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New York Times, Saturday, July 17, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,830
Across
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Associate: Abbr. : COMP
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Diminish. : ABATE
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Get rid of. : DOFF
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Having wings. : ALAR
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___ owl. : NIGHT
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Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
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Easy task: Slang. : PIPE
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Smart quality. : SPRUCENESS
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Where stars shine. : HOLLYWOOD
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Awnings. : TILTS
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Alleviated. : EASED
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Girl of song. : SUE
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Spring holiday. : EASTER
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Sweet treat. : GUMDROPS
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Inquisitive one. : PRYER
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Attractive one. : CUTIE
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Quietly. : LOW
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___ de combat. : HORS
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Free entertainment. : TREAT
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Wares: Abbbr. : MDSE
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Bird. : EMU
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Cord. : LEASH
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Sound of amusement. : TEHEE
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Youths. : SAPLINGS
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A follower of the fashion. : MODIST
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State: Abbr. : IND
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Ancient Greek dialect. : DORIC
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Cactus feature. : SPINE
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Average man: Colloq. : JOEDOAKES
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Leaf of a kind. : PINENEEDLE
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Decorative painted metal. : TOLE
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Color. : ECRU
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Sports doings. : MEETS
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Man's name. : ERLE
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Avast! : STOP
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Little fish. : SPRAT
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Borneo native. : DYAK
Down
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Hebrew letter. : CAPH
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Sweet treat. : MAPLESYRUP
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Church dignitaries. : PRELATES
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Respond. : ANSWER
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Two-legged stand. : BIPOD
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Field: Prefix. : AGRO
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Dull sound. : THUD
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Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
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Unit of fineness for silk, nylon, etc. : DENIER
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Russian oblast. : OREL
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Hand over ___. : FIST
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Band on an escutcheon. : FESS
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Piece of music. : ETUDE
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Nieuport's river. : YSER
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Struck. : SMIT
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New Testament book: Abbr. : EPHES
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Fragrance. : AROMA
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Conjecture. : GUESS
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Indian. : UTAH
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A President's nickname. : OLDHICKORY
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Propounds. : POSES
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Agreeable. : SWEET
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Rugged rock. : CRAG
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Care for. : TEND
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Interposed. : MEDIATED
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Household furnishings. : LINEN
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El ___. : TORO
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Football players' formation. : LINEUP
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Not boastful. : MODEST
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Greek letter. : DELTA
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Goddess of hope. : SPES
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Briton of old. : PICT
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Girdle box. : INRO
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Blitzbuggy. : JEEP
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River of Central Europe. : ODER
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Little one: Suffix. : ELLA
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Resort to. : SEEK
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Letters. : EMS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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