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New York Times, Saturday, May 15, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J P Q }, Scrabble score: 339 (avg 1.80)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,767
Across
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Monkey-bread tree. : BAOBAB
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Tells all. : BLABS
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Unicellular animals. : AMOEBAS
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Errors: Slang. : BOOBOOS
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Poetess Reese. : LIZETTE
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Town N of Durham, N.C. : ROXBORO
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___ over (capsize). : KEEL
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Circle. : ORBIT
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Enough: Poet. : ENOW
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Merry-Andrews. : ZANIES
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Copies of documents, in law suits. : OYERS
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Tumult. : BABEL
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Pretended. : FAKED
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Semitic language. : ARABIC
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Sponge. : DEADBEAT
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Censured severely. : REBUKED
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German measles. : RUBELLA
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Wild cinnamon. : BAYBERRY
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Cugat. : XAVIER
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In progress. : AFOOT
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Not in the ___. : LEAST
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Butts. : CASKS
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Penetrating. : SHRILL
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Malay apple. : OHIA
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Bird's cries. : WHOOS
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Buddhist priest. : LAMA
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Type of reading matter. : BEDBOOK
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Sets free. : UNBINDS
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Bunkum! : BALONEY
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"A Passage ___." : TOINDIA
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Trespasses. : DEBTS
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"___ teacheth how to spend." : TOGAIN
Down
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Check. : BALK
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Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
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Seep. : OOZE
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"Lord of flies," literally. : BEELZEBUB
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Almost: Abbr. : ABT
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Stick. : BATON
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To ___ (besides). : BOOT
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Fish dish. : LOX
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Monastery. : ABBEY
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Frontier man. : BOONE
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Female relative: Lat. : SOROR
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Fine line on a type face. : SERIF
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More stimulating. : BRISKER
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Plants. : SOWS
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Small bubble. : BEAD
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"We're all ___ peas in a pod." : ALIKEAS
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Eccentric, modern style. : ODDBALL
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Biting remark. : BARB
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Space. : AREA
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Bambino. : BABY
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Watery perfumes. : EAUX
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Well-known Bennett. : CERF
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Sloping the edges of. : BEVELLING
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Lamb. : ELIA
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Brews. : ALES
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Acerb. : TART
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Open carriage, in Russia. : DROSHKY
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Cry to attract attention. : YOHO
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Rainbow ___. : TROUT
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Cooperstown name. : COBB
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Forward. : AHEAD
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Advance obliquely. : SIDLE
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Barbecue specialty. : KABOB
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"All ___ gold . . . " : ISNOT
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Troubles. : WOES
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Time ___ half. : ANDA
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Early in the 16th century. : MDII
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Bald ___ egg. : ASAN
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Part of Canada: Abbr. : ONT
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Resumé of a person's life, for short. : BIO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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