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New York Times, Saturday, July 17, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,830
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1. Associate: Abbr. : COMP
5. Diminish. : ABATE
10. Get rid of. : DOFF
14. Having wings. : ALAR
15. ___ owl. : NIGHT
16. Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
17. Easy task: Slang. : PIPE
18. Smart quality. : SPRUCENESS
20. Where stars shine. : HOLLYWOOD
22. Awnings. : TILTS
23. Alleviated. : EASED
24. Girl of song. : SUE
25. Spring holiday. : EASTER
27. Sweet treat. : GUMDROPS
32. Inquisitive one. : PRYER
33. Attractive one. : CUTIE
34. Quietly. : LOW
35. ___ de combat. : HORS
36. Free entertainment. : TREAT
37. Wares: Abbbr. : MDSE
38. Bird. : EMU
39. Cord. : LEASH
40. Sound of amusement. : TEHEE
41. Youths. : SAPLINGS
43. A follower of the fashion. : MODIST
44. State: Abbr. : IND
45. Ancient Greek dialect. : DORIC
46. Cactus feature. : SPINE
49. Average man: Colloq. : JOEDOAKES
53. Leaf of a kind. : PINENEEDLE
55. Decorative painted metal. : TOLE
56. Color. : ECRU
57. Sports doings. : MEETS
58. Man's name. : ERLE
59. Avast! : STOP
60. Little fish. : SPRAT
61. Borneo native. : DYAK
1. Hebrew letter. : CAPH
2. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
3. Sweet treat. : MAPLESYRUP
4. Church dignitaries. : PRELATES
5. Respond. : ANSWER
6. Two-legged stand. : BIPOD
7. Field: Prefix. : AGRO
8. Dull sound. : THUD
9. Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
10. Unit of fineness for silk, nylon, etc. : DENIER
11. Russian oblast. : OREL
12. Hand over ___. : FIST
13. Band on an escutcheon. : FESS
19. Piece of music. : ETUDE
21. Nieuport's river. : YSER
24. Struck. : SMIT
25. New Testament book: Abbr. : EPHES
26. Fragrance. : AROMA
27. Conjecture. : GUESS
28. Indian. : UTAH
29. A President's nickname. : OLDHICKORY
30. Propounds. : POSES
31. Agreeable. : SWEET
33. Rugged rock. : CRAG
36. Care for. : TEND
37. Interposed. : MEDIATED
39. Household furnishings. : LINEN
40. El ___. : TORO
42. Football players' formation. : LINEUP
43. Not boastful. : MODEST
45. Greek letter. : DELTA
46. Goddess of hope. : SPES
47. Briton of old. : PICT
48. Girdle box. : INRO
49. Blitzbuggy. : JEEP
50. River of Central Europe. : ODER
51. Little one: Suffix. : ELLA
52. Resort to. : SEEK
54. Letters. : EMS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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