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New York Times, Wednesday, July 21, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.56, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,834
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1. French titles. : ABBES
6. Part of F.M.: Abbr. : FREQ
10. Campus feature. : QUAD
14. Marie or Annette. : QUINT
15. Humdinger. : LULU
16. Open. : UNDO
17. Excessive. : ULTRA
18. West Point. : USMA
19. Desserts. : ICES
20. Losers. : ALSORANS
22. Record anew. : RETAPE
24. Swindle. : BILK
25. Wintry sound effect. : BRR
26. Measures: Abbr. : PTS
27. Modern. : RECENT
30. Doctor brothers. : MAYOS
32. Little ___. : EVA
33. Ukrainian folk dance. : GOPAK
35. Cut a wide ___. : SWATH
39. Party men: Abbr. : DEMS
41. Lorelei. : SIREN
43. American writer. : AGEE
44. ___ girl. : DREAM
46. Scary ones. : OGRES
48. Arab group. : UAR
49. Hat. : TOQUE
51. Just. : SQUARE
53. Western time: Abbr. : PST
56. Sutherland's homeland: Abbr. : AUS
57. Astound. : STUN
58. Balance. : EQUATE
60. Schemed. : DESIGNED
64. Hall of Fame member. : RUTH
65. Spirit. : ELAN
67. Actress Rainer. : LUISE
68. Last word in chess. : MATE
69. Drowses. : NODS
70. "Bell Song" singer. : LAKME
71. Pipe part. : STEM
72. ___ Pea, Popeye's baby. : SWEE
73. Beauty ___. : SLEEP
1. Popular color. : AQUA
2. Taurus. : BULL
3. Snaffles. : BITS
4. Dress. : ENROBE
5. Conspicuous. : STARING
6. Fail. : FLUNK
7. Muscovite. : RUSS
8. Slippery ___. : ELM
9. Marble source. : QUARRY
10. Leave. : QUIT
11. Open, in a way. : UNCAP
12. Proficient. : ADEPT
13. Prescription data. : DOSES
21. Choir members. : ALTOS
23. Son of Aphrodite. : EROS
25. Oven. : BAKER
27. Tidy (up), old style. : REDD
28. Always. : EVER
29. "___ the dawn." : CAME
30. Mrs. Champion. : MARGE
31. Part of Africa: Abbr. : SWA
34. Devout. : PIOUS
36. Water: Sp. : AGUA
37. Move swiftly. : TEAR
38. Present. : HERE
40. Was inactive. : SAT
42. Retreats. : NESTS
45. Castle adjunct. : MOAT
47. Spring flowers. : SQUILLS
50. Ocean liners. : QUEENS
52. Clawlike. : UNGUAL
53. Cold waves: Colloq. : PERMS
54. Thickset. : SQUAT
55. "Cosi fan ___." : TUTTE
57. Sight, for one. : SENSE
59. Attention-getting sound. : AHEM
60. Miami's county. : DADE
61. Louvre treasure. : NIKE
62. Salinger heroine. : ESME
63. Abstruse. : DEEP
66. Rural sound. : LOW

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

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