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New York Times, Monday, August 23, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,867
Across
1. Grand. : EPIC
5. Oleo, in England. : MARGE
10. Pleased. : GLAD
14. Florence's river. : ARNO
15. To join: It. : UNIRE
16. Item of wide popularity. : RAGE
17. Feature of 57 Across. : SONGANDDANCEMAN
20. First lady. : EVE
21. Like a wren or robin. : BIRDY
22. By chance. : HAPLY
23. Public worship. : SERVICE
25. Global areas. : SEAS
27. Anglo-Saxon letter. : EDH
28. Hasty eaters and drinkers. : GULPERS
31. Blaze of light. : FLARE
34. Is full. : BRIMS
35. Partner of one. : ALL
37. Gay song. : LILT
38. College groups. : FRATS
39. Sojourn. : STOP
40. Vegetable. : YAM
41. Nickname for a thin man. : SLATS
42. Pieces of scenery. : FLATS
43. Cat. : MALTESE
45. State: Abbr. : ALA
46. Famous bridge-builder. : EADS
47. Develops. : FLOWERS
51. Place of worship. : ALTAR
54. Shore birds. : RAILS
56. Neckpiece. : BOA
57. Entertainment of another day. : VAUDEVILLESHOWS
60. Hotel, old style. : INNE
61. Put ___, Perry's harbor. : INBAY
62. Ah me! : ALAS
63. Beloved. : DEAR
64. Seaweed products. : AGARS
65. Minute. : TINY
Down
1. Comforts. : EASES
2. Turn out to be. : PROVE
3. ___ circle. : INNER
4. Gear tooth. : COG
5. Site of "appeasement," 1938. : MUNICH
6. One of De Gaulle's names. : ANDRE
7. Lorna Doone's protector. : RIDD
8. Traditional garb for ad men. : GRAYSUITS
9. Poetic time. : EEN
10. Lubricate. : GREASE
11. Light. : LAMP
12. Bedouin's head cord. : AGAL
13. Refute. : DENY
18. Put up with. : ABIDE
19. Cowboy's garb. : CHAPS
24. Perpendicular: Abbr. : VERT
26. Trees. : ELMS
28. Scrape. : GRATE
29. Pro ___. : RATA
30. Aperture. : SLOT
31. Move swiftly. : FLY
32. O'Flaherty. : LIAM
33. ___ Mater. : ALMA
34. Merry-go-round prize. : BRASSRING
36. Some records. : LPS
38. Vanished. : FLED
39. Side dish. : SLAW
41. Gaze. : STARE
42. River in George Eliot novel. : FLOSS
44. Attachment to a fishline. : LEADER
45. Sports places. : ALLEYS
47. Threadlike. : FILAR
48. Town near Naples. : EBOLI
49. Former USIA chief. : ROWAN
50. Impudent: Slang. : SASSY
51. Eager. : AVID
52. Footpath. : LANE
53. Fish dish. : TUNA
55. Part of Canada: Abbr. : ALBA
58. By way of. : VIA
59. Toque. : HAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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