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New York Times, Tuesday, August 24, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,868
Across
1. Blip. : ECHO
5. Very great: Colloq. : AWFUL
10. Passageway. : RAMP
14. College sport. : CREW
15. Hoist. : CRANE
16. Construction piece. : IBAR
17. Bait. : LURE
18. Up to now. : HERETOFORE
20. George ___. : ADE
21. Perle. : MESTA
22. Jinn. : GENIE
23. Josh. : TEASE
25. Pang. : THROE
27. Time. : EON
28. Rage. : FAD
29. Feminine suffixes. : ETTES
31. Took a turn at the plate. : BATTED
34. Greek letter. : RHO
35. Name. : TERM
39. Manage. : OVERSEE
41. Casa dwellers. : SENORAS
43. Blood components. : SERA
44. Epistolary Latin abbreviation. : PSS
46. Realizes. : SENSES
47. Ball or strike. : PITCH
49. Old pro. : VET
50. Watt's relative: Abbr. : AMP
53. Opera. : THAIS
55. Masculine name. : EDWIN
58. Vegetables. : PEASE
60. Before. : PRIOR
62. Garden tool. : HOE
63. Later. : AFTERWARDS
65. Opera. : AIDA
66. Learn by ___. : ROTE
67. Feminine name. : ADELE
68. Narrow opening. : SLIT
69. Journey. : TRIP
70. Surrenders. : CEDES
71. Pnom ___. : PENH
Down
1. Pomp. : ECLAT
2. One kind of oil. : CRUDE
3. From now on. : HEREAFTER
4. Be beholden to. : OWE
5. See 25 Across. : ACHE
6. Wrench. : WREST
7. More distant. : FARTHER
8. Discovers. : UNEARTHS
9. Tennis term. : LET
10. Prevalent. : RIFE
11. Have ___ to pick. : ABONE
12. Opera role. : MARIO
13. Make sleek. : PREEN
19. Molding. : OGEE
21. Ancient people. : MEDES
24. Petty tyrant. : SATRAP
26. Indians. : OTOES
30. Pitted. : STONED
31. Genus of cattle. : BOS
32. Farewell: Lat. : AVE
33. Abyss. : DEPTH
36. 18 Across, old style. : ERSTWHILE
37. Little Rachel. : RAE
38. Editorial abbreviation. : MSS
40. Prank. : ESCAPADE
42. At no time. : NEVER
45. Sewed, in a way. : SHIRRED
48. Roman road. : ITER
50. Isolated. : APART
51. "What do you take ___?" : MEFOR
52. Grand opera name. : PATTI
54. Move crabwise. : SIDLE
56. Antiseptic. : IODIN
57. Under: Poet. : NEATH
59. Percolate. : SEEP
61. Suffixes in chemistry. : OSES
64. Woman in uniform. : WAC
65. Snake. : ASP

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

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