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New York Times, Friday, January 15, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,647
Across
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Wooden hammer. : MAUL
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Make suitable. : ADAPT
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Equine animal. : ZEBRA
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___ shine. : RISEAND
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Small town, U.S. style. : PODUNK
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Gridiron official. : REFEREE
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Give off. : EMIT
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Man on the masthead. : EDITOR
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Hilarious. : MAD
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Arabian cloak. : ABA
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Finished. : OVER
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Fix again. : REDO
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Large. : KINGSIZED
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American novelist. : BASSO
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Costumed. : ROBED
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In better order. : TIDIER
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Add as an extra. : THROWIN
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Some residents of the Latin Quarter. : ARTISTS
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Tosses. : HEAVES
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Rallying calls. : CRIES
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Exasperated. : IRKED
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In fine condition. : SHIPSHAPE
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Carol. : NOEL
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Depots: Abbr. : STAS
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Tease: Slang. : RAG
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Tease: Slang. : KID
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Frog. : PEEPER
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Spruce. : TRIG
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Strong fortress. : CITADEL
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Parts of stages. : APRONS
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Cuddle. : SNUGGLE
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Tartan trousers. : TREWS
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“Whither thou ___ . . . ” : GOEST
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Affirmatives. : AYES
Down
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Middle. : MEDIAN
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Be next to. : ABUT
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Jardiniere. : URN
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Winnipeg, for example. : LAKE
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Was successful. : ARRIVED
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Went in training, in a way. : DIETED
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With reference to. : ASFOR
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Earl. : PEER
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Viscous distillation. : TAR
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Voodoo snake deity. : ZOMBI
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Greek goddess. : NEMESIS
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Determined. : DEADSET
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Top. : PEAK
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Baker’s ___. : DOZEN
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Entries. : DOORS
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Vegetable. : RADISH
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Fawn. : GROVEL
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Strewed. : SOWED
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Nile bird. : IBIS
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Nibbles. : BITES
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Outing. : TRIP
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Sign on an office wall. : THINK
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Bombast. : HEROICS
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Emulated a croupier. : RAKEDIN
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Get ___ out of. : ARISE
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Head wreath. : CHAPLET
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Stock exchange items. : STEELS
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Missiles. : ARROWS
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Great care or effort. : PAINS
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Butter’s partners. : EGGS
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Grasslike herb. : SEDGE
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Half of a Samoan city. : PAGO
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Deodar. : TREE
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Harbor sight. : TUG
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Look closely. : PRY

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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