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New York Times, Saturday, August 14, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 4, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,858
Across
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007 and others: Abbr. : AGTS
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See 10 Across. : JAMES
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With 5 Across, Ashenden's successor, modern style. : BOND
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Jannings. : EMIL
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"Remember the ___!" : ALAMO
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Zoological suffix. : INAE
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Gallic name. : RENE
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Washbowl. : BASIN
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Greek letter. : ZETA
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River of India. : INDUS
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"___ Lost Persons." : TRACEROF
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Timetable abbreviation. : ETA
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To be, in Spain. : ESTAR
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Lady judge. : HERHONOR
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Daydreaming state, in psychology. : AUTISM
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Slippery customers. : EELS
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And so on. : ETC
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Western alliance. : SEATO
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Son of Gad. : ERI
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Exposition hall, World's Fair style. : NEORAMA
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Forty winks. : NAP
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"___ thief in the night." : LIKEA
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Anger. : IRE
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Natives of Togo, Mali, etc.: Abbr. : AFRS
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Appear to be true. : SEEMSO
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Phyllis, the poetess. : MCGINLEY
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Christ stopped here. : EBOLI
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Presidential initials. : DDE
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Second ___. : STORYMAN
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Plausible middle name for 007? : OOMPH
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Sailors' tipple. : GROG
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Jet. : PLANE
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Wicked. : VILE
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Melody. : TUNE
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Part of a tennis court. : ALLEY
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Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
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The Red and others. : SEAS
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Rapidity. : HASTE
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Army units: Abbr. : RGTS
Down
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Air: Prefix. : AERI
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See 1 Across. : GMEN
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Very inflammable. : TINDERLIKE
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Gumshoes. : SLEUTHS
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Punch. : JAB
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___ king. : ALA
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No and others. : MASTERCRIMINALS
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Arabian princes. : EMIRS
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Musical form. : SONATA
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"Gertie from ___," W. W. II song. : BIZERTE
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A stand-out: Slang. : ONER
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See 36 Across. : NATO
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Unhearing. : DEAF
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___ Paulo. : SAO
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Reason: Lat. : CAUSA
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Take to one's ___. : HEELS
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Mysterious. : EERIE
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Born. : NEE
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Ear: Prefix. : OTO
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Former British Intelligence officer. : IANFLEMING
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Look. : STARE
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Well-known rabbit. : MOPSY
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Petroleum V. ___, Locke's pseudonym. : NASBY
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Circle part. : ARC
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Nickname for a Princess. : MEG
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Comes forth. : EMERGES
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Famous academy. : ANDOVER
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Musical effect, à la 007? : OOMPAH
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Words from a witness. : IDO
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"___ Rookh," Thomas Moore poem. : LALLA
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N.C.O.'s : SGTS
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So. : TRUE
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Just the girl for 007? : OONA
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Scheme. : PLOT
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Dame Myra. : HESS
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Snood. : NET
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Private ___. : EYE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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