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New York Times, Thursday, April 8, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,730
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1. Excellent: Colloq. : CRACK
6. Leonov's land. : USSR
10. On the main. : ASEA
14. Shade of yellow. : LEMON
15. Mother's admonition. : NONO
16. Fluff. : LINT
17. Get ___ on. : ALINE
18. Political group. : BLOC
19. Girdle box. : INRO
20. Burn superficially. : SINGE
21. Chess piece. : ROOK
22. Reading, for one. : GAOL
23. Kind of battery: Abbr. : STOR
24. 1775 battle. : BUNKERHILL
26. Small cases. : ETUIS
28. Suitable. : FIT
29. Golf clubs. : DRIVERS
32. Command to a dog. : BEG
33. Month: Abbr. : AUG
36. Vary from normal. : DIVERGE
37. Branch of mathematics. : ALGEBRA
39. Kind of dancing. : TOE
40. Stick. : ROD
41. Samuel Langhorne ___. : CLEMENS
42. A thing of beauty. : GEM
43. ___ Khan. : SHERE
44. Candidate for "What's My Line?" : WINETASTER
48. American poet. : NASH
52. Break ___ (interrupt). : INON
53. Author Bellow. : SAUL
54. Ethiopian town. : ADUWA
55. Proceed rapidly: Colloq. : GOIT
56. Printer's slip. : TYPO
57. Abraham's concubine. : HAGAR
58. Pitch, in baseball. : HURL
59. Small weights of Denmark. : ESER
60. In harmony. : ATUNE
61. Canasta card. : TREY
62. Antarctic sea. : ROSS
63. Windsor's county. : BERKS
1. Genus. : CLASS
2. Kindled again. : RELIT
3. Type of acids. : AMINO
4. English dramatist. : CONGREVE
5. Genu. : KNEE
6. Not damaged, as fruit. : UNBRUISED
7. Legislators. : SOLONS
8. Robalo or sergeant fish. : SNOOK
9. ___ Center. : ROCKEFELLER
10. Come to rest. : ALIGHT
11. Peninsula of western Asia. : SINAI
12. Record. : ENROL
13. Bikini, for one. : ATOLL
24. Mayor. : BURGOMASTER
25. Worker on shipboard. : RIGGER
27. Ring for attaching a leash. : TERRET
29. Bug killer. : DDT
30. Spanish river. : RIO
31. Suffix with direct or correct. : IVE
32. Holders of college degrees. : BACHELORS
33. Nancy Hanks' son. : ABE
34. Decorative vessel. : URN
35. Hydrogen. : GAS
38. Correct a text. : EMENDATE
42. Gradually. : GENTLY
43. Wet dressings. : STUPES
44. Channel isle. : WIGHT
45. "Peace ___ time." : INOUR
46. Bête ___. : NOIRE
47. Dictum. : SAYSO
49. Soothsayer. : AUGUR
50. Ostentatiously stylish: Slang. : SWANK
51. Rodents. : HARES
54. The Pequod's captain. : AHAB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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