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New York Times, Friday, August 13, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 329 (avg 1.76)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,857
Across
1. Letters. : ABCS
5. Ancient bard. : SCOP
9. Watch part. : STEM
13. Decoy. : LURE
14. Muddle: Slang. : SNAFU
15. Slime. : OOZE
16. State: Abbr. : ARIZ
17. Old playing card. : TAROT
18. Roll up. : FURL
19. Feminine title. : MRS
20. Governor. : REGENT
21. School: Abhr. : ACAD
22. Nursery rhyme character. : BOPEEP
24. Go over. : REHASH
26. Debatable. : MOOT
28. Concert item: Abbr. : SEL
29. Kind of blanket. : WET
32. Yearn. : ACHE
35. Lucky number in Rome. : VII
37. What "amamus" means. : WELOVE
39. Unpopular story. : THIRTEENTHFLOOR
42. Hungarian. : MAGYAR
43. Ape of India. : KRA
44. British colony. : ADEN
45. Quiet! : SSH
46. Year in the Middle Ages. : MCC
48. Caliph. : IMAM
50. Mock. : JEERAT
53. Grassland. : MEADOW
57. Surrounded by. : AMID
59. Marshals. : ARRAYS
61. Vive le ___! : ROI
62. Big. : LONG
63. Mild cigar. : CLARO
64. Horn sound. : TOOT
65. Kind of warm. : LUKE
66. Reginald De ___. : KOVEN
67. Keyway. : SLOT
68. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
69. Marie and others: Abbr. : STES
70. Frolic. : PLOY
Down
1. As meek as ___. : ALAMB
2. Beast of burden. : BURRO
3. Friable. : CRISP
4. "___ you?" : SEZ
5. Catch. : SNAG
6. Solicitous one. : CARER
7. "A Room ___ Own." : OFONES
8. Hex. : PUTTHEWHAMMYON
9. Lounges. : SOFAS
10. Punk. : TOUCHWOOD
11. Book of the Bible. : EZRA
12. Rummy score. : MELD
14. Sidewalk maneuver for the superstitious. : STEPOVERCRACKS
20. Oldtime auto. : REO
23. Corundum. : EMERY
25. Hebrew letter. : ALEF
27. Item of the old school. : TIE
30. Cry of revelry. : EVOE
31. Sea swallow. : TERN
32. Gaseous masses: Abbr. : ATMS
33. Addams. : CHAS
34. Horseplay. : HIGHJINKS
36. Pen's pal. : INK
38. Animal akin to a guanaco. : LLAMA
40. Unexciting. : TAME
41. Prefix with color or corn. : TRI
47. Freight unit. : CARLOT
49. One of the Stevensons. : AES
51. Fringes. : EDGES
52. Crossbeam. : TRAVE
54. Quaintly amusing. : DROLL
55. Goose eggs. : OOOOO
56. Cleverly amusing. : WITTY
57. ___ well! : ALLS
58. Grimace. : MOUE
60. Mars. : ARES
64. Recipe abbreviation. : TSP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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