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New York Times, Saturday, May 15, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J P Q }, Scrabble score: 339 (avg 1.80)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,767

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Monkey-bread tree. : BAOBAB
7. Tells all. : BLABS
12. Unicellular animals. : AMOEBAS
14. Errors: Slang. : BOOBOOS
16. Poetess Reese. : LIZETTE
17. Town N of Durham, N.C. : ROXBORO
18. ___ over (capsize). : KEEL
19. Circle. : ORBIT
21. Enough: Poet. : ENOW
22. Merry-Andrews. : ZANIES
24. Copies of documents, in law suits. : OYERS
25. Tumult. : BABEL
28. Pretended. : FAKED
30. Semitic language. : ARABIC
32. Sponge. : DEADBEAT
37. Censured severely. : REBUKED
39. German measles. : RUBELLA
40. Wild cinnamon. : BAYBERRY
42. Cugat. : XAVIER
43. In progress. : AFOOT
45. Not in the ___. : LEAST
46. Butts. : CASKS
50. Penetrating. : SHRILL
52. Malay apple. : OHIA
53. Bird's cries. : WHOOS
54. Buddhist priest. : LAMA
58. Type of reading matter. : BEDBOOK
60. Sets free. : UNBINDS
62. Bunkum! : BALONEY
63. "A Passage ___." : TOINDIA
64. Trespasses. : DEBTS
65. "___ teacheth how to spend." : TOGAIN
Down
1. Check. : BALK
2. Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
3. Seep. : OOZE
4. "Lord of flies," literally. : BEELZEBUB
5. Almost: Abbr. : ABT
6. Stick. : BATON
7. To ___ (besides). : BOOT
8. Fish dish. : LOX
9. Monastery. : ABBEY
10. Frontier man. : BOONE
11. Female relative: Lat. : SOROR
13. Fine line on a type face. : SERIF
14. More stimulating. : BRISKER
15. Plants. : SOWS
20. Small bubble. : BEAD
23. "We're all ___ peas in a pod." : ALIKEAS
24. Eccentric, modern style. : ODDBALL
25. Biting remark. : BARB
26. Space. : AREA
27. Bambino. : BABY
29. Watery perfumes. : EAUX
31. Well-known Bennett. : CERF
33. Sloping the edges of. : BEVELLING
34. Lamb. : ELIA
35. Brews. : ALES
36. Acerb. : TART
38. Open carriage, in Russia. : DROSHKY
41. Cry to attract attention. : YOHO
44. Rainbow ___. : TROUT
46. Cooperstown name. : COBB
47. Forward. : AHEAD
48. Advance obliquely. : SIDLE
49. Barbecue specialty. : KABOB
51. "All ___ gold . . . " : ISNOT
53. Troubles. : WOES
55. Time ___ half. : ANDA
56. Early in the 16th century. : MDII
57. Bald ___ egg. : ASAN
59. Part of Canada: Abbr. : ONT
61. Resumé of a person's life, for short. : BIO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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