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New York Times, Saturday, August 7, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,851
Across Down
1. Species: Abbr. : SPP
4. Not fem. : MASC
8. Persona ___. : GRATA
13. Person. : SOUL
14. ___ Minor. : URSA
15. Measure. : LITER
16. Scandinavian relatives of 2 Down. : OMBUDSMEN
18. Horse opera. : OATER
19. ___ Paese. : BEL
20. Type of book: Abbr. : REF
21. Sibilant sound. : TST
23. Egg: Prefix. : OVI
24. Corrects. : EDITS
26. Monitor lizard. : URAN
28. Canadian Indian. : CREE
29. Contest. : RACE
30. Silver: Sp. : PLATA
31. Great expert: Slang. : ONER
32. One of the Chaplins. : SYDNEY
34. Orientals. : JAPANESE
36. Embrace: Var. : ENARM
38. Wander off. : STRAY
39. Put off. : DEFERRED
42. ___ the balance. : HANGIN
45. Affirm. : AVER
46. Terre ___. : HAUTE
48. ___'clock. : TENO
49. Mind: Lat. : MENS
50. Cooler. : ICER
51. Good ___. : ASNEW
52. Experienced. : OLD
53. Southwestern institution. : TCU
54. Egyptian symbol. : ASP
56. Son of Gad. : ERI
57. Venetian red. : SIENA
59. Popular settings on TV. : LAWCOURTS
62. Matriculate. : ENROL
63. ___ Alto. : PALO
64. Store sign. : SALE
65. Catch, in a way. : LASSO
66. Part of Europe: Abbr. : AUST
67. Crafty. : SLY
1. In the indefinite future. : SOMEDAY
2. Protectors of people's rights. : PUBLICDEFENDERS
3. Not sing. : PLU
4. Clio. : MUSE
5. Burden of a kind. : ARMFUL
6. Compass point. : SSE
7. Works by Bach, Handel, etc. : CANTATAS
8. Language: Suffix. : GLOT
9. Arm of the sea. : RIA
10. Cabinet post. : ATTORNEYGENERAL
11. Modern transmission receivers. : TEEVEES
12. ___ pensée. : ARRIERE
13. Becomes serious. : SOBERS
17. Kildare and Casey. : DRS
22. ___ whip. : SNAPTHE
25. Sawbucks. : TENNERS
27. Rule, in the East. : RAJ
28. Family of a former Harvard president. : CONANTS
30. ___ victory. : PYRRHIC
33. Listen, à la Cockney. : EAR
35. Altar: Lat. : ARA
37. My fault. : MEACULPA
39. Pre-Victorian maiden. : DAMOSEL
40. Fanny Burney novel, 1778. : EVELINA
41. Fitting. : DUE
43. Passively. : INERTLY
44. Not at all. : NOWISE
47. Dragnets. : TRAWLS
51. Philippine mountain. : APO
53. Ankle: Prefix. : TALO
55. Highlander. : SCOT
58. Digits: Abbr. : NOS
60. Sports group. : AAU
61. Washington group. : USS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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