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New York Times, Friday, March 5, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,696
Across
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Blushing. : BEETRED
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___ a needle. : SHARPAS
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Rave about. : ENTHUSE
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Rough it. : CAMPOUT
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Women's clubs. : SOROSES
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Eloquence. : ORATORY
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Poetic contraction. : TWERE
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Scot's church. : KIRK
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Remiss. : LAX
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Viper. : ASP
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Retreats. : NESTS
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Continual change. : FLUX
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Bohemian martyr, 1415. : HUSS
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Church sections. : APSES
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___ Palmas. : LAS
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Famous diva. : BORI
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Charles. : PRINCE
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Entertainment for young and old. : ANIMATEDCARTOON
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TV groups. : PANELS
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Simple. : EASY
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Experienced. : OLD
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Indications. : SIGNS
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Garrison. : FORT
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Roman goddess of hope. : SPES
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Spider monkey. : SAJOU
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Housing group. : FHA
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Part of M.A. : ARTS
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Size of paper. : ATLAS
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Bane of bureaucracy. : REDTAPE
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Small carriage. : CARIOLE
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___ the hills. : ASOLDAS
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Generally. : ASARULE
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En ___ (incidentally). : PASSANT
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Altar screen. : REREDOS
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Finest clothes. : BEST
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Sufficient: Poet. : ENOW
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Being: Fr. : ETRE
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Chest. : THORAX
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Tricks. : RUSES
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Adjective suffix. : ESE
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Secretary. : DESK
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Very many. : SCORES
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Listens to, old style. : HARKS
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Med. group. : AMA
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Account: Abbr. : RPT
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Table game. : POOL
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Aspect. : AURA
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Charon's river. : STYX
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Reversed. : INSIDEOUT
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Units of illumination. : PHOTS
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Linger. : TARRY
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Point of land. : SPIT
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Pocket parts. : FLAPS
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Hilo porch. : LANAI
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Exercising. : USING
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Yorkshire river. : URE
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Busybody. : SNOOP
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French school. : ECOLE
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Dispatches. : SENDS
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Light wood. : BALSA
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Macaroni. : PASTA
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Mind: Let. : MENS
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Coach. : CAR
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Ranger's concern. : FOREST
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Type of writing. : SATIRE
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Island country. : JAPAN
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Ethiopian city. : HARAR
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Tighten (slack ropes): Naut. : FRAP
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"___ a Jolly Good Fellow." : HESA
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Fussy excitements. : ADOS
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Blemish. : SCAR
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Clamorous. : LOUD
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Allegro: Abbr. : ALLO
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Understands. : SEES
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Compliments for exchange: Colloq. : TLS
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Oklahoma city. : ADA
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Ibsen role. : ASE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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