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New York Times, Wednesday, November 24, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { W }, Scrabble score: 341 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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Rod or foot: Abbr. : MEAS
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Force. : DINT
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Native of Bagdad. : IRAQI
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Wheel pin. : AXLE
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Impression. : IDEA
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Fact. : DATUM
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Piece of flatware. : SALADFORK
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Ready when needed. : ONTAP
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Youmans song. : SMILES
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Meat. : VEAL
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Quite. : ALL
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Bright. : GAY
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Gerund. : NOUN
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Great number. : ARMY
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Captain of David's army. : JOAB
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A tiny bit. : SOUPCON
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On loan. : OUT
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Football play. : PASS
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Buncombe. : HOTAIR
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Large ___ size. : ECONOMY
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Cough drop. : LOZENGE
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Shellfish. : SHRIMP
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Man of many words. : BORE
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African beast. : GNU
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Currency. : DOLLARS
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Breathing: Abbr. : RESP
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Sally's cousin. : JOKE
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Work for profit. : EARN
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Famed: Abbr. : CEL
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___ tree. : UPA
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Food: Slang. : GRUB
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Pitcher Grant of the Twins. : MUDCAT
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Asian land. : NEPAL
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Guant√°namo. : NAVALBASE
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Familiar friend. : CRONY
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Hoop skirt, for short. : CRIN
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Somewhat like. : AKIN
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Type of old bucket. : OAKEN
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Doxology. : HYMN
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Votes. : YEAS
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Main part. : MASS
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Test. : EXAM
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Leather. : ALLIGATOR
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Aquanaut's place. : SEALAB
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Arguments: Abbr. : DIFS
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Way to say yes. : IDO
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Jumpy. : NERVOUS
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Lift. : TAKEUP
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False god. : IDOL
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Hurried. : RAN
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Rose perfume. : ATTAR
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Sudden misgiving. : QUALM
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Hint at. : IMPLY
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Algerian title. : DEY
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Secures. : ANCHORS
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Inquisitive. : NOSY
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Prior: Prefix. : ANTE
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Good guys. : JOES
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Exclamation of pain. : OUCH
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Needlework item. : SAMPLER
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Soft mud. : OOZE
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Apple, in Italy. : POMO
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Dessert. : ANGELCAKE
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Car parts: Abbr. : IGNS
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Enlist again: Slang. : REUP
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Nest of pheasants. : NIDE
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Lonely. : LORN
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Part of the African coast. : BARBARY
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Boat. : LAUNCH
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Tree. : REDBAY
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American finch. : JUNCO
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Musical works. : OPERA
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Pillow filling. : KAPOK
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___-de-sac. : CUL
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Author of "Three Weeks." : GLYN
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Nobelist in literature, 1929. : MANN
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Global area. : ASIA
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Decades. : TENS
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Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
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Energy. : VIM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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