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New York Times, Thursday, July 22, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 343 (avg 1.83)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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K
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P
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,835
Across
1
Research areas. : LABS
5
"Where ___?" : WASI
9
Totals: Abbr. : AMTS
13
Port of Israel. : ACRE
14
Strength : IRON
15
Masculine titles, of old. : SIRES
17
Tallies. : CHECKSOFF
19
Term in biology. : PLASM
20
Potato bud. : EYE
21
English scientist. : NEWTON
23
Concerning. : ASTO
24
Aerobatic feat. : ZOOM
26
Highway menace. : ROADHOG
28
Strain severely. : OVERTAX
31
Boggy. : MIRY
32
"___ lay me down to sleep ... " : NOWI
33
City in N. J. : NEWARK
35
Extra. : ODD
38
Ballplayer. : GIANT
40
___ sequitur. : NON
41
City in Bulgaria. : SOFIA
43
Chemical prefix. : OXY
44
With 35 Down, a long time. : AMONTH
47
Customer. : USER
48
Rebuff. : SLAP
49
Include in a category. : SUBSUME
51
Pay attention to: Colloq. : GETWITH
54
Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
55
___ vitae. : AQUA
56
Gets busy (with "it"). : HOPSTO
59
Through: Prefix. : DIA
62
Where the Irrawaddy flows. : BURMA
64
Pay strict attention. : BEALLEARS
66
Chinese. : SINIC
67
This: Lat. : ILLE
68
Aborigine of Borneo. : DYAK
69
History. : PAST
70
Times: Abbr. : AFTS
71
Masculine titles: Abbr. : ESQS
Down
1
Kind of curtain. : LACE
2
Painful. : ACHY
3
Passage between house and garage. : BREEZEWAY
4
Jiffy. : SEC
5
He who "grows angry slowly." : WISEMAN
6
Lined up. : AROW
7
Subdued. : SOFT
8
Tale-bearers. : INFORMANTS
9
Cleo's quietus. : ASP
10
Feminine title. : MILADY
11
Some reading matter. : TRASH
12
Sixth: It. : SESTO
16
Air of sorts. : SMOG
18
Half hitch. : KNOT
22
Black: Fr. : NOIR
25
O'Neill character. : ORIN
27
Large vessels of old. : ARKS
28
Progress. : ONGO
29
___ céleste, organ stop. : VOIX
30
Fear of foreigners. : XENOPHOBIA
34
Gained. : WON
35
See 44 Across. : OFSUNDAYS
36
Per ___. : DIEM
37
Hazard. : DARE
39
Anklebones. : TALI
42
Yorkshire river. : OUSE
45
Schoolboy's problem. : MATH
46
Moves rapidly. : HURTLES
48
Pundits. : SWAMIS
50
College course: Abbr. : BIOL
51
Chatters. : GABS
52
Fit out. : EQUIP
53
Not ___ hair. : TURNA
57
Lucre. : PELF
58
Mariner. : SALT
60
Where Mosul is. : IRAQ
61
Entreats. : ASKS
63
Achievement. : ACT
65
Dutch commune. : EDE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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