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New York Times, Tuesday, January 12, 1965

16-Across : Adventurous caper.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,644
Across
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Club for Palmer. : PUTTER
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Provide a lavish affair for. : REGALE
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Misanthrope. : MANHATER
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Earthly Arthurian paradise. : AVALON
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Adventurous caper. : ESCAPADE
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Teacher of a sort. : PEDANT
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Epidermal plant opening. : STOMA
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Inaugurate. : BEGIN
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Chief in India. : MIR
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Sheltered inlet. : COVE
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Black-and-blue. : LIVID
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Garment made by a sartor. : TOGA
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Overbusy Olympian. : ARES
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Angered. : IRED
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Fuzzy-Wuzzy's home. : SUDAN
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Celtic sea god. : LER
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Sustained. : FED
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Conspicuous. : EMINENT
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One of a nursery trio. : PIG
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Cheer akin to "viva!" : OLE
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Noble house in Verona. : CAPULET
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Small house. : COT
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U.S. home ruler? : MOM
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Regard with great fondness. : ADORE
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Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
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Officer at Custer's last stand. : RENO
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Second of a series. : BETA
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About a nickel in Guayaquil. : SUCRE
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Ratibor's river : ODER
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Pothouse specialty. : ALE
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Subway. : METRO
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Helvetian. : SWISS
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Annulate. : RINGED
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Induct into membership. : INITIATE
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Prima donna's tribute. : ENCORE
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Relating to a source. : PARENTAL
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Vacillate. : TEETER
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More comprehensive. : LARGER
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Senator from Rhode Island. : PASTORE
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Bring to light. : UNCOVER
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Limehouse waterfront. : THAMES
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Paper mulberry bark. : TAPA
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Age: It. : ETA
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Bullfinch or cardinal. : REDBIRD
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One kind of transit. : RAPID
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Uniform. : EVEN
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Miner's chisel. : GAD
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Glossy silk fabric. : ALAMODE
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Hero of a Farrell trilogy. : LONIGAN
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Contest joiner. : ENTRANT
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Liquor from pulque. : MESCAL
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Medieval manor officer. : REEVE
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Nobelist in literature. : GIDE
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Belgian city. : LIEGE
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Harmonious relationship. : TUNE
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River sediment. : SILT
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Secretary's concern. : FILE
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Pulitzer prize poet. : MOORE
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Aqua ___. : PURA
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Night spot. : CABARET
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"Sweet" one of song. : ADELINE
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Strength. : POTENCE
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High-strung. : TAUT
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Circular ornament. : CORONAL
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Act as peacemaker. : MEDIATE
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Army insignia. : ONESTAR
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Something delectable. : MORSEL
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Token money. : SCRIP
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Engaging in a donnybrook. : ROWING
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Passover ceremony. : SEDER
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Nothing other than. : MERE
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Suffix with quip and pun. : STER
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Came by. : GOT
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One of the Allens. : IRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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