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New York Times, Tuesday, July 13, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, 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. 5,826

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Half a heavy rainstorm. : CATS
5. Ignited. : AFIRE
10. Kitchen staple. : SODA
14. Musical instrument. : OBOE
15. Works at (a trade). : PLIES
16. Work. : OPUS
17. Hebrew month. : ELUL
18. Direct. : POINTBLANK
20. Make a bid, at bridge. : DECLARE
22. Parts of compasses. : NEEDLES
23. Present. : HERE
24. Sawlike: Prefix. : SERRI
25. Ferret. : SEARCHOUT
28. Whinny. : NEIGH
32. Gains. : WINS
33. Small lizard. : EFT
34. With assurance. : FIRMLY
35. Extra. : ODD
36. France. : ANATOLE
38. Card game. : PAM
39. Look at. : REGARD
41. Feminine name. : ENA
42. Shrubby plant. : FERN
43. Racecourse: Prefix. : DROMO
44. Car sport. : DRAGRACES
46. Contented sounds. : PURRS
48. Monceau, for one. : PARC
49. Oldest Christian state. : ARMENIA
52. State. : MONTANA
55. Shiftless. : NEERDOWELL
57. Flanged piece of metal. : HBAR
58. Poker term. : ANTE
59. Silk mesh. : TULLE
60. In addition. : ELSE
61. Novel heroine. : TESS
62. Heroes of current fiction. : SPIES
63. Soaks. : RETS
Down
1. Type of college: Colloq. : COED
2. Competent. : ABLE
3. Uncertain. : TOUCHANDGO
4. English actor. : SELLERS
5. Perceive. : APPREHEND
6. Ice formation. : FLOE
7. Roman number. : III
8. Curdler of milk. : RENNET
9. Chemical compound. : ESTER
10. Brave man. : SOLDIER
11. Gem. : OPAL
12. Beach feature. : DUNE
13. Inquires. : ASKS
19. Man's nickname. : BERNIE
21. Trajectory. : ARC
24. ___ Mill, scene of bonanza, 1849. : SUTTERS
25. Symbol of power. : SWORD
26. Duck. : EIDER
27. Two ___ kind. : OFA
29. Faultless. : IMPECCABLE
30. Angry look. : GLARE
31. Anthems. : HYMNS
34. Masts of a sort. : FLAGPOLES
36. Approximately. : AROUND
37. Three ___ match. : ONA
40. Electrical units. : AMPERES
42. More distant. : FARTHER
44. Outline. : DRAWUP
45. Fled. : RAN
47. Certain current events. : RIOTS
49. Science: Abbr. : ANAT
50. Gallic name. : RENE
51. Ball team. : METS
52. Feminine title. : MLLE
53. Noted cartoonist. : NAST
54. Bellicose god. : ARES
56. Whitney. : ELI

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