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New York Times, Wednesday, August 18, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,862
Across
1. Crowd. : JAM
4. Faulty. : AMISS
9. Prefix with light or night. : TWI
12. Norse name. : OLAV
14. French impressionist. : MONET
15. Closely resembling. : TWIN
16. Colette heroine. : GIGI
17. Mont Cervin. : MATTERHORN
19. Very minute organism. : MICROBE
21. Stability. : POISE
22. Capital of Calvados. : CAEN
23. Raises Cain. : RIOTS
25. Chorus. : REFRAIN
28. Household utensil. : DUSTPAN
32. Photographer's abbreviation. : ENL
33. French author. : DAUDET
35. Finery. : LACE
36. Menu category. : SOUPS
38. Lillie. : BEA
39. Coppers. : CENTS
40. Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
41. Great White Way. : RIALTO
43. Tittle. : JOT
44. Warm. : THERMAL
46. Large deer of Asia. : SAMBARS
48. Duck. : EIDER
50. Scant. : LEAN
51. Indic language. : HINDI
53. Christmas and Easter. : ISLANDS
56. Historic Virginia landmark. : MONTICELLO
58. Tom-tom. : DRUM
60. Trees. : OAKS
61. Concede. : ALLOW
62. December time. : YULE
63. Grimly humorous. : WRY
64. Vigorous. : LUSTY
65. Stein's cousin. : MUG
Down
1. Kind of trot. : JOG
2. Moslem religious teacher. : ALIM
3. Mozart opera (with "the"). : MAGICFLUTE
4. Volatile alkali. : AMMONIA
5. Biblical land. : MOAB
6. Prefix with pose or act. : INTER
7. Motionless. : SET
8. Go on a date: Colloq. : STEPOUT
9. Pairs. : TWOS
10. Send a message. : WIRE
11. Tabard, for one. : INN
13. Church title. : VICAR
15. Prickly plant. : THISTLE
18. Goes to pot. : ROTS
20. Studies. : READS
24. Standards of perfection. : IDEALS
25. Met again. : RESAT
26. Arden. : ENOCH
27. Marriageable. : NUBILE
29. Cousin of a Pooh-Bah. : PANJANDRUM
30. Trouper. : ACTOR
31. Snuggeries. : NESTS
34. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
37. Members of the household. : PARENTS
39. ___ cropper. : COMEA
41. Extreme. : RADICAL
42. Like suet. : TALLOWY
45. Part of France. : MIDI
47. Exchange, as words. : BANDY
49. Brooklets. : RILLS
51. Ancient. : HOAR
52. Black. : INKY
54. Part of a juke box. : SLOT
55. Sea of the Philippines. : SULU
56. Stack of straw. : MOW
57. Elected: Fr. : ELU
59. Popular princess. : MEG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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