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New York Times, Tuesday, January 5, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,637
Across
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Springfield. : RIFLE
6
Game fish. : BASS
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"Pain in the neck." : PEST
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U.N. name. : ADLAI
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Landed. : ALIT
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Outside: Prefix. : ECTO
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Fabric pattern. : PLAID
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Taking it easy. : LAZY
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Insubstantial. : THIN
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Sinews. : TENDONS
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Baffling. : ELUSORY
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Where to read about Andromache. : ILIAD
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Within: Prefix. : ENT
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Convivial drink. : EGGNOG
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Sensible. : RATIONAL
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Passing through. : VIA
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Post. : NEWEL
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Mohawk or Natchez. : TRIBE
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Greedy. : AVID
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Puts on cargo. : LADES
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Quiz. : EXAM
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Discourage. : DETER
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Yawning. : AGAPE
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D-Day area. : ETO
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Settle snugly. : ENSCONCE
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California volcano. : LASSEN
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Ceremonial response. : IDO
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Haberdashery item. : SHIRT
56
Persians, for example. : CARPETS
60
Free. : ATLARGE
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Where the Wasatch Range is. : UTAH
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Blaze. : BURN
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Stonehenge priest. : DRUID
68
Bulky book. : TOME
69
Dry as dust. : ARID
70
See 11 Down. : OREAD
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Box. : SPAR
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Size of paper. : DEMY
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First name in movie lore. : MYRNA
Down
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Fully engrossed. : RAPT
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Taking it easy. : IDLE
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Custard dish. : FLAN
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Stored away. : LAIDIN
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Phantom. : EIDOLON
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Light wood. : BALSA
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In the style of. : ALA
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Small, for one. : SIZE
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Pointed weapon. : STYLET
10
Home of "Doggie in the Window." : PETSTORE
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Nymph. : ECHO
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Do a cooking chore. : STIR
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Broadway award. : TONY
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Actor Bruce of Dr. Watson fame. : NIGEL
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Watt or ohm. : UNIT
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Sprinkles with flour. : DREDGES
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Change the subject. : EVADE
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Bestowed. : GIVEN
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Equestrian's concern. : GAITS
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Jacta est ___. : ALEA
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Rejects: Slang. : NIXES
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Subside. : ABATE
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Candy flavor. : LEMON
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Martial woman of the 1940's. : WAAC
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Solve. : DECIPHER
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Half-pint bottle. : SPLIT
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Cycled. : RODE
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Noble estate. : EARLDOM
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Fairly good. : NOTBAD
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Sidereal. : STARRY
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Deft. : HANDY
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Edits film. : CUTS
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On the upper surface. : ATOP
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Hindu deity. : RAMA
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Steady. : SURE
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Repenter. : RUER
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Mr. Menotti. : GIAN
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Northland epic. : EDDA
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Part of a glass. : RIM

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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