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New York Times, Friday, July 2, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,815
Across Down
1. Scamp. : RASCAL
7. Wild dog of India. : DHOLE
12. King doomed to hunger and thirst: Myth. : TANTALUS
14. Everyday activity. : EATING
16. Nevertheless. : AFTERALL
17. Symbol of luxury. : CLOVER
18. Pack. : STOW
19. Monk. : LAMA
21. Withered. : SERE
22. Basic number. : TEN
23. Diversion. : PASTIME
26. N.C.O. : SGT
27. Combining form meaning "red." : ERYTHR
29. See. : ESPY
30. Bond. : TIE
31. Trouble. : HARASS
33. Merman. : ETHEL
35. Common sign in small towns. : MAINST
37. Reflections. : ECHOES
39. "Who's on ___?" : FIRST
40. Snitch. : TELLON
42. Ref. work. : ENC
43. Last notice. : OBIT
45. Warnings. : ALERTS
49. Self: Prefix. : AUT
50. Political phenomenon. : MACHINE
52. Exist. : ARE
53. Rain check. : STUB
55. Sortie. : RAID
56. Roman goddess: Poet. : DIAN
57. Diatribe. : TIRADE
59. Surrounds. : CLOSESIN
62. Salt-water food fish. : SAUREL
63. Minorcan miss. : SENORITA
64. E. B. White piece. : ESSAY
65. Birds. : RAVENS
1. Beam. : RAFTER
2. Shakespearean role. : ANTONY
3. Ragout. : STEW
4. Vehicle. : CAR
5. According to. : ALA
6. Quiet times. : LULLS
7. Run away. : DECAMP
8. Man's nickname. : HAL
9. Indians. : OTOS
10. ___ life of Riley. : LIVESTHE
11. Inherent powers. : ENERGIES
12. Experience. : TASTE
13. Candidate lists. : SLATES
15. Opera role. : GRETEL
20. European thrush. : MISSEL
23. Vision. : PHANTOM
24. Musical adaptations: Abbr. : ARRS
25. Item for peepers. : EYEHOLE
28. "___ scepter'd isle . . . " : THIS
32. Athens's state. : ATTICA
34. Distinctive style. : TONE
35. Petty details. : MINUTIAE
36. Great star in Boötes. : ARCTURUS
38. Clique. : CLAN
39. Special treats. : FEASTS
41. Moral philosophy. : ETHICS
44. Only just. : BARELY
46. Fruit. : RAISIN
47. Characteristics. : TRAITS
48. Plant of the pea family. : SENNA
51. Wastrel. : IDLER
54. Excludes. : BARS
56. "___ Mable." : DERE
58. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
60. Turn ___ dime. : ONA
61. Monarch: Abbr. : SOV

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

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