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New York Times, Monday, August 16, 1965

37-Down : Fragment.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,860
Across
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Star performers. : ACES
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Splash through water, mud, etc. : SLOSH
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Old Italian officer. : DOGE
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Undulate. : WAVE
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Do a grammar lesson. : PARSE
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Novello. : IVOR
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Resembling a roly-poly. : OVERWEIGHT
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Bulb plant. : SEGO
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Mercy. : LENIENCY
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Undergrounds. : METROS
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Does a math lesson. : ADDS
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Quibble. : CAVIL
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Projection. : BULGE
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Went on one's way. : RANALONG
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Pullet. : HEN
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Fumble or bobble. : ERROR
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Noted American painter. : SLOAN
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Purposes. : ENDS
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Kinds. : SORTS
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Sideslip. : SKID
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Girl's name. : ADELA
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Sounds of surprise. : GASPS
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Letters. : ELS
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Kind of bars. : PARALLEL
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Gets: Colloq. : LANDS
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Bullock. : STEER
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River of Italy. : LIRI
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Comedian's talk. : FATTER
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Enthusiasts. : FANATICS
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Medicinal plant. : ALOE
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Water ___. : OVERTHEDAM
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Opera role. : IGOR
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Touch. : TINGE
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Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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"That was no ___ ... " : LADY
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Word used with East or West. : SIDER
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Days of ___. : YORE
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Army acronym. : AWOL
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Bruin's home. : CAVE
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Level. : EVEN
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TV perennial. : SERIAL
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Welcome type of tourists. : SPENDERS
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Nonprofessionals. : LAICS
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Carousal. : ORGY
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Be quiet! : SSH
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Cossack chief. : HETMAN
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Purifies. : DISTILLS
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Ignored. : OVERLOOKED
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Advice to a team. : GOGO
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Greek god. : EROS
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V-shaped piece. : WEDGE
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Topsy's friend and others. : EVAS
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Supermarket items. : CARTS
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Famed designer of masks. : BENDA
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Taken for granted. : UNDERSTOOD
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Dewy, old style. : RORAL
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Spikes. : NAILS
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Areas for picnics, parades, etc.: Abbr. : GNDS
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Pile. : HEAP
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Radio operator's term. : ROGER
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TV role. : SLATTERY
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Fragment. : SPLINTER
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Abraham's wife. : SARAH
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Dormice. : LEROTS
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Place of entertainment: Slang. : NITERY
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Capacious. : LARGE
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Piggin. : FAIL
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Seaweed. : ALGA
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Ward (off). : FEND
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Personal: Prefix. : IDIO
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Popular mystery writer. : CARR
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Pintail duck. : SMEE
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Year in Ovid's time. : VII

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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