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New York Times, Wednesday, January 6, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.71, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,638
Across
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Blotch with varied colors. : MOTTLE
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Bengalese poet. : TAGORE
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More sedate. : DEMURER
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"Mrs. Fezziwig, ___ substantial smile." : ONEVAST
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Turkish inns. : IMARETS
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Closing passage of a fugue: Mus. : STRETTO
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Relatives of señoras. : DONNAS
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Spanish exports. : SHERRIES
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Put away safely: Slang. : STASH
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Organized procedure: Abbr. : SYST
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Vending machine item. : GUM
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Ancient Troy. : ILIUM
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Galley marks. : STETS
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Not classified. : UNASSORTED
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Rose's mate. : ABIE
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Texas city. : ABILENE
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Relative of a coffee break. : TEATIME
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Go: Lat. : VADE
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Produced. : ENGENDERED
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Prepared for strife. : ARMED
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Movie takes. : SHOTS
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Unemotional. : DRY
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Jot. : ATOM
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Remarque. : ERICH
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Of the sea. : MARITIME
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Spring flower. : CROCUS
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Short song. : ARIETTA
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Namesakes of Chaucer heroine. : ALISONS
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Grinds one's teeth. : GNASHES
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In contingent (on). : DEPENDS
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Joins. : ENTERS
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Social standing. : ESTATE
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Informal communication. : MEMO
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Gulf, arm of the Arabian Sea. : OMAN
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Changes, as leaves. : TURNS
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Monograph. : TREATISE
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Has nothing to do with. : LETSALONE
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Common suffixes. : ERS
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Poppycock! : TOSH
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Certain poker chips. : ANTES
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Madison's V.P. and family. : GERRYS
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Exaggerate. : OVERSTATE
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The emu, for instance. : RATITEBIRD
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Villa d'___. : ESTE
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Accomplished. : DID
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Signs of the infinitive. : TOS
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Closed. : SHUT
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Foghorns. : SIRENS
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Tropical American tree. : GUAVA
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Open, in a way. : UNBAR
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Robin Hood's sweetheart. : MAIDMARIAN
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Invader from outer space. : METEOR
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Kitchen gadget. : TIMER
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Out at the elbows. : SEEDY
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Descriptive of some winter weather. : SLEETIEST
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Small teeth. : DENTICLES
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Written after. : ADSCRIPT
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Liquid butter of the East. : GHEE
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___ i's (fill in details). : DOTTHE
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Bishop's headdress. : MITER
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Biblical book. : HOSEA
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Publication: Colloq. : MAG
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English composer. : ARNE
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State: Abbr. : MASS
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Land mass: Abbr. : CONT
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Wavy, in heraldry. : UNDE
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Draft group. : SSS
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American writer. : ADE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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