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New York Times, Thursday, March 18, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 374 (avg 1.98)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
David Steinberg notes:

Original 30-Down clue had incorrect accent over "Molière"; fixed it.

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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,709
Across
1
Halfhearted. : TEPID
6
Literary light: Abbr. : SHAK
10
Adriatic port. : BARI
14
Air component. : OZONE
15
Department of France. : AUDE
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Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
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One kind of music man. : DISKJOCKEY
19
Unvarying. : SAME
20
Intensified exclamation. : OOH
21
Queries. : ASKS
22
Bit player. : EXTRA
24
Army men. : PVTS
25
To the point: Lat. : ADREM
26
Disloyal. : UNTRUE
29
Type of vehicle. : SQUADCAR
32
Reduce gradually. : PARE
33
Dwell in. : OCCUPY
35
1st cen. date. : LVI
36
Conform (to). : ADAPT
38
Macaw. : ARA
39
Sand bar. : SHOAL
41
Tuck's partner. : NIP
42
Expose. : UNMASK
45
Farm unit. : ACRE
46
Bring to the surface. : DREDGEUP
48
Dissonant. : OFFKEY
50
Aerobatic maneuvers. : ZOOMS
51
Mine entrance. : ADIT
52
American novelist. : WOLFE
53
Growl. : GNAR
54
Heliophile's aim. : TAN
57
Greet. : HAIL
58
One's own legs. : SHANKSMARE
61
Taro root. : EDDO
62
Tiny bit. : IOTA
63
Genus of the yew tree. : TAXUS
64
A little hay. : WISP
65
Stalk. : STEM
66
Diets. : SLIMS
Down
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Stir. : TODO
2
Memorable Broadway name. : EZIO
3
Swanky. : POSH
4
Stationery item. : INK
5
Psychological illusion, from the French. : DEJAVU
6
Paper bags. : SACKS
7
Guerrilla fighters of Luzon. : HUKS
8
Humorist George. : ADE
9
Tense. : KEYEDUP
10
Outdid. : BESTED
11
Reveille device. : ALARMCLOCK
12
Terza ___. : RIMA
13
Verb ending. : IZE
18
Bone: Prefix. : OSTEO
23
Hospital services. : XRAYS
24
Kind of school. : PREP
25
Popular colors. : AQUAS
26
___ about. : UPAND
27
Lowest point. : NADIR
28
Geometrical figures. : TRAPEZOIDS
29
Remnant. : SCRAP
30
Miser, in Molière title. : AVARE
31
American poet. : RILEY
34
French writer. : CAMUS
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___ war. : TUGOF
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Part of an ax. : HAFT
43
Just punishment. : NEMESIS
44
1888 camera trade-mark. : KODAK
47
Large blob. : DOLLOP
49
Unique events. : FIRSTS
51
China Sea region. : ANNAM
52
African ravine. : WADI
53
Attendance. : GATE
54
Move along a runway. : TAXI
55
Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
56
Noun ending. : NESS
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Celebrezze's concern: Abbr. : HEW
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Impetuous. : HOT
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Bad: Fr. : MAL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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