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New York Times, Thursday, September 23, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,897
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1. Farm sounds. : MOOS
5. Best. : TOPS
9. Arena sounds. : BOOS
13. Member of the family. : AUNT
14. Angler's purchase. : LURES
15. Whilom. : ERST
16. Hornbeam. : TREE
17. Shorten. : ABBREVIATE
19. Oriental war cries. : BANZAIS
21. ___ sanctum. : INNER
22. Time of greatest vigor. : HEYDAY
24. Sled. : TOBOGGAN
26. Up. : ALOFT
27. Corrupt. : VENAL
28. Certain trains. : ELS
29. Game fish. : TUNA
30. Be ___ of. : RID
31. Moreover. : YES
33. One of the Howards. : LESLIE
35. Fights. : SETTOS
38. Kind of rose. : TEA
39. Washington agency. : AID
40. Retired. : ABED
42. French pronoun. : CES
45. Fishhook leader. : SNELL
47. Law's partner. : ORDER
48. Habituate. : ACCUSTOM
50. Foreshadowing. : AUGURY
51. French river. : MARNE
52. Liquid used in dyes. : COALTAR
54. Superiority in rank. : PRECEDENCE
56. Clownish. : ZANY
59. Useful bit of Latin. : ETAL
60. Catalogue. : INDEX
61. Taormina's backdrop. : ETNA
62. Ancient Greek district. : DEME
63. Opposite of 47 Across. : MESS
64. Hide's partner. : SEEK
1. Floor covering. : MAT
2. Possessive pronoun. : OUR
3. Singly. : ONEBYONE
4. Constant. : STEADFAST
5. Musical instrument. : TUBA
6. Circled. : ORBITED
7. Individual. : PERSON
8. Wind direction. : SSE
9. Existence. : BEING
10. Fruit. : ORANGE
11. Bony. : OSTEAL
12. Parts of boats. : STERNS
14. Shiftless. : LAZY
18. Color. : VIOLET
20. Baseball league: Abbr. : NAT
22. Sailor. : HAT
23. Hebrew month. : ELUL
25. Howled. : BAYED
27. Contend. : VIE
30. Laughing. : RIANT
32. Dreams, in a way. : STARGAZES
34. Tenant. : LESSEE
35. Part of RSVP. : SIL
36. Unyielding. : OBDURATE
37. Oracle. : SEER
39. Nuts. : ALMONDS
41. Insipid. : DRY
42. Tented. : CAMPED
43. Card game. : ECARTE
44. Startling sound. : SCREAM
46. Of an early epoch. : EOCENE
47. Passé. : OUT
49. See 13 Across. : UNCLE
50. Man's name. : ALEX
53. Tennis shots. : ACES
55. Vague. : DIM
57. Wind direction. : NNE
58. Asian beast. : YAK

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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