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New York Times, Tuesday, July 27, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,840
Across
1. Persons, to jazz lovers. : CATS
5. Nautical term. : ABAFT
10. Outlay. : COST
14. Double-reed instrument. : OBOE
15. Air Force retiree. : LEMAY
16. ___ court (motel). : AUTO
17. Agriculture school: Colloq. : COWCOLLEGE
19. Part of a series. : STEP
20. Lumbermen's boots. : OVERS
21. House protection: Abbr. : INS
22. Western scenery. : MESAS
23. Culled. : SELECTED
25. Papa Bear et al. : FAMILY
26. Roof sealer. : TAR
27. Declared. : VOTED
28. Word on a towel. : HIS
31. Not even close. : NOWHERENEAR
36. Uraei. : ASPS
38. Serves tea. : POURS
39. Verifiable. : TRUE
40. Status symbol, store style. : SHOPPINGBAG
43. Firmament. : SKY
44. Respond. : REACT
45. Pull with effort. : LUG
47. Summations of factors. : TOTALS
49. Kitchen need. : PIEPLATE
54. Dean and others. : RUSKS
55. Family member. : DAD
56. ___ the back. : PATON
57. Noun suffix. : ANCE
58. Relative of a compact. : VANITYCASE
60. Deface. : SCAR
61. Village in Palestine. : ENDOR
62. School: Abbr. : ELEM
63. See 28 Across. : HERS
64. Unlovely. : SEAMY
65. Destroy. : SLAY
Down
1. Island group near Java. : COCOS
2. Superior. : ABOVE
3. Beach accessory. : TOWEL
4. Sub rosa. : SECRET
5. Fifteen ___. : ALL
6. Contradict. : BELIE
7. Rectify. : AMEND
8. Tires. : FAGS
9. Rope on a sailboat. : TYE
10. Type of window. : CASEMENT
11. Intruders. : OUTSIDERS
12. Bargain of a sort. : STEAL
13. Stowe character. : TOPSY
18. Ancient Campanian. : OSCAN
22. Aromatic beverage. : MATE
24. Where winter never comes. : TROPICS
25. Sign on some merchandise. : FORSALE
27. Come or go. : VERB
28. Partakes of. : HAS
29. Suffix with Finn, Turk, etc. : ISH
30. Status symbol, college style. : SPORTSCAR
32. Habit. : WONT
33. Embrace. : HUG
34. Razorbill. : AUK
35. King: Sp. : REY
37. Tweeter and woofer. : SPEAKERS
41. Buddies. : PALS
42. Aquarium favorite. : GUPPY
46. Ices. : GLACES
47. Substandard writing. : TRASH
48. Weight. : OUNCE
49. Bear cat. : PANDA
50. Dialect. : IDIOM
51. If ever. : ATALL
52. Where Robinson Crusoe went. : TOSEA
53. Opponent. : ENEMY
55. Borge, for one. : DANE
58. Ship: Abbr. : VES
59. Endeavor. : TRY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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