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New York Times, Saturday, March 13, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,704
Across
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This year. : MCMLXV
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Concord. : GRAPE
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Family name of great scientist. : GALILEI
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Geological period. : EOCENE
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Shortly: Poet. : ERELONG
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Augustus and Hadrian. : CAESARS
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Professional group: Abbr. : AMA
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Cry heard at a fox hunt. : YOICKS
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Skip. : OMIT
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Ranged. : ROVED
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Despoils. : LOOTS
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Medieval shield. : ECU
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Pro ___. : TEM
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Family mainstays. : DADS
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Hawk's claw. : TALON
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Fourflusher. : PHONY
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Provided that, old style. : SOBEIT
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Word of a kind. : VARIANT
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Collectors' items. : RECORDS
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Barbarian king, circa 400 A.D. : ALARIC
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Dance. : POLKA
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More furtive. : SLIER
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Overused introductory word. : WELL
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Squabble: Colloq. : ROW
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Day: Poet. : SUN
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Cleverness. : SKILL
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___ in the bucket. : ADROP
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Seaport of Spain. : ADRA
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Given to pranks. : ELFISH
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Past. : AGO
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Well-informed. : LEARNED
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Enclosing frameworks. : CASINGS
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Actress Signoret. : SIMONE
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Kriss ___. : KRINGLE
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Christener. : NAMER
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Relative of Uncle Sam. : YANKEE
Down
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Woodchuck. : MARMOT
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Stick. : CLEAVE
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Israeli coin. : MIL
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Actor Nolan. : LLOYD
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Strange: Prefix. : XENO
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Argus-eyed. : VIGILANT
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Small lizards. : GECKOS
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Barbecue. : ROAST
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Top winner. : ACE
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About 25 cents, in Luzon. : PESO
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Painter of a sort. : ENAMELER
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Harness. : GEAR
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Resembling the heath plant. : ERICOID
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Trapezist's forte. : STUNTS
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Buffalo Bill. : CODY
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Dominion. : EMPIRE
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Gillyflower. : STOCK
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Then: Fr. : DONC
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On a jet. : ABOARD
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Split ___. : HAIRS
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Bring a price. : SELL
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Liege. : VASSAL
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Refers (to). : ALLUDES
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Start of a nursery rhyme. : RAINRAIN
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Sportive: Colloq. : ROLLICKY
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Mere money. : PELF
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Broadway name. : WILDER
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Treat in a lunch box. : ORANGE
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Kind of "bug," in "Oz" tale. : WOGGLE
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N. H. city. : KEENE
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The "Heathen Chinee" in Harte-Twain play. : AHSIN
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Model. : POSE
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Weapons: Lat. : ARMA
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One of the Delanos. : SARA
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Name: Fr. : NOM
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Stenciler's item. : INK

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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