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New York Times, Friday, March 19, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 51, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,710
Across
1. School subject, for short. : TRIG
5. Type of time: Abbr. : DST
8. ___ in one's bonnet. : ABEE
12. Cicada call. : CHIRR
13. Live ___. : ITUP
15. Coat styles. : CUTS
16. Presidential power. : POCKETVETO
18. Article. : ITEM
19. Dovekie. : AUK
20. Of the dawn. : EOAN
21. African pest. : TSETSE
23. Men of Portugal: Abbr. : SNRS
24. Coil: Prefix. : SPIRO
25. Brown shade. : TOAST
27. Coat of ___. : MAIL
28. 1933 initials. : NRA
31. Very great: Colloq. : AWFUL
32. Desert region of Israel. : NEGEV
33. ___ pocket. : HIP
34. Springfield, for one. : RIFLE
35. Cakes' companion. : ALE
36. Eat away. : ERODE
38. Directors: Abbr. : MGT
39. Lake tribe. : ERIES
41. Code of conduct. : RULES
42. Silence! : SSH
43. Earth: Poet. : VALE
44. Reckless gamble: Slang. : FLIER
45. Earl of Avon and family. : EDENS
47. Pocket piece. : COIN
48. Approach. : ACCESS
50. European capital. : BONN
51. Buttons. : RED
54. Individual. : SOUL
55. Unctuous. : OLEAGINOUS
58. Former Chief Justice. : TAFT
59. Shoulder of lamb, for example. : MEAT
60. Explosive, for short. : NITRO
61. Esparto grass. : ALFA
62. Approves: Colloq. : OKS
63. Kind of club. : GLEE
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1. Pronoun: Poet. : THOU
2. Haystack. : RICK
3. Bother. : IRK
4. English love song, 16th cen. : GREENSLEEVES
5. Personages in music. : DIVAS
6. British gun. : STEN
7. Impatient exclamation. : TUT
8. Steel: Fr. : ACIER
9. Corner for conversation. : BUTTONHOLE
10. Vous ___. : ETES
11. Salinger heroine. : ESME
12. Tax man. : CPA
14. Meat dish. : POTPIE
17. Docket entry. : TORT
22. Bright prospect. : SILVERLINING
23. Man from Tarsus. : SAUL
24. Nestors. : SAGES
25. Shoots. : TWIGS
26. Spontaneous: Colloq. : OFFTHECUFF
27. Fray. : MELEE
29. Man in jodhpurs. : RIDER
30. Barbary beasts. : APES
31. Coat of ___. : ARMS
32. Spikes. : NAILS
37. Downfall. : RUIN
40. Redemption of a kind. : RANSOM
44. Senator of Hawaii. : FONG
46. Greek letter. : DELTA
47. Layers of paint. : COATS
48. Fictional canine. : ASTA
49. Fuel. : COAL
50. Horn of an anvil. : BEAK
51. Means of memorization. : ROTE
52. Seine tributary. : EURE
53. Service medal. : DSO
56. Constellation. : LEO
57. Nothing. : NIL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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