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New York Times, Tuesday, December 28, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,981
Across
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Shopping bag, old style. : SACK
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Haifa's bay. : ACRE
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Removes. : DOFFS
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Yorkshire river. : AIRE
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Roman numeral. : CLIV
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Ghostly. : EERIE
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At a ___ (swiftly). : GREATRATE
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Unrefined. : CRUDE
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In addition. : YET
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Type of language. : ROMANCE
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Help! : SOS
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Alcove. : RECESS
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Sully. : TAINT
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Acquires. : HAS
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Complex attributes of peoples. : CULTURES
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Sprinted. : RACED
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Fur animal. : SEAL
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Hero of a Hindu epic. : RAMA
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Scotsman's name. : ALEC
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Zones. : BELTS
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Move slightly. : STIR
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Coconut product. : MILK
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One of the Gardners. : ERLE
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St. Peter's treasure. : PIETA
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Skyline sights. : STEEPLES
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Preserve. : CAN
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Mind. : BRAIN
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Certain audience reactions. : COUGHS
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Rocky peak. : TOR
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Familiar four. : SEASONS
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Fish. : EEL
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Isolated. : APART
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Express disapproval of. : DEPRECATE
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Alfresco area. : PATIO
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Wagner role. : ELSA
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Warwick's river. : AVON
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Clip. : SHEAR
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Pung : SLED
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Aptitude. : BENT
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Having a certain flavor. : SAGY
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Ventilator. : AIRER
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Site of Mt. Ida. : CRETE
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Green parrot. : KEA
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Over. : ACROSS
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Quahogs. : CLAMS
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Heroine of "Arrow of Gold." : RITA
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Result in. : EVENTUATE
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Trickery. : DECEIT
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Upon: Poet. : OER
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Baffle. : FRUSTRATE
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Rover's pal. : FIDO
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Observes. : SEES
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Stair part. : TREAD
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Short visits. : CALLS
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Restaurant worker. : CHECKER
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Important profession. : NURSING
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Biological units. : CELLS
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Send forth. : EMIT
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One of the Delanos. : SARA
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Football team. : RAMS
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Came to rest. : ALIT
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Observe. : CELEBRATE
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Pieces of music. : SERENADES
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Contradict. : BELIE
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Hesitate. : PAUSE
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Clergyman. : PASTOR
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Gemini name. : CONRAD
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Growth of small trees. : COPSE
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Throw. : HEAVE
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Assail. : SETON
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Heel pieces. : TAPS
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Bright-colored fish. : OPAH
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Market. : SELL
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Period of denial. : LENT
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Inlet. : RIA
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Part of a truck. : CAB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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