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New York Times, Thursday, January 28, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,660
Across
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Relinquish. : FORGO
6
"Madam, I'm ___." : ADAM
10
Certain verb forms: Abbr. : PPLS
14
Forcefully: Poet. : AMAIN
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Initials of 1933. : NIRA
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Cantata highlight. : ARIA
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Oxford, for one. : DICTIONARY
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Penpoints. : NIBS
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Study of word origins. : ETYMOLOGY
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Initiates, in a way. : HAZES
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Step ___. : ONIT
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In an attractive manner. : CUTELY
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Young animal. : PUP
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Kind of opera. : SOAP
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Hebrew letter. : ALEF
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Was accustomed (to). : USED
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Main railway route. : TRUNKLINE
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River of Italy. : LIRI
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Horses. : ROANS
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Weathered. : AGED
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Countersigns. : PASSWORDS
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Dance of the thirties. : SHAG
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Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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"___ be in England . . . " : OHTO
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Essay. : TRY
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Likeness. : EFFIGY
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Makes a fluff. : ERRS
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Toys. : DOLLS
52
Leather for handbags. : ALLIGATOR
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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Merge. : AMALGAMATE
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Elevator car. : CAGE
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Small particle. : MOTE
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Static, for example. : NOISE
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Observed. : EYED
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Declined to bid, in bridge. : BYED
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Toast, in Sevilla. : SALUD
Down
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Poker term. : FADE
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Ignore. : OMIT
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Risqué. : RACY
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Base in Cuba, in navy slang. : GITMO
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Savory dish. : ONIONS
6
Critic of a kind. : ANNOTATOR
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Pattern: Abbr. : DIAG
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Man's name, Cockney style. : ARRY
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Spring time. : MAY
10
Cigars. : PANATELAS
11
Card event. : PRIZEFIGHT
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Defame. : LIBEL
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Impertinent. : SASSY
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Potpourri. : OLIO
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Unwieldy ship. : HULK
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Preserves. : CANS
24
Wood product. : PULP
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Washington group. : USIA
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Flippant speech. : PERSIFLAGE
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Madrid museum. : PRADO
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Purified. : DISTILLED
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Like some nuts. : UNSHELLED
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At hand. : NEAR
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Nervous. : EDGY
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Partner of poly. : ROLY
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Indulgers in 26 Down. : WAGS
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Branch of math. : TRIG
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Harmoniums. : ORGANS
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Draw out. : EDUCE
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Raid. : FORAY
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Pacific island group. : SAMOA
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Island of Formosa Strait. : AMOY
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One kind of TV show. : LATE
54
What gumshoes do. : TAIL
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City on Honshu. : OTSU
56
Instrument. : REED
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Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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