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New York Times, Saturday, May 8, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,760
Across
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Praise. : LAUD
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Poker term. : POT
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The real thing: Slang. : MCCOY
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Type of mountain range, geologically speaking. : ALPID
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Judge of Israel. : ELI
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Existent. : ALIVE
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Dried coconut meat. : COPRA
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Re-echoes. : RESONATES
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Off-Broadway play. : THETROJANWOMEN
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Paddle. : OAR
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Promise to pay. : IOU
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___'clock scholar. : TENO
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Middle: Fr. : CENTRE
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Keen-witted. : SHREWD
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___ off (brush aside). : SHRUG
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Muse. : ERATO
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Destroyer that picked up an astronaut. : NOA
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Covered with makeup. : ROUGY
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Crater part. : RIM
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Longchamp events. : RACES
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Gridiron scores. : TDS
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Certain fertile areas. : OASES
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Hard tennis stroke. : SMASH
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Puffed up, as with conceit. : ASTRUT
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Verandas, in South Africa. : STOEPS
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Wane. : EBB
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Unit of work. : ERG
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Kind of cookie. : GINGERBREADMAN
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Destroyed a large part of. : DECIMATED
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Notch. : CRENA
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Spenser's name for Ireland. : IRENA
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"___ Voce Poco Fa." : UNA
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Rulers. : KINGS
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German port on the North Sea. : EMDEN
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Ad ___. : REM
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Egyptian god. : PTAH
Down
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Word base meaning "milk." : LACTO
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Island greeting. : ALOHA
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The elite: Colloq. : UPPERCRUST
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Pay ___. : DIRT
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Liars of a kind. : PERJURERS
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Genus of trees. : OLEA
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Relative of 't aint. : TISNT
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General Boulanger, for example. : MANONHORSEBACK
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Uproar. : CLAMOR
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Summon. : CITE
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Part of a range. : OVEN
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Affirmative. : YES
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Saroyan character. : DARINGYOUNGMAN
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Is indebted: Poet. : OWEST
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Away: Scot. : OOT
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Man's name: Abbr. : EUG
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Indians. : ERIES
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Covering. : ENCASEMENT
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Troubles. : WOES
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Spirited quality. : DASH
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Feminine title. : SRTA
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Bricklayers' troughs. : HODS
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Dutch city. : AMSTERDAM
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Electrical unit: Abbr. : AMP
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Confused. : ATSEA
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Of frogs. : RANINE
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Initials of British honor. : OBE
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Pianist Rubinstein. : ARTUR
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___ bell. : RANGA
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Grind (the teeth). : GNASH
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Rudiment. : GERM
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Chilled. : ICED
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Good, in Italy. : BENE
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Coffee grind. : DRIP
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Cutting tool. : DIE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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