADMIRES
40. Carpentry accessory. : VISE
41. TV performer of a kind. : AMATEUR
42. More levelheaded. : SANER
44. Slacken. : EASEUP
47. Please: Ger. : BITTE
48. Pacific Coast shrub. : SALAL
49. City on the Mohawk. : UTICA
50. Pointed. : PEAKY
51. Famous name in theater lore. : HART
52. Fragrance. : ODOR
53. Girl's name. : OLGA
57. Gist: Colloq. : NUB

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

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