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New York Times, Thursday, December 30, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,983

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Across
1
Market. : SHOP
5
Gentle. : SOFT
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Agena. : STAR
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Decline. : WANE
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Decoy. : LURE
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Cathedrals of Italy. : DUOMI
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Not that good. : OVERRATED
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Ready for action: Colloq. : ONTAP
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Hour, in Rome. : ORA
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Ovine animals. : EWES
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Go ___ limb. : OUTONA
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Early Quaker family. : PENNS
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Dance. : RHUMBA
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Important crop. : OATS
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Diablerie. : EVILNESS
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Diamondback. : RATTLESNAKE
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O. Testament book: Abbr. : NEH
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Olympics contestant. : ATHLETE
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Windpipe. : TRACHEA
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Sault ___ Marie. : STE
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3-D picture. : STEREOGRAPH
42
Leech. : PARASITE
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
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California city. : SONORA
47
Valley of Greek myth. : NEMEA
50
Measuring, in a way. : PACING
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Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
55
Western alliance. : OAS
56
Ooze. : EXUDE
57
Musical offerings. : PARTSONGS
59
Matrimony and others. : RITES
60
Revise. : EDIT
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Rosetta's river. : NILE
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Functions. : USES
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Club: Abbr. : ASSN
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Vinegar: Prefix. : ACET
Down
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Pounce. : SWOOP
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Port of France. : HAVRE
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"Love ___ . . . " : ONEANOTHER
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For each. : PER
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Salad. : SLAW
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External. : OUTER
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Revive. : FRESHEN
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One of the Kennedys. : TED
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Florida look. : SUNTAN
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African term for young animal. : TOTO
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"I ___ American." : AMAN
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River bank: Lat. : RIPA
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Spy thriller figures. : DOUBLEAGENTS
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The "jet set," for example. : RESTLESSONES
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Greek letter: Var. : OMIKRON
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Baseball league: Abbr. : NATL
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Grape conserve. : UVATE
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Unit of tableware. : SETTING
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Relative of chromatic. : ENHARMONIC
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Jehan, for example. : SHAH
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Rough file. : RASP
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___ boy! : ATTA
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Look after. : SEETO
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Indian. : CREE
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Goes over again. : REREADS
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Digressions. : ASIDES
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Molding edge. : ARRIS
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Aquila. : EAGLE
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Piece of property. : ASSET
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Llama country. : PERU
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Main line of motion. : AXIS
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Cunning. : CUTE
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Stenographer's abbreviation. : ATTN
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Shade of green. : PEA
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"All ___ summer's day." : ONA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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