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New York Times, Monday, February 15, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,678

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Across
1
Lewis hero. : CASS
5
Imprinted: Abbr. : STP
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Figuratively, delicate ground to walk on. : EGGS
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Use or help. : AVAIL
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Essence. : CORE
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Annoying child. : BRAT
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Former coin of Hungary. : PENGO
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Of poetry. : ODIC
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Unadorned. : BARE
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Correct spelling. : ORTHOGRAPHY
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Common prefix. : PRE
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Essence. : ATTAR
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Kid. : LEATHER
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See 22 Across. : PRAE
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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Nidi. : NESTS
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Nightclub specialty. : FANDANCE
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Dwight. : IKE
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Tea, in Britain. : CHA
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Go over again. : RETRACE
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Dauphin's father. : ROI
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Exert influence. : ACT
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Unheralded hits. : SLEEPERS
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Spring. : START
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Enlarge an opening. : REAM
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One of the Smiths. : ADAM
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Succinct. : CONCISE
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Vandyke. : BEARD
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State: Abbr. : ARK
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Takes possession of. : COMMANDEERS
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Blend. : MELT
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Type of rubber. : FOAM
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Alice's cat. : DINAH
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Hero of "From Here to Eternity." : PREW
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The "Bell Song." : ARIA
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Sand: Lat. : ARENA
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___ say. : SOTO
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Stood for office. : RAN
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Call it ___. : ADAY
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Aria da ___. : CAPO
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Prove, in law. : AVER
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California city. : SANTAANA
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Caught a glimpse of. : SIGHTED
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Beverage. : SODA
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Baseball play. : TRIPLE
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___ Melba. : PECHE
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Recede. : EBB
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Diagrams. : GRAPHS
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Attic. : GARRET
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Livestock. : STEERS
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Plunder. : LOOT
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O. K. : CORRECT
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Shade of red. : GARNET
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New Englander. : YANKEE
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Letter. : TEE
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Army man. : PFC
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Cheer. : RAH
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Chapter's partner. : VERSE
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Habitat of the lemming. : ARCTIC
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Dealers of another era. : ICEMEN
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Its motto: "We Dare Defend Our Rights." : ALABAMA
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Blushed. : REDDENED
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Pray: Lat. : ORA
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Theory. : ISM
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Curve. : ARC
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Medicinal root. : PAREIRA
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Rogues. : SCAMPS
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Bullfighter: Sp. : TORERO
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Sock. : ANKLET
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Shark sucker. : REMORA
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Up to now. : SOFAR
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Italian river. : ADDA
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Gopher Prairie street. : MAIN
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Genus of frogs. : RANA
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Vehicle, old style. : SHAY
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Time of day. : TWO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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