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New York Times, Thursday, June 24, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,807
Across
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Switches to the low beam. : DIMS
5
Mother of Judah's twins. : TAMAR
10
Blue, in Berlin. : BLAU
14
Govt. agency. : USIA
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The end. : OMEGA
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Neighbor of Vietnam. : LAOS
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Popular operetta. : MERRYWIDOW
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Elder: Fr. : AINE
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European capital. : PRAGUE
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Augmented. : ENHANCED
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Have ___ on (be angry): Colloq. : AMAD
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Port on the Sea of Azov. : EISK
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College treasury. : BURSARY
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Cheerless. : DISMAL
33
Gather. : AMASS
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Color. : AMBER
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I hate: Lat. : ODI
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Señora's boy. : NINO
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To the ___ (without reserve). : SKIES
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Conveyance of a sort. : PRAM
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Practical joke. : GAG
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Opera performers. : BASSI
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Alpine ridge. : ARETE
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Small rocky island: Scot. : SKERRY
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Origin. : GENESIS
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Eternity. : AEON
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Darning ___. : EGGS
51
The one with the luck. : BEGINNER
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Withdraw. : RETIRE
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Greek god. : EROS
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Advertising concern. : AGATELINES
62
Chief of a barrio, in Malaya. : DATO
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Postpone. : REMIT
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Famous first name, in movies. : GINA
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Public school. : ETON
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"___ Irish Rose." : ABIES
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Famous last words. : ETTU
Down
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Type of truck. : DUMP
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Elbe tributary. : ISER
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Star in Cetus. : MIRA
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Sea near the West Indies. : SARGASSO
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Ready-___. : TOWEAR
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Parisian friend. : AMI
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Ancient Asian. : MEDE
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Past: Archaic. : AGONE
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Whips. : RAWHIDES
10
Forms. : BLANKS
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Secular. : LAIC
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Of top quality. : AONE
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Secondhand. : USED
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Indians of the Southwest. : YUMAS
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Part of Arabia. : ASIR
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Borneo tribesmen. : DYAKS
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Hairdo. : BANGS
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Eskimo boat. : UMIAK
28
Cowboy's milieu. : RANGE
30
Customs. : MORES
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Cloth from Bengal. : ADATI
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Fruit. : LIMES
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Prefix with lead or read. : MIS
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Color. : BEIGE
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Word of farewell. : SAYONARA
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Distinction. : PRESTIGE
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Kind of gun. : BREN
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Important man in show biz. : ANGEL
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___ d'être. : RAISON
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Birds. : EGRETS
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Israeli desert. : NEGEB
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George Eliot hero. : BEDE
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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___ town. : GOTO
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Branches: Anat. : RAMI
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Capital letter: Abbr. : INIT
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Torn asunder. : RENT
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The "hairy" one. : ESAU
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Rail support. : TIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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