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New York Times, Wednesday, June 9, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,792
Across
1. November birthstone. : TOPAZ
6. Dear: It. : CARA
10. Region on the China Sea. : ANAM
14. Cottonwood. : ALAMO
15. "Tale of ___," Swift satire. : ATUB
16. Food staple of Pacific islands. : TARO
17. Opera role. : MANON
18. Youth of Greek myth. : NARCISSUS
20. Warehouse: Fr. : ENTREPOT
22. English hymnist. : NEALE
23. Son of Laius and Jocasta. : OEDIPUS
25. Winds. : GALES
26. Mr. Tappertit in "Barnaby Rudge." : SIM
28. Iron sulfide. : PYRITE
30. Sheer linen. : TOILE
33. Gold rush region of 1897–98. : KLONDIKE
38. Yearbook. : ALMANAC
41. Plods. : TRUDGES
42. Unmitigated. : DEEPDYED
44. Feudal slaves. : ESNES
45. Heroine of "The Raven." : LENORE
48. Unfold: Poet. : OPE
49. Beauty. : BELLE
53. Wastrel. : TRIFLER
56. Sobriquet. : ALIAS
57. Garbo role. : MATAHARI
60. Where Pretoria is. : TRANSVAAL
63. Of less importance. : MINOR
64. At approximately: Abbr. : CIRC
65. Contracted negative. : ISNT
66. Man with a mike. : EMCEE
67. Anklets. : HOSE
68. Character in "Henry IV." : PETO
69. Cattails. : REEDS
Down
1. Unexciting. : TAME
2. Luise Rainer role. : OLAN
3. Theater specialty. : PANTOMIME
4. Love: It. : AMORE
5. Divided into areas. : ZONED
6. Marquee. : CANOPY
7. Mustafa Kemal. : ATATURK
8. Play about robots. : RUR
9. Bowlers' group. : ABC
10. Under way. : ATSEA
11. Twangy. : NASAL
12. As ___ (usually). : ARULE
13. Fair man. : MOSES
19. Actress. : INGENUE
21. Dickens hero. : PIP
24. Alluvial deposit. : SILT
26. Dutch town. : STAD
27. Maiden captured by Hercules. : IOLE
29. Craggy hill. : TOR
31. Fold. : LAP
32. Interminable. : ENDLESS
34. Medical degree. : DDS
35. Dropout's problem. : IGNORANCE
36. Donjon. : KEEP
37. Basic Latin verb. : ESSE
39. Ever. : AYE
40. Copper. : CENT
43. Inactive. : DORMANT
46. The Great White Way. : RIALTO
47. Triton. : EFT
49. Quantity. : BATCH
50. The Amazon, for example. : ELRIO
51. Hypocrites' cousins. : LIARS
52. Old-time weapon. : LANCE
54. Debussy piece. : LAMER
55. District of the island of Shikoku. : EHIME
58. Full of fish eggs. : ROED
59. Incenses. : IRES
61. Man of influence: Colloq. : VIP
62. Ibsen character. : ASE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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