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New York Times, Tuesday, December 21, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,974

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Across
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Famous statue by Michelangelo. : DAVID
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I love: Lat. : AMO
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Combat, German style. : KAMPF
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Extant. : ALIVE
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Sleuth. : TEC
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Latin version of the Bible. : ITALA
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Creature in Christina Rosetti poem. : CITYMOUSE
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Main city of Senegal. : DAKAR
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Parking problem. : CAR
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Deposed Arabian monarch. : IBNSAUD
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Book of knowledge: Abbr. : ENC
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Dripping wet. : ASOP
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Popular teen-age wear. : JEANS
27
Estimate. : RATE
28
Gibbon. : APE
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Mosslike plant. : LICHEN
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Part of a sonnet. : SESTET
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Under cover: Fr. : ACOUVERT
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The "top of the world." : EVEREST
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Willa Cather heroine. : ANTONIA
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Musical instrument. : RECORDER
43
Tinged with gold. : GILDED
44
Post-Christmas sign. : ONSALE
45
Coiffure pad. : RAT
46
Enthusiasts. : FANS
48
Rule: Fr. : REGLE
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Haberdashery. : SHOP
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Time-honored. : OLD
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The Waltz King. : STRAUSS
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___ moment. : INA
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Gaucho's lariat. : REATA
60
___ Day. : ALLSAINTS
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City on the Po. : TURIN
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Zero. : NIL
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Fountain order. : SODAS
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Distinctive manner of art. : STYLE
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"___ when." : SAY
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Marsh bird. : SNIPE
Down
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Capital of East Pakistan. : DACCA
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Otherwise: Lat. : ALIAS
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Glass: Prefix. : VITRO
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Traditional campus decor. : IVY
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Half: Prefix. : DEMI
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In harmony. : ATUNE
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Ben Hur's false friend. : MESSALA
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Islands of the Pacific. : OCEANICA
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Semilegendary captain. : KIDD
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One ___ time. : ATA
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___ of (stop). : MAKEANEND
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Poinsettia. : PLANT
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Kind of comedy. : FARCE
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Museum pieces. : OBJETSDART
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Washington group. : USCONGRESS
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Clientele. : PATRONS
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Rebels against. : REVOLTS
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Equals. : PEERS
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Rodent of the West Indies. : HUTIA
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Old Italian title. : SER
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Christmas ___. : EVE
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Minor. : SECONDARY
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Old form of rye. : RIE
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Lincoln's son. : TAD
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Aids to aerial navigation. : TELERANS
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Fancy trappings. : REGALIA
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Knox and others. : FORTS
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Native of Attu. : ALEUT
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Composer of "Alceste." : LULLY
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Language spoken in India. : HINDI
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Handy: Colloq. : ONTAP
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Out-of-date. : PASSE
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Well-balanced. : SANE
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Rude reply: Colloq. : SASS
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Sesame plant. : TIL
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Electrified particle. : ION

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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