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New York Times, Saturday, January 2, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,634
Across
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Come to mind. : RECUR
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"The ___ he would a-wooing go . . . " : FROG
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Name of fame in baseball. : ROWE
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"___ told by an idiot . . . " : ATALE
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Guide. : RULE
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Ellipsoid. : OVAL
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Dowdy one. : FRUMP
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Munich's river. : ISAR
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Defoe character. : MOLL
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Dick. : TEC
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Black Sea port. : ODESSA
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Helper. : AIDE
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Where St. Francis was born. : ASSISI
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Where Bow bells chime. : LONDON
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Italy, to Greek poets. : HESPERIA
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French noble. : DUC
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Thomas Wolfe's hero. : GANT
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Saying nothing. : TACIT
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Jack Sprat's choice. : LEAN
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Register. : ENROL
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Headline acronym. : NATO
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Red Square name. : LENIN
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Marsh bird. : SORA
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Hauled. : DREW
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___ of Okhotsk. : SEA
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Informal. : UNSOLEMN
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Sagittarius. : ARCHER
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Bairns. : LASSES
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Humbug. : SHAM
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On ___ (prompt). : THEDOT
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Prefix with side and way. : SUB
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Lombard lake. : COMO
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Snapshot, in the vernacular. : FOTO
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Chosen few. : ELITE
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Duty. : ONUS
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
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Girls of Spain. : NINAS
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Novel heroine. : TESS
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Road map abbreviations. : RTES
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Adorn, old style. : DIGHT
Down
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Float. : RAFT
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Native of Baku. : CAUCASIAN
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Port on the Danube. : ULM
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Tranquility. : REPOSE
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North Sea islanders. : FRIESIANS
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Lethal gamble. : RUSSIANROULETTE
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Waves: Sp. : OLAS
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O'Hara of Tara. : GERALD
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Firework. : ROMANCANDLE
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Like Humpty Dumpty. : OVOID
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Emerson's middle name. : WALDO
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Lady of the Lake. : ELLEN
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Threnody. : DIRGE
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Woody parasite. : SPANISHMOSS
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Faraway. : OUT
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Faneuil ___. : HALL
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Wild winds. : TORNADOES
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Treating with fondness. : CARESSING
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Short article. : ITEM
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Populated place. : TOWN
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Rodeo gear. : LASSO
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Born. : NEE
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"___ art's sake." : ARTFOR
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North Sea resort. : OSTEND
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Berkshire racecourse. : ASCOT
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Geneva's river. : RHONE
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He wrote "The Plague." : CAMUS
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Party man. : HOST
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Where Provo is. : UTAH
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Finest clothes. : BEST
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Year in Claudius' reign. : LII

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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