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New York Times, Thursday, September 30, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,902
Across Down
1. Fortitude. : GRIT
5. State: Abbr. : ALAS
9. Golf game. : MATCH
14. Western weed. : LOCO
15. British title. : DAME
16. Wahine's greeting. : ALOHA
17. Holm oak. : ILEX
18. Waiter's friend. : OVERTIPPER
20. Darken. : BEDIM
22. Chemical particle. : ANION
23. Insect. : BEE
24. Coal miner. : COLLIER
26. Wintry sounds. : BRRS
27. Texas school. : SMU
30. Ditches. : MOATS
31. Refrain syllable. : TRA
32. Overleaded. : TOPHEAVY
34. Ties (up) with a small rope. : TRICES
37. Where Clark College is. : ATLANTA
38. Blackbird. : GRACKLE
39. Scarcity. : DEARTH
40. Most gloomy. : BLACKEST
41. Periods of time: Abbr. : NTS
42. Ark passenger. : BEAST
43. Elevenses refreshment. : TEA
44. Ill-mannered men. : CADS
46. Type of store. : PETSHOP
48. Noodle ingredient. : EGG
49. Bits. : IOTAS
50. Type of type. : ROMAN
54. Morale. : TEAMSPIRIT
57. Routine. : ROTE
58. Not yet dealt with. : UNMET
59. American author. : DANA
60. Baby's sound of contentment. : CROW
61. Simmers. : STEWS
62. Ogler. : EYER
63. Borders. : HEMS
1. Facile. : GLIB
2. Ingenue. : ROLE
3. Like some cakes. : ICED
4. Poisonous. : TOXIC
5. Fuss. : ADO
6. Sarong's cousin. : LAVALAVA
7. Pleasantness. : AMENITY
8. World. : SERIES
9. Conduit. : MAIN
10. Mountain. : ALP
11. One class of taxpayers. : TOPBRACKET
12. Joy. : CHEER
13. Rodents. : HARES
19. Rocky pinnacle. : TOR
21. Seconds. : MOMENTS
25. Reluctant. : LOATH
26. Building material. : BRICK
27. Dutch town. : STAD
28. Relative of the beam. : MOTE
29. Hunter's choice. : UPLANDGAME
31. Farmer's aid. : TRACTOR
33. Deer. : HARTS
34. Some reading matter. : TRASH
35. In addition. : ELSE
36. Silk, in Italy. : SETA
38. Kind of paper. : GLASSINE
40. Product of a radioactive substance. : BETARAY
42. Happen to. : BETIDE
44. Constellation. : CETUS
45. Representative. : AGENT
46. Popular beverage. : POP
47. Gallery, in Dixie. : PORCH
49. Believers: Suffix. : ISTS
51. Additional. : MORE
52. Mite. : ATOM
53. Information. : NEWS
55. Sea gull. : MEW
56. Coal product. : TAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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