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New York Times, Wednesday, December 22, 1965

46-Down : Does housework.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,975
Across
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Bird sound. : QUACK
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Sheep genus. : OVIS
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Kind of pudding. : PLUM
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Dishearten. : UNMAN
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Ended: Fr. : FINI
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Hebrides island. : IONA
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Surpassing. : ABOVE
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Audacious. : FOOLHARDY
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Parting word. : FAREWELL
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Certain dances. : TANGOS
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Explorer Nansen's ship. : FRAM
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Bog product. : PEAT
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Small coin of Japan. : RIN
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Came to earth. : ALIT
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Word used for emphasis, with "she." : HERSELF
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Is unable. : CANNOT
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Diminution. : REMITTAL
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Gold: Sp. : ORO
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Large quantities. : VOLUMES
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___ Juana. : TIA
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Machinist. : LATHEMAN
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One of the Wagners. : ROBERT
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Smoothed off. : ABRASED
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Capital of Yemen. : SANA
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"Able was I ___ I saw Elba." : ERE
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Wailing cry. : YOWL
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Tennessee Williams hero. : STAN
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Lunch hour. : MIDDAY
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Global question mark. : REDCHINA
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Compliant. : ADAPTABLE
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River of song. : AFTON
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Girl's name. : ALMA
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Fish net part. : HOOP
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Roman dictator, 82 B.C. : SULLA
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Experienced. : SEEN
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Junior and others. : SONS
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Bobs. : SLEDS
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Drink deeply. : QUAFF
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Unfasten. : UNBAR
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Learned rabbi of ancient times. : AMORA
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Early earthling. : CAVEMAN
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Was aware of. : KNEW
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Drain pipe. : OFFLET
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Sebastian's twin. : VIOLA
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Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
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Residue of a flood. : SILT
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Concert star. : PIANIST
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Opera glass. : LORGNETTE
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Loosen. : UNDO
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National's MVP, 1965. : MAYS
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9th or 23rd President. : HARRISON
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Compendium. : EPITOME
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"Let ___ eat cake." : THEM
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Piece of furniture. : LOVESEAT
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Color. : EMERALD
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Abode of a kind. : LAIR
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Piece of scenery. : FLAT
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Nut tree. : COLA
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Part of U.A.R. : ARAB
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Ile de la Cité sight. : NOTREDAME
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Sprint. : RUN
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___ Bird. : LADY
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Solid, unplowed land. : HARDPAN
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One of the Seven Dwarfs. : BASHFUL
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Does housework. : SWEEPS
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Fabric. : ORLON
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Right of possession. : TITLE
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"Mosses from ___ Manse." : ANOLD
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Pram pushers. : NANAS
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Flemish river. : MAAS
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Trivial. : IDLE
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Cries of derision. : YAHS
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Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
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Scary sound. : BOO

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

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