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New York Times, Monday, January 18, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,650
Across
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Chub. : DACE
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Crude watercraft. : RAFT
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River banks. : RIPAS
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Scottish tourist resort. : OBAN
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Huron’s neighbor. : ERIE
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Jeune fille’s school. : ECOLE
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End of the earth. : NORTHPOLE
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Vacuum tube. : DIODE
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Loverly. : AMOROUS
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Desk item. : NOTEPAD
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Desired by shoppers. : SALABLE
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Namesakes of actress Rehan. : ADAS
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Kind of lettuce. : COS
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Cleo, for one. : EGYPTIAN
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African insect. : TSETSE
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Volcano goddess of the Islands. : PELE
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Finnish seaport. : ABO
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Made a basket. : WOVE
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African land: Abbr. : MOR
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Aleut’s home. : IGLU
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Asian river. : ILI
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Political coalition. : BLOC
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Old fogies. : DODOES
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Adventure of 1849. : GOLDRUSH
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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19th century bridge builder. : EADS
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Flings. : PITCHES
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Pipe. : CORNCOB
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___ resort. : ASALAST
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Take ___. : ALOOK
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Hors d’oeuvre. : ANTIPASTO
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Slender wineglass. : FLUTE
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Canadian Indian. : CREE
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Chess piece. : ROOK
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Worn away. : EATEN
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State: Abbr. : KANS
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Iberian ladies. : DONAS
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Serpent. : ABOMA
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First name on Broadway. : CAROL
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Intermission. : ENTRACTE
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Historic British battleship. : REPULSE
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Began. : AROSE
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Thread: Fr. : FIL
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Citizen of tomorrow. : TEENAGER
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Bureaucratic procedure. : REDTAPE
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Most unfriendly. : ICIEST
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Deck. : POOP
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Former opera star. : ALDA
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Embryo plant. : SEED
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Itinerants of a sort. : HOBOS
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Hypothetical force. : ODYL
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Historical period. : EPOCH
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Villain of drama. : IAGO
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Proficient. : ABLE
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Entre ___. : NOUS
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Understand: Brit. slang. : TWIG
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First flight. : SOLO
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What “mal” means. : EVIL
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Extreme conservative. : MOSSBACK
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Surprised exclamation. : IDECLARE
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Large fern. : BRACKEN
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Game like parcheesi. : LUDO
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Field flowers. : DAISIES
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Handy. : ONTAP
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Indicate. : DENOTE
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Eucharistic plate. : PATEN
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Wears. : HASON
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Medieval sword. : ESTOC
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Tend a furnace. : STOKE
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Bistro. : CAFE
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Highly seasoned dish. : OLLA
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Debacle. : ROUT
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Agency of 1933. : NRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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