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New York Times, Saturday, March 13, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,704
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1. This year. : MCMLXV
7. Concord. : GRAPE
12. Family name of great scientist. : GALILEI
13. Geological period. : EOCENE
15. Shortly: Poet. : ERELONG
16. Augustus and Hadrian. : CAESARS
18. Professional group: Abbr. : AMA
19. Cry heard at a fox hunt. : YOICKS
21. Skip. : OMIT
22. Ranged. : ROVED
24. Despoils. : LOOTS
26. Medieval shield. : ECU
27. Pro ___. : TEM
28. Family mainstays. : DADS
29. Hawk's claw. : TALON
31. Fourflusher. : PHONY
33. Provided that, old style. : SOBEIT
34. Word of a kind. : VARIANT
37. Collectors' items. : RECORDS
38. Barbarian king, circa 400 A.D. : ALARIC
39. Dance. : POLKA
40. More furtive. : SLIER
41. Overused introductory word. : WELL
42. Squabble: Colloq. : ROW
45. Day: Poet. : SUN
46. Cleverness. : SKILL
48. ___ in the bucket. : ADROP
50. Seaport of Spain. : ADRA
52. Given to pranks. : ELFISH
54. Past. : AGO
55. Well-informed. : LEARNED
57. Enclosing frameworks. : CASINGS
59. Actress Signoret. : SIMONE
60. Kriss ___. : KRINGLE
61. Christener. : NAMER
62. Relative of Uncle Sam. : YANKEE
1. Woodchuck. : MARMOT
2. Stick. : CLEAVE
3. Israeli coin. : MIL
4. Actor Nolan. : LLOYD
5. Strange: Prefix. : XENO
6. Argus-eyed. : VIGILANT
7. Small lizards. : GECKOS
8. Barbecue. : ROAST
9. Top winner. : ACE
10. About 25 cents, in Luzon. : PESO
11. Painter of a sort. : ENAMELER
12. Harness. : GEAR
14. Resembling the heath plant. : ERICOID
17. Trapezist's forte. : STUNTS
20. Buffalo Bill. : CODY
23. Dominion. : EMPIRE
25. Gillyflower. : STOCK
28. Then: Fr. : DONC
30. On a jet. : ABOARD
32. Split ___. : HAIRS
33. Bring a price. : SELL
34. Liege. : VASSAL
35. Refers (to). : ALLUDES
36. Start of a nursery rhyme. : RAINRAIN
37. Sportive: Colloq. : ROLLICKY
39. Mere money. : PELF
41. Broadway name. : WILDER
43. Treat in a lunch box. : ORANGE
44. Kind of "bug," in "Oz" tale. : WOGGLE
47. N. H. city. : KEENE
48. The "Heathen Chinee" in Harte-Twain play. : AHSIN
49. Model. : POSE
51. Weapons: Lat. : ARMA
53. One of the Delanos. : SARA
56. Name: Fr. : NOM
58. Stenciler's item. : INK

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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