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New York Times, Friday, June 4, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,787
Across
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Rebuff. : SLAP
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Hurry along. : TROT
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Greek letter. : THETA
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Mostel. : ZERO
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River into the Seine. : EURE
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Talk of the town. : RUMOR
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___ State, Washington. : EVERGREEN
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Sluggish. : INERT
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Kid. : LEATHER
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Planet. : NEPTUNE
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Homework. : LESSONS
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Famous English merchant (1649–1721). : YALE
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Air group. : ASC
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Star. : ASTERISK
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Puck, for one. : SPRITE
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At sea. : LOST
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Olympic gear. : SKI
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Blow. : THUD
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Opposing vote. : CON
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Ancient city of Greece. : ELIS
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Trouble. : AIL
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River into the Severn. : AVON
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Trees. : ASPENS
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___ heart, garden plant. : BLEEDING
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French month. : MAI
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European metropolis: Abbr. : AMST
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Does damage to: Colloq. : BANGSUP
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Man from Indiana. : HOOSIER
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Say again. : ITERATE
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Luther of stage and screen. : ADLER
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Among other things. : INTERALIA
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Loner among the elephants. : ROGUE
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Attire for Fonteyn. : TUTU
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Famous Connie. : MACK
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Lobstermen's gear. : TRAPS
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Progenitor of the Hebrews. : EBER
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Strike down. : SLAY
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VIP in the musical world. : SZELL
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Landing place. : LEVEE
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Districts. : AREAS
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Egyptian city. : PORTSAID
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Playwright Rattigan. : TERENCE
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Contrite ones. : RUERS
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Cinnabar. : ORE
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Poet laureate, 1850–92. : TENNYSON
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Family member. : TRIPLET
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College founded 1870. : HUNTER
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Ostrich's cousin. : EMEU
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In shreds. : TORN
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"Vissi d'___." : ARTE
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Character in "Hamlet." : GHOST
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Party provender. : EATS
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In company with. : ALONG
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Royale, for example. : ISLE
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Outer layer. : SKIN
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Masterpiece by Rodin (with "The"). : KISS
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Thrust. : STAB
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Man's nickname. : PHIL
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Prevail. : RULE
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Humbly penitent. : CONTRITE
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Witty statements. : EPIGRAMS
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Thinks the world of. : ADMIRES
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Carpentry accessory. : VISE
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TV performer of a kind. : AMATEUR
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More levelheaded. : SANER
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Slacken. : EASEUP
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Please: Ger. : BITTE
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Pacific Coast shrub. : SALAL
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City on the Mohawk. : UTICA
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Pointed. : PEAKY
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Famous name in theater lore. : HART
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Fragrance. : ODOR
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Girl's name. : OLGA
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Gist: Colloq. : NUB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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