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New York Times, Friday, May 14, 1965

59-Across : Vegetation.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,766
Across
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Pillow cover. : SHAM
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Victor Hugo hero. : JEAN
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Suffix with song or slug. : FEST
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Prickly pear. : NOPAL
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Corn lily. : IXIA
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Playbill entry. : ACTI
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Toughen. : INURE
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State flower of Nebraska. : GOLDENROD
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Making up. : FORMING
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Blend. : MIXTURE
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President of Chile. : FREI
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Freestone peach. : ELBERTA
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Serving dish. : TUREEN
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Goddess. : ATHENE
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Vehicle for baby. : STROLLER
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Staple food in Oahu. : POI
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Mathematical term. : DIVISOR
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Extremely. : TOO
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Introduced (by). : PRECEDED
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Belgian seaport. : OSTEND
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Detecting device. : RADAR
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More pleasing and simple. : NEATER
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Sugar cane refuse. : BAGASSE
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Italian wine center. : ASTI
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Figure in red. : DEFICIT
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Woods. : DRIVERS
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Vegetation. : PLANTLIFE
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Burrowing animals. : MOLES
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Baked clay. : TILE
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Traditional belief. : LORE
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Oriental dish. : PILAU
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County ___. : SEAT
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Thin, crisp cooky. : SNAP
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Backtalk. : SASS
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Sound of disdain. : SNIFF
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Mark of respect. : HONOR
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River into the Orinoco. : APURE
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Kettle for French soup. : MARMITE
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Move with quick jerks. : JIGGLE
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Outer: Prefix. : EXO
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Aches and pains. : AILMENTS
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Point opposite to the zenith. : NADIR
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Variety of pigeon. : FANTAIL
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Textile fabric color. : ECRU
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Safekeeping of goods: Abbr. : STOR
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Flood waters. : TIDE
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Garland. : LEI
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Turned outwart: Bot. : EXTRORSE
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Sea nymph. : NEREID
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In addition. : BESIDES
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Perform with restraint. : UNDERACT
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On high: Lat. : ALTE
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Orange-red lamp. : NEON
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Stepped firmly. : TROD
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Novice: Abbr. : APPR
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Hartebeest. : TORA
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Went quickly. : HIED
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Fan. : ROOTER
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Arrangement of veins, as in leaves. : VENATION
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Advisory council. : CABINET
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Primitive vehicle of Plains Indians. : TRAVOIS
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___ as the ocean. : ASDEEP
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Liquid measures. : GILLS
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Chair: Lat. : SELLA
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Company official: Abbr. : TREAS
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Scene of battle, 333 B.C. : ISSUS
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Divisions: Abbr. : DPTS
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Gallic name. : ELIE
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Memorable Scottie. : FALA
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Of an empire: Abbr. : IMP
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Friar's title. : FRA

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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