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New York Times, Monday, March 15, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,706
Across
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Passable. : SOSO
5
Green parrot. : KEA
8
Tumbler. : GLASS
13
Seed coat. : ARIL
14
Source of basalt. : LAVA
16
French revenue. : RENTE
17
Like some cough drops. : MEDICATED
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Incite. : EGGON
20
Team. : ELEVEN
21
Pro ___. : RATA
23
Dawn goddess. : EOS
24
Understand. : SEE
25
Trifle. : BAGATELLE
27
Les ___ Croisés. : MOTS
29
Logical appeal. : COGENCY
30
Simian. : APE
31
To the ___. : FORE
32
Enters. : GOESIN
36
Lament. : DEPLORE
38
Coast. : SEASIDE
39
Flag. : ENSIGN
40
Declaim. : RANT
41
Sea gull. : MEW
42
Food. : ALIMENT
44
Quarrel. : SPAT
45
Obstruct. : BARRICADE
48
Buddy. : PAL
49
Brew. : ALE
50
Autry. : GENE
51
King of England, 1603–25. : JAMESI
54
Hope of the future. : YOUTH
56
Car accessory. : GENERATOR
58
Whether ___. : ORNOT
59
Portent. : OMEN
60
Character part. : ROLE
61
Consumers. : USERS
62
The Red or the Black. : SEA
63
Ampersands. : ANDS
Down
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Ditto. : SAME
2
City south of Moscow. : OREL
3
Avoids. : SIDESTEPS
4
Green or black fruits. : OLIVES
5
Group in the news. : KLAN
6
Consume. : EAT
7
Mean. : AVERAGE
8
Winter garment. : GREATCOAT
9
Appendage. : LEG
10
Broadway backer. : ANGEL
11
Bar adjunct. : STOOL
12
Common item. : SENSE
15
Proverb. : ADAGE
18
Letter. : CEE
22
Touching. : TANGENT
25
Tire. : BORE
26
Observes. : EYES
27
Fashioned. : MADE
28
Unsealed. : OPEN
29
Molding of a building. : CORNICE
31
Car accessories. : FOGLIGHTS
33
Chowderhead. : SIMPLETON
34
Thought. : IDEA
35
Chameleon's cousin. : NEWT
37
Ananias. : LIAR
38
Sensible. : SANE
40
Saves. : REDEEMS
43
Tropical fruit. : MANGO
44
Fruit of the elm. : SAMARA
45
Body of water. : BAYOU
46
Then: Fr. : ALORS
47
What old grads do. : REUNE
48
Golfer's aim. : PAR
51
German university city. : JENA
52
Disposed of. : SOLD
53
Makes angry. : IRES
55
Crag. : TOR
57
Born. : NEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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