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New York Times, Friday, February 19, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,682
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1. Certain annual awards. : OSCARS
7. Out of line. : AMISS
12. Prejudiced. : NARROW
13. Distribute. : ALLOCATE
16. Fateful symbol from 400 B.C. : SWORDOFDAMOCLES
18. ___ Hassan, in the "Arabian Nights." : ABU
19. Wandered. : STRAYED
20. Duct: Anat. : VAS
21. Stringed instrument. : LUTE
23. Story of heroic deeds. : SAGA
24. Velvety surface. : PILE
25. ___ des Beaux-Arts. : ECOLE
27. Trees. : YEWS
29. Balderdash! : RATS
30. Worshiped. : KNELT
32. Large sharklike ray. : SAWFISH
34. Opinion. : VIEW
36. Shade of blue. : YALE
37. Clipped. : SHEARED
40. Squalls. : GUSTS
43. Talk, in a way. : CHIN
44. Aperture. : SLOT
46. Character of a people. : ETHOS
48. Feast of ___. : LOTS
49. Uncles in Spain. : TIOS
51. Biblical country. : SEBA
52. Away from: Prefix. : APH
53. Slender rod. : SPINDLE
56. Dwelling: Abbr. : RES
57. Talking with intent to hurt. : SPEAKINGDAGGERS
60. Alewives' cousins. : HERRINGS
61. Dishevel: Colloq. : TOUSLE
62. Unhesitant. : READY
63. E. B. White's forte. : ESSAYS
1. At marked-down prices. : ONSALE
2. Piece of folding money. : SAWBUCK
3. Small piece of toasted bread. : CROUTON
4. Classified: Abbr. : ARR
5. Sticks. : RODS
6. Hits hard: Var. : SWOTS
7. Egyptian dancing girl. : ALME
8. Particular state of mind. : MOOD
9. Govt. group. : ICC
10. Flowering plants. : SALVIAS
11. Clandestine action. : STEALTH
13. Proverbs. : ADAGES
14. A popular buying plan. : LAYAWAY
15. Letters. : ESSES
17. Skirmish. : FRAY
22. Numbers. : ELEVENS
24. Men of the cloth. : PRIESTS
26. Famous pen name. : ELIA
28. Booty. : SWAG
31. Subdivisions of a country: Abbr. : TERS
33. Pipe of a sort. : FLUE
35. Quilted edging. : WELTING
37. Department store employe. : SHOPPER
38. Colloquial greeting. : HITHERE
39. Events. : DOINGS
41. "Where ___ will . . . " : THERESA
42. Seriously. : SOBERLY
43. Fail to harmonize. : CLASH
45. Actor Duncan. : TODD
47. Is impudent to: Dial. : SASSES
50. Shade of blue. : SLATE
53. Sideslip. : SKID
54. Having a woodsy fragrance. : PINY
55. Selves. : EGOS
58. Constellation. : ARA
59. Man's nickname. : GUS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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