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New York Times, Monday, May 3, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,755
Across
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Downs. : WOLDS
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Egyptian. : COPT
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Cougar. : PUMA
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Courage. : HEART
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Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
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Tonkin's neighbor: Var. : ANAM
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___ sanctum. : INNER
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Blatant. : LOUD
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Part of a check book. : STUB
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Happy event. : GODSEND
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Letter. : MISSIVE
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Hero of many a costume novel. : SWASHBUCKLER
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Small fish. : GOBY
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___ word (briefly). : INA
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Man's nickname. : MOE
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Cockney's residence. : OME
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Tank. : VAT
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Indian peasants. : RYOTS
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Dance. : ONESTEP
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Haircut of a sort. : TONSURE
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Fraction. : FIFTH
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Prefix with lead or play. : MIS
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Prompter's word. : CUE
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African title. : RAS
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Date 135 years hence. : MMC
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Molt. : SHED
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Praise: Colloq. : PATONTHEBACK
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Type of shoe. : OPENTOE
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Animate. : ENLIVEN
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Lullaby. : SONG
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Oriental name. : OMAR
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Give ___ understand. : ONETO
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Suffix in chemistry. : ENOL
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Plucky: Colloq. : GAME
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Make one. : UNITE
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Its zip code is 100. : NYNY
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Wife of Geraint. : ENID
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Units of force. : DYNES
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Tory's rival. : WHIG
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Wine: Prefix. : OENO
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Suffix with high or low. : LAND
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Ornate. : DRESSY
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Scatter. : STREW
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Weather phrase. : COLDSNAP
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Gold, in Mexico. : ORO
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Entirely: Colloq. : PLUMB
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Monotony. : TEDIUM
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Door openers. : PASSKEYS
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Before. : UNTIL
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Color. : MAUVE
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Color. : AMBER
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Unsophisticated. : NAIVE
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Disdain. : SCORN
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Edible item, at times. : HAT
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Make a ___. : GOOF
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All: Prefix. : OMNI
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Chipped ___. : BEEF
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Exclamation of pain. : OUCH
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Faithful. : TRUE
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Origin. : SEED
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In emphatic manner. : STRONGLY
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U. N. name. : THANT
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Wooded. : TIMBERED
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Ancient Italian. : OSCAN
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Feminine title. : MME
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Straight man. : STOOGE
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Nickname for a thin man. : SKINNY
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City on the Warta. : POSEN
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"Riding on ___." : APONY
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Carpenter's concern. : TENON
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Hercules. : HEMAN
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On ___ nine. : CLOUD
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Mineral deposit. : VEIN
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Refusals. : NOES
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"___ my brother's keeper?" : AMI

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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