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New York Times, Thursday, August 19, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,863
Across Down
1. Laconia's capital. : SPARTA
7. Where Cherbourg is. : MANCHE
13. Favorite TV role. : MARTIAN
14. Girl of song. : ADELINE
16. Undivided. : UNITARY
17. Bountiful. : LIBERAL
18. Noted persons. : NAMES
19. Shedding process. : MOLT
21. Famous Chevalier song. : MIMI
22. Overwhelm. : STUN
23. Adriatic wind. : BORA
24. "John Brown's Body" poet. : BENET
25. Before: Dial. : TIL
26. Slip. : ERROR
27. Point of view. : ANGLE
28. Wagner heroine. : EVA
29. Denoting a maiden name. : NEE
30. Jeanne ___. : DARC
32. Was at ease. : RESTED
34. Trifling (with). : TOYING
38. Asian body of water. : ARAL
40. Spider. : PAN
41. Meter Maid's concern. : CAR
42. Fetch. : BRING
45. Cisalpine land. : ITALY
47. It follows printemps. : ETE
48. Undersized. : RUNTY
49. Smokey Bear's concern. : FIRE
50. Boodle. : SWAG
51. Nick and Nora's dog. : ASTA
52. Assemble. : MEET
53. "Parmenides" author. : PLATO
54. Sweet yeast bread. : STOLLEN
56. Wingman. : AVIATOR
58. Locate. : SITUATE
59. Historical Maine town. : KITTERY
60. Treat as a pet. : COSSET
61. Lunchroom: Slang. : EATERY
1. Having the power to cure. : SANATIVE
2. Garden flowers. : PRIMULAS
3. "You used to come ___ o'clock . . . " : ATTEN
4. Inlets. : RIAS
5. Bituminous distillation. : TAR
6. "Are there ___ at home like you?" : ANYMORE
7. Wild duck. : MALLARD
8. Mine entrance. : ADIT
9. Bird's bill. : NEB
10. Mercy. : CLEMENCY
11. Taking on help. : HIRING
12. Kind of paint. : ENAMEL
13. Popular TV role. : MUNSTER
15. Typewriter type. : ELITE
20. Hidalgo's gold. : ORO
23. Netherlands city. : BREDA
24. Vast private landholding. : BARONY
26. Power. : ENERGY
31. "I could ___ unfold . . . " : ATALE
33. King and son of Zeus. : TANTALUS
35. Scarce potable in N.Y.C. : ICEWATER
36. Adapted to swimming. : NATATORY
37. Peck. : GREGORY
39. Piece of fire department gear. : LIFENET
40. Share. : PARTAKE
42. Alloy. : BRASS
43. Rural. : RUSTIC
44. Entirely: Lat. : INTOTO
46. Unresolved athletic encounter. : TIE
50. Roofing material. : SLATE
52. Apportion. : METE
53. George III's prime minister. : PITT
55. Spanish article. : LAS
57. ___ Veneto. : VIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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