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New York Times, Tuesday, September 7, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,882
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1. Army man: Abbr. : CAPT
5. Discourse. : SPEAK
10. Musial. : STAN
14. On the briny. : ASEA
15. Poplar tree. : ALAMO
16. Conservative. : TORY
17. Certain school groups. : PTAS
18. Punch or Judy. : MARIONETTE
20. Quickly. : POSTHASTE
22. "___ Lady," Cather novel. : ALOST
23. Family circle. : HEARTH
24. Bother. : AIL
25. Buddhist Siamese. : LAO
27. Score of a kind. : TIE
28. Undid. : UNLACED
32. Easy as falling off ___. : ALOG
34. Work by Horace. : ARSPOETICA
36. Paris subway. : METRO
38. Dawn goddess. : EOS
39. Furnishings. : DECOR
40. Polynesian tree. : BREADFRUIT
43. Hill and ___. : DALE
44. Progress. : STRIDES
45. Bacheller hero. : DRI
47. A Kennedy. : TED
48. Fresh. : NEW
49. More ignoble. : MEANER
51. Recreation areas, French style. : PARCS
54. Occupation for an optimist. : MEDIATION
57. Community Chest goal. : OVERTHETOP
59. Numerical prefix. : OCTO
60. Mount Pisgah. : NEBO
61. Feline remarks. : MEOWS
62. Give free ___ to. : REIN
63. Title akin to CINC. : SCAP
64. Fourteen pounds. : STONE
65. Greek peak. : OSSA
1. Creator o' Dogpatch. : CAPP
2. Concerning. : ASTO
3. Weapon of a sort. : PEASHOOTER
4. Experience. : TASTE
5. Ancient capital of Israel. : SAMARIA
6. Building workers. : PLASTERERS
7. Fifth largest planet. : EARTH
8. French girl friend. : AMIE
9. Chinese diplomat. : KOO
10. Resembling a star. : STELLATED
11. In ___. : TOTO
12. Companion of crafts. : ARTS
13. U. N. veto. : NYET
19. Fastened. : NAILED
21. Porkpie. : HAT
24. Up: Prefix. : ANO
25. Charles and Mary Ann. : LAMBS
26. Awake. : ALERT
28. Topsy-turvy. : UPSIDEDOWN
29. Scars. : CICATRICES
30. Place for an élève. : ECOLE
31. Ventured. : DARED
33. Harvest. : GRAINCROP
35. Not worth a ___. : SOU
37. Most outlandish. : ODDEST
41. Minority (with "the"). : FEW
42. Wander about: Colloq. : TRAIPSE
46. Once ___ blue moon. : INA
49. Phrase of agreement, political style. : METOO
50. Kuril Island. : ETORO
51. Big name in opera. : PONS
52. With: Fr. : AVEC
53. Midianite king. : REBA
54. Proper. : MEET
55. Pioneer in elevators. : OTIS
56. Name for a ninth daughter. : NONA
58. Pinafore, for one. : HMS

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

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