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New York Times, Wednesday, June 9, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,792
Across
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November birthstone. : TOPAZ
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Dear: It. : CARA
10
Region on the China Sea. : ANAM
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Cottonwood. : ALAMO
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"Tale of ___," Swift satire. : ATUB
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Food staple of Pacific islands. : TARO
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Opera role. : MANON
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Youth of Greek myth. : NARCISSUS
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Warehouse: Fr. : ENTREPOT
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English hymnist. : NEALE
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Son of Laius and Jocasta. : OEDIPUS
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Winds. : GALES
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Mr. Tappertit in "Barnaby Rudge." : SIM
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Iron sulfide. : PYRITE
30
Sheer linen. : TOILE
33
Gold rush region of 1897–98. : KLONDIKE
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Yearbook. : ALMANAC
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Plods. : TRUDGES
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Unmitigated. : DEEPDYED
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Feudal slaves. : ESNES
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Heroine of "The Raven." : LENORE
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Unfold: Poet. : OPE
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Beauty. : BELLE
53
Wastrel. : TRIFLER
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Sobriquet. : ALIAS
57
Garbo role. : MATAHARI
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Where Pretoria is. : TRANSVAAL
63
Of less importance. : MINOR
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At approximately: Abbr. : CIRC
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Contracted negative. : ISNT
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Man with a mike. : EMCEE
67
Anklets. : HOSE
68
Character in "Henry IV." : PETO
69
Cattails. : REEDS
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Unexciting. : TAME
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Luise Rainer role. : OLAN
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Theater specialty. : PANTOMIME
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Love: It. : AMORE
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Divided into areas. : ZONED
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Marquee. : CANOPY
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Mustafa Kemal. : ATATURK
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Play about robots. : RUR
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Bowlers' group. : ABC
10
Under way. : ATSEA
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Twangy. : NASAL
12
As ___ (usually). : ARULE
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Fair man. : MOSES
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Actress. : INGENUE
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Dickens hero. : PIP
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Alluvial deposit. : SILT
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Dutch town. : STAD
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Maiden captured by Hercules. : IOLE
29
Craggy hill. : TOR
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Fold. : LAP
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Interminable. : ENDLESS
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Medical degree. : DDS
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Dropout's problem. : IGNORANCE
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Donjon. : KEEP
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Basic Latin verb. : ESSE
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Ever. : AYE
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Copper. : CENT
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Inactive. : DORMANT
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The Great White Way. : RIALTO
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Triton. : EFT
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Quantity. : BATCH
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The Amazon, for example. : ELRIO
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Hypocrites' cousins. : LIARS
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Old-time weapon. : LANCE
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Debussy piece. : LAMER
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District of the island of Shikoku. : EHIME
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Full of fish eggs. : ROED
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Incenses. : IRES
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Man of influence: Colloq. : VIP
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Ibsen character. : ASE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 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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