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New York Times, Friday, July 30, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,843
Across
1. Serve, in handball. : TOSS
5. Move swiftly. : FLIT
9. Oriental civet cat. : RASSE
14. See ___ of. : ALOT
15. Wool: Lat. : LANA
16. Character of a people. : ETHOS
17. Breakfast dish. : FLAPJACKS
19. North Pole resident. : CLAUS
20. Escort: Colloq. : TAKEOUT
21. Official of sorts. : KLEAGLE
23. North African capital. : TUNIS
25. Exclamations. : HIS
26. First name in Washington. : HUBERT
29. Insincere talk. : CLAPTRAP
34. Copycat. : APER
35. Promote: Colloq. : BOOST
36. Relative of lv. : ARR
37. Cow-headed goddess. : ISIS
38. Former monetary unit in Brussels. : BELGA
39. Opera role. : MIMI
40. Young sheep. : TEG
41. Home entertainment, in Britain. : TELLY
42. Temptress of the Nile. : CLEO
43. "Be ___ humble . . . " : ITEVERSO
45. Thurible. : CENSER
47. Chemical suffix. : ANE
48. Cleveland suburb. : PARMA
50. Seaside resort near London. : MARGATE
54. Fortune teller. : PALMIST
58. Adjective suffix. : ARIAN
59. Poker game. : PENNYANTE
61. Dormant. : INERT
62. Draft animals. : OXEN
63. Get one's dander up. : RILE
64. French saint. : DENYS
65. Pause. : STAY
66. Source of power. : ATOM
Down
1. American sculptor. : TAFT
2. Spanish cooking pot. : OLLA
3. Drench. : SOAK
4. World-famous church. : STPETERS
5. Show off defiantly. : FLAUNT
6. Milk: Prefix. : LACTI
7. Stationer's item. : INK
8. Assignment. : TASK
9. Voucher. : RECEIPT
10. Finally. : ATLAST
11. Dance of the 1930's. : SHAG
12. Vital quality. : SOUL
13. Basic Latin verb. : ESSE
18. Day: Fr. : JOUR
22. Forbidden City. : LHASA
24. Shellfish: Var. : SCOLLOP
26. Neighbor of Santo Domingo. : HAITI
27. Surprise result, in sports. : UPSET
28. Hosiery hue. : BEIGE
30. Sluggish: Colloq. : LOGY
31. Dow-Jones term. : RAILS
32. Napoleon's forces. : ARMEE
33. Abbot's aide. : PRIOR
35. Units named after an inventor. : BELS
38. British soldier's cap. : BERET
39. Noted name in Washington. : MCNAMARA
41. Leaseholders. : TENANTS
44. Caprice. : VAGARY
45. Nook's partner. : CRANNY
46. Little Miss Peggoty. : EMLY
49. Asphyxia. : APNEA
50. Bride's attendant. : MAID
51. English composer. : ARNE
52. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
53. Traditional poetry. : EPOS
55. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
56. Norman city. : STLO
57. Abound. : TEEM
60. Type of telephone: Abbr. : EXT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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