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New York Times, Monday, December 27, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,980
Across
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Star in Cetus. : MIRA
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___ eagle. : BALD
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Why?, in Germany. : WARUM
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"___ dream . . . " : ICAN
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Part of the eye. : UVEA
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Genus of oats. : AVENA
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Whale's name, in part. : MOBY
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Dictatorial. : DOGMATICAL
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Prohibition of trade: Abbr. : EMB
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Protection. : EGIS
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Emulate Western bad men. : RUSTLE
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Worshiped. : DEIFIED
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"___ Fan Tutte." : COSI
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Color. : TINT
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Dinner course. : FRUITCUP
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Pronoun. : THESE
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Lock of hair. : TRESS
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Like: Suffix. : OSE
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Excitement. : HEAT
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Part of a cycle. : PHASE
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Castor, for one. : TWIN
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"To ___ is human . . . " : ERR
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Gully, in South Africa. : SLUIT
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Abraham's brother. : LABAN
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Dining area. : MESSHALL
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Exclamation. : HOHO
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Part of Ohio's boundary. : ERIE
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Do. : CARRYON
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Unchanging. : STATIC
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Mrs. Lindsay. : MARY
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Girl of song. : SUE
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Type of sweater. : TURTLENECK
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___ and calls. : PUTS
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"___ things!" : OFALL
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
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Encircle. : GIRT
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Recedes. : WANES
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Weather forecast. : RAIN
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Suffixes in chemistry. : ATES
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Imitated. : MIMED
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"Here ___!" : ICOME
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TV adjunct. : RABBITEARS
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At all. : ANY
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Congressional concern. : BUDGET
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Sidestep. : AVOID
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Portions of a journey. : LEGS
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Shasta, for one. : DAM
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Performs at the discothèque. : WATUSIS
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"___ from St. Nicholas." : AVISIT
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Home of a Rev. : RECT
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Single. : UNAL
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He-man. : MALE
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Excite. : AROUSE
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One: Ger. : EINE
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Closed hand. : FIST
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Cockscomb. : CREST
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Delicate. : FRAIL
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Junior's favorite costume. : COWBOYSUIT
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Govt. group. : USIA
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State: Abbr. : PENN
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Pronoun. : THEM
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On earth. : HERE
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Air base in Greenland. : THULE
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Summer flounder. : PLAICE
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Wild goat of Asia. : TAHR
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Screeches. : SHRILLS
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Parrot. : LORY
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Decide. : SETTLE
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Listen. : HARKEN
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Opuntias. : CACTI
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Bizarre. : OUTRE
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Retreats. : NESTS
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Pack away. : STOW
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Porous rock. : TUFA
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Island of Donegal. : ARAN
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Western hill. : MESA
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Conjunction. : NOR
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Golfers' group. : PGA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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