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New York Times, Thursday, July 29, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 336 (avg 1.76)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,842
Across
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Dancer's skirt. : TUTU
5
Business site. : STAND
10
Conjunctions. : ANDS
14
Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
15
Housekeeping aid. : WAXER
16
Chessman. : ROOK
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Complication. : PERPLEXITY
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Pre-eminent. : ONLY
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With: Prefix. : SYN
21
Roman date. : IDES
22
Indentation. : DIMPLE
24
Get-togethers, country style. : BEES
25
Marine skeletons. : CORAL
26
Challenge as false. : IMPUGN
29
Self-confident to an offensive degree. : COCKSURE
32
Have ___ for. : NOUSE
33
Opera. : WORKS
34
___ Rayburn, Polaris craft. : SAM
35
Comfortable. : COZY
36
Deposits. : BANKS
37
Request on invitations. : RSVP
38
Cutting tool. : ADZ
39
Aircraft units. : WINGS
40
Sail: Poet. : SHEET
41
Part of a word. : SYLLABLE
43
In this manner. : THUSLY
44
Betimes. : EARLY
45
Some canines. : CURS
46
U.S. space project. : GEMINI
48
Partner of safe. : SANE
49
___ turn (perfectly). : TOA
52
Affirm. : AVER
53
Puzzles. : CONUNDRUMS
56
Afford. : LEND
57
Mistreat. : ABUSE
58
One. : UNIT
59
Branches of learning. : ARTS
60
Traduce. : LIBEL
61
Cat: Sp. : GATO
Down
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Lights out. : TAPS
2
Nobel physicist. : UREY
3
Variety act. : TURN
4
Man in blue. : UMP
5
Land of the Riksdag. : SWEDEN
6
One of life's certainties. : TAXES
7
Certain line. : AXIS
8
After expenses. : NET
9
Ship repair facilities. : DRYDOCKS
10
Bouquets. : AROMAS
11
Baffles. : NONPLUSSES
12
Paper ___. : DOLL
13
Terrier. : SKYE
18
City in Belgium. : LIEGE
23
Annoys. : IRKS
24
Engaged. : BUSY
25
Stoppers. : CORKS
26
People of Peru. : INCAS
27
Temperamental. : MOODY
28
See 17 Across. : PUZZLEMENT
29
Permission to leave. : CONGE
30
French composer. : RAVEL
31
Blank. : EMPTY
33
Pallidly. : WANLY
36
Of a sacred book. : BIBLICAL
37
Poison oak or ivy. : RHUS
39
Admonish. : WARN
40
Fragment. : SHRED
42
Men of the Highlands. : LAIRDS
43
Engineering feat. : TUNNEL
45
Antecedent. : CAUSE
46
Festive. : GALA
47
Unending. : EVER
48
Rebuff. : SNUB
49
Bluefin. : TUNA
50
Neglect. : OMIT
51
Concerning. : ASTO
54
Oriental sash. : OBI
55
Oriental. : RUG

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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