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New York Times, Wednesday, August 25, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,869
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1. Unsophisticated one: Slang. : SQUARE
7. La Gioconda. : MONALISA
15. South wind: Poet. : AUSTER
16. Amounted to. : AVERAGED
17. Traveler to Oz. : TINMAN
18. Sold, in a way. : RETAILED
19. Mme. de ___. : STAEL
20. Encircled. : GIRT
21. Spiral. : COIL
22. Loud-voiced one. : STENTOR
25. Native of: Suffix. : OTE
26. Straw beehive. : SKEP
30. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
31. Siesta. : NAP
33. Come into being. : ENGENDER
35. Of an area. : ZONAL
39. Withdrawal. : REGRESS
40. According to share. : PRORATA
42. Proving ground activities. : TESTS
43. Relative of a latch. : DOORKNOB
44. Altitudes: Abbr. : HTS
46. Wholly. : ALL
47. Snappish barks. : YAPS
48. Month: Abbr. : MAR
51. Movie maiden. : STARLET
54. Slangy suffix. : EROO
56. Places of shelter. : ARKS
57. Red, in Italy. : ROSSO
62. Comic verse. : DOGGEREL
64. Fruit. : PAWPAW
65. French menu specialty. : OMELETTE
66. Glacial epoch. : ICEAGE
67. Touched lightly. : CARESSED
68. Group of five. : PENTAD
1. Performance times: Abbr. : SATS
2. Leave. : QUIT
3. Annapolis. : USNA
4. Look ___! : ATME
5. Pieces of eight. : REALS
6. Bird. : ERN
7. "Ancient" one of poetry. : MARINER
8. Public. : OVERT
9. 2,000 pounds. : NETTON
10. Altar constellation. : ARA
11. Nonprofessional. : LAIC
12. Dome-shaped dwelling. : IGLOO
13. ___ through (persevere). : SEEIT
14. Confuse. : ADDLE
20. Heredity factors. : GENES
23. Kindergartners. : TADS
24. Type of blade. : RAZOR
26. Spanish painter. : SERT
27. Joint. : KNEE
28. Ham's partner. : EGGS
29. City in Scotland. : PERTH
32. Pogo character. : PORKY
34. Snug retreats. : NESTS
36. The Darlings' dog. : NANA
37. Over. : ATOP
38. Workshops, for short. : LABS
40. November meccas. : POLLS
41. Assumed part. : ROLE
43. Became clouded. : DARKLED
45. Beginnings. : STARTS
48. Red wine. : MEDOC
49. Bouquet. : AROMA
50. Jolly ___. : ROGER
52. Relative of a hogback. : ARETE
53. Harness part. : TRACE
55. Look. : OGLE
58. Famous Welshman. : OWEN
59. Small quarrel. : SPAT
60. Norse tale. : SAGA
61. Had an obligation to. : OWED
63. Suffixes with boot or coat. : EES
64. Dickens hero. : PIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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