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New York Times, Monday, March 1, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,692
Across
1. Constellation. : ARGO
5. Swiss city. : BASEL
10. Term of address. : MAAM
14. Olympian lady. : HERA
15. Razzberries! : APPLESAUCE
17. Repeatedly. : EVER
18. Racing men. : BOOKMAKERS
19. Smart saying. : MOT
20. Soften. : MELT
21. Boundaries. : MERES
22. "Jurgen" author. : CABELL
24. ___ Act. : RIOT
26. Narratives. : SAGAS
27. Item of formal attire. : OPERAHAT
31. Kettledrum. : ATABAL
33. Shortly. : ANON
34. "Queen ___," Shelley poem. : MAB
36. Tough. : WIRY
37. City near Cleveland. : AKRON
39. Scene of a miracle. : CANA
40. A swell. : NOB
41. Hard-hit, old style. : SMIT
42. Deep-blue pigments. : SMALTS
44. Dais figures. : NOTABLES
47. Kelp, dulse, etc. : ALGAE
48. Whilom. : ERST
49. First. : PRIMAL
51. Showed anger. : FUMED
54. Young farm animal. : FOAL
55. Container. : MUG
57. Certain ceremonies. : INITIATION
60. "Where ___?" : WASI
61. Thing to eat. : COMESTIBLE
62. Bit of news. : ITEM
63. Person in authority. : TSAR
64. Stroke in billiards. : MASSE
65. Breathing: Abbr. : RESP
Down
1. Attention-getting sound. : AHEM
2. Annulment. : REVOCATION
3. Name in movie lore. : GRETAGARBO
4. Put one's ___ in. : OAR
5. Confusion of sounds. : BABEL
6. Sun god. : APOLLO
7. Small amount: Colloq. : SPOT
8. Game animal. : ELK
9. Gulliver's nickname. : LEM
10. Creates: Poet. : MAKETH
11. Famed violinist. : AUER
12. Palestine port. : ACRE
13. Eating place. : MESS
16. South Seas native. : SAMOAN
20. Western locale. : MESA
23. Small. : BABY
24. Western city. : RENO
25. Golfer's choice. : IRONS
26. Cut. : SAWN
28. Ex ___. : PARTE
29. Fuse. : AMALGAMATE
30. Locked cellarets for wines and liquors. : TANTALUSES
32. Young farm animals. : LAMBS
35. Part of AFB. : BASE
38. Garment. : KILT
39. Storm harbinger. : CALM
41. Lydia's capital. : SARDIS
43. Letters. : MAIL
45. Waver. : TEETER
46. Cylinder. : SPOOLS
50. Eastern title. : RANEE
51. Librarian's abbreviation. : FICT
52. Ones: It. : UNOS
53. Type of actress. : MIMA
54. Lies. : FIBS
56. Ribbonlike trimming. : GIMP
58. Physics unit: Abbr. : ATM
59. ___ Juana. : TIA
60. German pronoun. : WIR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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