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New York Times, Wednesday, September 15, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,890
Across Down
1. Bridge term. : NOBID
6. Noun suffixes. : ADES
10. Split. : RIVE
14. Tree. : ABELE
15. In case. : LEST
16. Entranceway. : ADIT
17. Sing in a way. : YODEL
18. Affirm. : AVER
19. Job. : POST
20. Place for a splashdown. : SEA
21. Noteworthy events. : MEMORABILIA
24. Enthusiast. : ZEALOT
26. Take (from) by force. : WREST
27. Genius. : WIZARD
29. Rice. : ELMER
31. Map abbreviation. : ISLS
32. Thoughts. : IDEAS
33. Two ___ kind. : OFA
36. Directed. : STEERED
39. Disease of cattle. : ANTHRAX
41. Wooden trough. : HOD
42. Vegetable. : ONION
44. Brink. : EDGE
45. City in Georgia. : MACON
46. Force. : DURESS
48. Commonplace. : PROSY
50. One of the Wylies. : ELINOR
52. Fault. : SHORTCOMING
54. Youngster. : LAD
57. Shipshape. : TAUT
58. Bird. : LOON
59. Practical. : UTILE
61. Movie dog. : ASTA
62. Regarding. : INRE
63. Belgian city. : LIEGE
64. Part of a tape recorder. : REEL
65. French city. : CAEN
66. Where Shillong is. : ASSAM
1. Negatives. : NAYS
2. Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
3. Confused. : BEDAZZLED
4. See 31 Across. : ILE
5. Town near San Diego. : DELMAR
6. A fort to remember. : ALAMO
7. Ardent. : DEVOTED
8. Weights of Denmark. : ESER
9. Cousin of a paper tiger. : STRAWMAN
10. Sword. : RAPIER
11. Esteemed persons. : IDOLS
12. Pay a call. : VISIT
13. Girl's name. : ETTA
22. Antiquity: Poet. : ELD
23. French seaport. : BREST
25. Naturalness. : EASE
27. Expression of good will. : WISH
28. That ___ say. : ISTO
30. Slender. : LEAN
32. Individual: Prefix. : IDIO
33. Servitors of a sort. : ORDERLIES
34. Wearies. : FAGS
35. Forestry tools. : AXES
37. Cut of meat. : ROAST
38. Papal message. : ENCYCLIC
40. Protagonist. : HERO
43. What there's always room for. : ONEMORE
45. Human. : MORTAL
46. Clamor. : DIN
47. Hoof. : UNGULA
48. Stage. : PHASE
49. Road. : ROUTE
51. Towels. : LINEN
52. Something to wish on. : STAR
53. One of the O'Neills. : OONA
55. Ocean vegetation. : ALGA
56. Judge. : DEEM
60. Poetic contraction. : TIS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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