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New York Times, Tuesday, March 16, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,707
Across
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Marianne of poetry. : MOORE
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Political group. : BLOC
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Desert chieftain. : EMIR
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Fiord. : INLET
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Title. : EARL
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No one: Lat. : NEMO
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Dickens hero. : RUDGE
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Perfume base. : AMBERGRIS
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North Carolina patriot. : ASHE
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Boat of sorts. : TUB
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Unwavering devotion: Poet. : FEALTY
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Measure for precipitation. : INCH
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Ethyl acetate. : ESTER
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Degree. : DOCTORATE
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___ tone. : DIAL
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Not identified: Abbr. : UNK
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Nut tree. : CASHEW
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River into Donegal Bay. : ERNE
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"O Sole ___." : MIO
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Balaam's mount. : ASS
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Ill-wisher. : FOE
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Gypsy boy. : ROM
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Carried or supported. : BORE
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Outdoor recreation. : HIKING
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Longshoremen's group. : ILO
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Cameo stone. : ONYX
49
Participating. : SITTINGIN
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Little one: Fr. : PETIT
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Lamb. : ELIA
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Journey. : SAFARI
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Urchin. : TAD
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Famous last words. : ETTU
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Personage. : CHARACTER
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Fictitious name. : ALIAS
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Ignore. : OMIT
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American artist. : KENT
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Broadway mistakes. : FLOPS
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Mal de ___. : TETE
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Rude reply: Colloq. : SASS
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Independent one: Colloq. : LONER
Down
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Star in Cetus. : MIRA
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Charge. : ONUS
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Andrew Jackson. : OLDHICKORY
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University official. : REGENT
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French season. : ETE
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Squire. : BEAU
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Palace of the Archbishop of Canterbury. : LAMBETH
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Royal symbol. : ORB
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Divided. : CLEFT
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Fencing position. : ENGARDE
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European blackbird. : MERL
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Ersatz: Abbr. : IMIT
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Optimistic. : ROSY
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Arikara Indian. : REE
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Flail. : THRASH
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Tropical shrub. : COCA
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Deem proper. : SEEFIT
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Disney creation. : DUMBO
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Flavoring agent. : ONION
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Birthplace of St. Francis. : ASSISI
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Farming project. : IRRIGATION
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American lizard. : ANOLI
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Flavoring agent. : LEMON
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Habitual. : WONTED
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Archer of Norse mythology. : EGIL
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One-sided: Lat. : EXPARTE
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Playful pets. : KITTENS
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Decorated metal work. : NIELLO
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Time. : ERA
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Check marks. : TICKS
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Caledonian. : SCOT
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Sigh of regret. : AHME
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___ accompli. : FAIT
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Academic subjects. : ARTS
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Magnetic ___. : TAPE
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Where the Don flows: Abbr. : USSR
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Social affair. : TEA
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Labor group. : AFL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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