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New York Times, Friday, August 13, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 329 (avg 1.76)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,857

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Students & seniors
Across
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Letters. : ABCS
5
Ancient bard. : SCOP
9
Watch part. : STEM
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Decoy. : LURE
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Muddle: Slang. : SNAFU
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Slime. : OOZE
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State: Abbr. : ARIZ
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Old playing card. : TAROT
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Roll up. : FURL
19
Feminine title. : MRS
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Governor. : REGENT
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School: Abhr. : ACAD
22
Nursery rhyme character. : BOPEEP
24
Go over. : REHASH
26
Debatable. : MOOT
28
Concert item: Abbr. : SEL
29
Kind of blanket. : WET
32
Yearn. : ACHE
35
Lucky number in Rome. : VII
37
What “amamus” means. : WELOVE
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Unpopular story. : THIRTEENTHFLOOR
42
Hungarian. : MAGYAR
43
Ape of India. : KRA
44
British colony. : ADEN
45
Quiet! : SSH
46
Year in the Middle Ages. : MCC
48
Caliph. : IMAM
50
Mock. : JEERAT
53
Grassland. : MEADOW
57
Surrounded by. : AMID
59
Marshals. : ARRAYS
61
Vive le ___! : ROI
62
Big. : LONG
63
Mild cigar. : CLARO
64
Horn sound. : TOOT
65
Kind of warm. : LUKE
66
Reginald De ___. : KOVEN
67
Keyway. : SLOT
68
Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Marie and others: Abbr. : STES
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Frolic. : PLOY
Down
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As meek as ___. : ALAMB
2
Beast of burden. : BURRO
3
Friable. : CRISP
4
“___ you?” : SEZ
5
Catch. : SNAG
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Solicitous one. : CARER
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“A Room ___ Own.” : OFONES
8
Hex. : PUTTHEWHAMMYON
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Lounges. : SOFAS
10
Punk. : TOUCHWOOD
11
Book of the Bible. : EZRA
12
Rummy score. : MELD
14
Sidewalk maneuver for the superstitious. : STEPOVERCRACKS
20
Oldtime auto. : REO
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Corundum. : EMERY
25
Hebrew letter. : ALEF
27
Item of the old school. : TIE
30
Cry of revelry. : EVOE
31
Sea swallow. : TERN
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Gaseous masses: Abbr. : ATMS
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Addams. : CHAS
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Horseplay. : HIGHJINKS
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Pen’s pal. : INK
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Animal akin to a guanaco. : LLAMA
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Unexciting. : TAME
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Prefix with color or corn. : TRI
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Freight unit. : CARLOT
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One of the Stevensons. : AES
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Fringes. : EDGES
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Crossbeam. : TRAVE
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Quaintly amusing. : DROLL
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Goose eggs. : OOOOO
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Cleverly amusing. : WITTY
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___ well! : ALLS
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Grimace. : MOUE
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Mars. : ARES
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Recipe abbreviation. : TSP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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