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New York Times, Thursday, August 26, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B J Q }, Scrabble score: 352 (avg 1.90)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,870
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1. Sharp reminder. : PROD
5. Concerning. : INRE
9. Magnitudes. : SIZES
14. Descartes. : RENE
15. Nuts: Fr. : NOIX
16. European. : CZECH
17. Unelected ones. : OUTS
18. With authority. : EXCATHEDRA
20. Inscrutable one. : SPHINX
22. Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
23. Math problem. : SUM
24. Story of a sort. : SERIAL
26. Sports group. : TEAM
28. Small change, in England. : PENCE
29. Lazy ones. : SLOTHS
33. Sea dog. : TAR
35. States: Fr. : ETATS
38. Slangy interjection. : ZOWIE
39. ___ smasher. : ATOM
41. Sidekick. : PAL
42. Chesterfield. : SOFA
43. Single. : UNWED
45. Inundate. : SWAMP
48. Kind of well. : OIL
49. Mayan contemporary. : TOLTEC
51. Heroism. : VALOR
53. Name for a Dalmatian. : SPOT
55. Portly ones. : STOUTS
57. Degrees. : MAS
60. "God ha' mercy on such ___ . . . " : ASWE
62. Beer of ancient times. : ZYTHUM
64. Symphonic movement. : INTERMEZZO
67. ___ virumque cano. : ARMA
68. Attention-getting feat. : STUNT
69. Civil disorder. : RIOT
70. Approach. : NEAR
71. Waxes lyrical. : SINGS
72. Bah! : POOH
73. Place to promenade. : DECK
1. Experts. : PROS
2. Signs on again: Army slang. : REUPS
3. Moving about: Colloq. : ONTHEPROWL
4. Long for. : DESIRE
5. Not precise. : INEXACT
6. Goddess of night. : NOX
7. Cereal grass. : RICE
8. Aggrandize. : EXALT
9. Sentimentalism: Slang. : SCHMALZ
10. Verbal ending. : IZE
11. Letters. : ZEDS
12. Beige. : ECRU
13. Pseudo. : SHAM
19. River in England. : TEES
21. Ball club. : NINE
25. Partner of bounds. : LEAPS
27. Bucolic sounds. : MOOS
30. A few. : TWOORTHREE
31. Music lover's must. : HIFI
32. Authentication. : SEAL
33. Tightly drawn. : TAUT
34. Physics abbreviation. : ATNO
36. Marble. : TAW
37. Europeans. : SLAVS
40. Stengel's pride. : METS
44. Quits. : DEPARTS
46. Unleavened bread. : MATZOTH
47. Gambit. : PLOY
50. World: Prefix : COSM
52. ___-out. : OUTAND
54. Insignificant fellow: Slang. : TWERP
56. Plant with red fruit. : SUMAC
57. Unwed one. : MISS
58. Against. : ANTI
59. Benumb. : STUN
61. Name of Broadway fame. : EZIO
63. Grade. : MARK
65. Profession: Abbr. : ENG
66. Park place. : ZOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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