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New York Times, Wednesday, July 21, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.56, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,834
Across
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French titles. : ABBES
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Part of F.M.: Abbr. : FREQ
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Campus feature. : QUAD
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Marie or Annette. : QUINT
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Humdinger. : LULU
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Open. : UNDO
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Excessive. : ULTRA
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West Point. : USMA
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Desserts. : ICES
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Losers. : ALSORANS
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Record anew. : RETAPE
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Swindle. : BILK
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Wintry sound effect. : BRR
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Measures: Abbr. : PTS
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Modern. : RECENT
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Doctor brothers. : MAYOS
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Little ___. : EVA
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Ukrainian folk dance. : GOPAK
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Cut a wide ___. : SWATH
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Party men: Abbr. : DEMS
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Lorelei. : SIREN
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American writer. : AGEE
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___ girl. : DREAM
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Scary ones. : OGRES
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Arab group. : UAR
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Hat. : TOQUE
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Just. : SQUARE
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Western time: Abbr. : PST
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Sutherland's homeland: Abbr. : AUS
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Astound. : STUN
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Balance. : EQUATE
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Schemed. : DESIGNED
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Hall of Fame member. : RUTH
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Spirit. : ELAN
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Actress Rainer. : LUISE
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Last word in chess. : MATE
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Drowses. : NODS
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"Bell Song" singer. : LAKME
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Pipe part. : STEM
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___ Pea, Popeye's baby. : SWEE
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Beauty ___. : SLEEP
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Popular color. : AQUA
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Taurus. : BULL
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Snaffles. : BITS
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Dress. : ENROBE
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Conspicuous. : STARING
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Fail. : FLUNK
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Muscovite. : RUSS
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Slippery ___. : ELM
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Marble source. : QUARRY
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Leave. : QUIT
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Open, in a way. : UNCAP
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Proficient. : ADEPT
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Prescription data. : DOSES
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Choir members. : ALTOS
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Son of Aphrodite. : EROS
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Oven. : BAKER
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Tidy (up), old style. : REDD
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Always. : EVER
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"___ the dawn." : CAME
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Mrs. Champion. : MARGE
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Part of Africa: Abbr. : SWA
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Devout. : PIOUS
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Water: Sp. : AGUA
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Move swiftly. : TEAR
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Present. : HERE
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Was inactive. : SAT
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Retreats. : NESTS
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Castle adjunct. : MOAT
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Spring flowers. : SQUILLS
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Ocean liners. : QUEENS
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Clawlike. : UNGUAL
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Cold waves: Colloq. : PERMS
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Thickset. : SQUAT
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"Cosi fan ___." : TUTTE
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Sight, for one. : SENSE
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Attention-getting sound. : AHEM
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Miami's county. : DADE
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Louvre treasure. : NIKE
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Salinger heroine. : ESME
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Abstruse. : DEEP
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Rural sound. : LOW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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