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New York Times, Thursday, April 8, 1965

23-Across : Kind of battery: Abbr.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,730
Across
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Excellent: Colloq. : CRACK
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Leonov's land. : USSR
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On the main. : ASEA
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Shade of yellow. : LEMON
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Mother's admonition. : NONO
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Fluff. : LINT
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Get ___ on. : ALINE
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Political group. : BLOC
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Girdle box. : INRO
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Burn superficially. : SINGE
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Chess piece. : ROOK
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Reading, for one. : GAOL
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Kind of battery: Abbr. : STOR
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1775 battle. : BUNKERHILL
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Small cases. : ETUIS
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Suitable. : FIT
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Golf clubs. : DRIVERS
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Command to a dog. : BEG
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Month: Abbr. : AUG
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Vary from normal. : DIVERGE
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Branch of mathematics. : ALGEBRA
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Kind of dancing. : TOE
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Stick. : ROD
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Samuel Langhorne ___. : CLEMENS
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A thing of beauty. : GEM
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___ Khan. : SHERE
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Candidate for "What's My Line?" : WINETASTER
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American poet. : NASH
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Break ___ (interrupt). : INON
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Author Bellow. : SAUL
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Ethiopian town. : ADUWA
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Proceed rapidly: Colloq. : GOIT
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Printer's slip. : TYPO
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Abraham's concubine. : HAGAR
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Pitch, in baseball. : HURL
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Small weights of Denmark. : ESER
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In harmony. : ATUNE
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Canasta card. : TREY
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Antarctic sea. : ROSS
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Windsor's county. : BERKS
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Genus. : CLASS
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Kindled again. : RELIT
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Type of acids. : AMINO
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English dramatist. : CONGREVE
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Genu. : KNEE
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Not damaged, as fruit. : UNBRUISED
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Legislators. : SOLONS
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Robalo or sergeant fish. : SNOOK
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___ Center. : ROCKEFELLER
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Come to rest. : ALIGHT
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Peninsula of western Asia. : SINAI
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Record. : ENROL
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Bikini, for one. : ATOLL
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Mayor. : BURGOMASTER
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Worker on shipboard. : RIGGER
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Ring for attaching a leash. : TERRET
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Bug killer. : DDT
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Spanish river. : RIO
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Suffix with direct or correct. : IVE
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Holders of college degrees. : BACHELORS
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Nancy Hanks' son. : ABE
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Decorative vessel. : URN
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Hydrogen. : GAS
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Correct a text. : EMENDATE
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Gradually. : GENTLY
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Wet dressings. : STUPES
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Channel isle. : WIGHT
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"Peace ___ time." : INOUR
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Bête ___. : NOIRE
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Dictum. : SAYSO
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Soothsayer. : AUGUR
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Ostentatiously stylish: Slang. : SWANK
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Rodents. : HARES
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The Pequod's captain. : AHAB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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