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New York Times, Tuesday, November 23, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,946
Across
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Lost one's temper: Colloq. : BLEWUP
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Arrived: Slang. : BLEWIN
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Weather conditions. : CLIMATE
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Rosie, for one. : RIVETER
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Hero of a Farrell trilogy. : LONIGAN
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Mean. : AVERAGE
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Depend (on). : HINGE
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Girl's name. : ELLA
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___ yong, Chinese dish. : FOO
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Useful boat. : TUG
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Comparative ending. : IER
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Large containers. : TUNS
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Thick. : DENSE
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Boots for lumbermen. : PACS
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Certain members of the family. : STEPSONS
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Fish. : GRUNT
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Chloe or Polly. : AUNT
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Bread, in Berlin. : BROT
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Site of a European spa. : BADEN
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Ceased to be talked about. : BLEWOVER
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His ___, oldtime VIP. : NIBS
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Portion out. : ALLOT
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Nine, in Genoa. : NOVE
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River into the Volga. : OKA
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Moo. : LOW
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Tennis term. : LET
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Deck post for nautical ropes. : BITT
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Carpenter's machine. : LATHE
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Angler's concern. : LURE
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Meantime. : INTERIM
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Indeclinable nouns. : APTOTES
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"To be or not to be," for example. : DILEMMA
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Adjective for one end of the spectrum. : REDDEST
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Feels intuitively. : SENSES
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Stop. : DESIST
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Extinguish. : BLOWOUT
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Start of a typewritten page. : LINEONE
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Eastern title. : EMIR
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Funny fellow. : WAG
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State. : UTAH
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Contrite. : PENITENT
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Father and son Nobelists in Physics, 1915. : BRAGGS
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Not recorded or filmed. : LIVE
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On the ___ of (on the brink of) : EVE
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Used to be. : WERE
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Nationality. : ITALIAN
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Disregard. : NEGLECT
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Crevices. : CLEFTS
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Brings up. : REARS
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Cloistered ones. : NUNS
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Miner's nails. : SPADS
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Feminine title. : DONNA
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Plumed bird. : EGRET
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Stage (a play). : PUTON
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Petition. : SUE
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Go boating. : ROW
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Braggart: Slang. : BLOWHARD
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Beach garb. : BIKINIS
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What Tweedledum and Tweedledee agreed to have. : ABATTLE
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Unsightly thing. : BLOT
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Spiral conformations. : VOLUTES
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Challenge to climbers. : EVEREST
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Do a chemist's job. : RETEST
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Bridge term. : NOBID
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Beasts of burden. : LLAMAS
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Suffix on numbers. : TEEN
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Fruit tree. : LIME
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Fencing weapon. : EPEE
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Lombardy city. : LODI
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Abbreviation seen in the ads. : RMS
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Scores in a game. : TDS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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