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New York Times, Tuesday, June 8, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,791

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Arabic letter. : ALIF
5
Personnel. : STAFF
10
Cooling device. : FAN
13
"The ___ Love." : MANI
14
Mexican food. : CHILI
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Clock. : TIME
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Whirring sound. : BIRR
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Eagerness. : ARDOR
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Greek goddess. : IRIS
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Architectural features. : STEEPLES
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Heavy ones get too heavy. : EATERS
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One of baby's first words. : DADA
24
Confuses. : ADDLES
25
Southwest wind. : AFER
27
Stages. : DEGREES
29
Steals: Slang. : SWIPES
31
Thrice: Prefix. : TRIS
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Locomotive part. : CAB
35
Skin excrescence. : WART
36
Engineering feat. : CANAL
38
Biblical land. : SABA
39
Common verb. : ARE
40
Adventure tale. : SAGA
41
Fold on headgear. : LAPPET
43
Kind of signal. : DISTRESS
46
Heaven: Fr. : CIEL
47
Certain circus performers. : SEALS
48
Red deer. : HART
50
Recently. : OFLATE
52
Brilliant meteor. : FIREBALL
56
Spume. : FOAM
57
Scottish chief. : THANE
59
Seed covering. : ARIL
60
Large number. : MANY
61
One of the missiles. : TITAN
62
Famous soprano. : LIND
63
Old times, old style. : ELD
64
Fashionable. : SMART
65
Hangs back. : LAGS
Down
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Certain statesmen: Abbr. : AMBS
2
Milk: Fr. : LAIT
3
Businessman's Latin. : INRE
4
Sign on a certain engine. : FIREDEPT
5
Term in cookery. : SCALD
6
Filament. : THREAD
7
Helps. : AIDS
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Girl's nickname. : FLO
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School event. : FIREDRILL
10
Safety device. : FIREESCAPE
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Eastern rulers. : AMIRS
12
TV character. : NESS
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Negus, for one. : TITLE
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Reduce. : PARE
22
Drinks, with lemon, lime, etc. : ADES
24
Site of the Taj Mahal. : AGRA
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Medal. : AWARD
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Well-known summer resort. : FIREISLAND
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Spirit lamps. : ETNAS
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Angola's neighbor: Abbr. : SWA
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Namesakes of an O'Hara. : SCARLETTS
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Seth's brother. : ABEL
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Part of the "woodpile." : BAT
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Matures. : AGES
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Schoolboy's missile. : SPITBALL
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
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Haifa's neighbor. : ACRE
44
Less pleasing. : SEAMY
45
Where Babel was. : SHINAR
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Negative verbal contraction. : ARENT
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"Some little talk awhile ___ and thee . . . " : OFME
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Young animal. : FOAL
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___ Morgana. : FATA
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Melody. : ARIA
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Fish. : LING
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Degrees. : LLDS
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Pronoun. : HIM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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