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New York Times, Tuesday, March 30, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,721
Across
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Lady of the toast. : MELBA
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Venturesome ones. : DARERS
12
Isolates. : MAROONS
14
Howl. : ULULATE
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Dignify. : ELEVATE
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Lodges. : RESIDES
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Buffoon. : MIMER
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Cribbage card. : NOB
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Troubles. : AILS
22
City in Oklahoma. : ENID
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Operate a swan boat. : PEDAL
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Business stimulator. : SALE
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___ alone (not to mention). : LET
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Propriety. : DECORUM
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Color. : TAN
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Campus project. : SEMINAR
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Prominent patriot. : REVERE
34
Duck genus. : ANAS
35
Haifa's neighbor. : ACRE
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Sometime magic item. : CARPET
39
Campus figure. : ATHLETE
42
Full of: Suffix. : OSE
43
Abuses with words. : REVILES
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Service group. : AAF
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Takes one's time. : LAGS
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Fixes. : SODAS
50
Inveigle. : LURE
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Port of Scotland. : OBAN
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Number. : TEN
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Auricle: Anat. : PINNA
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Lighten. : RELIEVE
57
Kitchen appliance. : TOASTER
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Coat. : SLICKER
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Cod catchers. : ANGLERS
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Los Angeles basketball team. : LAKERS
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Does farm work. : SEEDS
Down
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Mechlin lace. : MALINES
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Hermit. : EREMITE
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Delighted in. : LOVED
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Wild animal. : BOAR
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Insect. : ANT
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Maharajah's festive reception. : DURBAR
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Beverage. : ALE
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Old-time Muscovites. : RUS
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Disney's middle name. : ELIAS
10
Branch out. : RADIATE
11
Chief. : STELLAR
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Baltic port. : MEMEL
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American Indians. : SENECAS
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Palestine cenobite. : ESSENE
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Sachet's specialty. : ODOR
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Roman deities. : PENATES
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Careens. : LURCHES
27
Railway car. : DINER
28
European blackbirds. : MERLS
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Survey. : MAP
33
Letter. : VEE
35
Dixie metropolis. : ATLANTA
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Flag of a country. : COLORS
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Clear ___. : ASABELL
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Special garb. : REGALIA
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Helper. : AIDE
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Jeered at. : TAUNTED
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Breadwinners. : EARNERS
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All citizens. : VOTERS
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Hopes' partners. : FEARS
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Small cut. : SNICK
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Kind of thread. : LISLE
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Written record. : PAGE
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Also, old style. : EKE
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Poem part: Abbr. : VER
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Wicket sides in cricket. : ONS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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