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New York Times, Friday, February 12, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 366 (avg 1.96)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,675

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Across
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Math item: Abbr. : PROB
5
Ring-around-___. : AROSY
10
Anc. Norse chieftain. : JARL
14
Complete. : DONE
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Backbone: Slang. : MOXIE
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A chill. : AGUE
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Debatable points. : QUODLIBETS
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Place in the headlines. : CUBA
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Experiments with. : TRIESON
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Certain wines. : TOKAYS
23
Enjoyment. : ZEST
24
Emulates Dorcas. : SEWS
25
Introduce. : USHER
28
Accumulate. : STORE
30
Accompaniment: Mus. : OBB
33
Univalent radical. : PHENYL
35
Bankrolls. : WADS
36
State: Abbr. : CAL
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Butter servings. : PATS
38
Honshu port. : OSAKA
40
Part of a play. : ACTI
41
Elected: Fr. : ELU
42
Prefix with distant and lateral. : EQUI
43
Mexican Indians. : YAQUIS
45
Banking abbreviation. : DEP
46
Horse mackerel. : TUNNY
48
Skulks. : LURKS
49
Kind of puzzle: Abbr. : ANAG
50
Je ne sais ___. : QUOI
52
French author. : BALZAC
55
Roofs of a sort. : CUPOLAS
58
What ___? : OFIT
59
Obsessions, Gallic style. : IDEESFIXES
62
Gainer, for one. : DIVE
63
Three months: Fr. : TERME
64
Undiluted. : NEAT
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Officer, for short. : EXEC
66
Leaven. : YEAST
67
House parts. : ELLS
Down
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Immediately: Slang. : PDQ
2
Conquer. : ROUT
3
___ about. : ONOR
4
Decks out tawdrily. : BEDIZENS
5
Beside the mark. : AMISS
6
Mechanical ones. : ROBOTS
7
Farm animals. : OXEN
8
Be located. : SIT
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Immediate past. : YESTERDAY
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Child's game. : JACKS
11
Water: Sp. : AGUA
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Shade of red. : RUBY
13
Meads. : LEAS
18
Wary: Slang. : LEERY
22
Is beholden to. : OWES
24
Do a laundry job. : SOAK
25
Raised. : UPPED
26
Fissile rock. : SHALE
27
Excited: Colloq. : HETUP
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Literary pseudonym. : TWAIN
30
Present itself. : OCCUR
31
Fabric design. : BATIK
32
Happy state. : BLISS
34
Prolixity. : LOQUACITY
39
Like some church services. : SUNG
40
Hooked, as a beak. : AQUILINE
42
View from Taormina. : ETNA
44
Detached. : ALOOF
47
Fine sauternes. : YQUEMS
49
Mexican Indian. : AZTEC
51
Disarrange. : UPSET
52
Foreshow. : BODE
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In ___ (faced with a dilemma). : AFIX
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What TW3 is. : LIVE
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Wax: Lat. : CERA
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Conrad hero. : AXEL
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Secure. : SEAL
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Letter. : DEE
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Main and others: Abbr. : STS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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