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New York Times, Monday, May 10, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J V }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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M
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A
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M
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C
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T
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A
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B
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E
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B
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F
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H
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P
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B
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L
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P
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P
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R
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R
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S
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S
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U
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R
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D
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R
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S
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Q
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U
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B
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Z
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M
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U
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D
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T
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D
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W
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R
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,762
Across
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Nursery word. : MAMA
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Room to swing ___. : ACAT
9
Countenance. : ABET
13
Footnote term. : IBID
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Different. : ELSE
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Put away: Slang. : STASH
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Popular appeal, modern style. : BOXOFFICE
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Type of book: Colloq. : HOWTO
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Said under oath. : SWORE
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Type of book. : POTBOILER
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Vault. : LEAP
24
Muscle. : THEW
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Expert: Colloq. : PRO
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Motorist's concern: Abbr. : RDS
29
Silly. : ABSURD
34
Riches' opposite. : RAGS
36
Curious one. : QUESTIONER
39
Word of parting. : ADIEU
41
Cave dweller. : BAT
42
Slangy exclamation. : ZOWIE
43
Doubted. : MISTRUSTED
46
Scads. : TONS
47
Shows interest. : SITSUP
48
Toppiece. : WIG
50
Law term. : RES
51
Destination. : GOAL
54
Fence part. : POST
56
In Australia. : DOWNUNDER
61
Western resort. : TAHOE
64
Louise de la Ramée. : OUIDA
65
Animal expert. : ZOOLOGIST
67
Literary effort. : ESSAY
68
Is up. : ENDS
69
Utah skiing resort. : ALTA
70
Go after. : SEEK
71
Plant. : SEED
72
Veto word. : NYET
Down
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Marbles. : MIBS
2
Take ___. : ABOW
3
Bartender. : MIXOLOGIST
4
Worship. : ADORE
5
1917 initials. : AEF
6
Use shears. : CLIP
7
Neckwear. : ASCOT
8
Part of a saw. : TEETH
9
Thine: Fr. : ATOI
10
Cry out. : BAWL
11
Villa d'___. : ESTE
12
Son of Odin. : THOR
15
Broadway doings. : SHOWBIZ
17
North Carolina cape. : FEAR
21
Modern generation. : BEAT
23
Pronto! : PDQ
25
Baby buggies. : PRAMS
26
Spokes. : RADII
28
Certain vessels. : SUBS
30
Fireplace residue. : SOOT
31
Despicably. : UNWORTHILY
32
Queen: Fr. : REINE
33
Sheath or shift. : DRESS
35
Plants firmly. : SETS
37
Have a bite. : EAT
38
Oyster ___. : STEW
40
Where Paysandu is. : URUGUAY
44
Preposition. : UPON
45
Swim. : DIP
49
___ bat for. : GOTO
52
Cutting tools. : ADZES
53
Sierra ___. : LEONE
55
Writer Françoise. : SAGAN
56
Suits. : DOES
57
River into the Trent. : OUSE
58
Judicious. : WISE
59
State: Abbr. : NDAK
60
Motored. : RODE
62
Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
63
Coup d'___. : ETAT
66
British wherewithal. : LSD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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