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New York Times, Saturday, August 21, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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1. Hosiery woes. : SNAGS
6. ___ care (is wary). : HASA
10. Indulge in a sport. : SWIM
14. Go ___ for. : TOBAT
15. Thine: Fr. : ATOI
16. Jade. : TIRE
17. Having a misunderstanding. : ATCROSSPURPOSES
20. Wander about. : GAD
21. Substance. : METAL
22. U. S. rocket. : AGENA
23. Woodland deity. : SATYR
24. Tag figures. : PRICES
25. Customs from the past. : RELICS
28. Nursery rhyme character. : PETER
29. Mercury, in alchemy. : AZOTH
30. Tear's companion. : WEAR
32. Gibbon, for one. : APE
35. Commit oneself irrevocably. : CROSSTHERUBICON
39. Himalayan ox. : YAK
40. Place to skate. : RINK
41. Solicited. : ASKED
42. Wooden shoe. : SABOT
45. Optical devices. : PRISMS
46. Stellar. : STARRY
48. Belabors. : DRUBS
50. Civvies. : MUFTI
51. Complaint: Colloq. : GRIPE
52. A little: Fr. : PEU
55. Forced to choose. : ATTHECROSSROADS
58. Depreciatory suffix. : STER
59. Plug up cracks. : CALK
60. Come after. : ENSUE
61. Star's part. : HERO
62. Dramatist of Shakespeare's day. : LYLY
63. Progeny: Abbr. : DESCS
1. Kind of party. : STAG
2. ___ chance. : NOTA
3. Block letters. : ABCD
4. Snouted fish. : GAR
5. Tolerates. : STOMACHS
6. Quick. : HASTY
7. Wall St. term. : ATPAR
8. Embodiment. : SOUL
9. Affectation. : AIR
10. Cigar. : STOGIE
11. Jokes of a kind. : WISECRACKS
12. Goddess of peace. : IRENE
13. Flat-topped hills. : MESAS
18. Adjusts. : SETS
19. Fragment. : PART
23. Is inactive. : SITS
24. Where Callao is. : PERU
25. Pungent. : RACY
26. Book of the Bible. : EZRA
27. Tends. : LOOKSAFTER
28. Place to play. : PARK
30. Iota. : WHIT
31. Poetic time. : EEN
33. Literary work. : POEM
34. Is over. : ENDS
36. Port on the Hudson. : TROY
37. Shaven and shorn. : BARBERED
38. Wife of Osiris. : ISIS
43. Joint: Prefix. : ARTHRO
44. Variety of cheese. : BRIE
45. Young seals. : PUPS
46. Tennis stroke. : SMASH
47. "Cosi fan ___." : TUTTE
48. Laughable. : DROLL
49. Dangerous. : RISKY
51. English poet. : GRAY
52. Annie Oakley. : PASS
53. Teacher: Abbr. : EDUC
54. Functions. : USES
56. 3rd cen. date. : CCL
57. The same. : ONE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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