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New York Times, Thursday, June 3, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,786
Across
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Open. : AJAR
5
Listen! : HIST
9
Library items. : TALES
14
Holy man. : LAMA
15
Saint of July 26th. : ANNE
16
Adjective for an athlete. : AGILE
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : OBAD
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African land. : IVORYCOAST
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Cogitate. : PONDER
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Unruly child. : BRAT
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Cheer. : RAH
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Flowers. : TULIPS
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Adjective for a ghost story. : EERIE
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Dessert choice. : ECLAIR
33
___ Valley. : SUN
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Boredom. : ENNUI
38
Opera role. : SENTA
39
___ facto. : IPSO
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Under: It. : SOTTO
43
Cervine animal. : STAG
44
French exclamation. : VOILA
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Brings up. : REARS
48
Letters. : ELS
49
Saint of April 21st. : ANSELM
51
Flower. : LILAC
53
Ancient coin. : OBOL
55
Naval N.C.O.'s. : YEOMEN
57
Ordinal suffix. : ETH
60
Author of "Battle Cry." : URIS
62
In ___ (lacking). : NEEDOF
64
Air conditioning appurtenance. : THERMOSTAT
67
Italian writer. : LEVI
68
Hidden store. : CACHE
69
Creator of Nana. : ZOLA
70
Unpublished: Lat. abbr. : INED
71
Find by accident. : HITON
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Lofty. : TALL
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Vapor: Prefix. : ATMO
Down
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Off-balance. : ALOP
2
Ruffle. : JABOT
3
Secretary. : AMANUENSIS
4
Color with red ocher. : RADDLE
5
Beauty parlor items. : HAIRPINS
6
Business paper: Abbr. : INV
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Social climber. : SNOB
8
___ firma. : TERRA
9
West Point subject. : TACTICS
10
Past. : AGO
11
Double-dealer. : LIAR
12
Opera role. : ELSA
13
Adam's third. : SETH
19
Shade of blue. : YALE
21
Name on a green stamp. : EIRE
25
Man's title. : SENOR
27
Pub sign. : ALES
30
Prior. : ANTECEDENT
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Type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Name for a shaggy dog. : RAGS
33
Hindu deity. : SIVA
34
Study ___. : UPON
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American aborigine. : UTE
37
Historic peninsula. : ITALY
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Kitchen staple. : OLEO
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Type of rug. : ORIENTAL
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Nutritive substance. : ALBUMEN
47
Kind of fruit. : SLOE
50
Premier of 37 Down. : MORO
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Fielding novel. : AMELIA
54
Hungarian composer. : LISZT
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Nine: Lat. : NOVEM
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Practice an art. : ETCH
58
Asian language. : THAI
59
Hundred: Prefix. : HECT
61
Portico. : STOA
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Rover's pal. : FIDO
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Fifteen ___. : ALL

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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