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New York Times, Tuesday, November 16, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,939
Across
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"Heartbreak House" writer. : SHAW
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Dresser cloth. : SCARF
10
Cabinet member. : RUSK
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Enterprise: Colloq. : PUSH
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Language of Madras. : TAMIL
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Towards: Poet. : UNTO
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Yucca's relative. : ALOE
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Bread-and-circuses setting. : ARENA
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Pencil of a kind. : STUB
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TV documentary's voice. : NARRATOR
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In comparison with. : BESIDE
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Fragrant oleoresin. : ELEMI
25
Steam generator part. : BOILER
26
Lose self-control: Colloq. : GOWILD
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Site of a Wall, circa 1600. : CHINA
31
Expiate. : ATONE
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Recent visitor to New York. : PAUL
33
Cathedral part. : NAVE
37
First-of-the-month item. : RENT
38
Not bright or clean. : DINGY
39
Small measure. : DRAM
40
Shower. : BATH
41
Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
42
Meteor's streak. : TRAIL
43
Tree with red berries. : ELDER
45
Good-looking. : SEEMLY
46
Like some diamonds. : FLAWED
49
Predominant qualities. : ODORS
51
Fashioned anew. : REDONE
52
Ticket of a kind. : TRANSFER
56
Fini. : OVER
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Machine part. : ROTOR
59
Eurytus' daughter. : IOLE
60
Enumerate. : TELL
61
Pupil: Fr. : ELEVE
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Move forward. : NOSE
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Take notice of. : HEED
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Threw down the gauntlet. : DARED
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Very willing. : GLAD
Down
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Reach across. : SPAN
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Wahine's specialty. : HULA
3
Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
4
Surprised exclamation. : WHEREINTHEWORLD
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Declared. : STATED
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Billiard shot. : CAROM
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Standardbred horse. : AMERICANTROTTER
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Tenth of a sen. : RIN
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In a limp way. : FLABBILY
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Menu item. : RUSSIANDRESSING
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Before (used with a negative). : UNTIL
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Campus man: Slang. : STUDE
13
Author Arthur. : KOBER
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River of Poland. : ALLE
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A thousand ages. : EON
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Habit. : GARB
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Great Barrier Island. : OTEA
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Usage. : WONT
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"Ruy Blas" novelist. : HUGO
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Useful wood. : PINE
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Ancient Syria. : ARAM
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Telephone pioneer. : VAIL
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Dickens character. : EMLY
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Progressed unsteadily. : DODDERED
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Marine bird. : TERN
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Man's nickname. : LEN
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Towered. : SOARED
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Bubbles. : FROTH
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Embankment. : LEVEE
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Girl's name. : ADELE
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Large crowd. : DROVE
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Speak in jest. : FOOL
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Lohengrin's bride. : ELSA
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Musical instrument. : REED
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Wave, in Spain. : OLA

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

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