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New York Times, Thursday, November 25, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,948

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Across
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Humorous term for eye. : OPTIC
6
Thumb. : TOM
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Engage in give-and-take: Colloq. : SWAP
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A lot of sand. : SAHARA
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Stage of life. : AGE
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Wing sound. : WHIR
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Primate. : APEMAN
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Chaney. : LON
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Image: Prefix. : EIDO
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Affirmative: Dial. : YAH
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State: Abbr. : NDAK
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Type of govt. revenue. : USETAX
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Neighbor of Greece. : ALBANIA
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Native: Suffix. : OTE
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Girl of song. : MARIE
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Arm ___. : INARM
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1900. : MCM
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Speech part. : ADVERB
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Good will, old style. : GREE
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Poetic contraction. : ERE
40
Part of "America the Beautiful." : THEFRUITEDPLAIN
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Greek goddess. : EOS
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Asian river. : YALU
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Meet the requirements of. : SUITTO
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Paid bill: Abbr. : RCT
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Becomes hazy. : BLURS
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Type of house top. : MROOF
50
Coax. : WOO
52
Nautical VIP. : SKIPPER
54
African river. : UBANGI
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Hecht hero. : ERIK
58
Accomplished. : DID
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Sorcerers. : MAGI
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Some. : ANY
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Island group off Sicily. : LIPARI
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Public announcement: Abbr. : PROC
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Joined. : MET
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Envelop. : ENWRAP
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Oilstone. : HONE
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Hoot. : BOO
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Land ___! : SAKES
Down
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Anthem start. : OSAY
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Today's carver. : PAPA
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Gainsborough painting. : THEHARVESTWAGON
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What "sum" means. : IAM
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Feature of New England. : CRANBERRYBOG
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Getting down to business (with). : TALKINGTURKEYTO
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"Observatory" satellite. : OGO
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Topic for today. : MENU
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Kind of potato. : SWEET
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Today's question. : WHITEMEATORDARK
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Famous Ethiopian slave. : AIDA
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Business abbreviation. : PROX
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"___ bottle of rum." : ANDA
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Black bird. : ANI
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Big shot, old style. : SOMEPUMPKINS
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Gladly, in a phrase. : LIEF
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Swiss river. : AARE
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Parent, London style. : MATER
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For this case only: Lat. : ADHOC
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Autumnal hues. : REDS
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One of Plato's works. : CRITO
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___ good will. : MENOF
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Popular Madeira wine. : BUAL
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Priam's grandfather. : ILUS
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Foreign currency. : LIRE
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Knight. : SIR
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Being held for future use. : ONICE
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___ up (accumulate). : PILE
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Skeptic's exclamation. : UMPH
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Prefix with graph or meter. : BARO
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Metric foot. : IAMB
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Dies ___. : IRAE
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Antipasto, U.S. style. : DIPS
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Modernist. : NEO
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Initials from 1933. : PWA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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