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New York Times, Wednesday, August 4, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,848
Across
1. Sizes for the romper set. : TWOS
5. Sound of impact. : SPLAT
10. Part of the old block. : CHIP
14. "It ___ Necessarily So." : AINT
15. Barton or Bow. : CLARA
16. Mining term. : LODE
17. Adam Smith, notably. : FREETRADER
19. A Gardner. : ERLE
20. ___ cotta. : TERRA
21. Orienta1 currency. : YEN
22. Light device. : LASER
23. "___ said!" : NUFF
25. Conjecture, country style. : OPINE
27. Quick. : APT
30. Where to hitch a wagon. : TOASTAR
32. 1 1/3 drams: Abbr. : TSP
35. Bitterly derisive. : SARDONIC
37. Honor. : LAUREL
39. Old dog of song. : TRAY
40. Constellation. : DRACO
42. ___ Alto. : PALO
43. Trial. : ORDEAL
45. 11th Century book. : DOMESDAY
47. Ham on ___. : RYE
48. Cat or carpet. : PERSIAN
50. Questioning sounds. : EHS
51. Pronoun. : WHOSE
53. Shard: Abbr. : FRAG
55. Musical groups. : TRIOS
57. Opposite of pref. : SUF
59. Part of a lobster. : CORAL
63. "___ soit . . . " : HONI
64. Part of a stairway. : BALUSTRADE
66. Chances. : ODDS
67. Loud sound. : BLARE
68. Was, in ancient Rome. : ERAT
69. Stop working. : REST
70. U.S. literary family. : BENET
71. Verne character. : NEMO
Down
1. GOP name. : TAFT
2. Chicken ___. : WIRE
3. Heavy blow: Slang. : ONER
4. Inexorable. : STERN
5. Hollywood concern: Abbr. : SCR
6. Conform to the rules of the game. : PLAYFAIR
7. Bail. : LADE
8. "Things___ what they seem." : ARENOT
9. Road surface. : TAR
10. Come ___. : CLEAN
11. David Harum's specialty. : HORSETRADE
12. Turn gently, as a motor. : IDLE
13. Equal. : PEER
18. Same: Prefix. : TAUTO
22. 100 centesimi. : LIRA
24. Pets. : FONDLES
26. Place for a stargazer. : PALOMAR
27. Famous furrier. : ASTOR
28. Fencing term. : PARRY
29. Hawaii's "air conditioning." : TRADEWINDS
31. Oodles. : SCADS
33. Word in Psalms. : SELAH
34. Tactics. : PLOYS
36. Beautician's forte. : DYE
38. Suffixes with cut and mock. : UPS
41. Hairdo. : COIFFURE
44. Military ZIP numbers. : APOS
46. Represent. : ENACT
49. Business transaction. : RESALE
52. Boost. : HOIST
54. Bridge expert. : GOREN
55. U.S. missile. : THOR
56. What the six hundred did. : RODE
58. ___ Bator. : ULAN
60. Excellent. : RARE
61. Style of architecture. : ADAM
62. Latona. : LETO
64. Shot size. : BBB
65. See 41 Down. : SET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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