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New York Times, Thursday, June 10, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,793

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Float on air. : WAFT
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Quadruped. : BEAST
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Pointed stake. : PALE
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Competent. : ABLE
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Anc. city north of Carthage. : UTICA
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Director Kazan. : ELIA
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Variety of bean. : SOYA
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Hunting lodge retainer. : GAMEKEEPER
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Turmoil. : HUBBUB
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Creeps closer. : SNEAKSUP
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County in New York. : YATES
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Hartebeest. : TORA
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Racehorse: Colloq. : BANGTAIL
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Opens, as a door. : UNBARS
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"Who ___?" : AMI
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Senator Gruening. : ERNEST
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Colorful fish. : OPAH
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Political symbol. : TIGER
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Man's name: Abbr. : GEO
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In music, above. : SOPRA
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American newspaper publisher. : OCHS
42
Finnan ___. : HADDIE
44
King: Sp. : REY
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Irritate. : NETTLE
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Needlework patterns. : SAMPLERS
49
Harvest. : REAP
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Where Burgos is. : SPAIN
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___ Charter. : ATLANTIC
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Tavern fixture. : ALETAP
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Men of high interest. : LOANSHARKS
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Short note. : LINE
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Small shoot. : TWIG
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Man's name. : ENEAS
64
Eight: Prefix. : OCTA
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Whenever. : ONCE
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Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
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Diluted. : WEAK
Down
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Clothes of a sort. : WASH
2
___ ben Adhem. : ABOU
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Not trustworthy. : FLYBYNIGHT
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Beverage discard. : TEABAG
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Scarebabe. : BUGBEAR
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Purposes. : AIMS
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Fragrance. : SCENT
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Overcall, at bridge. : TAKEOUT
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Child's game. : PEEKABOO
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Jungfrau setting. : ALPS
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Place. : LIEU
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Wyatt. : EARP
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Get as a consequence. : EARN
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Complete. : UTTER
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"___ merry madrigal." : SINGA
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Drum major's staff. : BATON
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Vestment. : AMICE
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Yorkshire city. : LEEDS
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Printer's devil. : APPRENTICE
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More excellent. : RARER
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Carriages, old style. : SHAYS
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Fountain orders. : SODAS
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Alienate. : ESTRANGE
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Flower part. : SEPAL
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It makes braes bonnie. : HEATHER
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Blind alley. : IMPASSE
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Camera part. : LENS
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Take cover. : LIELOW
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Grand. : PIANO
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___ clef. : ALTO
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Grover's Corners, for one. : TOWN
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Secular. : LAIC
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Musical direction: Abbr. : CRES
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Theater group. : ANTA
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Top. : PEAK
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Part of Chiang's name. : KAI

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

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