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New York Times, Tuesday, October 26, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,918
Across
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Oodles. : SCADS
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Dances. : JIGS
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Group of workers. : GANG
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Atelier item. : EASEL
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Town near Caracas. : AROA
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Redolence. : ODOR
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Heath genus. : ERICA
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Carol time. : NOEL
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Genus of the sea lettuce. : ULVA
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Talking birds. : MYNAS
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Casual. : UNSTUDIED
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The present time. : THIS
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Defensible. : TENABLE
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Sagittarius. : ARCHER
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Coffee belt of Hawaiian islands. : KONA
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Fur garments. : SEALSKINS
32
Yearns (for). : LONGS
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I know: Lat. : SCIO
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Land of Nod. : SLEEP
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33.33 inches, in Texas. : VARA
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Huge sea fish. : TUNNY
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Heard about. : LEARNEDOF
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Sea between Kazakh and Uzbek. : ARAL
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Rowing equipment. : OARAGE
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Hoarder of a sort. : PACKRAT
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Small lizards. : EFTS
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Certain musicians. : ARRANGERS
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Fragments. : CHIPS
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Pepper pot. : SOUP
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Ovine sounds. : BAAS
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Robe. : HABIT
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Fastener. : HASP
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Where the Ob flows. : ASIA
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Suburb of Minneapolis. : EDINA
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Ionian Sea gulf. : ARTA
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Manner of origin: Suffix. : GENY
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Piquant. : ZESTY
Down
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Look to be. : SEEM
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British novelist. : CARY
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"___ of omission." : ASIN
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Athletic event. : DECATHLON
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Reduces the budget. : SLASHES
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God of all beginnings. : JANUS
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Household appliance. : IRON
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Ships out. : GOESTOSEA
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Creator of Bambi. : SALTEN
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Variety of cheese. : GOUDA
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Forte of a good comedian. : ADLIB
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New. : NOVEL
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Incline. : GRADE
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Single. : UNAL
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Vexes. : IRKS
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Staff member: Abbr. : ASST
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Received: Fr. : RECU
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Eve's eldest. : CAIN
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Genuflect. : KNEEL
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Anxious. : ILLATEASE
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Be more important than. : OVERSHADE
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Nothing: Sp. : NADA
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Old tar's tipple. : GROG
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Call on the diamond. : SAFE
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Campus VIP, for short. : PROF
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Strands of wool. : YARN
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City on the Mississippi. : NATCHEZ
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Place for old clothes. : RAGBAG
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Turkish official. : PASHA
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Bellowing. : AROAR
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Upper ___. : CRUST
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Greek letter. : KAPPA
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Theme. : ESSAY
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Dispense in large quantities. : RAIN
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Water bird. : IBIS
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Relative of a split. : PINT
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Delay. : STAY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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