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New York Times, Saturday, September 4, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,879
Across
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Light weight. : GRAM
5
Frolic. : ROMP
9
___ vaccine. : SABIN
14
Hercules' captive. : IOLE
15
Eastern name. : ABOU
16
U. S. rocket. : AGENA
17
Mexican dictator. : DIAZ
18
Snares of a sort. : MOUSETRAPS
20
Reigning monarch. : ELIZABETHII
22
Bolt's counterpart. : NUT
23
Painting. : OIL
24
Wooden trough. : HOD
25
Pen. : STY
26
Refuser of Nobel prize. : SARTRE
29
Menu item. : VEAL
32
To him: Fr. : ALUI
33
Scows, barges, etc. : RIVERBOATS
39
Sparkle. : GLINT
41
Conjunction. : NOR
42
Not present: Lat. : ABSIT
43
User of deductive reasoning. : SYNTHESIST
46
College activity. : SING
47
Heaven-___. : SENT
48
See 12 Down. : INTAKE
50
Man's name: Abbr. : EDW
53
Shoelace. : TIE
55
Stop, as a motor. : DIE
56
Tolstoi. : LEO
57
Grandfather of 20 Across. : KINGGEORGEV
62
TV men. : CAMERACREW
64
Part. : ROLE
65
Asian. : IRANI
66
Shoe size. : TENA
67
"___ Holden." : EBEN
68
Physical units. : DYNES
69
Nautical rope. : STAY
70
Lexicon: Abbr. : DICT
Down
1
French novelist. : GIDE
2
Disturb. : ROIL
3
Jai ___. : ALAI
4
Tintypes. : MEZZOTINTS
5
Rose. : RAMBLER
6
Musical instrument. : OBOE
7
River part. : MOUTH
8
Easy pickin's. : PUSHOVERS
9
Queen of Egyptian gods. : SATI
10
Freeman's Dept. : AGR
11
Navy ___. : BEANS
12
Computer data. : INPUT
13
Vexatious. : NASTY
19
Kind of down. : EIDER
21
Manner. : AIR
26
Declines. : SAGS
27
Friend. : ALLY
28
Overthrow. : RUIN
30
Oriental fabric. : ABA
31
Bright color. : LOBSTERRED
34
Impulses. : INSTINCTS
35
You, in Italy. : VOI
36
Where Tashkent is. : ASIA
37
Plink. : TINK
38
Type of battery: Abbr. : STGE
40
Common article. : THE
44
Abstract beings, in philosophy. : ENTIA
45
Channel. : TIDEWAY
49
Cyclades isle. : NIO
50
One of Heston's roles. : ELCID
51
Darling: Colloq. : DEARY
52
"Sometime thing" of song. : WOMAN
54
Bird. : EGRET
57
Malay dagger. : KRIS
58
Cheek: Lat. : GENA
59
Part of 36 Down. : GOBI
60
Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
61
Garment slit. : VENT
63
Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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