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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
1. 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
17. Italian "hurrah!" : VIVA
18. Bouquet. : ODOR
19. Biographer's aid. : DIARY
20. Golden Treasury items. : ODES
21. Symbol of the unattainable. : SOURGRAPES
23. 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
Down
1. Relish. : SAVOR
2. 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
61. Preposition. : ONTO

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

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