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New York Times, Wednesday, May 19, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,771
Across
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Scottish inventor. : WATT
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Great amount: Colloq. : LOADS
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Angel food. : CAKE
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Nymph spurned by Narcissus. : ECHO
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Not that ___ of. : IKNOW
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Birthplace of Turgenev. : OREL
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Division of progress. : STEP
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Art works of a sort. : GROTESQUES
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Famous tomb. : TAJMAHAL
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College graduate. : ALUMNA
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Hops drier. : OAST
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Spooky. : EERIE
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Illustrator of "Alice in Wonderland." : TENNIEL
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Cause of rough waters. : RIPTIDE
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Century. : AGE
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Heraldic figure. : DRAGON
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Island of the W. Indies: Abbr. : TRIN
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Library ___. : PASTE
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Trawl. : NET
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"Yr. obdt. ___ . . . " : SERVT
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Road, in Spain. : CAMINO
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Poetic contraction. : EER
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Chef's specialty. : DESSERT
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___ ballet. : CORPSDE
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Endeavors. : TRIES
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___ Beach, Florida. : VERO
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Let ___ out of the bag. : THECAT
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Precious jewels. : EMERALDS
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Black Sea city. : SEVASTOPOL
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Ottoman. : TURK
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Grey: Fr. : GRIS
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Creator of Mr. Prufrock. : ELIOT
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Case for small articles. : ETUI
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Saga. : TALE
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Alert. : READY
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Colonel's command: Abbr. : REGT
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One of a bridge foursome. : WEST
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___ part. : ACTA
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Symbol of social status. : THEJONESES
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The boss. : TOPMAN
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Harbor craft. : LIGHTER
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Gumbo ingredient. : OKRA
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American chameleon. : ANOLE
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Tiny mark. : DOT
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Administer an oath. : SWEARIN
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Flirt. : COQUETTE
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Calla jelly. : ARUM
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Enthusiastic. : KEEN
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Legendary princess of Brabant. : ELSA
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Mistake. : SLIP
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Stage whisper. : ASIDE
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Amorous. : EROTIC
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Recorded. : TAPED
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Equal: Fr. : EGALE
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Woolly. : LANATE
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Hesitant. : IRRESOLUTE
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Did a gainer. : DIVED
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Between: Fr. : ENTRE
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Stone. : GEM
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Legal phenomenon. : TESTCASE
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More resentful: Colloq. : SORER
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Farm animal: Dial. : CRITTER
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Short-lived fashion. : NOVELTY
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Historian's concern. : ERAS
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Famous park in Vienna. : PRATER
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Cuttlefish. : SEPIA
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Air Force rating. : TSGT
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The "ox-eyed" goddess. : HERA
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Sinister. : EVIL
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State of mind. : MOOD
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Apothecary's concern. : DRUG
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Vaudeville sketch. : SKIT
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___ Miss. : OLE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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