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New York Times, Friday, April 23, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,745
Across
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Like some cheese. : GRATED
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Witty remarks. : QUIPS
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Half-moon at base of a fingernail. : LUNULE
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Talks incessantly: Colloq. : BURBLES
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Ambiguous saying. : ENIGMA
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Car part. : RADIATOR
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Hole-making tool. : AWL
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Salisbury ___. : STEAK
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Balance instrument. : SCALE
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G.I.'s favorite. : MAIL
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The ___ (fortunate ones). : HAVES
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Noble. : EPIC
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Church group. : SYNOD
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Denoting a certain lens. : TORIC
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King's neighbor. : ACE
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Far: Prefix. : TELE
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Sultry. : TORRID
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Gossip. : TATTLER
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Divided skirt. : CULOTTE
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Small interstice. : AREOLA
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___ one's old tricks. : UPTO
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Items gained or lost: Abbr. : LBS
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Talk spontaneously: Colloq. : ADLIB
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Omits. : SKIPS
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Collections of tools. : KITS
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Red cedar. : SAVIN
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___ White. : SNOW
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Indians. : UTAHS
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South wind. : NOTUS
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___ the line. : TOE
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Attached to a stalk, in botany. : PETIOLAR
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Platter of a kind. : RECORD
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Fact. : REALITY
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Gershwin song. : SWANEE
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Push. : SHOVE
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Enrolls. : ENTERS
Down
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Flashes. : GLEAMS
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Part of a stage. : RUNWAY
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Dye base. : ANILIN
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Draw. : TUG
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Johnson home (with "The"). : ELMS
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"___ of a Salesman." : DEATH
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Friend. : QUAKER
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One of the Norse fates: Var. : URD
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Sacred bird of Egypt. : IBIS
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Short street. : PLACE
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Reserve. : SETAPART
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Cheering sound. : BRAVO
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Entreat. : SOLICIT
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Withdraw (from). : RECEDE
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Man who came to dinner. : EATER
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Game of chance. : LOTTO
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Exhibit surprise: Colloq. : SITUP
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One of the Streets. : DELLA
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Young animals. : COLTS
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Excels. : LEADS
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Birds. : ROOKS
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Discuss favorably. : TALKUP
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Judge. : ARBITER
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Makers of wills, old style. : TESTATES
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Ancient measure of length. : CUBIT
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Having a wooly covering. : LANATE
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Decorator's color. : IVORY
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Chant. : INTONE
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Less adequate. : POORER
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Natives of Malmo. : SWEDES
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Member of a Moslem sect. : SHIAH
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Cherish. : NURSE
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Napoleon of U.N.C.L.E. : SOLO
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Stitched. : SEWN
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First year of Nero's reign. : LIV
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Jaguar, for one. : CAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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