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New York Times, Monday, November 29, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,952
Across
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Much-maligned dish. : HASH
5
Florida cape. : SABLE
10
Phone. : DIAL
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She: It. : ELLA
15
Clear. : PLAIN
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Sometime Rose Bowlers. : UCLA
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Affirm. : AVER
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Practically invincible. : HARDTOBEAT
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Children at the seashore. : PADDLERS
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Crumbles. : ERODES
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Semester. : TERM
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Conjunctions. : ANDS
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Jet. : PLANE
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Respected. : ESTEEMED
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Rasher. : SLICE
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Member of a German family. : VATER
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Stout's cousin. : ALE
34
Skein. : HANK
35
Nominative and objective. : CASES
36
Busy place. : HIVE
37
Suffix with atom or item. : IZE
38
Blooper. : BONER
39
Cave ___! (Beware of the dog!) : CANEM
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Callous. : HARDENED
42
Makes public. : BARES
43
Lizards. : EFTS
44
Twine. : CORD
45
Take ___ (go outdoors). : THEAIR
48
Ebony. : HARDWOOD
52
Slippery. : HARDTOHOLD
54
Florence's river. : ARNO
55
Seed covering. : ARIL
56
French city. : LILLE
57
Marathon. : RACE
58
Minute. : TINY
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Asparagus stalk. : SPEAR
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German river. : EDER
Down
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Great deal: Colloq. : HEAP
2
One of Edison's names. : ALVA
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Double-runner. : SLED
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Ship biscuit. : HARDTACK
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Globe. : SPHERE
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Tocsin. : ALARM
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Excludes. : BARS
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Item often flipped. : LID
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Certain agreements. : ENTENTES
10
Writer Heyward. : DUBOSE
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Glacé. : ICED
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Wings: Anat. : ALAE
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Former coins of Riga. : LATS
19
Requisition. : ORDER
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Type of consonant. : LENE
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Zinnia's cousin. : ASTER
25
City square. : PLAZA
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Queen Elizabeth. : LINER
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Relieved. : EASED
28
Historic ship. : MAINE
29
Legendary creatures. : ELVES
30
Judge. : DEEM
31
Chinese weight. : SHIH
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Weathercocks. : VANES
35
Pilot's apparatus. : CONTROLS
36
Kind of store. : HARDWARE
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Suit. : BEFIT
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King or queen. : CARD
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Fatal. : DEADLY
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Line of a kind. : BORDER
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Type of lily. : CALLA
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Pronoun. : THAT
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Mata ___. : HARI
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Colleen's land. : ERIN
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Defect. : HOLE
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Toward the mouth. : ORAD
50
Whenever. : ONCE
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Man of action. : DOER
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Rosebush fruit. : HIP

Answer summary: 2 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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