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New York Times, Tuesday, March 9, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,700
Across
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Deposit, as a vote. : CAST
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Very little bit. : SPECK
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Hoofbeat sound. : CLOP
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Weary exclamation: Var. : HIHO
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City in New York. : OLEAN
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___ sapiens. : HOMO
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Commotions. : ADOS
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Masks. : FALSEFACES
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Scantiness. : PAUCITY
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Peace. : HARMONY
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Shoe shade. : TAN
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Exhausted. : USEDUP
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Sound-wave frequencies: Abbr. : AFS
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Son of Mercury. : CUPID
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Hebrew prophet. : MICAH
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Inelegancy. : BADTASTE
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Olympian god. : APOLLO
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Humorous slang suffix. : EROO
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In music, muted. : SORDO
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Town near Naples. : NOLA
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Ready-___. : TOWEAR
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Member of a political group: Colloq. : RINGSTER
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Causes to go. : SENDS
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Kitchen gadget. : PARER
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Surprised exclamation. : HEY
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Under most favorable circumstances. : ATBEST
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Beverage : ALE
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Mangles. : IRONERS
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He played "Emperor Jones." : ROBESON
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Better part of valor. : DISCRETION
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Vision: Prefix. : OPTO
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Eye coquettishly. : OGLE
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Glacial pinnacle. : SERAC
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Ceremonial act. : RITE
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Vietnam's neighbor. : LAOS
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Work. : TRADE
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Proverbially, it's "as good as a wink." : ANOD
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Fellow. : CHAP
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Opera role. : AIDA
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Silences by clamor. : SHOUTSDOWN
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Scarpia's nemesis. : TOSCA
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Tender. : SOFT
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Try to please: Colloq. : PLAYUPTO
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Elver. : EEL
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Exchanged for money. : CASHED
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Do a baker's job. : KNEAD
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Defenders. : CHAMPIONS
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In ___ parentis. : LOCO
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Augury. : OMEN
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Nosegay. : POSY
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The Mother-Hubbard type. : FRUMP
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Peruvian Indian. : INCA
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Mountain chain. : SIERRAS
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Encourages. : ABETS
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Group of North Atlantic islands. : FAROE
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Initials in the news. : USSR
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Washday need. : CLOTHESPIN
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Formal avenue or mall. : ALLEE
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Gray. : HOARY
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Choreographer's specialty. : TOEDANCES
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Top rating at Lloyd's. : AONE
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Country way. : DIRTROAD
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Flower. : ASTER
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Seize. : GRAB
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Vex. : PESTER
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French seaport. : BREST
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Sinclair Lewis heroine. : LEORA
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Ringo, for one. : IDOL
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Latvian capital. : RIGA
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Norway fjord. : OSLO
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Long ago. : ONCE
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Eight, in Italy. : OTTO
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Denied. : NOED
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Evangelist Sankey. : IRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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