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New York Times, Tuesday, February 16, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,679
Across
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Timber tree. : BIRCH
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Skat! : AWAY
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Handle. : HAFT
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Where Mt. Borah is. : IDAHO
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Post-war defense group. : NATO
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Baked clay pot. : OLLA
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Red Square name. : LENIN
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Job. : SITUATION
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Vacations of a sort. : LEAVES
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Retrace the way. : TURNBACK
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Moslem judges. : CADIS
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City room equipment. : DESKS
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Senator Hayden. : CARL
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Made a pattern. : MODELED
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Cupid. : AMOR
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"A flea ___ ear." : INONES
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Quip. : MOT
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Cheerful. : ROSY
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Aunt, in South Africa. : TANTA
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Put by. : SAVE
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Cobb and others. : TYS
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Like certain foods. : CANNED
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Greek hero. : AJAX
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Trades. : BARTERS
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Electrical unit. : VOLT
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Assyrian deity. : ASHUR
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Cuba's specialty. : SUGAR
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Headman, in old Russia. : STAROSTA
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Greek poet circa 500 B.C. : PINDAR
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Attendants, old style. : HANDMAIDS
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Lizard of the chameleon family. : ANOLI
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Department of France. : ORNE
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Mormon country. : UTAH
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Designated. : NAMED
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Vehicular system: Abbr. : TRAN
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Parrot. : LORY
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"As we forgive ___ ... " : THOSE
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Draft of a law. : BILL
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Met by chance. : RANACROSS
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Courtliness of the good old days. : CHIVALRY
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Sharpened. : HONED
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Solution: Abbr. : ANS
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Mark time. : WAIT
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North Pacific isle. : ATTU
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"Pack up ___ troubles ... " : YOUR
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Forcing frame. : HOTBED
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Assumed name. : ALIAS
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Members of a church. : FLOCK
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Aquarium items. : TANKS
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Mountain range. : ANDES
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Curved sword: Var. : SIMITAR
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Speech sound. : SONANT
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Shopper's vehicle. : CART
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Chinese city. : AMOY
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English poet. : DONNE
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Goes on stage. : ENTERS
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___ to (prepares the way for). : LEADSUP
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Chief steward. : MAJORDOMO
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Rose Bowl shape. : OVAL
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Topic. : TEXT
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First nuclear-powered ship. : SAVANNAH
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Shot at billiards. : CAROM
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Refrain of a song. : BURDEN
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Like ___ (quickly). : ASHOT
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Belle of Wild West days. : STARR
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McKinley's political mentor. : HANNA
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Edna Ferber novel. : GIANT
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Author Bellow. : SAUL
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Croatian leader. : TITO
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Brews. : ALES
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Float on. : RIDE
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Skittish. : SHY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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