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New York Times, Friday, January 8, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,640
Across
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Fiber plant. : PITA
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Applause. : HAND
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Essential point. : GIST
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Art exhibit. : SALON
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Bright thought. : IDEA
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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Leon Uris novel. : ARMAGEDDON
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Money exchange. : AGIO
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Dwight. : IKE
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Little ___. : ONES
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Grotto's relative. : CAVERN
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False statements. : CANARDS
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Nut tree. : PECAN
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Barrier. : DAM
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Knox, for one. : FORT
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Go down. : EBB
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Central points. : FOCI
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Military acronym. : AWOL
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Strange. : EERIE
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Utopia. : IMAGINARYISLAND
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Bathes: Poet. : LAVES
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Censures severely. : RAPS
43
___ du Salut. : ILES
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Feminine title. : SRA
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"Come ___ arms, my beamish boy!" : TOMY
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Wiesbaden, for one. : SPA
49
Quiet periods. : LULLS
51
Bitterwood. : QUASSIA
55
Pilfered: Slang. : SWIPED
57
Swordplay of a sort. : DUEL
58
Hansel ___ Gretel. : UND
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Letters. : WIES
60
African metropolis. : ADDISABABA
63
Concerning. : INRE
64
Cousin of a fall guy. : GOAT
65
Flock of quail. : COVEY
66
Adventure. : GEST
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Greek goddess of war. : ENYO
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Took a look at. : EYED
Down
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Winter garment. : PARKA
2
Lake near Novgorod. : ILMEN
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___ fare-thee-well. : TOA
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Cat. : ANGORA
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Important raw materials. : HIDES
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Unites. : ADDS
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Recent: Prefix. : NEO
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Watusi fan. : DANCER
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Fruit. : GUAVA
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Commonly. : INGENERAL
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Be up and about. : STIR
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Indian mahogany. : TOON
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Mediterranean boat. : SAIC
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Mr. Bones. : ENDMAN
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Entr'___. : ACTES
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River to the gulf of Venice. : ADIGE
25
Sea anemone. : POLYP
27
Inroad. : FORAY
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Plant stem. : BINE
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Garden plots. : BEDS
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Member of a "famille." : FILS
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Eastern name. : OMAR
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Knights. : CAVALIERS
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Becomes friendly (to). : WARMS
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Howe. : ELIAS
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Cordage fiber. : ISTLE
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Disputed matters. : ISSUES
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Concern of Medicare. : OLDAGE
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St. James, for one. : PALACE
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Victory of a sort. : UPSET
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Capital of Ecuador. : QUITO
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Urbane. : SUAVE
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Breakfast ___. : INBED
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Forever and ___. : ADAY
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Gulp: Colloq. : SWIG
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One of a well-known trio. : WINE
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Historic date. : DDAY
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Spanish title. : DON
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Page. : BOY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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