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New York Times, Saturday, December 11, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,964
Across
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City near Zuider Zee. : EDAM
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Endorsement of a sort. : VISA
9
Lilith's love. : ADAM
13
Famous prima donna. : BORI
14
Kind of toaster. : POPUP
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Source of the Blue Nile. : TANA
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Britisher's favorite side dish. : BRUSSELSSPROUTS
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Capital of Chile. : SANTIAGO
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Circuit. : AMBIT
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Tabula ___ (clean slate). : RASA
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Vedic god. : AGNI
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Eventually. : INTIME
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One of Horace's names. : FLACCUS
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Tiber tributary. : NERA
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Newspaper section. : ROTO
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Kind of soup. : PEA
34
Symbol in fistic circles. : CAULIFLOWEREARS
39
Champs Elysées structure. : ARC
40
Cella. : NAOS
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Duck genus. : ANAS
42
Towering. : SKYHIGH
44
"A ___ the hand . . . " : BIRDIN
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Cavalry supplies. : OATS
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Poet of old. : BARD
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In a tangle. : AFOUL
51
Made friendly. : DISARMED
55
Vegetable. : BUTTERNUTSQUASH
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Baltic native. : ESTH
59
"It's all ___ me." : ONETO
60
Japanese straw cape. : MINO
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Delibes and others. : LEOS
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Direction on galleys. : DELE
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Marshy place. : SLEW
Down
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Wanes. : EBBS
2
Dickens character. : DORA
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___ for one's money. : ARUN
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Court ruling. : MISTRIAL
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Gorki's river. : VOLGA
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___ facto. : IPSO
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Swine genus. : SUS
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Tyro: Abbr. : APP
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Very small. : ATOMIC
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Smear. : DAUB
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Opponent. : ANTI
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Part of a crane. : MAST
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Vegetables. : PEASE
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China Sea gulf. : SIAM
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Bitter ill will. : RANCOR
22
Nautical term. : ALOW
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Receipts of a sort. : GATE
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Quechuan. : INCA
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Part of the street scene. : TRUCK
27
Campus man: Slang. : FROSH
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___ about. : UPAND
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Turkish inn. : SERAI
33
PTA, for one. : ASSN
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Breathe. : INHALE
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___ accompli. : FAIT
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Fuel of a kind. : LOGS
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Tympanums. : EARDRUMS
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Freshmen. : YOUTHS
44
American novelist. : BASSO
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Where Basra is. : IRAQ
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Please: Ger. : BITTE
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Name meaning "breath." : ABEL
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Blend. : FUSE
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German emperor. : OTTO
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Form of combat. : DUEL
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Cards. : MAIL
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Old-time slave. : ESNE
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Arab boat. : DHOW
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Relative of a foot. : ROD
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Wind direction. : NNE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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