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New York Times, Saturday, January 23, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K Q U W Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,655
Across
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Card game. : FARO
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City in SE Washington. : PASCO
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Roguish. : ARCH
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Honest. : OPEN
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Fluid in veins of Olympian gods. : ICHOR
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Hero or heroine. : ROLE
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Wheeler-dealer. : BIGTIMEOPERATOR
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Type of writing. : SATIRE
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Congressional employe. : PAGEBOY
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Belgian city. : MONS
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“Hello, Young ___.” : LOVERS
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One who misses roll call. : ABSENTEE
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Nothing. : NIL
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___ culpa. : MEA
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Parti-colored gem. : OPAL
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Napped. : SLEPT
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Tanglewood figure. : ORCHESTRALEADER
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Hairnet, old style. : SNOOD
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___ precedent. : SETA
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Command to oxen. : GEE
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Marble. : MIB
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Members of a certain college team. : DEBATERS
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Papers. : THESES
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Importance. : NOTE
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Groom. : HOSTLER
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Wife of Alexander the Great. : ROXANA
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Hollywood worker. : CARTOONANIMATOR
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___ bellum. : ANTE
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Bar of metal. : INGOT
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Nine, in Italy. : NOVE
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Cycle of the seasons. : YEAR
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Savor. : TASTE
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Bath, Bad Ems, et al. : SPAS
Down
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Watch pockets. : FOBS
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Capital of Western Samoa. : APIA
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Army unit: Abbr. : REGT
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“Get Me to the Church ___.” : ONTIME
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Red peppers. : PIMENTOS
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Single point. : ACE
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Market. : SHOP
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Hard resin. : COPAL
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Where Mt. Hood is. : OREGON
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Object of Mr. Winkle’s affection. : ARABELLA
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Dynamo part. : ROTOR
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Surfeits. : CLOYS
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Art of emblazonment: Abbr. : HER
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Shade of gray. : IRON
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Edit. : REVISE
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Old Irish clans. : SEPTS
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Monotheist of 8th cen. B.C. : AMOS
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Swiss canton. : BERN
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Maine port. : SACO
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Auriculate. : EARED
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Become belated. : LATEN
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Advantage: Colloq. : EDGE
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Ibsen role. : PEER
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Three: Sp. : TRES
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Man about the house. : HOMESTER
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South Carolina river into the Atlantic. : EDISTO
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Member of a certain party. : LABORITE
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Wisconsin city. : BELOIT
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Jot. : ATOM
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Brownsville citizens. : TEXANS
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Clan chief of Scotland. : THANE
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Azores port. : HORTA
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Plant of the pea family. : SENNA
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Name for a shaggy dog. : RAGS
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At the summit. : ATOP
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Type of star. : NOVA
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Son of Zeus and Hera. : ARES
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Coral reef. : CAY
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To no degree. : NOT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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