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New York Times, Wednesday, March 24, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,715
Across
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Direction in music. : FFF
4
Force. : IMPEL
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Seasoning. : SAGE
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Gambling game. : FARO
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Unsophisticated. : NAIVE
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Loyal. : TRUE
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Like some beverages. : ICED
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Brawl. : FREEFORALL
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Obelisk. : NEEDLE
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Wander. : STROLL
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American historians. : BEARDS
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Beast of burden. : YAK
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Wading bird. : STORK
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Poetic contraction. : OER
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Barbusse novel, 1916. : LEFEU
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Overly. : TOO
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Absentminded one. : MOONER
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Relative of Mmes. : SRAS
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Suffix of agency. : ENT
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Printing mistake. : ERRATUM
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British statesman. : EDE
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A long time. : AGES
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Wardrobe. : ATTIRE
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Norse goddess. : EIR
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Famous watercolorist. : MARIN
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Possessive. : OUR
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Vaults. : SAFES
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Tiny mound. : TEE
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Usher. : SEATER
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Acolytes' places. : ALTARS
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Galley marks. : CARETS
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Pass. : FREETICKET
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Concerning. : INRE
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Heavy blow: Slang. : ONER
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Fictional ship. : CAINE
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Branch of biology: Abbr. : ECOL
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Foreman. : BOSS
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Equipped. : ARMED
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Diffident. : SHY
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Countenance. : FACE
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Pirate. : FREEBOOTER
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Farmer's concern. : FODDER
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Deduce. : INFER
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Impair. : MAR
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Jumble. : PIE
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Twain's "___ Diary." : EVES
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Southpaw's nickname. : LEFTY
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Crawl and others. : STROKES
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Asian sea. : ARAL
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Kittiwake. : GULL
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Moray. : EEL
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Flipper's cousin. : FIN
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Romantic opera of 1883. : LAKME
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___-door. : DOORTO
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Part of S.P.Q.R. : SENATUS
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Source of power. : STEAM
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South Pacific island group. : TONGA
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Withdraw. : RETIRE
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W. W. II group. : FREEFRENCH
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"___ Was a Lady." : EADIE
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Customers. : USERS
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Pray: Lat. : ORA
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Play about robots. : RUR
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Well-known Perle. : MESTA
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Mothers' helpers. : SITTERS
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Wonderful: Slang. : NEAT
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Nests. : AERIES
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Heath plant. : ERICA
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Behaved. : ACTED
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Florence's river. : ARNO
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Dregs. : LEES
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Mark. : SCAR
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City on the Hudson. : TROY
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Salt: Fr. : SEL
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Watch pocket. : FOB
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Actress Hunter. : KIM
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Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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