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New York Times, Wednesday, January 13, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.78, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,645
Across
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Certain ranchers. : DUDES
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Fortune's companion. : FAME
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Karakul. : LAMB
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Afterpiece in anc. Roman theater. : EXODE
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Wrack’s companion. : RUIN
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Et ___. : ALII
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Friday’s child. : LOVINGANDGIVING
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Annoy. : FRET
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Formicary dweller. : ANT
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Shrub of the mimosa family. : ACACIA
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Keynote. : TONIC
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Facient: Abbr. : AGT
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German town. : EMS
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Ferryman of myth. : CHARON
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One of the Forsytes. : FLEUR
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Portuguese coin. : REI
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American poet. : BENET
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___-Coeur. : SACRE
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Competently. : ABLY
40
Throws down the gauntlet. : DARES
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Angora. : WOOL
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Surround. : BESET
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Wearing a certain color. : INRED
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Former Tuileries resident. : ROI
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African antelopes. : TORAS
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Form of silica. : QUARTZ
52
Uraeus. : ASP
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Allured. : LED
56
Kind of batting, in baseball. : FUNGO
57
“Tatler” man. : STEELE
59
“Cakes and ___.” : ALE
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China et al. : ASIA
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Saturday’s child. : WORKSFORALIVING
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Handle: Fr. : ANSE
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Ben Hecht hero. : ERIK
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Mrs. Arrowsmith. : LEORA
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Desideratum. : NEED
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Bank (on). : RELY
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Slaves of old. : ESNES
Down
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Glazed pottery, usually blue: Var. : DELF
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Wife: Lat. : UXOR
3
Fits together logically. : DOVETAILS
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Man of letters. : EDITOR
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Washington title: Abbr. : SEN
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Foreign coin. : FRANC
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Relative. : AUNT
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Halfway. : MID
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Pledge. : ENGAGE
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Magma’s relative. : LAVA
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Albee heroine. : ALICE
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Half note. : MINIM
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___ life. : BIGAS
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Reached. : GAINED
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Rhythmical stress. : ICTUS
24
San Francisco hill. : NOB
25
___ ego. : ALTER
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Kind of apple. : CRAB
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Youth goddess. : HEBE
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House plants. : FERNS
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Weather word. : RAW
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Nymph. : NAIAD
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Chemical action. : CORROSION
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Kind of beer. : ROOT
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Girl’s name: Abbr. : ELIZ
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However. : YET
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Effect. : SEQUEL
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Certain taxes. : TOLLS
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Color. : DUN
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Jacket. : REEFER
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Magueys. : AGAVES
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Nile sight. : ASWAN
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Lapis lazuli. : STONE
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By itself: Lat. : PERSE
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Like some pie crust. : FLAKY
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Supplemented (with “out”). : EKED
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Seed part. : ARIL
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Concerning. : INRE
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Turkish titles. : AGAS
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Cassiterite. : ORE
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___ de France. : ILE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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