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New York Times, Friday, December 3, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,956

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Across
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Disagree. : CLASH
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___ scale indicating relative hardness of metals. : MOHS
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TV network. : ABC
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Trying for. : OUTTO
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Weight for gold. : CARAT
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Union initials. : CIO
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Introduction. : PROEM
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"___ under God . . . " : ONENATION
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Moderated. : TEMPERED
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Cinderella, for example. : DRUDGE
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Hollywood writer. : SCENARIST
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Flower. : BLOOM
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"___ Thief." : TOCATCHA
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Place connected with: Suffix. : ARIUM
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Led off. : BEGAN
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Sing in a way. : HUM
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Roofing material. : PANTILE
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Air current. : UPDRAFT
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Woman. : EVE
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Woman in white. : NURSE
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Slaves of old. : SERFS
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One mentioned. : DESIGNEE
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Braces. : STAYS
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Settlers on public lands. : SQUATTERS
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One of the Twins. : STPAUL
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High fence. : PALISADE
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Hero of many an experiment. : GUINEAPIG
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Pretend. : PUTON
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Explosive. : TNT
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Short jackets. : ETONS
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Made a fluff. : ERRED
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Repeat. : SAY
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Timely dispatch. : NEWS
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Burns. : SEARS
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Egyptian. : COPT
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Entice. : LURE
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Particle. : ATOM
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Goes on a date. : STEPSOUT
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Belle of the campus. : HOMECOMINGQUEEN
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Trusteeship. : MANDATE
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Galenite. : ORE
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Rate, as horses. : HANDICAP
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Service publication. : STARSANDSTRIPES
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Sour. : ACID
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Life, for short. : BIOG
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Geometric figure. : CONE
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Common: Prefix. : COEN
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Fictional lawyer. : TUTT
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Ad ___ (to the matter in hand). : REM
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Fun-loving mischief-maker. : ROGUE
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Indian. : BRAVE
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Markings. : LINES
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Cautious. : CHARY
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Blows. : HUFFS
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Certain figures: Abbr. : AMTS
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Copied. : APED
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College in Kentucky. : BEREA
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Crescent-shaped. : LUNULATE
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Restore to confidence. : REASSURE
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Dowels. : SETPINS
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"This ___ order." : ISAN
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Musical offering: Abbr. : SEL
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Labels. : TAGS
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Army men. : SGTS
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Bluefin. : TUNA
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Compassion. : PITY
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Black: Lat. : ATRA
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Worker. : DOER
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At loose ___. : ENDS
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Sound of a blow: Slang. : POW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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