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New York Times, Wednesday, May 26, 1965

28-Down : Railroad building.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,778
Across
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Critic's topic. : DRAMA
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"I'm ___ Girl Now." : ABIG
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Sign on 42d St. : BWAY
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Colorado peak. : EOLUS
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Passport entry. : VISA
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Indian prince. : RANA
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Obstinate. : BULLHEADED
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Turn over ___ leaf. : ANEW
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River duck. : TEAL
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Move along on. : RIDE
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Of ebb and flow. : TIDAL
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Coldly. : ICILY
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Baffling questions. : POSERS
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Breed of horses. : MORGAN
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Promising one: Colloq. : COMER
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Menace of 1917. : UBOAT
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Why: Ger. : WARUM
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Rent. : LET
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Object of much wishful thinking. : FOUNTAINOFYOUTH
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Marsh. : FEN
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Without striking ___. : ABLOW
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High relish. : GUSTO
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Evaporated. : DRIED
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Golf club. : PUTTER
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Support. : UPHOLD
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Celebrities. : LIONS
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Apartments. : ROOMS
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Hindu teacher. : GURU
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Orchestral instrument. : HARP
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Navy. : BLUE
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China's epithet for U. S. might. : PAPERTIGER
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In addition. : ALSO
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___ arms. : UPIN
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___ trump. : ONENO
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Humorist Bill and others. : NYES
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Cheek: Lat. : GENA
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Intern. : MEDIC
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Obligation. : DEBT
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Rake. : ROUE
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"And to ___ good night." : ALLA
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Stew. : MULLIGAN
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Tough wood. : ASH
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Benefit. : AVAIL
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Hen. : BIDDY
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Conversational cliché. : ISEE
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Wander about. : GAD
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Cook, as a pot roast. : BRAISE
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Urge to roam. : WANDERLUST
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Lend ___. : ANEAR
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Sailboats. : YAWLS
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Mavourneen's land. : ERIN
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Gangland weapon. : TOMMYGUN
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Marsh plants. : CATTAILS
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A kind of ottoman. : POUF
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Error at baseball. : MUFF
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Hautboy. : OBOE
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Railroad building. : ROUNDHOUSE
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Bird. : CROW
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Reckless. : WILD
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Upper: Prefix. : ANO
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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___-Agena booster rocket. : THOR
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Retired. : ABED
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Excel in any way. : OUTSHINE
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Swains. : ROMEOS
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Rain heavily. : POUR
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___ renewal. : URBAN
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Aunt of 57 Down. : POLLY
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Leblanc's detective. : LUPIN
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Spenser's name for 18 Down. : IRENA
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Yawn. : GAPE
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___ in the wood. : AGED
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Italian painter. : RENI
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Particular method: Abbr. : PROC
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Small dog. : PUG
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Twain character. : TOM

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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