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New York Times, Saturday, January 2, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,634
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1. Come to mind. : RECUR
6. "The ___ he would a-wooing go . . . " : FROG
10. Name of fame in baseball. : ROWE
14. "___ told by an idiot . . . " : ATALE
15. Guide. : RULE
16. Ellipsoid. : OVAL
17. Dowdy one. : FRUMP
18. Munich's river. : ISAR
19. Defoe character. : MOLL
20. Dick. : TEC
21. Black Sea port. : ODESSA
23. Helper. : AIDE
24. Where St. Francis was born. : ASSISI
26. Where Bow bells chime. : LONDON
28. Italy, to Greek poets. : HESPERIA
30. French noble. : DUC
31. Inter ___. : ALIA
32. Thomas Wolfe's hero. : GANT
34. Saying nothing. : TACIT
38. Jack Sprat's choice. : LEAN
39. Register. : ENROL
41. Headline acronym. : NATO
42. Red Square name. : LENIN
44. Marsh bird. : SORA
45. Hauled. : DREW
46. ___ of Okhotsk. : SEA
48. Informal. : UNSOLEMN
50. Sagittarius. : ARCHER
53. Bairns. : LASSES
54. Humbug. : SHAM
55. On ___ (prompt). : THEDOT
57. Prefix with side and way. : SUB
60. Lombard lake. : COMO
61. Snapshot, in the vernacular. : FOTO
62. Chosen few. : ELITE
64. Duty. : ONUS
65. Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
66. Girls of Spain. : NINAS
67. Novel heroine. : TESS
68. Road map abbreviations. : RTES
69. Adorn, old style. : DIGHT
1. Float. : RAFT
2. Raison d'___. : ETRE
3. Native of Baku. : CAUCASIAN
4. Port on the Danube. : ULM
5. Tranquility. : REPOSE
6. North Sea islanders. : FRIESIANS
7. Lethal gamble. : RUSSIANROULETTE
8. Waves: Sp. : OLAS
9. O'Hara of Tara. : GERALD
10. Firework. : ROMANCANDLE
11. Like Humpty Dumpty. : OVOID
12. Emerson's middle name. : WALDO
13. Lady of the Lake. : ELLEN
22. Threnody. : DIRGE
25. Woody parasite. : SPANISHMOSS
27. Faraway. : OUT
28. Faneuil ___. : HALL
29. Robert ___. : ELEE
33. Wild winds. : TORNADOES
35. Treating with fondness. : CARESSING
36. Short article. : ITEM
37. Populated place. : TOWN
40. Rodeo gear. : LASSO
43. Born. : NEE
47. "___ art's sake." : ARTFOR
49. North Sea resort. : OSTEND
50. Berkshire racecourse. : ASCOT
51. Geneva's river. : RHONE
52. He wrote "The Plague." : CAMUS
56. Party man. : HOST
58. Where Provo is. : UTAH
59. Finest clothes. : BEST
63. Year in Claudius' reign. : LII

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

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