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New York Times, Friday, March 12, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,703

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Across
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Island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. : ELBA
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Digits: Abbr. : NUMS
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Birds. : ANIS
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President of Venezuela. : LEONI
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Where Pahlavi rules. : IRAN
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Suffix with state, govern, etc. : MENT
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Thermoplastic substance. : SARAN
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Advertising circular. : THROWAWAY
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Sato's predecessor. : IKEDA
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Persian teacher, circa 1000 B.C. : ZOROASTER
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Basic nature of anything. : ESSENCE
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"How sweet ___!" : ITIS
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Sea: Fr. : MER
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___ Arts. : MASTEROF
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Bridge term. : PASS
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With excitement. : AGOG
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Roman magistrate. : EDILE
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German composer. : ABT
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Dilettante. : AMATEUR
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India's P. M. Shastri. : LAL
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Steel piece. : IBEAM
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Relish. : ZEST
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Departed. : WENT
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Certain coverlets. : LAPROBES
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Tip: Prefix. : ACR
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Actor Lancaster. : BURT
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Prospers. : THRIVES
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Percussion cap. : DETONATOR
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Port of Japan. : OTARU
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Song of 1917. : OVERTHERE
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Home of a hawk. : AERIE
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Like some weather. : FINE
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Ancient Asian. : MEDE
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Weary. : TIRED
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Pieces of land: Abbr. : FLDS
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Rialto signs. : SROS
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___ dive. : NOSE
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Name for a cow. : ELSIE
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Roofer's concern. : LEAKS
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Dull people. : BORES
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Poetic wreaths. : ANADEMS
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Secretary of the Navy. : NITZE
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Finland's President Kekkonen. : URHO
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Heavenly products, proverbially. : MARRIAGES
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Noses: Colloq. : SNOOTS
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Brought together. : AMASSED
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Salamander. : NEWT
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Zoological suffix. : INAE
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River of the Ukraine. : STYR
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Empty. : INANE
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Tray. : WAITER
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Jam-pack. : CRAM
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Dust particles. : MOTES
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Irritate: Colloq. : RILE
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"Good Earth" role. : OLAN
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Matted material. : FELT
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Dinner ___. : PAIL
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Rhyme scheme of a quatrain. : ABBA
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Degree. : STEP
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Geographical reference. : GAZETTEER
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Quantity. : AMOUNT
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Site of Bryce Canyon. : UTAH
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Trees: Bot. : ARBORES
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Type of vote. : WRITEIN
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Great name in music. : BRAHMS
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European. : CROAT
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Kilmer poem. : TREES
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Ancient Roman scholar. : VARRO
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Indians conquered by the Senecas. : ERIES
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Leather. : SUEDE
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Lift (one's hat) in greeting. : DOFF
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Deviltry. : EVIL
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Wait on. : TEND
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Church calendar. : ORDO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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