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New York Times, Friday, November 12, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,935
Across
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Chair part. : SPLAT
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School groups. : PTAS
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Attention-getting word. : OYEZ
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Began. : AROSE
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Stone: Prefix. : LITH
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Permanent. : WAVE
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Humid. : MOIST
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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City of ancient Greece. : ELIS
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Cartoon character. : ABNER
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Consequently. : ASARESULT
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Be certain. : RESTASSURED
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Calendar abbreviation. : TUES
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Silly person. : GOOSE
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Workers with dynamite. : BLASTERS
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Rosier. : PINKER
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Make clearly known. : DECLARE
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Fondles. : DANDLES
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"Rages." : FURORS
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Police officer. : SERGEANT
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Tartan trousers. : TREWS
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Partner of tired. : SICK
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Later. : AFTERAWHILE
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Set adrift, as a boat. : CASTLOOSE
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Burr. : AARON
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Countertenor. : ALTO
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Ecclesiastical court. : ROTA
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Fairy tale character. : GIANT
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Chirp. : PEEP
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Important business men. : CPAS
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Presbyter. : ELDER
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Certain phones: Abbr. : EXTS
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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Pioneer maker of steel plows. : DEERE
Down
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One of the Visayan Islands. : SAMAR
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Inquiry. : PROBE
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Cuts of meat. : LOINS
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Beauty, for one. : ASSET
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Four: Prefix. : TETRA
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One's wish, will, or choice. : PLEASURE
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Networks. : TISSUES
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Aromatic extracts. : ATTARS
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Participate in. : SHARE
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Is in the red. : OWES
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River into Korea Bay. : YALU
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Corrupt. : EVIL
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Piquancy. : ZEST
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Lace or rickrack. : EDGING
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Suffix with rhyme or trick. : STERS
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Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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State: Abbr. : OKLA
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Spotted. : SEEN
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Long ago: Archaic. : ERST
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Carpenter's abbreviation. : BDFT
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Their: Fr. : LEUR
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Piece of land. : ACRE
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Behind the times. : SLOW
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Of the ankle. : TARSAL
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Winter garment. : PARKA
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Fall off. : DECREASE
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Naps of a kind. : SIESTAS
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Features of brownstone fronts. : STOOPS
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Impetus. : FORCE
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Engaged in, as war. : WAGED
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___ Selassie. : HAILE
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One-time Moslem decree. : IRADE
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Rod Serling's hero. : LONER
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Among: Sp. : ENTRE
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Something to wear. : CAPE
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Sandy's cousin. : ALEX
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Editor's term. : STET
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Best of the lot. : TOPS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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