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New York Times, Friday, January 15, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,647
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1. Wooden hammer. : MAUL
5. Make suitable. : ADAPT
10. Equine animal. : ZEBRA
11. ___ shine. : RISEAND
14. Small town, U.S. style. : PODUNK
15. Gridiron official. : REFEREE
16. Give off. : EMIT
17. Man on the masthead. : EDITOR
19. Hilarious. : MAD
21. Arabian cloak. : ABA
22. Finished. : OVER
23. Fix again. : REDO
24. Large. : KINGSIZED
28. American novelist. : BASSO
29. Costumed. : ROBED
30. In better order. : TIDIER
31. Add as an extra. : THROWIN
34. Some residents of the Latin Quarter. : ARTISTS
35. Tosses. : HEAVES
36. Rallying calls. : CRIES
37. Exasperated. : IRKED
38. In fine condition. : SHIPSHAPE
42. Carol. : NOEL
43. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
44. Tease: Slang. : RAG
45. Tease: Slang. : KID
46. Frog. : PEEPER
48. Spruce. : TRIG
49. Strong fortress. : CITADEL
51. Parts of stages. : APRONS
53. Cuddle. : SNUGGLE
54. Tartan trousers. : TREWS
55. "Whither thou ___ . . . " : GOEST
56. Affirmatives. : AYES
1. Middle. : MEDIAN
2. Be next to. : ABUT
3. Jardiniere. : URN
4. Winnipeg, for example. : LAKE
5. Was successful. : ARRIVED
6. Went in training, in a way. : DIETED
7. With reference to. : ASFOR
8. Earl. : PEER
9. Viscous distillation. : TAR
10. Voodoo snake deity. : ZOMBI
12. Greek goddess. : NEMESIS
13. Determined. : DEADSET
14. Top. : PEAK
18. Baker's ___. : DOZEN
20. Entries. : DOORS
23. Vegetable. : RADISH
25. Fawn. : GROVEL
26. Strewed. : SOWED
27. Nile bird. : IBIS
28. Nibbles. : BITES
30. Outing. : TRIP
31. Sign on an office wall. : THINK
32. Bombast. : HEROICS
33. Emulated a croupier. : RAKEDIN
34. Get ___ out of. : ARISE
36. Head wreath. : CHAPLET
38. Stock exchange items. : STEELS
39. Missiles. : ARROWS
40. Great care or effort. : PAINS
41. Butter's partners. : EGGS
43. Grasslike herb. : SEDGE
46. Half of a Samoan city. : PAGO
47. Pro ___. : RATA
48. Deodar. : TREE
50. Harbor sight. : TUG
52. Look closely. : PRY

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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