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New York Times, Tuesday, June 1, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.61, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,784
Across
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Mail ___. : CHUTE
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Chinese stamp. : CHOP
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Drop in a mailbox. : POST
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Independent one. : LONER
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Olympian. : HERA
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One's own: Prefix. : IDIO
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___ Sam. : UNCLE
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Going over again. : RETRACING
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What the postman rings twice. : BELL
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See 42 Across. : NIP
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Monet. : CLAUDE
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Athena's shield. : AEGIS
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Stratum. : BED
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Well-known inst. : MIT
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Arouse. : STIRUP
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Bundles. : BALES
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Amateur radioman. : HAM
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Air ___. : MAILS
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Bicycles. : RIDES
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Angers. : IRES
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Military drum. : SNARE
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Dog's greeting to mailman. : BITE
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Priest: Sp. : PADRE
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Congressman's privilege. : FRANK
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P. O. suboffice: Abbr. : STA
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Stamp printing. : ISSUE
50
Stove valve. : DAMPER
52
Girl's nickname. : PAM
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Stannum. : TIN
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Recognition. : HONOR
57
Letter ___. : OPENER
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"Neither snow, ___ rain ... " : NOR
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Garment. : TOGA
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"___ child ... " : SATURDAYS
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Certain stamps. : FIVES
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Adjective suffix. : ICAL
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Hathaway. : ANNE
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Cooks' concerns. : OVENS
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Count. : TELL
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Beams. : RAYS
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Surrounded. : BESET
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Social group. : CLUB
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Sharpen. : HONE
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P. O. notification. : UNCLAIMED
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Bank employe. : TELLER
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Prior to. : ERE
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Man's nickname. : CHRIS
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Uriah. : HEEP
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Table scrap. : ORT
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___ post. : PARCEL
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Size of type. : PICA
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Detestation. : ODIUM
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People of Pakistan. : SINDI
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Play hard ___. : TOGET
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Tree. : ALDER
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Asiatic palms. : NIPAS
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Stamp backing. : GUM
25
Port of Iraq. : BASRA
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Send by express. : SHIP
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Ancient Irish capital. : TARA
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Trumpet sound. : BLARE
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Brother or sister. : SIB
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Not seriously. : INFUN
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Refutes. : DISPROVES
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Name suffix. : ETTE
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Scorch. : SEAR
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Indian title. : SRI
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Town of ancient Palestine. : ENDOR
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Chemical compound. : ESTER
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State: Abbr. : KAN
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Indian officer. : SIRDAR
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Reason. : MOTIVE
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Assume. : POSIT
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Swiftly. : APACE
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Lead. : METAL
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Garden gear. : HOSES
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Invalid. : NULL
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Manhattan, for short. : NYNY
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Biologic factor. : GENE
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Santa ___. : ANA
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Shipper's abbreviation. : FOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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