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New York Times, Saturday, April 3, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,725

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Across
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Nasser's middle name. : ABDEL
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Home of Baylor University. : WACO
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Dalai ___. : LAMA
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Part of L.O.O.M. : MOOSE
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Governor of Alaska. : EGAN
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Says further. : ADDS
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Choice part of a group. : ELITE
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13th century ruler. : LOUISVIII
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Innate. : NATURAL
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Pastor: Colloq. : DOMINIE
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Pakistan's Khan. : AYUB
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Dye from grape skins. : ENIN
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Gamecock's weapon. : SPUR
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Thickening mixture, in cookery. : ROUX
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Speech defects. : LISPS
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White House name. : LADYBIRD
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Excellent: Colloq. : PEACHY
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Up: Prefix. : ANA
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Lighter. : IGNITER
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Abyssinian prince. : RAS
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Strong sweet wine. : MALAGA
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Radio or television feature. : NEWSCAST
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Slender woman. : SYLPH
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Held in. : PENT
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Orangs. : APES
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Apple or pear. : POME
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Cover an upper surface. : CEIL
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Scot's belt purse. : SPORRAN
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Typo. : ERRATUM
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Westerner. : PLAINSMAN
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Have ___ to pick. : ABONE
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Hardy character. : TESS
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Caused to go. : SENT
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Relative of a jeune fille. : TANTE
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Surfeit. : SATE
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Parts of the earth. : ENDS
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Fungus on rye plants. : ERGOT
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Verily. : AMEN
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Gaucho's weapon. : BOLA
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___-yourself. : DOIT
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Mouth of a river. : ESTUARY
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Wary: Colloq. : LEERY
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Of good family. : WELLBORN
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Make ___ of. : AGO
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Axis of a plant: Bot. : CAUDEX
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Vegetable. : ONION
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Wife of Aeneas. : LAVINIA
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Tennis score. : ADIN
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Early in the 16th cen. : MDII
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Global area: Fr. : ASIE
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Pleasant people. : SMILERS
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Northern constellation. : AURIGA
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Criticizes: Colloq. : SLAMS
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Philippine island. : PANAY
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Cabinet member. : UDALL
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City in Italy. : UDINE
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___ iron. : SCRAP
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Aspect. : PHASE
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Ways: Abbr. : SYSTS
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River to the Yellowstone. : BIGHORN
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Alloy. : PEWTER
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100 mills. : TENCENTS
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Notify. : APPRISE
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Kind of African bean. : CALABAR
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Writers. : PENMEN
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Bulk: Fr. : MASSE
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Choleric. : IRATE
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New York and Boston: Abbr. : SPTS
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Guilty or not guilty. : PLEA
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Kiln. : OAST
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Chinese society. : TONG
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Till: Archaic. : UNTO
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Satisfy. : MEET
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As well as. : AND

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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