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New York Times, Saturday, July 10, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 7, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,823
Across
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Food, not for thought. : MESS
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Esprit de corps. : MORALE
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Proverbial tongue-usurper. : CAT
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Band of Kaffir warriors. : IMPI
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Girl in Chaucer tale. : ALISON
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Monkey. : APE
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Clever person: Colloq. : SMARTCOOKIE
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Samovar. : URN
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Children's game. : TAG
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Heart recordings: Abbr. : EKGS
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Absorb. : BLOT
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Flatter: Colloq. : HONEY
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Rye, et al. : GRAINS
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Spaniard. : SENOR
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Oriental rice concoction. : PILAF
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What will happen. : FUTURE
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Pantry items. : CANS
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Move slowly. : LAG
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Statutes. : ACTS
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False. : LYING
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Corn country. : IOWA
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Greek letter. : CHI
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Phrase of understanding. : ISEE
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"The War to ___." : ENDWAR
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Potato holders. : SACKS
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Popular poet. : RILEY
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Parti-colored. : MOTLEY
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Capp character. : ABNER
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Land measure. : ACRE
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Legal term. : INRE
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Superlative suffix. : EST
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"The Princess and the ___." : PEA
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Very skillful: Colloq. : CRACKERJACK
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Drink (with "up"). : LAP
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Kind of dome. : CUPOLA
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Cartoonists' suffix. : EROO
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Letters. : ENS
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Skilled (in). : VERSED
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Recipe measurements: Abbr. : TSPS
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Almost a drizzle. : MIST
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Austen novel. : EMMA
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Shoulder appendages for dressy gowns. : SPAGHETTISTRAPS
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Title. : SIR
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Phenomenon preceding a change in the weather. : MACKERELSKY
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Science: Colloq. : OLOGY
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Waterways: Sp. : RIOS
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Request. : ASK
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Avocat's concern. : LOI
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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Souvenirs of a certain sport. : CAULIFLOWEREARS
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Pinafore. : APRON
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Certain abodes. : TENTS
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John Charles Thomas, for one. : TENOR
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Refrain of the Whiffenpoof song. : BAA
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Burden. : ONUS
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Very fussy adornment. : GINGERBREAD
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Literary initials. : RLS
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These, those, any, etc. : SUCH
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Criticize adversely: Colloq. : PAN
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Exact copy: Abbr. : FAC
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Co. in France. : CIE
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Gone. : AWAY
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Fish. : GAR
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Uh-huh. : YES
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Lacking worth. : IDLE
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"Rocks." : ICE
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Forty-___. : NINER
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Companion of cakes. : ALE
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Sugar source. : MAPLE
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Great amount. : OCEAN
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Joint. : ANKLE
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Twenty: Prefix. : ICOS
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Old English bard. : SCOP
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Ring decisions. : TKOS
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Year in Caracalla's time. : CCV
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Garden plant. : RUE
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Calendar abbreviation. : APR
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Velvet-black. : JET

Answer summary: 1 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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