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New York Times, Wednesday, May 12, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,764
Across
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Hebrew letter. : BETH
5
Type of train. : LOCAL
10
Great playwright. : GBS
13
Princess in juveniles. : OZMA
14
Obliterate. : ERASE
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Island group near New Guinea. : AROE
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System of conveyance: Abbr. : TRAN
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Greek physician. : GALEN
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Ruin: Poet. : BANE
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Game. : HANDBALL
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Soup to nuts. : DINNER
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Lock inventor. : YALE
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Summoned, in a way. : PAGED
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Beautician's instrument. : COMB
27
Aquarium favorites. : SEAHORSES
31
See 21 Across. : REPAST
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Armadillo of So. America. : APAR
34
Greek letter. : TAU
35
Arabian port. : ADEN
36
Harmonium. : ORGAN
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One-time home of man. : CAVE
39
___ spot. : TEN
40
Seed coating. : ARIL
41
Mended. : DARNED
43
Epoxy and others. : ADHESIVES
46
Begins to flower. : BUDS
47
Albee role. : ALICE
48
Abound. : TEEM
50
Refutation. : DENIAL
52
Certain accessories. : HANDBAGS
56
Of Hindu stock: Prefix. : INDO
57
Sports item. : EVENT
59
Girl's name. : LILI
60
Menu setup. : DIET
61
Relative. : NIECE
62
British statesman. : EDEN
63
One kind of job. : ODD
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Passover festival. : SEDER
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Moist and chilly. : DANK
Down
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Together. : BOTH
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Cornell. : EZRA
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Govt. worker. : TMAN
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Factotum. : HANDYMAN
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Within the law. : LEGAL
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Papal vestments. : ORALES
7
Poker term. : CALL
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"Peer Gynt" character. : ASE
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Help. : LENDAHAND
10
Seating structure. : GRANDSTAND
11
Kind of china. : BONE
12
Prophet. : SEER
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Cartoon character. : ABNER
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Girl's nickname. : BABS
22
Opera role. : IGOR
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VIP in the home. : PAPA
25
Surrendered. : CEDED
26
Generous. : OPENHANDED
28
Marine emblem. : EAGLE
29
Bungalow feature. : EAVES
30
Pleaded. : SUED
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Eyeglass. : TORICLENS
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Split. : RIVE
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Disintegrated. : CRUMBLED
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Global area. : ASIA
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Retired. : ABED
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Nobelist in literature. : ELIOT
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Posture. : STANCE
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Record. : ENTER
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Legendary queen. : DIDO
51
Name from "Idylls of the King." : ENID
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Pay attention. : HEED
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Opera role. : AIDA
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Dell. : GLEN
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Settle. : SINK
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Compete (with). : VIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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