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New York Times, Friday, July 23, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, 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. 5,836
Across
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Mends. : SEWS
5
Burn the midnight oil. : CRAM
9
Romeo's rival. : PARIS
14
Wings: Lat. : ALAE
15
Type of sandwich. : HERO
16
Sphere of action. : ARENA
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Italian "hurrah!" : VIVA
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Bouquet. : ODOR
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Biographer's aid. : DIARY
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Golden Treasury items. : ODES
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Symbol of the unattainable. : SOURGRAPES
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Shoe repair. : RESOLE
25
Angry: Colloq. : SORE
26
Present time or occasion. : NONCE
28
Baseball play. : ASSIST
33
Savory jelly. : ASPIC
36
Score after deuce. : ADIN
38
Prefix with tank or trust. : ANTI
39
Warm wind of the Rockies. : CHINOOK
41
Conceited: Colloq. : STUCKUP
43
Chinese dynasty. : TANG
44
Celtic man's name. : NEAL
46
Loads. : SCADS
47
California peak. : SHASTA
49
Hold in check. : LEASH
51
Part of a lamp. : WICK
53
Certain winds. : TRADES
57
Montana-Idaho range. : BITTERROOT
62
Reddish hue. : RUST
63
___ citato. : OPERE
64
Caen's river. : ORNE
65
Go ___ (take up). : INTO
66
Property with value. : ASSET
67
Feed. : OATS
68
Illumination gas. : NEON
69
Carries by hand. : TOTES
70
Psyche ___. : KNOT
71
Discover. : ESPY
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Relish. : SAVOR
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Leave out. : ELIDE
3
Combers. : WAVES
4
Condiments. : SEASONINGS
5
Preferred. : CHOSEN
6
Repeat an act. : REDO
7
Excited. : AROUSED
8
___ Castle, Havana fort. : MORRO
9
Fathers. : PADRES
10
Melody. : ARIA
11
Gain. : REAP
12
Concerning: Lat. : INRE
13
Alleges. : SAYS
22
Confer. : GRANT
24
___ citato. : LOCO
27
Upside-down, for instance. : CAKE
29
Sweet. : SACCHARINE
30
"___ Dinka Doo." : INKA
31
Be scattered over. : STUD
32
Asparagus parts. : TIPS
33
Feigns. : ACTS
34
Monarch. : SHAH
35
Kind of cloth. : PINA
37
Capri. : ISLE
40
TV studio sign. : ONAIR
42
Initials in the news. : USSR
45
Sacred book in Arabic. : ALKORAN
48
Bird sounds. : TWEETS
50
Confirm. : ATTEST
52
Bend. : CROOK
54
Desert features. : DUNES
55
Law term. : ESTOP
56
Unfeeling. : STONY
57
Cruiser. : BOAT
58
___ facto. : IPSO
59
Criterion. : TEST
60
Hornbeam. : TREE
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Preposition. : ONTO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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