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New York Times, Thursday, November 18, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,941
Across
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Gossip. : BLAB
5
Lady. : DAME
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Modified leaf. : BRACT
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Roman writer. : LIVY
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Concert selection. : ARIA
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Nocturnal animal. : LEMUR
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Presage. : OMEN
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Sloth and others. : SINS
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Deft and active. : AGILE
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Discordant sounds. : CACOPHONY
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December feature. : SANTA
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Fitting. : MEET
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Slangy invitation to go away. : GETLOST
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Certain students. : CADETS
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Tops. : AONE
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Pseudonym. : ALIAS
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Person's lack of sensitivity. : BLINDSPOT
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German author. : MANN
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Caddie's burden. : IRONS
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Half of a Samoan port. : PAGO
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In charge. : PRESIDING
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Lassie, for one. : BAIRN
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Shoe size. : NINE
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Scrooge's ghostly visitor. : MARLEY
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Andiron. : FIREDOG
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European. : POLE
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Last. : ABIDE
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Perfect happiness. : BEATITUDE
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Gum. : RESIN
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Der ___. : ALTE
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Work of art. : ICON
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Upright. : ERECT
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Cubicle. : CELL
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11th cen. date. : MLIV
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Taboos. : DONTS
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Certain islands. : KEYS
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Breaks bread. : EATS
Down
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Political group. : BLOC
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Bean. : LIMA
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___ plaisir. : AVEC
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Certainly not. : BYNOMEANS
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Track events. : DASHES
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In great profusion. : ARIOT
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State: Abbr. : MINN
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Casual. : EASYGOING
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Confounded. : BLASTED
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Lordly. : REGAL
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___ acids. : AMINO
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Existentialism and others. : CULTS
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Handle. : TREAT
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Darlings. : PETS
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Austrian river. : ENNS
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Place for vacationers. : CAMP
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Winglike. : ALAR
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Entertain, in a way. : DINE
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Singly. : ALONE
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Fetch. : BRINGBACK
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Odd moments. : SPARETIME
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Piggin. : PAIL
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Legendary creature. : OGRE
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Stylish: Slang. : TONY
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One's own: Prefix. : IDIO
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Margins. : INDENTS
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Java's neighbor. : BALI
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Places for transients. : MOTELS
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Got on. : FARED
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Spanish: Prefix. : IBERO
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Soared. : RISEN
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Decree. : EDICT
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Appropriately. : PATLY
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Western campus. : UCLA
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___ now. : DOIT
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Office supplies: Abbr. : ENVS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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