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New York Times, Saturday, October 30, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,922
Across
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Balls of yarn. : CLEWS
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Dress. : GARB
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By way of, for short. : THRU
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Immerse again. : REDIP
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Child's toy. : HOOP
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Spanish girl's name. : EVITA
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Like some scores. : TIED
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And yet: Lat. : ETSI
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One kind of craft. : WITCH
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Amateur night, à la 4 Down. : HALLOWEEN
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Hurry. : HIE
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So: Sp. : ASI
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Plum. : SLOE
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Transportation to 4 Down. : BROOMSTICK
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House: Ger. : HAUS
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Fabrics. : REPS
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Tragedian. : ACTOR
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Black birds. : ANIS
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Group of eight. : OCTAD
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Hooks: Lat. : HAMI
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Asian prince. : RAJAH
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Kiddie: Var. : TIKE
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Islands: Fr. : ILES
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Fiendish. : DIABOLICAL
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Negatives. : NOTS
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Gathering of a sort. : BEE
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Linger. : LAG
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Out of this world. : UNEARTHLY
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Shakespearean role. : GHOST
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Hero, heroine, etc. : CAST
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La ___ (The Hague): Fr. : HAYE
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TV role. : LONER
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One of the Norns. : URTH
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Anglo-Irish expletive. : ARRA
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Bizarre. : OUTRE
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Nautical ropes. : TYES
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Shakespearean role. : LEAR
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Indited. : WROTE
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Men. : CREW
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Blue jeans designer. : LEVI
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Revise. : EDIT
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Eldritch revels. : WITCHESSABBATHS
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Cavalry man. : SPAHI
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Philistine city. : GATH
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Dance. : REEL
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Pandemonium. : BEDLAM
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XII. : THEWITCHINGHOUR
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French innkeeper. : HOTE
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Color. : ROSE
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___ the air. : UPIN
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Bones: Lat. : OSSA
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Spanish river. : EBRO
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Fragment. : SHARD
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Hawaiian porch. : LANAI
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Seance equipment. : OUIJA
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Straight: Prefix. : RECTI
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Of vision. : OPTIC
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Japanese city. : OSAKA
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Balbo's first name. : ITALO
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October 20th phenomenon. : COMET
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Kringle. : KRISS
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Small valley. : DELL
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Worker in the fields. : HOER
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Deadly. : LETHAL
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Gleaming. : AGLOW
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Shape of a pocket. : UCUT
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Not any: Colloq. : NARY
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Punta del ___. : ESTE
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March ___. : HARE
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Northern constellation. : LYRA
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Time unit. : YEAR
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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Spanish painter. : SERT
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Wych-elm, for example. : TREE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 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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