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New York Times, Saturday, September 11, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,886
Across Down
1. Thunder unit. : CLAP
5. Hearty's partner. : HALE
9. Pipestem material. : AMBER
14. Where George Washington slept. : HERE
15. Make the best of ___ bargain. : ABAD
16. Call forth. : ROUSE
17. Con: Colloq. : AGIN
18. Suffix with glad or sad. : NESS
19. Combining form for a large country. : RUSSO
20. See 56 Across. : PISCESTHEFISHES
23. Prize-winning short story writer. : STEELE
24. Nothing, in tennis. : LOVE
25. Seaman's saint. : ELMO
28. One of the millstones. : NETHER
32. Adjust, in a way. : ALIGN
36. Euphemistic oath. : EGAD
38. Wedding symbol. : RICE
39. See 56 Across. : LIBRATHEBALANCE
42. Relative of VOA. : USIA
43. Russian region. : OREL
44. Chose. : OPTED
45. Reckless girl. : MADCAP
47. Following. : SECT
49. Cupid. : EROS
51. Verdi opera. : OTELLO
56. Seer's guide. : SIGNOFTHEZODIAC
61. Style of expression. : IDIOM
62. See 51 Across. : ROLE
63. Movie pioneer. : INCE
64. Greek letter. : DELTA
65. ___ arms. : UPIN
66. "___ smile be your umbrella . . . " : LETA
67. North Sea port. : EMDEN
68. Supply meals to. : MESS
69. Colleen's home. : ERIN
1. Blokes. : CHAPS
2. Run: Colloq. : LEGIT
3. Get up. : ARISE
4. Money of a kind. : PENCE
5. Opera role. : HANSEL
6. Urge and help. : ABET
7. Tie up, as with rope. : LASH
8. A Ford. : EDSEL
9. Get to. : ARRIVE
10. Football maneuver. : MOUSETRAP
11. Australian back country. : BUSH
12. Being: Lat. : ESSE
13. Old cars. : REOS
21. Former Italian queen. : ELENA
22. Henry or Jane. : FONDA
26. More: Ger. : MEHR
27. Arches. : OGEES
29. Faint suggestion. : HINT
30. Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
31. Part of a bassoon. : REED
32. Old grad. : ALUM
33. Girl's name. : LISA
34. Footnote abbreviation. : IBID
35. Musical ornament. : GRACENOTE
37. Companion of ready and willing. : ABLE
40. On ___ the world. : TOPOF
41. Game like bingo. : LOTTO
46. Make ___ holiday. : AROMAN
48. Cheats. : COZENS
50. Pluck strings carelessly. : STRUM
52. Roman official. : EDILE
53. United States, for one. : LINER
54. Milky: Prefix. : LACTI
55. Briny deep. : OCEAN
56. Arrogance: Brit. slang. : SIDE
57. Something previously mentioned. : IDEM
58. Embellish. : GILD
59. Famous diamond. : HOPE
60. Whiffenpoofs. : ELIS

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

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