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New York Times, Wednesday, June 23, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,806

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Outlines. : PLANS
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Bravery. : VALOR
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Old Ironsides, for example. : FRIGATE
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Word expert: Abbr. : LEXICOG
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Make up for. : RECOVER
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Direction in music. : AGITATO
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Particle. : ACE
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Riddles. : ENIGMAS
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Inexperienced. : RAW
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Movie, in Spain. : CINE
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Intercepts. : STOPS
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Small creature. : MITE
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Resource. : ASSET
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Famous writer. : RLS
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Sections. : ZONES
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Moved up and down. : SEESAWED
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Meal. : REPAST
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Mead. : LEA
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Jardin ___ Plantes. : DES
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Autocrat. : DESPOT
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Plants with purplish flowers. : HEATHERS
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Vegetable. : ONION
44
Alehouse. : PUB
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Near Eastern locale. : YEMEN
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
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Ruby spinel. : BALAS
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Venus de ___. : MILO
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Appendage. : ARM
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Typo. : ERRATUM
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Knock. : RAP
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Make a surmise. : GUESSAT
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Try to equal. : EMULATE
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Perfume. : ESSENCE
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Goblins. : SPRITES
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Principle. : TENET
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Slalomed. : SKIED
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Accurate. : PRECISE
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Certificate. : LICENSE
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Long ___. : AGO
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Wheel hub. : NAVE
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British guns. : STENS
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Plains: Sp. : VEGAS
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Central line. : AXIS
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Ignited. : LIT
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Wind instrument. : OCARINA
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Turns. : ROTATES
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Brawl. : FRACAS
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African locale. : ERITREA
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Household appurtenances. : LAMPS
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Greeley's advice. : GOWEST
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Shade of yellow. : GOLD
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Noun suffixes. : EES
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Household implement. : MOP
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Claw. : TALON
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Piquant. : ZESTY
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Rainy. : WET
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Part of the Dept. of Agr. : REA
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Certain college contests. : DEBATES
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Medicinal amount. : DOSAGE
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Commit (to). : ENTRUST
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Oriental. : SIAMESE
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Poker term. : POT
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Dance. : HULA
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Edge. : HEM
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Far Eastern realm. : EMIRATE
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Told. : RELATED
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Family in Faulkner books. : SNOPES
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Ex ___ (one-sided). : PARTE
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Modified leaf. : BRACT
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Mining pits. : SUMPS
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Laborer, circa 1066. : ESNE
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Darkness. : MURK
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Sun Yat-___. : SEN
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Year in reign of Claudius. : LII

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

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