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New York Times, Tuesday, August 17, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,861
Across
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Volunteer group, the "domestic Peace Corps." : VISTA
6
Little pats. : DABS
10
Alphabet. : ABCS
14
Notions. : IDEAS
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Revered one. : IDOL
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An oversupply. : GLUT
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Choose. : ELECT
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Patience or Canfield. : SOLITAIRE
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Levantine land. : SYRIA
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Fabric. : CREPE
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Title. : SIR
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A fitting. : TRYON
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Concord. : UNISON
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English cheese. : STILTON
30
Incite to action. : SPUR
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Populous place. : CITY
32
Recognize. : KNOW
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Take it easy. : RELAX
38
Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Live it up. : SEELIFE
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Every. : ANY
42
Resign (from an office). : DEMIT
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Arrived. : CAME
45
Phone. : DIAL
46
Bewildered. : LOST
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Souvenir. : MEMENTO
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Lump or blob. : DOLLOP
53
Golf ___. : WIDOW
54
Prior to: Poet. : ERE
55
Were compatible. : GOTON
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Sophisticated. : BLASE
61
Moslem's need. : PRAYERRUG
63
Eyelashes. : CILIA
64
River of France. : OISE
65
Bell sound. : TOLL
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Concerning. : ANENT
67
Sibilant sounds. : TSTS
68
Day of the week: Abbr. : STDY
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Heaps. : PECKS
Down
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Competes (with). : VIES
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Casually. : IDLY
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Crystal gazer. : SEER
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Silently implied. : TACITLY
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With a sudden motion. : ASTART
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Separate. : DISCONNECT
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Deck out. : ADORN
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Tree trunk. : BOLE
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Make a mistake: Colloq. : SLIPUP
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Turkish title. : AGA
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Heavenly state. : BLISS
12
Article of virtu. : CURIO
13
Exacting. : STERN
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Right to property. : TENURE
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Neck frame. : YOKE
26
Anger. : IRE
27
Run before the wind. : SCUD
28
Flooring section. : TILE
29
Article. : ITEM
30
Prosperously. : SWIMMINGLY
33
Suffix with pay. : OLA
35
Reclined. : LAIN
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Science: Abbr. : ANAT
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Wood: Prefix. : XYLO
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Straight man. : STOOGE
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Stoke. : FEED
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Not so well. : ILL
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Early-warning system. : DEWLINE
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Newspaper department. : SPORTS
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Old-time headdress. : MOBCAP
50
Place for a whistle-stop. : DEPOT
51
Fragrant root. : ORRIS
52
Slightest. : LEAST
53
Common auxiliary verb. : WOULD
56
Gait. : TROT
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Guinness. : ALEC
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Go down. : SINK
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Grub. : EATS
62
One answer. : YES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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