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New York Times, Tuesday, March 30, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,721
Across
1. Lady of the toast. : MELBA
6. Venturesome ones. : DARERS
12. Isolates. : MAROONS
14. Howl. : ULULATE
16. Dignify. : ELEVATE
17. Lodges. : RESIDES
18. Buffoon. : MIMER
19. Cribbage card. : NOB
21. Troubles. : AILS
22. City in Oklahoma. : ENID
23. Operate a swan boat. : PEDAL
25. Business stimulator. : SALE
26. ___ alone (not to mention). : LET
27. Propriety. : DECORUM
29. Color. : TAN
30. Campus project. : SEMINAR
32. Prominent patriot. : REVERE
34. Duck genus. : ANAS
35. Haifa's neighbor. : ACRE
36. Sometime magic item. : CARPET
39. Campus figure. : ATHLETE
42. Full of: Suffix. : OSE
43. Abuses with words. : REVILES
45. Service group. : AAF
47. Takes one's time. : LAGS
49. Fixes. : SODAS
50. Inveigle. : LURE
51. Port of Scotland. : OBAN
52. Number. : TEN
53. Auricle: Anat. : PINNA
54. Lighten. : RELIEVE
57. Kitchen appliance. : TOASTER
59. Coat. : SLICKER
60. Cod catchers. : ANGLERS
61. Los Angeles basketball team. : LAKERS
62. Does farm work. : SEEDS
Down
1. Mechlin lace. : MALINES
2. Hermit. : EREMITE
3. Delighted in. : LOVED
4. Wild animal. : BOAR
5. Insect. : ANT
6. Maharajah's festive reception. : DURBAR
7. Beverage. : ALE
8. Old-time Muscovites. : RUS
9. Disney's middle name. : ELIAS
10. Branch out. : RADIATE
11. Chief. : STELLAR
12. Baltic port. : MEMEL
13. American Indians. : SENECAS
15. Palestine cenobite. : ESSENE
20. Sachet's specialty. : ODOR
23. Roman deities. : PENATES
24. Careens. : LURCHES
27. Railway car. : DINER
28. European blackbirds. : MERLS
31. Survey. : MAP
33. Letter. : VEE
35. Dixie metropolis. : ATLANTA
36. Flag of a country. : COLORS
37. Clear ___. : ASABELL
38. Special garb. : REGALIA
39. Helper. : AIDE
40. Jeered at. : TAUNTED
41. Breadwinners. : EARNERS
44. All citizens. : VOTERS
46. Hopes' partners. : FEARS
48. Small cut. : SNICK
50. Kind of thread. : LISLE
53. Written record. : PAGE
55. Also, old style. : EKE
56. Poem part: Abbr. : VER
58. Wicket sides in cricket. : ONS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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