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New York Times, Thursday, August 12, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,856
Across Down
1. Part of a thermometer. : BULB
5. Small splotch. : BLOB
9. Wrong. : AWRY
13. Seed covering. : ARIL
14. Priest of 1200 B.C. : AARON
16. Word of dismissal. : SHOO
17. Forbidden. : TABU
18. Agreeable to the touch. : SOFTASSILK
20. Narrow inlet. : CREEK
22. ___ voce. : SOTTO
23. Peg. : TEE
24. Of medicinal plants. : HERBAL
26. Actress May. : ELAINE
28. Come ___. : ONIN
30. Geometric figure. : ELLIPSE
33. Little one : BABY
36. High time. : NOON
38. Overflow. : SPILL
39. Rootstock. : OCA
40. Places accurately. : TRUES
42. Business group. : NAM
43. Whether ___. : ORNOT
46. Part of a lamp. : WICK
47. ___ the question. : BEGS
48. What "my luv" is like. : REDROSE
50. Weight. : KILO
52. Finally. : ATLAST
54. Fruit of the passionflower. : MAYPOP
58. Beard of grain. : AWN
60. Enroll. : ENTER
62. Chubby, plus. : OBESE
63. Modern furniture. : DINETTESET
66. Malines. : LACE
67. Science: Abbr. : ANAT
68. Composer of "Blues in the Night." : ARLEN
69. Adjective suffix. : ULAR
70. Net. : MESH
71. Mariner. : SALT
72. Out of this world. : EERY
1. Quantity, as of bread. : BATCH
2. Arrow poison. : URARE
3. Book: Lat. : LIBER
4. Subject of famous painting. : BLUEBOY
5. ___ relief. : BAS
6. Vientiane is its capital. : LAOS
7. Friend ___? : ORFOE
8. Traffic problem. : BOTTLENECK
9. Quadruped. : ASS
10. Wood. : WHITEPINE
11. Thespian's part. : ROLE
12. Part of a dress. : YOKE
15. Of birth. : NATAL
19. Agronomist's concern. : SOILS
21. State: Abbr. : KAN
25. Fluff. : LINT
27. Partner of tuck. : NIP
29. Storms, nautical style. : NORWESTERS
31. Dross. : SLAG
32. Trees. : ELMS
33. Impolite one. : BOOR
34. Part of a farm. : ACRE
35. Popular headgear. : BANDANNAS
37. Gallic agreement. : OUI
41. Kind of milk. : SKIM
44. Table scrap. : ORT
45. Realty sign. : TOLET
47. Nursery rhyme character. : BOYBLUE
49. ___ Barbara. : SANTA
51. Native of 6 Down. : LAO
53. Inventor Nikola. : TESLA
55. American painter. : PEALE
56. Levant. : OSCAR
57. Inquisitive. : PEERY
58. ___ Bede. : ADAM
59. Bordeaux. : WINE
61. Angler's need. : REEL
64. Suffix on some verbs. : ETH
65. Explosive. : TNT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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