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New York Times, Monday, March 22, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,713
Across
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Title in the old South. : MASSA
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Jubilant. : GLAD
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Lucretia ___, social reformer. : MOTT
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Highway signs. : EXITS
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Prevail. : RULE
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Oriental girdle case. : INRO
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Object of Moslem worship. : ALLAH
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Gemini passenger. : ASTRONAUT
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Diabolical. : DEVILISH
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Jousting weapon. : LANCE
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Covered with turf. : SWARDED
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Counter. : BAR
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Film. : NEGATIVE
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Leprechaun. : ELF
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Window decor. : DRAPES
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Federal operatives. : TMEN
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Long, long time. : AEON
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Lopsided. : ATILT
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___-Japanese Wars. : SINO
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12th cen. date. : MCXI
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Rang mournfully. : TOLLED
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Veterinarian's degree. : DVM
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"___ smiles that make us happy . . . " : THEREARE
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Cochineal, for one. : DYE
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Ruler. : EMPRESS
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Part of Europe: Abbr. : ITAL
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Parachute material. : NYLON
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Propinquity. : NEARNESS
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Type of race track. : DRAGSTRIP
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Confess. : ADMIT
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River of Normandy. : ORNE
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First of a Latin trio. : VENI
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Beseech. : CRAVE
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As soon as. : WHEN
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Midmorning. : TENAM
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Lake formed by Hoover Dam. : MEAD
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Car part. : AXLE
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Rich fur. : SILVERFOX
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Step. : STAIR
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Kentucky city, on the Ohio. : ASHLAND
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Fat: Fr. : GRAS
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Luxuriant in growth. : LUSH
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Hgt. : ALT
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German article. : DER
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Mosque towers. : MINARETS
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___ on (at great length). : ONAND
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Step towards peace. : TRUCE
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Lugged: Colloq. : TOTED
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King of Norway. : OLAV
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Repeats. : ITERATES
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Role in "Streetcar." : STELLA
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Flowering vine. : WISTERIA
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Smile. : BEAM
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One of the Waughs. : ALEC
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Florida eleven. : GATORS
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Make ___ (make lots of dough). : APILE
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Go-between. : MIDDLEMAN
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Selfish emotion. : ENVY
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Alaskan town. : NOME
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Large part of the atmosphere. : NITROGEN
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Take away (from). : DETRACT
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Fowl. : HENS
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Settle a fund upon. : ENDOW
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A gift of the Magi. : MYRRH
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Jet. : PLANE
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Ampère's first name. : ANDRE
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2 bells, on shipboard. : NINE
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Imposing. : EPIC
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Supreme Hindu deity. : SIVA
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Part of a goblet. : STEM
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Power project: Abbr. : TVA
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Warm up a motor. : REV

Answer summary: 4 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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