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New York Times, Thursday, March 4, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,695
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1. Presidential title: Abbr. : CINC
5. Ill will. : SPITE
10. Stint. : TASK
14. Inter ___. : ALIA
15. Widespread fear. : PANIC
16. Noun suffix. : ANCE
17. Thief. : PICKPOCKET
19. Commotion. : STIR
20. Kind of "double" in bridge. : TAKEOUT
21. State of being twisted. : TORSION
23. Bring to bear. : PUT
24. Agony. : THROES
25. Aircraft tracker. : RADAR
28. See 54 Down. : MAE
29. Composer Ernest. : BLOCH
32. Bald ___ egg. : ASAN
33. Tiny fly. : PUNKIE
35. Bird sound. : COO
36. Hero of certain adventure tales. : SPY
37. Coins of Thailand. : SATANGS
38. Gambler's concern. : IOU
39. One kind of money. : PIN
40. Region of Spain. : ARAGON
41. Bugle signal. : TAPS
42. Racing boat. : SCULL
44. Bouncing ___, flowering plant. : BET
45. Dance, in France. : VALSE
46. Au ___. : REVOIR
48. Nickname for a princess. : MEG
49. Relate erroneously. : MISTELL
51. Cutting tool. : BANDSAW
55. Olympian god. : ARES
56. Lover of the fine arts. : DILETTANTE
58. Clothing. : GARB
59. At an angle. : ATILT
60. Beasts of Asia. : YAKS
61. Hebrides isle. : SKYE
62. Irish poet. : SYNGE
63. Little quarrel. : SPAT
1. Navy man: Abbr. : CAPT
2. Dorsal bones. : ILIA
3. Small notch. : NICK
4. Kitchen utensil. : CAKEPAN
5. Part of a teapot. : SPOUT
6. Agreement. : PACT
7. Artist's medium. : INK
8. Get married. : TIETHEKNOT
9. King Arthur's foster father. : ECTOR
10. Pendant decoration. : TASSEL
11. Unfriendly. : ANTISOCIAL
12. I know: Lat. : SCIO
13. Popular composer. : KERN
18. Serve at tea. : POUR
22. Cassocks. : ROBES
24. Bird. : TANAGER
25. Speaks gratingly. : RASPS
26. Term in cookery. : ASPIC
27. Mother's concern. : DAYNURSERY
28. Quality of being prone to change. : MUTABILITY
30. Birds' homes. : COOPS
31. Washington group. : HOUSE
33. Golf term. : PAR
34. Car part: Abbr. : IGN
37. Soothing substance. : SALVE
41. Times for charity collections. : TAGDAYS
43. Refrains from bothering. : LETSBE
45. Air duct. : VENT
47. ___ Methuselah. : OLDAS
48. Dull finish. : MATTE
49. Slicks or pulps. : MAGS
50. Where Basra is: Var. : IRAK
51. Native of Ghent: Abbr. : BELG
52. Break off. : SNAP
53. Aleutian isle. : ATKA
54. With 28 Across, a life jacket. : WEST
57. ___ Yutang, Chinese author. : LIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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