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New York Times, Tuesday, December 14, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,967

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Across
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Leftovers. : SCRAPS
7
Type of fortune-teller. : PALMIST
14
Glass-enclosed porches. : SOLARIA
15
Cuban province. : ORIENTE
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Bach's "The Well Tempered ___." : CLAVIER
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Frame of mind. : POSTURE
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See 12 Down. : ROWED
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Good gift for a boy. : DRUM
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Infinitesimal bit. : ATOM
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Surrounded by. : AMID
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Winner of Duke Orsino. : VIOLA
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Good gift for a boy. : BIKE
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Atop, for short. : PON
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Famous Spanish caravel. : PINTA
27
Distributed (with "out"). : DOLED
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Print from certain plates. : ENGRAVE
30
Displeased. : ROILED
32
Time period. : ERA
33
Faith: Fr. : FOI
34
Shade of red. : CERISE
37
Site of "Minuteman" statue. : CONCORD
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Reading matter. : TALES
42
Not a soul. : NOONE
44
For each. : PER
45
Russian city. : OREL
46
Sweetheart, usually old. : FLAME
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Scene of great activity. : HIVE
48
Carry on. : WAGE
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Get preferential treatment: Colloq. : RATE
50
Beveled in a specific way. : CONED
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Fly-boy. : AVIATOR
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Job opportunity. : OPENING
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Talking idly: Slang. : GASSING
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Spanish political party. : FALANGE
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International coalition. : ENTENTE
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Attaching device. : FLANGE
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Name meaning "peaceful." : SOLOMON
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Seizing in a certain way. : CLAWING
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Showed great enthusiasm. : RAVED
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Jejune. : ARID
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Pizza's literal meaning. : PIE
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Portuguese export. : SARDINE
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No wallflower. : POPULAR
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Lavender, for one. : AROMA
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Lily: Fr. : LIS
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Of an energy-giving process. : METABOLIC
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Useless. : INUTILE
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Set the rate of rowing for (a crew). : STROKED
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Abounded. : TEEMED
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Predicament. : SCRAPE
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Nonsense. : ROT
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Cheers for "Il Papa." : VIVAS
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"Is ___ Burning?" : PARIS
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Mother of Aphrodite. : DIONE
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Old movie. : RERELEASE
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Be ___ mind (agree). : OFONE
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British auto trailer. : CARAVAN
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Writer of mournful verse. : ELEGIST
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Elaborate (on). : ENLARGE
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Prove satisfactory. : COMEOFF
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Thinking. : OPINING
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Vendetta's aim. : REVENGE
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Fish-gathering apparatus. : DREDGE
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Maritime service. : TOWAGE
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Cereal plant. : OAT
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Vanguard. : FRONT
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Chinese province. : HONAN
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That: Fr. : CELA
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Stannum. : TIN
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Joey, for one. : PAL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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