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New York Times, Monday, November 1, 1965

47-Across : Engages, as gears.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,924
Across
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Coarse shredded tobacco. : SHAG
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Cartoonist Addams. : CHAS
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Shade of red. : CORAL
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"Quo Vadis?" role. : NERO
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Sentry's call. : HALT
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Indian tribe of British Columbia. : HAIDA
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Cassio's nemesis. : IAGO
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Avalon, for one. : ISLE
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Storage place. : ATTIC
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In addition. : PLUS
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Knot for shortening a rope. : SHEEPSHANK
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Judean ascetic. : ESSENE
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Cloy. : GLUT
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Mademoiselle. : FILLE
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Refresh. : REGALE
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Epithet of approval. : SWELL
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Poems. : ODES
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Métiers. : CAREERS
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Keeps in mind. : RETAINS
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Vase. : URNS
44
Gladstone's school. : ETON
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Pale. : STAKE
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Engages, as gears. : MESHES
49
Indian nobles. : RAJAS
51
Check (copy). : READ
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Paths of a kind. : ORBITS
57
TV addenda. : RABBITEARS
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Poetic "enough." : ENOW
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The Levite. : AARON
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Police problem. : RIOT
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Piece of land. : ACRE
66
Titiania. : FAIRY
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Comprehensive: Abbr. : INCL
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Type of trick. : RUSE
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Brings under control. : TAMES
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___ quam videri. : ESSE
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Tear, for one. : DROP
Down
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Limicoline bird. : SNIPE
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Cures. : HEALS
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Guard for Io. : ARGUS
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One reaction to zero weather. : GOOSEFLESH
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Tool. : CHISEL
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Hearty dish. : HASH
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Gave as a plea. : ALLEGED
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Shade of blue. : STEEL
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Pristine. : CHASTE
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Loyalty ___. : OATH
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Girl from Rio. : RITA
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Score after deuce. : ADIN
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Shortage. : LACK
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Every woman's accessory. : PURSE
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Home of the ibis. : NILE
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Perplexed. : LOST
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Herb of the rose family. : GOATSBEARD
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Melody. : ARIA
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Lean. : LANK
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Surface film. : SCUM
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Kind of merchandise. : WARE
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Sea birds. : ERNS
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Girl's name. : ERNA
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Arrange again. : RESET
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Autocrat. : TSAR
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Decrees. : ORDAINS
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One of the Furies. : ERINYS
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Shove roughly. : JOSTLE
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Lofty home. : AERIE
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Bring on oneself. : INCUR
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Sculptor's concern. : TORSO
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Clean ___. : SWEEP
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Float. : RAFT
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Narrow shoe size. : AAAA
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Snap ___ hat. : BRIM
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Cylinder diameter. : BORE
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Birds of fable. : ROCS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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